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Former Christie’s gavelmaster Hugh Edmeades has replaced ‘The Hammerman’ Richard Madley as the Indian Premier League auctioneer

06 December 2018

Auctioneer Richard Madley has been replaced with former Christie’s auctioneer Hugh Edmeades by the Board of Control for Cricket in India.

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Sotheby’s returns to holding auctions in India

16 April 2018

Sotheby’s is to return to holding auctions in India to take advantage of the growing wealth in the Asian nation. It plans a sale in December at The Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai.

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Sotheby’s returns to India for Mumbai auctions

10 April 2018

Sotheby’s is to return to holding auctions in India to take advantage of the growing wealth in the Asian nation.

Sotheby’s to open office in Mumbai

15 September 2015

Sotheby’s will open an office in Mumbai, as they bid to expand their Indian businesses with two ‘strategic’ appointments in the region.

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English auctioneer spends nine hours at the crease in India

10 March 2008

WHEN bidders turned up at the first Indian Premier League cricket player auction in Mumbai last month, it was an antiques auctioneer from England they found on the rostrum.

New auction house aims to open up India from Bangalore

18 December 2007

THE new year will see a new auction house open in India – with a wide remit to develop the domestic and international markets.

Bowrings mothballed over legal challenge

07 July 2003

Bowrings, India’s only specialist fine art auction house, is to close after just two years of business to allow for lengthy court proceedings against the Indian government. The auctioneers have filed a writ against the Indian Ministry of Culture’s regulatory body ASI (Archeological Survey of India) and the CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) disputing the demand that they need a licence to operate and sell antiquities.

Putting culture into permaculture

16 November 2001

KAARU is a design-led developmental initiative from India which has already achieved much in sustaining the sub-continent’s rich but threatened traditional arts and crafts.

Indian venture for ex-Bonhams pair

18 September 2001

CHRISTOPHER Elwes, former managing director of Bonhams, and Indian art expert Patrick Bowring have broken new ground by opening India’s only specialist fine art auction house. They will hold their first sale in Delhi on November 5 and aim to create a network of offices to service the Indian market.

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