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Top stories this week – including news of a Chinese vase making over 700-times estimate

01 August 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Yongzheng vase demolishing its estimate at an Irish auction.

Paul Storr wine coolers

From Paul Storr silver to Sèvres porcelain – 10 highlights from dealers at TEFAF Online 2021

31 July 2021

The first details of objects that dealers will exhibit at ‘TEFAF Online’ in September have been revealed.

Iron jizai okimono of a hawk

Outstanding iron model of a hawk stars in our pick of six auction highlights sold this week

30 July 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare jizai okimono of a hawk that sold above estimate in Salisbury.

‘Ynys Mon’ by Sir Kyffin Williams

Record for Kyffin Williams as buyer’s childhood memories of Anglesey village prompt £62,000 bid at Rogers Jones auction

29 July 2021

Welsh auction house Rogers Jones has broken its own record for a work by Sir Kyffin Williams (1918-2006).

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Bracelet worn by Princess Margaret in Cecil Beaton photo comes to auction in London

29 July 2021

An Art Deco cultured pearl and diamond bracelet owned by Princess Margaret and worn for her 19th birthday photograph taken by Cecil Beaton in 1949 is coming up at auction.

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New faces at art and antiques businesses as online platform 2Covet expands

28 July 2021

This week’s Movers & Shakers includes a group of new hires at online dealer platform 2Covet.

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British antiques restorer arrested and investigated in US court case

27 July 2021

The Manhattan district attorney’s office is investigating a multi-million-pound Asian antiquities ‘trafficking ring’ and has arrested a British antiques restorer as part of the case.