Christie’s to stage themed evening sale of British Art in London this summer
Christie’s have announced details of their latest ‘themed’ sale – an evening sale of British art which will take place in London on June 30.03 May 2016
Books with a twist – Charles Dickens first editions emerge in Wolverhampton29 April 2016
Interesting oddities that were ironed out in subsequent editions bump up demand when it comes to book collecting. A good example of this is coming up at Wolverhampton auction house Cuttlestones on May 6.
Trading places: people moves at Mossgreen, Roseberys and Freemans28 April 2016
The latest moves and appointments from around the art and antiques industry.
- Lido fair going swimmingly at ‘Brixton Beach’
- 27 April 2016
- A mouldy caravan, an old bureau, a hidden drawer and the diamond brooch hiding within
- 27 April 2016
- New fair launched at The Oval cricket ground
- 26 April 2016
- Climbing the ladder is harder than ever, says Richard Green
- 25 April 2016
- Galleries fear higher rents in Cork Street redevelopment
- 25 April 2016
Buying Guide Taxidermy
By the late Victorian era, virtually every large village in the UK had a resident 'professional' taxidermist and almost every home a stuffed bird or mammal of some description.
Buying Guide Mouseman
Robert ‘Mousey’ Thompson (1876-1955) was an English craftsman inspired by the British vernacular tradition.
Buying Guide Card Cases
The visiting or calling card was an essential accessory to any proper Regency or Victorian lady or gentleman. And the cases in which they were carried were status-enhancing accessories too.
Taxi driver’s £40 car boot find turns out to be £75,000 Indian miniature22 April 2016
A large Indian gouache on paper miniature was the unexpected highlight of a specialist Islamic & Indian Arts sale at Roseberys in London last week.
Tindle paintings trundle into Folkestone saleroom21 April 2016
A selection of works by David Tindle (b.1932) will be offered at Grand Auctions in Folkestone on May 9.
Musée Delacroix buys portrait of George Sand at Fontainebleau auction21 April 2016
A portrait by Eugène Delacroix redolent with associations to Nineteenth century French Romanticism has been secured by the Paris museum dedicated to his work.
Here's to the next 45 years20 April 2016
With ATG Media, publisher of Antiques Trade Gazette, celebrating its 45th anniversary at a party in central London, key industry figures attending the event gave their views on what ATG means to them and their businesses.
Advertising on the move: Robert Opie’s Museum of Brands heads to new site in London19 April 2016
Just before Easter, the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in Notting Hill wrapped up 14,000 pieces of design dating from the Victorian era to the present day.
Axe from The Shining brings a slice of film history to Tamlyns19 April 2016
Certain moments in films stay razor sharp in the mind long after you have seen them. Mention ‘Jack Nicholson’ and it is odds-on a mental image will spring up of that terrifying ‘Here’s Johnny’ scene from The Shining.
Rare American ‘Inverted Jenny’ stamp recovered18 April 2016
A rare American stamp stolen in 1955 in one of the most famous thefts in philatelic history has been recovered after turning up at Spink.
Pallant House Gallery acquire Degas drawing in deal brokered by Sotheby’s18 April 2016
A large drawing by Edgar Degas (1834-1917) which has never been exhibited before has gone on display at Pallant House Gallery after being acquired by the Chichester gallery via the Acceptance in Lieu scheme.
Plus ça change.. conference sheds light on the history of British antique trade15 April 2016
A conference on the history of UK dealers opened in Leeds yesterday with delegates hearing how the practices and identity of British antique dealers have changed during the past century.
ATG celebrates 45th anniversary14 April 2016
The great and the good of the art and antiques world descended on The Royal College of Surgeons in central London last night for a party to celebrate ATG’s 45th anniversary. Flick through the image slideshow here to get a flavour of the event and see who you recognise. The event was sponsored by Auction Logistics from Mailboxes Etc.