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A turquoise hippopotamus and a Russian icon are among five lots to watch

29 November 2021

With estimates from £2000-60,000 here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including the news of the sale of a massive taxidermy moose

28 November 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a 4ft 2in (50cm) wide antler spread on a massive taxidermy moose that sold at auction.

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Clarice Cliff comes to the big (and small) screen

27 November 2021

A film of artist potter Clarice Cliff’s (1899-1972) early life is now at cinemas and available via streaming services.

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Japanese porcelain elephant stars in our pick of five auction highlights

26 November 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes an early Japanese porcelain elephant form koro from c.1700 that made 12-times estimate at Woolley & Wallis.

'The Auction' LS Lowry

Life Imitates Art: Lowry's 'The Auction' sells at £2.1m

25 November 2021

LS Lowry’s 'The Auction' was knocked down at £2.1m (£2.6m with buyer’s premium and fees) at Sotheby’s against an estimate of £1.2m-1.8m.

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Portobello Road Market goes permanently car free

24 November 2021

Kensington and Chelsea Council has introduced permanent measures for the street in Notting Hill.

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Auctions give a boost to the latest retail sales figures

23 November 2021

Rising sales of second-hand goods are helping to boost the UK's economy.