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Miniature chair and huge ox add up to big prices

24 February 2020

The Gentleman’s Library Sale at Bonhams on February 12-13 included a miniature William and Mary or Queen Anne walnut armchair standing 21in (53cm) high).

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Latest on the anti-money laundering rules

24 February 2020

In the latest in a series of updates on the new regulation to stop money laundering, Antiques Trade Gazette provides another round-up of guidance and tips for the art market.

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Bigger and better: TEFAF Maastricht hosts more dealers and introduces a suite of updates

24 February 2020

The 33rd edition of TEFAF Maastricht is the largest yet, building on the formidable foundations already laid but with a suite of updates aimed at maintaining the fair’s impressive reputation

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Affordable art: Three works sold for under £2500 including a Kenneth Newton still-life

24 February 2020

Three modestly valued works selling at regional sales including a Kenneth Newton still-life.

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Vernacular furniture returning home from US provides textbook lots in Oxford saleroom

24 February 2020

The Oak Interior sale at Bonhams in Oxford on February 19 included two substantial private collections consigned for sale from the US.

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Previews: Up to £500

24 February 2020

Our weekly selection from salerooms.

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The web shop window: Asprey dressing case

24 February 2020

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Comics with an X factor sold in Cumbria

24 February 2020

Comics played a significant part in a recent held by Mitchells (20% buyer’s premium) of Cockermouth, undoubtedly helped by the presence of some 30,000 Marvel comics from one private collection.

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Gallé crocus vase offered in Kansas

24 February 2020

This 17¾in (45cm) high, Gallé glass vase from c.1900 in marqueterie sur verre technique with a carved crocus design is one of the highlights of a sale to be held by Woody auction in Douglass, Kansas, on Mar 14.

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All calm after a splitting headache

24 February 2020

Pair of Abstract oils by Richard Smith had been cut in two but that did not deter the bidders.

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Painter portrays a lover

24 February 2020

This early-20th century portrait by Ronald Ossory Dunlop (1894-1973) depicts the actor and artist Jean Shepeard (1904-89).

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Previews: £501 - £2000

24 February 2020

Our weekly selection from salerooms.

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Country house improvements count in a Carlisle saleroom

24 February 2020

Modestly estimated at just £100-150 in a recent Carlisle sale, an 18th century manuscript notebook offering ‘An Account of the Improvements in the Gardens & Park at Cannonhall’ proved a major attraction.

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Jean Arp works headline Christie's sale of Greta Stroeh collection

24 February 2020

Works by the French artist Jean Arp (1886-1966) form the main constituent of the 81-lot sale of the Greta Stroeh collection to be offered by Christie’s Paris rooms on Mar 26.

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Previews: £5001 - £30,000

24 February 2020

Our weekly selection from salerooms.

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Frankfurt silver cup survivor draws bidders' attention

24 February 2020

German silver Kiddush cups survived the Second World War in only relatively small numbers but there were some treasured heirlooms, part of Jewish family festivals for generations, that were kept safe throughout the religion’s darkest times.

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Previews: £2001 - £5000

24 February 2020

Our weekly selection from salerooms.

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Previews: £30,000 plus

24 February 2020

Our weekly selection from salerooms.

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Chinese imperial silk painting sells in Bruges

24 February 2020

This Ming ink and colour on silk painting of Shakyamuni Buddha, offered for sale by Rob Michiels (27.5% buyer’s premium) in Bruges on February 15, is thought to be part of an imperial order made in the short reign of Emperor Jingtai (1449-57).

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Wood engravings showing executions in grisly detail emerge at Forum Auctions

24 February 2020

Two broadsides describing and illustrating with wood engravings the executions of convicted murderers were sold online at £1600 apiece by Forum.

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