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A remarkable Jacobite goblet is among five lots to watch this week

15 August 2022

With estimates from £250-5000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction.

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Top stories this week – including news of a fascinating jug bid to 27 times estimate

14 August 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Sunderland jug relating to a famous murder attracting huge interest in Gloucestershire.

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Textiles with aristocratic connections including to Mountbatten offered in North Yorkshire auction

13 August 2022

The Costume, Accessories & Textiles Sale at Tennants on August 20 will feature a range of textiles with provenance from three aristocratic households.

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Classical marble sculpture stars in our latest pick of five auction highlights

12 August 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes an allegorical marble figure of Flora that tripled its estimate at Bonhams Skinner.

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National Trust snaps up Castlereagh’s silver inkstand ahead of exhibition

11 August 2022

The National Trust has acquired a silver inkstand used by Viscount Castlereagh (1769-1822), the Anglo-Irish politician and statesman.

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Art sleuth show Fake or Fortune? returns to screens this month

10 August 2022

BBC TV series 'Fake or Fortune?' is back for its 10th series later this month.

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National Gallery acquires two paintings via government tax scheme

09 August 2022

Two Italian pictures have joined the National Gallery’s collection via the government’s inheritance tax scheme.

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Pilkingtons charger given as a wedding present is among five lots to watch this week

08 August 2022

With estimates from £150-8000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction.

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Top stories this week – including news of David Bowie's police mugshot selling at auction

07 August 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of an original police photo of David Bowie taken after he was arrested in Rochester, New York more than doubling estimate in Surrey.

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Top selling mahogany dining table stars in our pick of six auction highlights

05 August 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a George IV mahogany extending dining table with a label for Joseph Bexfield of Norwich that made six times estimate in Bath.

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Movers and shakers including the shortest retirement in the art and antiques sector

04 August 2022

Among the latest appointments is a new face at Bonhams Knightsbridge

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Cooper Events’ Chester Fair returns this autumn

02 August 2022

The Chester Decorative Antiques & Art Fair returns this autumn a year and a month after its last staging.

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French musical box and a Harold Knight portrait are among five lots to watch

01 August 2022

With estimates from £1000-35,000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a Louis Vuitton trunk discovered in an attic

31 July 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Louis Vuitton trunk discovered in an attic of a Dorset property coming up for sale in a Bournemouth auction.

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Single-owner collection of Winston Churchill memorabilia offered in Newbury

30 July 2022

Special Auction Services is holding an auction in Newbury on August 9-10 that will feature the first part of a single-owner collection of Winston Churchill memorabilia.

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Six pieces of music memorabilia sold at auction including David Bowie's police mugshot

29 July 2022

A selection of standout lots sold recently – also featuring Del Boy's discovery of Peckham Spring Water

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Year of the Dealer organiser Mark Westgarth joins BADA Prize judges

28 July 2022

More big names from the art and antiques world have joined the judging panel for the BADA Prize.

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Khnopff’s Medusa sketch tops sale of works from Isabel Goldsmith collection at Christie’s

27 July 2022

A small work on paper by the symbolist Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921) led a selection of works from the Isabel Goldsmith collection offered at Christie’s.

Gentileschi picture seized by Italian authorities may have been exported legally

26 July 2022

A picture believed to be by Artemisia Gentileschi, but previously exported as attributed to the artist, has been seized by Italy's police force.

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A Louis Vuitton trunk discovered in an attic is among five lots to watch

25 July 2022

With estimates from £150-6000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.