Sunday - 30 August 2015

General News

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New Olympia fair for vintage toys

20 August 2015

A new fair at London’s Olympia venue aims to revitalise the market in antique dolls, teddy bears and toys by attracting a fresh generation of collectors.

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Provincial silver packs a £17,000 punch

22 July 2015

This rare Irish provincial silver punch strainer took £14,000 at Lawrences’ latest sale in Crewkerne. Dated to c.1740-60, it is struck twice for Joseph Johns, one of only a handful of silversmiths working in Limerick in the middle of the 18th century.

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Henry Moore’s Old Flo to return to Tower Hamlets

17 July 2015

The new major of Tower Hamlets has pledged to exhibit Henry Moore’s Old Flo in London’s East End after the local council were declared the legal owners of the sculpture in the High Court.