Tuesday - 21 April 2015

International

Connecticut considers total ivory ban

08 April 2015

Antique dealers, collectors, auctioneers and museum representatives gathered in Connecticut last month to oppose a bill seeking a total and uncompromising ban on the sale of ivory.

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Picasso predicted to fetch $140m

27 March 2015

It has the highest-ever estimate placed on a work of art at auction. Predicted to fetch ‘in the region of $140m’, Christie’s are offering Pablo Picasso’s ‘Les femmes d’Alger (Version ‘O’)’ in New York on May 11.

Philadelphia flagship show shelved

18 March 2015

The April staging of the ‘Philadelphia Antiques Show’, one of America’s premier antiques events, has been cancelled. The fair, faced with falling dealer and visitor numbers in recent years, hopes to return in 2016 at a new venue with a broader exhibitor base.

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Crowds throng to TEFAF Maastricht

16 March 2015

‘TEFAF Maastricht’ opened last week to bright spring sunshine and the usual heaving crowds thronging around the 280 stands.

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TEFAF: What has sold so far?

16 March 2015

More news of sales is filtering through from the first weekend at TEFAF Maastricht, where more than 10,000 visitors attended the fair preview last Thursday March 12.

 

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