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Wedgwood fairyland lustre vase

Wedgwood vase adds lustre to auction in Scotland

20 October 2016

At just over 17in (42cm) high, the 1920s Wedgwood vase (shape 2465) is among the largest produced in the Fairyland Lustre range.

Scottish fiver

New and old fivers attract bidders at Spink

20 October 2016

The excitement around the new polymer fivers, which were launched by the Bank of England last month, helped boost interest in new and old £5 notes for philatelic and numismatic specialists Spink.

Venus, a painting attributed to Lucas Cranach the Elder

Princely buyer defends Cranach attribution over ‘fakes’ claim

20 October 2016

The buyer of a major Old Master painting at the centre of a potential ‘fakes’ scandal has strongly defended its authenticity as a row threatens to erupt over its attribution.

Qianlong tureen, cover and stand

Dealer Michael Cohen sells ‘Holy Grail’ Qianlong tureen to US collector

20 October 2016

London dealer and BADA chairman Michael Cohen has found and sold his personal “Holy Grail”, in the shape of a Qianlong tureen, cover and stand.

BADA Insta

Unravelling Instagram: five top tips for dealers using social media app

19 October 2016

Social media is a low risk, low cost outlet for dealers and auction houses to promote their wares.

TEFAF talks to tackle antiquities and fashion

19 October 2016

The ‘cultural programming’ built up around the inaugural ‘TEFAF New York Fall’ (October 21-26) includes a week of panel discussions and lectures scheduled to coincide with the fair at the Park Avenue Armory.

Rabbi painting

Rabbi portraits up for sale in Barnes

19 October 2016

More than 50 portraits of rabbis will be put on display and offered for sale in south west London.

Coalport vase

Bonhams to offer largest Coalport vase ever produced

19 October 2016

Coalport porcelain, like that produced at Derby, is renowned for its quality and decoration, drawing inspiration from work produced at the celebrated Sèvres factory.

jupiter flight barr

Jupiter Antiques show off affordable finds at new autumn exhibition

19 October 2016

A new selling exhibition at Jupiter Antiques this weekend features a selection of the porcelain specialist’s more affordable pieces.

Chinese vase

A £10 car boot sale Chinese vase find gets a £30,000 estimate for auction

18 October 2016

A rare Chinese Imperial Beijing enamel vase bought for £10 at a car boot sale is to go to auction in Salisbury next month carrying a £20,000-30,000 estimate.

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