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Aynsley tea cup

Butterfly-handled tea service and a group of Anglo-Saxon roundels are among six lots to watch

30 August 2021

With estimates from £100-12,000, here are six previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a ‘brazen theft’ at a Cheshire antiques centre

29 August 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a theft of valuable watches at an antiques centre in Northwich.

Portrait de Monsieur Jules Dejouy

Édouard Manet portrait in Welsh museum gets funding for restoration from TEFAF grant

28 August 2021

The National Museum Wales has received a €20,000 (£17,130) grant to restore an Édouard Manet (1832-83) picture.

Steam Yacht Oriental model

Steam ship model stars in our weekly pick of five auction highlights

27 August 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a ‘museum quality’ steam ship model that made over double estimate in Suffolk.

S Franses

Textile dealer victorious again: costs of court case to be paid by landlord

26 August 2021

Following a long running legal dispute between textile dealer S Franses in Jermyn Street, London and its landlord, Capitaland, presiding Judge Parfitt ordered the landlord to pay the costs of the case.

Errol Manners

BADA Friends celebrates 30th anniversary with events programme coinciding with BADA Week

25 August 2021

A series of dealer events are scheduled during October to celebrate 30 years of BADA Friends alongside BADA Week.

Robert Brooks, the former chairman of Bonhams

Bonhams' former owner and chairman Robert Brooks dies

24 August 2021

Former chairman of Bonhams Robert Brooks has died aged 64. ATG understands he passed away after a two-year battle with cancer.