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Alfies 40th

Alfies Antiques Market celebrate 40 years of open doors

23 September 2016

Alfies Antiques Market celebrated 40 years open for business last night with a soiree on the roof of their multi-storey antiques centre.

Hugh Edmeades

Christie’s gavel master Hugh Edmeades to become independent freelance auctioneer

23 September 2016

For gavel master Hugh Edmeades, remembering all the lots sold across a thirty-eight year career at Christie's could have been an impossible task if it were not for the fact he had kept a diary and written down everything he has ever sold.

Karl Rutterford

Online vintage firm named after owner’s baby now opens a shop

23 September 2016

Back in November 2015 Karl Rutterford declared himself ‘overwhelmed’ when he talked to me about the launch of his online vintage website – named after his then one-year-old son Ralph – with its emphasis on fairground art and branding.

Colnaghi's new shop

Old Master dealer Colnaghi to open new London gallery

22 September 2016

Colnaghi, the venerable London Old Master dealership, will open their new gallery in St James’s next month.

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New Antiques for Everyone Fair launches in London

22 September 2016

A new Antiques for Everyone Fair is to launch in London in January 2017.

Red tape set to cripple ivory sales in France

22 September 2016

The market for antique ivory in France looks set to be paralysed by bureaucracy, a lawyer for dealer association Syndicat National des Antiquaires (SNA) has told ATG.

Welcome Arts

A new art auction hub seeks to rival eBay and similar platforms with low rates

22 September 2016

A new online auction platform featuring free listings and eight percent commission launched yesterday.

Anya Hindmarch

Anya Hindmarch helps fashion Sotheby's contemporary auction

22 September 2016

Fashion designer Anya Hindmarch's stylistic input helped Sotheby’s sell £1.8m at its latest contemporary sale.

Pietra Dure cabinet

Cabinet with royal provenance goes west to the the Getty

21 September 2016

Not many cabinets can have been owned by a pope and a king but a piece of furniture bought by the J Paul Getty Museum at Sotheby’s Paris can make that proud claim.

Ivory latest: Minister Andrea Leadsom to unveil a full ban on post-1947 ivory objects

21 September 2016

Environment minister Andrea Leadsom will tomorrow announce a full prohibition on the sale of ivory objects made after 1947, ATG has been told.

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