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A Cotswold School sideboard and a rare coronation souvenir are among the four lots to watch at auction

31 May 2021

With estimates from £30-6000 here are four previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a record-breaking Gothic ivory table casket

30 May 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a c.1330 gothic ivory table casket that made a record in Scotland.

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Kensington & Chelsea council launches study for locals to have say over development including in and around Portobello Road

29 May 2021

Kensington & Chelsea council has launched a study of locations across its borough including Portobello Road.

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Rare octagonal Cartier watch and a Victorian poppy picture feature in our pick of five auction highlights

28 May 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Victorian picture featuring poppies that made nearly four-times its low estimate.

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Stopwatch used by ref Jack Taylor in 1974 World Cup final comes to auction

27 May 2021

English football referee Jack Taylor created history when he blew his whistle in the first minute of the 1974 World Cup final.


Dealer association LAPADA cancels autumn fair due to ongoing coronavirus impact

27 May 2021

The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair usually held in the autumn in London’s Berkeley Square has been cancelled for a second year running.

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Archive of Stephen Hawking acquired by Cambridge University Library and the Science Museum after tax deal

26 May 2021

Archive papers and personal objects belonging to the late Professor Stephen Hawking (1944-2018) have been acquired by two institutions.