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Matthew Rubinger

Promotions, appointments and new sales – a round-up of Movers and Shakers in the UK, US and Europe

15 December 2021

The latest jobs news across dealers and auction houses.

English School double portrait

Rare 17th century English School allegorical painting barred from export in hope it is saved for the nation

14 December 2021

The UK government has issued a temporary export bar for a rare 17th century painting depicting a black female sitter alongside her white companion.

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A drawing by CRW Nevinson and artworks from Simon Parker Bowles’ Green’s Restaurant are among six lots to watch

13 December 2021

With estimates from £150-60,000 here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of one of the very first coins struck in North America found in a sweet tin

12 December 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of the finest-known example of a New England shilling found in a sweet tin.

Priester family Vienna apartment

Restituted Priester collection reunited before sale takes £1.5m at Christie’s

11 December 2021

Part of an art collection once owned by a Jewish family who fled Nazi persecution has been sold at Christie’s.

Bernard Leach ‘Tree of Life’ charger

Bernard Leach charger stars in our pick of five auction highlights

10 December 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare ‘Tree of Life’ charger by Bernard Leach that made over seven-times estimate at Bonhams.

Stephan Ludwig and Ben Clark

Gurr Johns to buy Forum Auctions

09 December 2021

Art consultancy and valuation firm Gurr Johns has bought books and prints specialist Forum Auctions in an all-share deal.