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Simon Spero

Porcelain specialist retires after more than 50 years of trade

15 November 2018

Well-known English porcelain specialist Simon Spero is retiring after a professional career lasting 54 years.

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Affordable art: Six works sold or offered for under £1000 including a sought-after Modern British gouache

15 November 2018

Three modestly valued works selling at regional sales below £1000 and three upcoming lots, including a gouache that set an auction record for the artist Ray Howard-Jones.

Rowley’s auction viewing dates in Newmarket – correct dates

15 November 2018

Rowley’s Antiques and Fine Art Auctioneers are holding a two-day sale on November 20-21.

Leonardo da Vinci drawing auction

Tajan to offer Leonardo drawing after ‘national treasure’ deadline expires

14 November 2018

French auction house Tajan has announced a date next year for the sale of the Leonardo da Vinci drawing that it discovered in 2016.


British Art Fair dates changed to align with London Frieze Week

14 November 2018

The British Art Fair (BAF) is to coincide with Frieze London, running from October 3-5 at the Saatchi Gallery.

Plowden & Smith

BADA dinner marks 100 years of standing up for the trade

13 November 2018

Nostalgia and future-gazing abounded at BADA’s centenary dinner on Monday November 12, as a wide span of dealer generations celebrated 100 years of the association’s history.