Wednesday - 23 April 2014

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Marking 50 years of furniture study

22 April 2014

The Furniture History Society has been promoting the study of furniture and historic interiors for 50 years now, and on Thursday, June 5, the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE, in her capacity as a member of the society, is hosting a champagne reception at Mansion House. ....

Geffrye £14m redevelopment

22 April 2014

The Geffrye Museum in East London has appointed architects for the next phase of its £14m development. ....

You shall go to the ball

22 April 2014

Alasdair Brown and Ingrid Nilson are organising a Dealer Dinner Dance on Tuesday, June 10, to coincide with the ‘Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair’ just next door to the fair at The Hilton London Olympia. ....

Scandinavian style, exclusive design

14 April 2014

The uncompromising Danish furniture designer/carpenter Peder Moos (1906-91) carefully hand-crafted virtually all his distinctive furniture. ....

Babylonian cylinder sealed at $500,000

14 April 2014

The star entry in the latest sale of rare books, autographs and manuscripts at Doyle in New York proved to be an example of one of the most ancient forms of writing. ....

NAVA hope for big rise in membership

14 April 2014

NAVA (National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers) are hoping to boost membership after a shake-up of their application system which takes practical experience into consideration rather than having to take exams. ....

Chicken cup sets new record at £21.5m

14 April 2014

A new auction high for Chinese porcelain was set last week when Sotheby’s sold a tiny Chenghua period ‘chicken cup’ for a hammer price of HK$250m (£21.5m) as part of their latest Hong Kong sale series. ....

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Christie’s woo film crowd

22 April 2014

Christie’s are hoping to tap the international movie star market by putting on a preview for a new annual summer sale at the Cannes Film Festival. ....

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Scandinavian style, exclusive design

14 April 2014

The uncompromising Danish furniture designer/carpenter Peder Moos (1906-91) carefully hand-crafted virtually all his distinctive furniture. ....

Babylonian cylinder sealed at $500,000

14 April 2014

The star entry in the latest sale of rare books, autographs and manuscripts at Doyle in New York proved to be an example of one of the most ancient forms of writing. ....

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