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Lawyer for dealers in Ivory Act appeal: ‘prepare to sell your antique ivory’

27 February 2020

A lawyer acting for dealers and collectors bidding to have the Ivory Act 2018 overturned warned antique ivory owners they need to “prepare to sell quickly” if judges reject the legal challenge.

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Sales steady at Palm Beach Show as fair shakes up identity and branding

27 February 2020

Sales at the recent Palm Beach Show included traditional items such as a previously unrecorded royal armorial charger from the early 18th century despite a new focus on contemporary work.

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Kensington Church Street dealer event takes royal theme for inaugural summer edition

26 February 2020

Dealers in Kensington Church Street are launching an event comprising a series of concurrent exhibitions.

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Coronavirus: Sotheby’s latest to change Hong Kong auction schedule

25 February 2020

Sotheby’s has moved its Modern Art evening sale and Contemporary Art evening and day auction to New York from Hong Kong following the spread of coronavirus.

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Interior designers and auction houses team up for spring sales

25 February 2020

This spring auction houses Dreweatts and Fellows plan events with interior decorators and designers Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler, Caroline Percy and architectural historian Oliver Gerrish.

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Fellows sets house auction record for Hermès Birkin handbag

25 February 2020

A Hermès Birkin 2013 matte black Porosus crocodile handbag was hammered down at £19,000.

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Call for exhibitors to join Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair

24 February 2020

Antiquarian book dealer Hugh Rayner is putting out a call for more exhibitors at the Bristol Vintage Photograph Fair.