Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt

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Miniatures shine in Emma Rutherford's show

20 November 2023

Emma Rutherford, the portrait miniature specialist formerly of Philip Mould who went solo earlier this year, is holding her second pop-up exhibition this week.

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Back in Birmingham for a new NEC fair

20 November 2023

Dealers hail return to Midlands venue a year after closure of popular Antiques for Everyone events

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Dealer news in brief including the BADA Friends Prize

13 November 2023

A round up of news across art and antiques dealers

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Price helped by ‘voice beyond the grave’

13 November 2023

A first edition, first impression presentation of WB Yeats’ first book, Mosada (1886), was among the standout sales at the Boston Antiquarian Book Fair.

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First come, first served: Antiquities specialist Charles Ede's latest show

13 November 2023

Antiquities specialist Charles Ede releases its online Christmas catalogue at noon on November 15.

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Aldeburgh's Thompsons Gallery hosts latest Christmas exhibition

13 November 2023

Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh, opens its Christmas exhibition, one of the leading events of its yearly calendar, on December 2.

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Suffolk House Antiques – going out with a bang

13 November 2023

Andrew Singleton of Suffolk House Antiques is having his final selling exhibition in his shop in Yoxford from November 18-December 23.

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Art and antiques dealers gear up for a busy festive period

13 November 2023

ATG takes a look at some of the many dealer exhibitions being staged in the run-up to Christmas

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Interiors: Put on a road show

13 November 2023

The dealer ‘hub’ of Lillie Road is renowned among interior designers but now is the time to spread the word

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5 Questions with dealer Paul Martin of Robin Martin Antiques

13 November 2023

Paul Martin runs Robin Martin Antiques of Notting Hill, London

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Dealers full of praise for Frieze Masters after success of 2023 event

06 November 2023

Exhibitors have reported excellent results at Frieze Masters, confirming the event’s status as the UK’s top high-end art and antiques fair.

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Roman marble sold in 1961 auction resurfaces in Italy headless… but the head could be in UK

06 November 2023

In 1961 when Christie’s auctioned off items from the Wilton House Collection, the catalogue included a full-page image of a monumental Roman marble.

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The web shop window: A 'frozen moment' piece of pop art

06 November 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Frieze Masters racks up the sales

06 November 2023

Eleventh edition of the London event now widened in scope includes an impressive array of big results

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Organiser aims to deliver for dealers at Harrogate fair

06 November 2023

Several personal items grace The Pavilions of Harrogate Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair, Cooper Events’ final outing of the year and its third to that venue.

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The web shop window: A Grand Tour collection of plaster casts

30 October 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Summer shines in Northern Antiques Fair's autumn run

30 October 2023

Among the sales at the recent Northern Antiques Fair was a painting by Lucy Harwood (1873-1972) offered on the stand of first time exhibitor Bink Fine Art. The decorative oil, Summer, sold for a price in the region of £4000-5000.

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5 Questions with carpet dealer Christopher Legge

30 October 2023

Christopher Legge of Legge Carpets is among the exhibitors at the Cotswold Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association Fair. He specialises in high-quality handmade carpet and textiles especially tribal weavings from Iran and central Asia.

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A week to remember: a trio of antiques festivals by BADA, CADA and Cooper Events

30 October 2023

Annual events held by trade associations CADA and BADA overlap to offer plenty of choice

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Kangxi sweetmeat set comes from private collection

23 October 2023

Marchant’s exhibition Kangxi Biscuit and Pottery: A Private French Collection includes this early Kangxi famille verte biscuit porcelain circular sweetmeat set, c.1670.