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Olympia summer fair caters for decorative buyers and collectors

10 June 2019

French commode forms good example of selling strategy at long-standing London event

Bacon screen

Four works by Francis Bacon worth £3m barred from export by government in hope of keeping them in the UK

29 April 2019

The government is hoping to find a buyer for four works - three rugs and a painted screen - by Francis Bacon (1909-92) in the hope of keeping them in the country.

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Chinese Ningxia rug stolen from Mayfair gallery

02 October 2018

Police are investigating the theft of a Chinese Ningxia rug which was taken from the gallery of C John yesterday.

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Bacon rugs: The Third Man emerges

08 October 2012

The appearance of a Modernist carpet at a sale in Germany next month writes a further chapter in the tale of two rugs, signed ‘Francis Bacon’, that have been withdrawn from sale in the UK twice in three years.

Rug rings up £11,200 bonus

06 June 2002

A BONUS of the bona fide house clearance is the family rug – usually in a dishevelled condition but market-fresh, which surprises auctioneer and local trade alike by taking the top price of a sale from a mysterious overseas buyer.

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