By entrepreneur-turned-art-dealer and gallery owner, Bill Clark of Clark Art Gallery, in Cheshire and London
At a time where bank deposits, property and most conventional investments are producing poor returns there is a temptation to try less familiar investment commodities like precious metals, coins, antiques or art. But not everything that glitters is gold. Always apply this ten-point test before investing your savings in items with aesthetic value.
Is it a fake?
There are plenty of people out there with enough skill to fake works of art by well-known or famous artists. The fakes might not fool an expert but can easily appear convincing to an untutored eye. If that sounds like you, al...