Latest News Articles by Roland Arkell

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Sports medals: FA Cup hero and a show-jumping legend

10 October 2022

The game between Arsenal v Manchester United in 1979 provided one of the greatest finishes in FA Cup final history.

Lucie Rie bowl

Lucie Rie bowl stars in our pick of seven auction highlights sold this week

07 October 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Dame Lucie Rie bowl from the 1970s that made over three times estimate in Dorset.

Chinese blue and white vase

Chinese vase sells for 3850-times estimate in French sale

05 October 2022

A Chinese blue and white vase with a Qianlong mark shot past its four-figure estimate to sell for €7.7m (£6.2m) in France on October 1 – described as winning the 'EuroMillions' by the auction house.

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Wallpaper well covered by an American auction

03 October 2022

Bonhams conducts a sale in New York on October 6 titled Wonders in Wallpaper.

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Knox clock combines Celtic tradition and Victorian innovation

03 October 2022

Archibald Knox’s work for Liberty & Co often drew on the rich cultural heritage of his native Isle of Man.

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Hans Coper Spade vase unearthed from lord and lady's collection

03 October 2022

The sale at Lawrences of Crewkerne on October 12 includes a collection of studio ceramics formed by Lord and Lady Peyton of Yeovil.

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Martin Brothers bird jars at the double in the Cotswolds

03 October 2022

The Decorative Arts auction at Kinghams in Moreton-in-Marsh on October 6-8 includes four Martin Brothers stoneware bird jars by Robert Wallace Martin.

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Peter Collingwood wall hanging consigned to auction by Prue Leith

03 October 2022

This ‘microgauze’ woven linen and steel wall hanging by pioneering British weaver Peter Collingwood (1922- 2008) comes for sale courtesy of Prue Leith.

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Pick of the week: Cabinet made of wood from Nelson’s flagship makes 13-times estimate

03 October 2022

HMS Foudroyant, which served as Nelson’s flagship in the Mediterranean Squadron, had been touring English seaside resorts as an attraction when it was wrecked off Blackpool Sands on June 16, 1897.

Meiping

Bidders on red alert for Chinese vase

03 October 2022

Among the highlights of the latest Important Chinese Art sale at Sotheby’s New York was this rare porcelain meiping from the Yongzheng or early Qianlong period.

Teucer

Classic New Sculpture archer hits £20,000 spot

03 October 2022

A cast of Hamo Thornycroft’s Teucer, classic of the New Sculpture movement, sold for £20,000 (plus 21% buyer’s premium) at JS Auctions in Banbury on September 23.

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A Country House picture from the family home of designer Oliver Messel is among six lots to watch

03 October 2022

With estimates from £400-10,000 here are six previews of upcoming items.

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John Maclauchlan Milne: Stunned by Cézanne’s work

03 October 2022

The sale of Scottish pictures at McTear’s on October 12 includes this oil painted by John Maclauchlan Milne (1885-1957) while living in Paris in 1922.

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Early Slade days of CRW Nevinson

03 October 2022

This early work by Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson was completed during his later years at the Slade School of Art.

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It’s a burner bonus

03 October 2022

Although catalogued as a lantern, this Russian silver, gilt and enamel object is more probably an incense burner, used in the Eastern Orthodox tradition.

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Previews: issue 2562

03 October 2022

A selection of eight upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Design post-1860: Crane made Maw vase designs

03 October 2022

The Shropshire pottery, Maw & Co of Jackfield, is best known for the mass production of earthenware tiles and architectural ceramics.

Charles de Temple ring

Charles de Temple ‘Bond’ ring stars in our latest pick of five auction highlights

30 September 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a modernist ring linked to a Bond film that made over twice its estimate in London.

The Last Sight of Fiammetta

‘Unknown’ Stillman is now an artist on the rise after auction success

26 September 2022

Although largely still an unknown outside the Victorian art world, the second-generation Pre-Raphaelite painter Marie Spartali Stillman (1844-1927) was a cherished member of the circle as model, muse, student and ultimately colleague.

Simon Hucker

Modern and Contemporary specialist to head Lyon & Turnbull sale

26 September 2022

Auction house Lyon & Turnbull is to add a new sale to its London calendar led by newly appointed Modern & Contemporary art specialist Simon Hucker.