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Museum of life in East Germany comes to auction

03 August 2023

The entire inventory of a museum devoted to life in East Germany will be auctioned by Historia Auctionata in Berlin on August 26.

Robert Kime's at home

Personal collection of dealer and decorator Robert Kime comes to Dreweatts auction

02 August 2023

Robert Kime, the collector, dealer and interior decorator who died last year, spent a lifetime building his own collection alongside his business.

Mottisfont seal matrix

Rare medieval seal matrix bought by the National Trust at auction returns to its original home after 500 years

01 August 2023

A rare medieval seal matrix that was found by a metal detectorist in a field and offered at auction will now go on display at its original home.


A Napoleonic prisoner-of-war ship model is among five lots to watch

31 July 2023

With estimates from £300, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week including the Foyle family library coming to auction

30 July 2023

The most viewed stories on this website over the last week included news of an enormous collection of books and artworks from the library of the late Christopher Foyle emerging for sale.

Sheila Hancock

Plea to help trace missing necklaces

29 July 2023

The antiques and jewellery trade are being asked to look out for a necklace lost by actress and author Dame Sheila Hancock and a locket stolen from a 91-year-old woman.

Suzanne Belperron brooch

Stunning Suzanne Belperron brooch stars in our pick of five auction highlights

28 July 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a diamond flower brooch by Suzanne Belperron (1900-83) that made over five times estimate in Yorkshire.