Latest news from Antiques Trade Gazette, the leading specialist publication for the art and antiques market

Lomonosov Porcelain Factory vase

Rare Soviet-era vase stars in our pick of five auction highlights

03 March 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Lomonosov Porcelain Factory vase from 1929 that made over 35 times estimate in Buckinghamshire.

Erica Conroy and Isabel Murtough

A new consultancy and an auction house – the latest Movers and Shakers

02 March 2023

A new valuation and consultancy firm, a new auction house and a new head of luxury at Sotheby’s are among the latest updates across the art and antiques sector.

Giacometti chandelier

Giacometti chandelier bought in Marylebone antiques shop for £250 sells for £2.4m

01 March 2023

A chandelier made in the 1940s for the offices of cultural magazine Horizon, and later purchased by artist John Craxton, sold for a hammer price of £2.4m at Christie’s.

Camden Passage

Camden Passage antiques dealers suffer amid new Islington traffic restrictions

28 February 2023

Traders at London’s historic Camden Passage antiques market have been blighted by roadworks for a new traffic system.


An Edward Burne-Jones stained glass window by Morris & Co is among five lots to watch

27 February 2023

With estimates from £300, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week including news of an auction of Lovejoy items tempting TV show fans

26 February 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of a group of Lovejoy-related items coming for sale at Suffolk saleroom Mander Auctioneers.

Gareth Edwards Barbarians shirt vs New Zealand in 1973

Auction record for any rugby shirt as Sir Gareth Edwards’ Barbarians jersey takes £240,000

25 February 2023

The rugby jersey worn by Sir Gareth Edwards when he scored what is generally considered the game’s greatest ever try set an auction record when it was knocked down at £240,000 today.