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New premises for Kent saleroom

23 August 2010

ON Wednesday, September 8, Kent auctioneers Ibbett Mosely will hold their first sale in new premises at 125 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1UT.

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Rhino horn debate steps up a gear

16 August 2010

A RESPECTED Asian art specialist has defended the sale of rhinoceros horn libation cups at auction.

Auction totals rally in first half of 2010

16 August 2010

CHRISTIE’S have announced worldwide sales of £1.7bn ($2.57m) for the first half of 2010 – 46 per cent up on the same period for 2009.

Courts finally catch up with Salander and Scott

16 August 2010

DISGRACED New York art dealer Lawrence Salander has been jailed for a minimum of six years after pleading guilty to orchestrating one of the world’s biggest ever art frauds.

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Essex glass garniture off to France

16 August 2010

THIS 20in (50cm) high gilt and clear glass vase of Islamic inspiration is the central element of the three-piece garniture discovered by Rayleigh, Essex auctioneers Staceys in a home near Southend-on-Sea.

Thieves strike in Broadway and Wymondham

16 August 2010

IN the early hours of August 6, a Henry Moore sketch and two oil paintings were stolen from Trinity House on the High Street in Broadway, south Worcestershire.

Atlantique founder launches new show in Philadelphia

16 August 2010

The man behind the Atlantique City Fair, once dubbed the largest indoor antiques and collectables fair in the world, is to launch a new event in Pennsylvania.