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Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium

Hampstead antiques emporium to close after Christmas

16 November 2022

A group of antiques dealers in north London are hoping to have more time to save their local antiques centre.

Jennifer Mass

Scientists and art specialists propose standards for the art and antiques trade

15 November 2022

A group of scientists and art specialists met to discuss proposals to create industry-wide standards for condition reports and the verification of art and antiques.

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A group of William and Mary walnut dining chairs is among five lots to watch

14 November 2022

With estimates from £500-60,000 here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of an export block placed on a record breaking RAF Victoria Cross medal

13 November 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of an export block issued on a Victoria Cross medal in the hope a UK buyer will emerge.

2022 Sale Selection

Dealer roundup: 300 frames on offer in West London, attendance up at IFPDA Print Fair plus other recent news from the trade

12 November 2022

More than 300 antique and modern frames are on offer from Charles Daggett Gallery this month. This is an annual event and comes with the territory of Daggett’s job.

Japanese cabinet

Top-selling Japanese inlaid cabinet stars in our pick of five auction highlights

11 November 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a cabinet in the form of a traditional Japanese timber building that made nearly 10-times estimate.

Christie's auction New York saleroom

Paul Allen collection makes history as Christie’s hosts world’s first billion dollar auction

10 November 2022

Setting an all-time high for a single-owner collection, the auction of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s collection at Christie’s New York raised an extraordinary $1.62bn (£1.42bn) including premium.

Paul Follot tea set

Rare Wedgwood Art Deco tea set and drawings by French designer Paul Follot bought by V&A

10 November 2022

A Wedgwood Art Deco tea and coffee set and the original design drawings by Paul Follot (1877-1941) have been bought by the Victoria and Albert Museum and put on display at the World of Wedgwood museum in Stoke-on-Trent.

Elsie Palmer sketch

Singer Sargent sketch returns home to Ightham Mote after National Trust purchase

09 November 2022

A sketch by famed portrait artist John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) has returned to where it was painted.

Roy Raftery

A new collectables department in Surrey and hires in London – the latest moves across the world of art and antiques

08 November 2022

The launch of a new sale of Retro Video Games at Ewbank’s is among a round-up of recruitment and expansion news for auction houses.

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A Doulton Lambeth ceramic and a Victorian cake stand are among six lots to watch

07 November 2022

With estimates from £200-3500, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a rediscovered Rubens emerging at Sotheby’s

06 November 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ ‘Salome presented with the severed head of Saint John the Baptist’ being offered at Sotheby's New York.

Ottoman çintamani tile

Top-selling 16th century Ottoman tile stars in our pick of six auction highlights

04 November 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes features a selection of highlights from the UK's week of Indian and Islamic art sales. It includes a rare 16th century tile from Ottoman Syria that made over 22-times estimate.

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Cap owned by a real SAS 'rogue hero' takes £16,000 at Kent auction

03 November 2022

The SAS has never been short of eager collectors wanting to splash out for militaria connected with the British special forces unit.

Hyde Park Antiques lots

Top US antique furniture dealer to sell stock at Sotheby’s auction as it downsizes New York premises

02 November 2022

New York dealership Hyde Park Antiques, founded in 1965, will sell nearly 500 lots at Sotheby’s next year.

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UK buyer sought for record breaking RAF Victoria Cross medal

01 November 2022

An export block has been issued on a Victoria Cross medal in the hope a UK buyer will emerge.

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Aberdeen slipware and an Art Deco brooch are among four lots to watch

31 October 2022

With estimates from £300-50,000 here are four previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including a dealer’s exhibition on the human form

30 October 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included figurative art in focus.

Medal

An 18th century 100 guinea gold medal stars in our pick of five auction highlights

28 October 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a medal awarded to the captain that navigated Indonesia’s Pitt Strait that made over 35-times estimate in Warrington.

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Asian Art in London’s East Asian award winners announced

27 October 2022

At a gala party held at the Victoria & Albert Museum last night Asian Art in London announced the winners of its latest awards.