Mark is available as a freelance art, antiques, collectables and business consultant,
as well as a researcher, valuer, writer and lecturer.
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Mark Hill was a specialist in the collectors departments at Bonhams and Sotheby’s in London before joining an internet company where he became a director, forming and running its ground-breaking alliance with eBay Live Auctions. He is now an author, publisher, TV presenter, and a leading dealer in postwar Czech and 20th century decorative glass. Clients include international publishers, museums, educational institutions and private collectors. He has a BA (Hons) in History of Art & Architecture.
His publishing company, Mark Hill Publishing Ltd, specialises in producing ground-breaking and innovative books on new areas in 20thC design and decorative arts. He is the co-author of the biennial international Miller’s Collectables Price Guides, and also writes regular columns for The Daily Mail and BBC Homes & Antiques magazine.
Mark is an expert on the BBC Antiques Roadshow, and has appeared on the BBC 20th Century Roadshow and Priceless Antiques Roadshow. He was also co-presenter of BBC Two’s landmark primetime antiques and interior design shows Cracking Antiques, Antiques Uncovered and Collectaholics (two series).
He is also a member of the vetting committee for major international fairs including the Olympia Fine Art & Antiques Fair, the BADA Fair, and Antiques For Everyone. He is a co-founder of the rapidly growing and influential Antiques Young Guns website and movement and a dealer member of The British Antique Dealers’ Association.
Mark is an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society (NADFAS) and has lectured at prestigious locations across the world, including the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. He has also contributed to innumerable newspapers, magazines, and radio programmes.
He is a Freeman of The Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars and a Freeman of the City of London.
Mark is represented by Jo Wander Management
Publications by Mark Hill
Fat Lava: West German Ceramics of the 1960s & 70s (2006, second edition 2010, third edition 2012, fourth revised and enlarged edition 2016)
Michael Harris: Mdina Glass & Isle of Wight Studio Glass (2006)
Frank Thrower & Dartington Glass (2007)
Hi Sklo Lo Sklo: Post War Czech Glass Design From Masterpiece To Mass-Produced (2008)
Caithness Glass: Loch, Heather & Peat (2011)
Alla Moda: Italian Ceramics of 1950s-70s (2012)
The Canny Collector (2013)
Beránek & Skrdlovice: Legends of Czech Glass (General Editor, 2014)
The Horrors of War by Pierre-Georges Jeanniot (2014)
Sklo: Czech Glass Design from the 1950s-70s (2017)
In association with Judith Miller
Miller’s Collectables Price Guides & Handbooks 2010-2011, 2012-2013 & 2014-2015
Miller’s Collectables Price Guide 2009
DK Collectables Price Guides 2003, 2004, 2005,
2006, 2007 & 2008, published by Dorling Kindersley
Buy Keep or Sell?, for the Reader’s Digest (2004 & 2006)
DK Collectors Guide: 20th Century Glass (2004)
Decorative Arts (2006)
Miller’s 20th Century Design (2009)
Cracking Antiques, with Kathryn Rayward, published by Mitchell Beazley (2010)
Mark Hill Publishing Ltd is a private limited company registered in England, no.6793211
With thanks to Graham Rae for use of the image.