Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Factory focus pays off for H&R Daniel porcelain collection27 November 2023
Porcelain from short-lived Staffordshire firm comes from collector and dealer who revived the market
Pilkington’s ceramics provide good starter for North Yorkshire auction27 November 2023
A 43-lot private collection of Pilkington’s ceramics from Manchester opened Tennants’ (24/22% buyer’s premium) sale of 20th century design held in Leyburn on October 7.
White gloves for Chameroy’s eclecticism20 November 2023
The late Jean Louis Chameroy (1946-2020) was born in the city of Troyes in France but moved to the London in 1960s.
Pewter pleases for a second time13 November 2023
Suffolk sale includes further selection from Chapman collection – but sculpture brings big surprise
Fab Paris boasts a big increase in exhibitors13 November 2023
The second instalment of FAB Paris, the fair resulting from the merger of Fine Arts Paris and La Biennale, will be staged this November but for the first time it moves from its previous home at the Carrousel du Louvre.
In step with Guerrand-Hermès06 November 2023
Between December 13 and 19 Sotheby’s Paris rooms will offer a series of live and online auctions of works from the collection of Hubert Guerrand-Hermès (1940-2016), a descendant of the founder of the famous firm Hermès.
Magritte painting makes its first appearance at auction06 November 2023
Sotheby’s (26/20/13.9% buyer’s premium plus 1% overhead premium) staged three Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary auctions in Paris during the second half of October.
The sound of eighties classics06 November 2023
On September 21 Bonhams Cornette de Saint Cyr (28/27/21/14.5% buyer’s premium) held a sale in Paris celebrating the decade of the 1980s.
Howard Hodgkin opens a Moroccan door06 November 2023
The British artist Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) is well known as both a painter and printmaker.
Paris puts on an auction show at fair time06 November 2023
A raft of Modern and Contemporary art auctions were held in Paris in the second half of October coinciding with the Paris + par Art Basel fair held at the Grand Palais Ephemère.
Pen and wash works marked for Hans Bols make waves23 October 2023
Old Master drawings inscribed for Flemish artist Hans Bols blow away the estimates in Chartres
Bidder contemplation of Mai-Thu brings five figures23 October 2023
An example of 20th century French-influenced painting by the Vietnamese artist Mai-Thu (1906-80) proved to be atop-selling lot.
Southern barbarians march into a Nanban work23 October 2023
Nanban, meaning ‘southern barbarians’, was the Japanese term for Europeans.
Chinese art from a German family16 October 2023
A collection of Chinese art from a German family collection formed over many decades is to be offered in Paris by Bonhams Cornette Saint Cyr on October 26.
Eighteenth century plates from Steel collection16 October 2023
Around 20 lots of delftware, mostly plates, tiles and chargers with modest estimates, featured in the sale of the Diana Steel collection.
Jonathan Horne sale: Importance of name recognition to auction success16 October 2023
Consignment from the late dealer Jonathan Horne helps a buoyant ceramics section in the saleroom
Work of Wiese father and son team16 October 2023
On December 5 in Paris Tajan will be selling items from a private collection of jewellery assembled over the past 40 years.
Mansion once owned by marquis furnishes desirable lots16 October 2023
On November 8 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Aguttes will auction contents from La Maison Sémonville.
Bullish price for Capron creation16 October 2023
The Roger Capron Navettes table from Tajan’s (26/21/14% buyer’s premium) September 19 sale of modern and contemporary ceramics, which was previewed in ATG No 2609, sold for €1000 (£870) including premium.
French marshal’s baton handed on to new owner after auction16 October 2023
Relic belonging to French military hero sells in Versailles, with one of Napoleon’s bicorn hats still to come