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Plea to help recover paintings stolen in Belgravia

21 February 2023

The Met police and Sloane Street Auctions are appealing for help to recover three pictures taken from a viewing in Belgravia.


A rare 16th century livery cupboard is among five lots to watch

20 February 2023

With estimates from £800, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week including news of a portrait discovery by dealer Rupert Maas

19 February 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of an engaging portrait of a young boy that was bought by Rupert Maas at a regional auction being restored and fully attributed to Harold Knight (1874-1961).

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White Star Line cup and saucer star in our pick of six auction highlights

17 February 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Spode cup and saucer with a Titanic connection that made six times estimate at Richard Winterton.

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Hansons Auctioneers expands into Kent with latest saleroom opening at The Pantiles Arcade

16 February 2023

A Kent saleroom for Hansons and a new face at Noonans are among the latest recruitment and expansion news across the art and antiques sector.

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The Open Art Fair called off due to insufficient interest

15 February 2023

The Open Art Fair (TOAF) has been scrapped for this year, the latest in a string of fair cancellations across the market.

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Getty Museum applies for export licence for Roman bust bought at London auction

14 February 2023

The Getty Museum has agreed to acquire an ancient Roman marble bust which was sold at auction in London.