1) Jewellery discovered next to joint of meat in a freezer to be offered at Wiltshire auction
A cache of antiquarian jewellery discovered next to a joint of meat in an old freezer will be offered at auction in Wiltshire this month.
2) Legal bid to stop Ivory Act fails – but dealers and collectors are considering an appeal
A High Court challenge by dealers and collectors to a new UK law ushering in a near-total ban on antique ivory has failed, but an appeal is possible.
3) Queen Anne bracket clock, Godwin table and Roman glass bowls – five auction highlights that caught bidders’ eyes
ATG’s selection of hammer highlights includes a Queen Anne bracket clock made by Francis Robinson that more than doubled estimate.
4) Bourne Mill Antiques Centre in Surrey reopens as a 'lifestyle business' four years after devastating fire
One of Surrey’s landmark antiques businesses, the Bourne Mill Antique Centre, is to reopen, four years after a fire devastated the Grade II-listed building and following a dispute with the building’s insurers.
5) Martinware: Return of Avery’s ʻlost’ menagerie
‘Dream’ Martin Brothers cache from family of factory patron surfaces for sale in Berkshire.
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