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Texas museum boosts Spanish art collection with five acquisitions from Madrid gallery

20 August 2020

De la Mano Gallery in Madrid has sold five works to The Meadows Museum in Dallas, Texas.

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Love letters from Welsh artist and poet David Jones go under the hammer

19 August 2020

Letters written by the painter David Jones (1895-1974) are coming to auction today at Bonhams.


Antiques degree course reopens after it is saved from cancellation

18 August 2020

An antiques degree course run by the University of Central Lancashire in Preston has been reinstated.


18th century French gift box and Edward the Confessor silver penny are among the five lots to watch at auction this week

17 August 2020

With estimates from £180-9000 here are five previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of Sotheby’s new 1% fee for all lots

16 August 2020

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a 1% 'overhead premium' being applied at Sotheby’s in addition to the existing rate of buyer’s premium.


Talk announced on history of the antiques trade’s relationship with museums from curator of SOLD! The Great British Antiques Story

15 August 2020

The role of antiques dealers in developing public museums is the focus of a virtual event hosted by the Furniture History Society next month.


TEFAF appoints CFO as new managing director

14 August 2020

Charlotte van Leerdam has been appointed managing director of TEFAF, the European Fine Art Foundation.