Latest news from Antiques Trade Gazette, the leading specialist publication for the art and antiques market
Benin bronze helps Woolley & Wallis retain lead in regional sales league
A private treaty sale of a Benin bronze head helped Woolley & Wallis retain its status as the UK’s leading regional saleroom in 2016.20 January 2017
Bath Decorative Antiques Fair and BathVA team up for one-day style tour19 January 2017
The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair has teamed up with Bath Vintage & Antiques Market (BathVA) to host a tour of both events.
Tapestry dealer S Franses in court to defend right to stay in St James’s gallery19 January 2017
St James’s textile specialist S Franses is this week in court fighting for the right to stay in its gallery in central London.
Online art and antiques auctioneer Auctionata files for insolvency19 January 2017
The company behind online art and antiques auctioneer Auctionata and Paddle8 has filed for preliminary insolvency to restructure its business.
New director announced in relaunch of historic Harrogate antiques fair19 January 2017
Ingrid Nilson of Antiques Dealer Fairs Limited (ADFL) has been appointed director of the long-standing Harrogate Antique and Fine Art Fair.
Art and antiques trade welcomes clarity from Theresa May's Brexit speech18 January 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May laid out the government’s Brexit plan this week giving some clarity on how it will leave the European Union.
Slideshow: 14 shots from IACF's opening day at Ardingly18 January 2017
The first of the 2017 Ardingly fairs run by the International Antiques and Collectors Fair (IACF) opened yesterday on a chilly morning at the South of England Showground. The fair, which can host up to 1700 dealers, brings in stallholders and buyers from around the world. Yesterday was acknowledged to be a quieter fair but a number of stallholders saw a brisk trade. Below is a selection of snaps from ATG’s visit to day one.
Celebrating Japanese woodblock artists and the Brits they inspired at galleries and auction18 January 2017
The beautiful Japanese woodblock prints created by artists such as Hokusai and Hiroshige inspired similar works across the world and most famously the paintings of Van Gogh.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland collection heads to auction in Oxford18 January 2017
An auction of 3000 items from the estate of the late antiquarian book dealer Thomas Schuster is big news for fans of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.