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A tinplate toy bus, a George IV side cabinet and a railway carriage inkwell are among the six lots to watch at auction this week

12 October 2020

With estimates from £200-12,000 here are six previews of upcoming items this week.


Top stories this week – including news of a portrait returning to its ancestral home

11 October 2020

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a portrait in the manner of van Dyck returning from the US to the one-time home of its sitter in the UK.

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Photos commissioned by Queen Victoria come to auction

10 October 2020

An archive of works by photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson ((1838-1907), including those commissioned by Queen Victoria, will be offered at auction next week.

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East Asian art: Asian Art in London awards shortlist announced

09 October 2020

The awards shortlist for Asian Art in London’s East Asian section have been announced.

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Carved Cotswold stone seats take their place in pick of five auction highlights sold this week

09 October 2020

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes stone seats unseen for decades and discovered in a hidden sunken garden.


TEFAF Maastricht 2021 moved to May

08 October 2020

The planned TEFAF Maastricht fair scheduled for next year has moved to May.

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Nineteenth century furniture and decorative arts dealer creates online auction at Sotheby’s

08 October 2020

Mayfair dealer Adrian Alan is to auction a collection of items from his stock at an online-only sale held by Sotheby’s.