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Top stories this week – including the upcoming sale of a ‘death penny’ issued to a First World War deserter

23 January 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a memorial plaque ‘issued in error’ to a British soldier who was executed for cowardice.

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Antiques specialists team up for their own antiques road trip for charity

22 January 2022

Dealer Steven Fyfe of Spencelayhs Antiques of Cambridgeshire and Robin Fletcher of Bentley’s Fine Art Auctioneers have embarked on a road trip to buy and sell antiques to raise money for their chosen charity.

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Table made from parrot coal stars in our pick of five auction highlights

21 January 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare Victorian table carved from cannel or so-called parrot coal.

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Industry updates: New auction house launched by art dealer and Bonhams continues European expansion

20 January 2022

The latest Movers and Shakers news across the world of art and antiques.

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Market-fresh Henry Moore sculpture heads from mantlepiece to auction house

19 January 2022

Dreweatts is offering a market-fresh Henry Moore (1898-1986) figural group sculpture, Mother and Child, on March 16.

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June fair calendar fills up as TEFAF reveals new date

18 January 2022

TEFAF Maastricht has announced a new date following its postponement in March.

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Plea to help track down stolen coins after machete-wielding thieves strike at Solihull fair

18 January 2022

A group of coins were stolen from the London & Midland Coin Fairs taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum earlier this month.

Art is Energy

Forum unveils its first dedicated NFT auction

17 January 2022

Forum Auctions will become the first UK regional auction house to hold an NFT sale.

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A silver owl inkwell and a set of George II walnut chairs are among five lots to watch

17 January 2022

With estimates from £200-80,000 here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Most Read: ATG’s top stories this week – including news of the sale of a pair of George III mahogany tables

16 January 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included the sale of a pair of George III mahogany tables.

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Georgian portrait miniatures in our pick of five auction highlights

14 January 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a pair of Georgian portrait miniatures that sold for more than 30-times their estimate.

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Bonhams aims for a European and online boost with Bukowskis purchase

13 January 2022

Auction house Bonhams has bought Scandinavian firm Bukowskis.

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Government undertakes Ivory Act survey for “awareness campaign”

12 January 2022

The government has launched a survey for dealers and auction house specialists to help develop an awareness campaign on the Ivory Act.

Sir Michael Caine and Lady Shakira Caine.

Not a Lot of People Know That: Sir Michael Caine auction comes to Bonhams

12 January 2022

A Rolex wristwatch, spectacles, a director’s chair, film posters and artwork owned by Sir Michael Caine are among the items to be offered at Bonhams.

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New hires and salerooms – a round up of Movers and Shakers in the UK, US and China

11 January 2022

The latest jobs news across the world of art and antiques.

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A collection of Cotswolds school furniture is among five lots to watch

10 January 2022

With estimates from £600-6000 here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Most Read: ATG’s top stories this week – including the sale of medals from a remarkable war hero Countess

09 January 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included the sale of medals from the war hero Vera, Countess of Rosslyn (1887-1975).

A pair of George III carved mahogany serpentine fold-over tables.

George III carved mahogany tables in our pick of five auction highlights

07 January 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a pair of George III carved mahogany tables that sold for more than three-times their estimate in the US.

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Enter Wain’s world: after you watch the movie, buy the art

06 January 2022

Artist Louis Wain (1860-1939) is currently being portrayed on the big screen by actor Benedict Cumberbatch with Claire Foy playing his wife in 'The Electrical Life of Louis Wain'.

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New York’s The Winter Show postponed

04 January 2022

A major US art and antiques fair has become the latest event to be postponed because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.