1) Antiques dealer Howe kicks off Battersea warehouse sale with discounts of up to 80%
Longstanding furniture dealer Christopher Howe will open his warehouse to buyers with a big sale this autumn.
2) Cimabue panel found hanging in kitchen to be auctioned in France estimated at €4m-6m
A work spotted by a French auctioneer in a kitchen hanging above a hotplate has been ascribed to the Italian artist Cimabue (c.1240-1302). Valued at €4m-6m, it will be the first work attributed to the Florentine early Renaissance master to be offered at auction.
3) A watercolour of Iran, a fashionable chair and a patriotic longcase clock – five auction highlights that caught bidders’ eyes
ATG’s selection of hammer highlights over the past week includes a rare watercolour depicting of Isfahan in Iran and an early 20th century tub chair by Howard & Sons. Both were bid to 10-times estimate.
4) Collection from Islamic art's 'most influential' dealer Oliver Hoare to be auctioned at Christie’s
The late Oliver Hoare (1945-2018) was a leading Islamic and Asian art dealer and organised the first Islamic art auction at Christie’s in 1975.
5) Church Street festival Antiques Anonymous returns to Marylebone for third time
A one-day antiques festival is to return to Church Street, Lisson Grove, for its third year.
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