1) Armorial head with link to Anne Boleyn stars in our pick of five auction highlights
ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a 16th century oak head of a crowned leopard that made 10-times estimate in Essex.
2) Ritual bronzes unearthed in Yorkshire come to auction at Hansons
A hoard of Romano-British bronzes discovered by metal detectorists in North Yorkshire last year will be offered at auction.
3) Californian museum acquires Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘record’ Lucretia picture
The J Paul Getty Museum has acquired a work by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593- c.1654) that had previously sold for a record auction price in 2019.
4) View of the Thames by Victorian artist stuns market with six-figure sum at Bonhams
An extraordinary five minutes of bidding came at Bonhams for a painting by Alice Boyd (1823-97) which set an auction record 29 times over.
5) An Omar Ramsden silver spoon and a Polar medal are among six lots to watch at auction
With estimates from £100-7000 here are six previews of upcoming items.
This list is based on unique users for individual news stories over the period April 8-14 2021.