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Top stories this week including news of a stolen Martinware bird returned to museum after 15 years

24 September 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of a Martinware bird being recovered after it was consigned to auction.

George I giltwood side table

George I side table stars in our pick of five auction highlights

22 September 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a George I giltwood side table that made over 13 times estimate at Lots Road Auctions in Chelsea.

Tipu Sultan sword

Rediscovered Tipu Sultan swords from Cornwall’s Port Eliot to be auctioned at Christie’s

21 September 2023

Two previously unrecorded Tipu Sultan swords have been consigned to Christie’s from descendants of Charles, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738-1805) who live at stately home Port Eliot in Cornwall.

Peter Hone

Peter Hone's collection comes to auction in Cornwall but is on view in his Notting Hill home

21 September 2023

Fancy a chance to view a treasure trove of classical friezes, Grand Tour discoveries, textiles and drawings in an ornate Notting Hill home?

Sloane Street Auctions

New Chelsea saleroom and promotions across auction houses and galleries – the latest Movers & Shakers

20 September 2023

A round up across the art and antiques sector including Sloane Street Auctions expansion and promotions at Sworders and Fellows.

Pamflyt Compiled Of Cheese

Say cheese: University buys Elizabethan manuscript on cheese making

19 September 2023

The University of Leeds Libraries has bought the earliest known book about cheese making in Britain.

Turin chair

A sedan chair from the largest known private collection is among five lots to watch

18 September 2023

With estimates from £200, here are five previews of items coming up for auction this week.