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Silverware to be sold to support Durham memorial

21 March 2013

Over 130 lots of silverware that once graced the tables of the Durham Light Infantry’s officers’ mess are to be sold at auction to raise funds for a new bronze memorial statue for Durham.

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Bacon rugs: The Third Man emerges

08 October 2012

The appearance of a Modernist carpet at a sale in Germany next month writes a further chapter in the tale of two rugs, signed ‘Francis Bacon’, that have been withdrawn from sale in the UK twice in three years.

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Jacobson art collection makes £664,000

17 March 2008

“THE high point of my career,” was how auctioneer John Anderson described his most recent sale. He had waited 30 years but finally got the chance to offer the Lionel Jacobson collection at Anderson & Garland on March 11-13.

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Local gallery’s loss is Maling collector’s rare gain at £4400

31 May 2005

AMONG the great grails of Maling collecting are the so-called Urbino style vases: 16in (41cm) high exhibition pieces c.1945 decorated in relief with a celebrated moment from classical mythology by Lucien Boullemeir to a design by Norman Carling. The scene shows Perseus holding aloft the Medusa’s head to petrify the sea monster and save the beautiful Andromeda, who is chained to the rocky shore.

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That’s another fine sale you’ve gotten me into!

20 July 2004

“WHEN Mr Woods came into our saleroom and invited us to see his collection,” said Anderson & Garland’s collectables specialist John Anderson, “we just couldn’t believe that such a unique selection of memorabilia could have been sitting in a house only a dozen miles from our premises.”

SOFAA re-elect Ewbank

12 January 2004

The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers have re-elected Surrey auctioneer Chris Ewbank as chairman and welcomed to new members to the management committee.

 

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