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Famous names feature from Bach to Henry VIII

21 March 2022

The best-seller at $400,003 (£296,300)* in a recent sale at RR Auction was a doubly signed receipt in which Johann Sebastian Bach acknowledges payment of the sum of five guilders under the terms of Sabina Nathan’s legacy.

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Bonhams buys Boston saleroom Skinner

16 March 2022

Bonhams has acquired US auction house Skinner in a purchase that comes only two months after it bought Swedish saleroom Bukowskis.

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New hires and promotions across auction houses and dealerships in the UK and overseas

16 March 2022

The latest jobs news in the art and antiques sector.

US dealers challenge New York antique ivory regulations

14 March 2022

The ivory regulations of New York State will be reviewed by New York court judges following an appeal brought by two US antique dealer associations.

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On the scent of posters at Swann

07 March 2022

Italian liqueur tempts buyer to pay highest price at dedicated sale

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French designs set to shine in an international selection

07 March 2022

Another 425 lots of rare and vintage posters will also be up for sale in New York this month at Poster Auction International on March 20.

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Leisurely Leger at the seaside leads the way in New York

07 March 2022

The highlight of the sale held by Clarke (25% buyer’s premium) on February 6 proved, as expected, to be Fernand Leger’s (1881-1955) gouache Les Loisirs.

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Jun bowl from a family collection at Skinner

07 March 2022

Skinner is holding two sales of Asian works of art in Marlborough, Massachusetts, this month: online from March 14-24 and live on March 23.

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Musical box tunes up in Kansas

07 March 2022

This Regina disc and double comb-operated upright musical box is expected to be one of the highlights when Woody Auction in Kansas offers the collection of David and Marlene Howard from Ohio on March 19.

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Gothic Revival regulator for sale in Cincinatti

07 March 2022

Hindman will cover four centuries of American artists and craftsmen in its March 10-11 American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction in Cincinatti.

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Investment that brings a big return

07 March 2022

One of the stand-out lots at Sotheby’s New York (26/20/13.9% buyer’s premium) was a 1949 first printing of The Intelligent Investor.

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Dulac Snow Queen drifts in

07 March 2022

This splendid example of the illustrative work of Edmund Dulac, a watercolour, gouache and ink drawing on paper, is his original artwork for one of the 28 plates he produced for a 1911, Hodder & Stoughton edition of Stories from Hans Andersen.

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New appointments in US salerooms including Eleanor Walper joining Christie's

07 March 2022

Christie’s Jewels has appointed Eleanor Walper as associate vice president and specialist at Christie’s in Los Angeles.

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A new auction house coming to Royal Wootton Bassett is among the latest Movers & Shakers news

02 March 2022

A round up of hires and jobs news from across the world of art and antiques.

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Pick of the week: Pioneering rail trio took a trip to the US

28 February 2022

Sometimes it pays to look a little further afield.

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Comics at auction: A truly super set of prices

28 February 2022

A four-day US sale of comics and comic art produced some extraordinary results – with 4900 would-be buyers registered and every one of the 1333 lots sold to bring a premium-inclusive total of $23.76m (£17.34m).

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Know one’s snuff: Chinese snuff bottles are among the highlights of Asia Week New York

28 February 2022

A collection of Chinese snuff bottles offered in two sessions stands out among an intriguing selection of Asia Week New York auctions and dealer shows.

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Big deals in the Big Apple with Asia Week New York

28 February 2022

Some 26 galleries will be participating in the dealers’ section of Asia Week New York either in person at a variety of city galleries or online.

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Rare Renaissance roundel bought by New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art after a nearly 20-year wait

24 February 2022

A rare Renaissance roundel has been bought by the Metropolitan Museum of Art nearly 20 years after its first attempt.

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