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A 19th century sculpture and Fidel Castro's cigar box are among six lots to watch

20 June 2022

With estimates from £800-100,000 here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of Art Deco turquoise René Boivin necklace

19 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included the sale of a René Boivin necklace in Birmingham

Algernon Marsden by James Tissot

UK museum sought for £2.4m James Tissot picture

18 June 2022

The UK government has placed a temporary export bar on a James Tissot picture in the hope a UK buyer can be found to pay £2.4m and keep it in the country.

Rolex watch

A rare war-time Rolex and a pointillist picture in our pick of five auction highlights

17 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare pre-Oyster chronograph made by Rolex and bought in 1940 by a serviceman killed during the Second World War.

Birdie Fortescue’s home

Cheffins teams up with interior designer Birdie Fortescue for upcoming auction

16 June 2022

Auction house Cheffins has worked with Birdie Fortescue, who runs her own homewares brand, to show how antiques can work in any home.

Givenchy sale

First part of the Givenchy sale at Christie’s Paris an 'historic night for decorative arts'

15 June 2022

The first in a series of auctions of items from two homes of the late fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy was a white glove affair

Asian Art in London

Summer walking trail launched by Asian Art in London

15 June 2022

Asian Art in London is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary with a summer event.

William Shakespeare’s First Folio

Copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio comes to New York auction

14 June 2022

An original copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, printed 400 years ago, will be offered at Sotheby’s in New York on July 21 with an estimate of $1.5m-2.5m (£1.2m-2m).

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A Van Cleef brooch and an Arts and Crafts vase are among six lots to watch this week

13 June 2022

With estimates from £300-20,000, here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a record for designer William de Morgan

12 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of an Arts and Crafts vase designed by William de Morgan setting an auction record at Christie's.

Nicolas Poussin's Confirmation

UK buyer sought for £19m Nicolas Poussin picture

11 June 2022

A temporary export bar has been placed on a Nicolas Poussin picture in the hope a UK buyer can be found to pay £19m and keep it in the country.

René Boivin necklace

Art Deco necklace stars in our pick of five auction highlights

10 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare turquoise, rock crystal and black enamelled silver necklace by René Boivin that made over 10-times estimate in Birmingham.

Givenchy

Christie's Paris unveils Givenchy collection ahead of auction

09 June 2022

Christie’s Paris has styled its entire building as room sets for the Hubert de Givenchy sale this month.

Model of Liverpool Lime Street

Plea to help find stolen model trains from Lancashire collector

08 June 2022

Model railway enthusiast John Holden and the police are calling on the art and antiques sector to look out for a group of stolen model locomotives.

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New faces and promotions at Roseberys, Bonhams and Freeman’s  – the latest news from across the art and antiques sector

07 June 2022

Appointments in the UK, Asia and the US are among the latest jobs updates.

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A portrait of Lady Northcliffe and a René Lalique car mascot are among six lots to watch

06 June 2022

With estimates from £180-30,000, here are six previews of upcoming items.

Defra

Near-total ban on antique ivory comes into force

06 June 2022

The Ivory Act is now in force in the UK, bringing in a near-total ban on the sale of antique ivory.

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Top stories this week – including a diamond brooch gifted by the Queen coming up for sale

05 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a presentation brooch given by Queen Elizabeth II to the Duchess of Norfolk being offered at Noonans.

Vulliamy rosewood mantel clock

Vulliamy mantel clock stars in our pick of seven auction highlights

03 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a 19th century ‘five-glass’ mantel clock which made over five times estimate in Lincoln.

Reigning Queens

Queen portraits among highlights of Sotheby’s Platinum jubilee celebrations

02 June 2022

Portraits of five centuries of female monarchs feature in a loan exhibition at Sotheby’s as part of its jubilee festival.