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A Christmas Carol published in 1843

Dickens' Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol lead the specialist sale at Cuttlestones

20 May 2016

A private collection of Charles Dickens’ novels put together by a collector in the early 20th century went under the hammer in Cuttlestones' latest sale.

Caroline Brown who runs Rose and Brown Vintage

Three fairs in Yorkshire this weekend

20 May 2016

With the weekend fast approaching, ATG picks three antique and vintage fairs worth visiting if you’re up near the Yorkshire dales over the next two days.

Abraham-Louis Breguet watch

Rare Breguet watch nets £2.4m

20 May 2016

A watch by Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747-1823) became the second most expensive piece by the Swiss maker when it sold to a private Swiss museum for triple-estimate SFr3.25m (£2.35m) including premium at Christie’s Geneva.

Decorated nautilus shell at Charles Miller

“A jaw dropping result” – nautilus shell outstrips estimate and sells at £8500

20 May 2016

A large scrimshaw-decorated nautilus shell by Charles B Wood sold for an unexpected £8500 at Charles Miller’s latest sale of maritime antiques in London. It sold to a UK private collector.

Chinese mark and period vases

Double joy at Halls as Chinese vases bring £85,000

19 May 2016

A pair of Daoguang (1821-50) mark and period vases sold for £85,000 at a recent sale held at Halls of Shrewsbury.

Bidding for the Oppenheimer Blue diamond at Christie's Geneva

Blue diamond sets new auction record

19 May 2016

The Oppenheimer Blue diamond set the world record for any jewel sold at auction at Christie’s Geneva yesterday.

Sotheby’s head of sculpture Eric Bijzet leaves company to become a dealer

19 May 2016

Eric Bijzet has become the latest expert to leave Sotheby’s as he plans to set up on his own as a dealer back home in Amsterdam.

High Road Auctions close Twickenham saleroom

19 May 2016

Chiswick-based High Road Auctions have closed their satellite branch in Twickenham.

At Handeck by Alexandre Calame

Leading collector of romantic landscapes donates two works to the National Gallery in London

18 May 2016

Two landscapes by 19th century European artists have been donated to the National Gallery by Asbjørn Lunde, an American of Norwegian extraction who is one of the world’s top collectors in the field.

Online auction tie-up as Auctionata and Paddle8 join forces

18 May 2016

Online auction firms Auctionata and Paddle8 are to merge.


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