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Top stories this week – including news of Westminster City Council selling off its street signs

24 January 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of Westminster City Council selling off more than 200 street signs at a Catherine Southon auction.

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Banksy print once owned by the former Christie’s auctioneer who is depicted in it comes for sale at Forum

23 January 2021

A print by street artist Banksy (b.1974) called Morons depicting an art auction is coming for sale at Forum.

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Hokusai print, 18th century racehorse portraits and 1920s fountain pen are among five auction highlights that caught bidders’ eyes

22 January 2021

ATG’s selection of hammer highlights this week includes a one of only two known copies of James Roberts’ ‘The Sportsman’s Pocket Companion’.

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Royal Medical Service hopes to raise £15,500 to secure medicine cabinet linked to Lord Nelson’s surgeon Sir William Beatty

21 January 2021

Members of the Royal Medical Service hope to raise funding to purchase a medicine cabinet that has been linked to Lord Nelson’s surgeon Sir William Beatty.

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Hires and promotions – the latest appointments in the art and antiques industry

20 January 2021

An update across the market including at Christie’s, The Pedestal and book dealership Jarndyce Antiquarian.

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Scotland's coronavirus lockdown extended until next month

19 January 2021

Scotland's current lockdown will be extended until at least the middle of February, first minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

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Chance to buy Westminster street signs at auction as London council upgrades its portfolio

19 January 2021

Westminster City Council is upgrading its portfolio of enamel street signs and is selling off more than 200 examples at Catherine Southon next month.

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Brexit deal retains Artist’s Resale Right as part of level playing field

18 January 2021

The UK has agreed to follow the existing Artist’s Resale Right (ARR) regulations under the Brexit trade deal that came into effect earlier this month.

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Pick of the week: Aroma therapy – the c.1800 perfumes concealed in a book

18 January 2021

The luxury perfumery l’Officina Profuma Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella in Florence is considered the oldest pharmacy in the world.

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Man City owner was buyer of oldest FA Cup

18 January 2021

The oldest surviving FA Cup was bought by Manchester City FC owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed when it sold at auction last year, it has now been revealed.

Scottish lockdown changes as click-and-collect services halted

18 January 2021

Click-and-collect services from non-essential retail will now no longer be allowed in Scotland.

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Country house auctions on the way this month

18 January 2021

Golding Young & Mawer is to offer the untouched collection of a Warwickshire country house at the end of the month.

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An Art Nouveau brooch and a Charles II pewter candlestick are among seven lots to watch at auction 

18 January 2021

With estimates from £150-12,000 here are seven previews of upcoming items this week.

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Rowlandson view of Cornwall comes to Doyle in New York

18 January 2021

Doyle of New York is selling property from the estate of Mrs Henry Ford II on January 25. The auction will include furniture and decorative objects, art, books and fashion jewellery.

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Keep an eye on Rosselli

18 January 2021

Stair Galleries in Hudson, New York, holds a sale titled Master Class: John Rosselli’s Artful Eye that closes online on January 27.

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Bid Barometer: issue 2476

18 January 2021

ATG’s selection of auction lots bought by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com. This includes both the highest prices over estimate and the top prices paid online.

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Marie Antoinette portrait appears at Skinner

18 January 2021

This large 19th century portrait of Marie Antoinette and her children from the studio of the French artist Elisabeth Louise Vigée le Brun (1755-1842) is one of the highlights of Skinner’s Fine Paintings and Sculpture sale in Marlborough, Massachusetts, on January 22.

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Victorian silver salts on offer in Florida

18 January 2021

The Palm Beach Collections sale at Hindman in Florida on January 25 includes this set of four Victorian silver figural salts by E&J Barnard (London 1866).

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Two 'exceptional' tribal vessels sold on the same day at different sales

18 January 2021

Two exceptional examples of ethnographic art – one from the north-west coast of America, the other for Polynesia – sold in the UK regions last month.

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Miniature of Benjamin West by Henry Bone sells to US buyer

18 January 2021

A miniature by Henry Bone (1755-1834) depicting the American artist Benjamin West (1738-1820) was among the notable lots at the recent Hansons sale.

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