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English country house, Virginia style at Bonhams

16 September 2019

Bonhams is to sell the Eric Steiner collection in its Los Angeles rooms on October 10, under the title The Contents of a Virginian Country House.

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Classy cut glass comes to Kansas auction

16 September 2019

Woody Auction’s sale on September 21 in Douglass, Kansas will offer several hundred lots of American, English and Continental European cut glass.

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Courageous bids on a pale ale horse painting at Woolley & Wallis

16 September 2019

Reinagle’s equine portrait painted in Reading brewery brings £15,000 at Salisbury sale

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Eclectic sales at London’s 12th tribal gathering

16 September 2019

A Madonna and Child sculpture from 19th century Luba culture in the Democratic Republic of Congo was among the sales at Tribal Art London, where the theme was Mother, Muse and Maker.

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Movements in the market – for property and art

16 September 2019

A busier than usual summer for the local housing market appeared to boost both vendor consignments and bidding at Market Harborough auctioneers Gildings (18% buyer’s premium).

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The web shop window: a watercolour of soldiers by Claud Lovat Fraser

16 September 2019

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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Obituary: Valuer and auctioneer Jane Anderson (1950-2019)

16 September 2019

Valuer Jane Anderson, who died in January this year, joined Berkhamsted Auction Rooms as a secretary in the early 1980s and quickly progressed to the role of manager and auctioneer. She was one of only a handful of women auctioneers in the 1980s.

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Hadrianic Dionysos head offered at Cottone’s auction

16 September 2019

One of the highlights of Cottone’s sale in Geneseo, New York, on September 28 will be this marble head of Dionysos, a Roman copy of a late classical (4th century BC) Greek archetype.

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On the scent of Emms - sporting scene hunted out at auction

16 September 2019

It was while working as a studio assistant to Lord Leighton in the early 1860s that John Emms (1841-1912) travelled to Lyndhurst in the New Forest, a trip that would define his career as a painter of dog portraits and sporting scenes.

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Doyle stages latest sale of canine and sporting art

16 September 2019

The Dogs in Art sale is a regular fixture in Doyle’s calendar.

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Buyer has no fear of the unknown as pocket globe leads Exeter auction

16 September 2019

A pocket globe with some areas still a mystery leads a maritime auction at Exeter saleroom Bearnes Hampton & Littlewood.

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Affordable art: Three works sold for under £3000 including a painting by mountaineer-artist Bill Peascod

16 September 2019

Three modestly valued works selling at regional sales below £3000.

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An invitation to look at Ernst

16 September 2019

'La horde de barbares' (1934) by Surrealist painter Max Ernst (1891-1976) is offered in an exhibition dedicated to the German artist at M&L Fine Art.

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Late career portrait by Jean-Baptiste Greuze emerges at Skinner

16 September 2019

A portrait of an unidentified young man by the 18th century French artist Jean-Baptiste Greuze (1725-1805) will feature in the auction to be held by Skinner in Boston on September 27.

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Art dealer Bill Clark marks 20 years with Northern art

16 September 2019

Marking 20 years in business, Clark Art is holding a show featuring works by some of the key artists it has championed across two decades.

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Ivory nutcrackers could become a museum piece

16 September 2019

Entered by a vendor who hated them, a pair of 6in (15.5cm) long 19th century nutcrackers reflected in their way two different aspects of auctioneering today: how smaller country firms see their future and what will happen to antique ivory items when most of the trade in them is banned.

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Bid Barometer

16 September 2019

ATG’s selection of auction lots bought by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com from the period September 5-11, 2019. This includes both the highest prices over estimate and the top prices paid online.

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Interview: The lawyer and coin collector in the eye of a storm over trading tariffs

16 September 2019

Peter Tompa, cultural property lawyer and coin collector, on the US rules around three key collecting areas

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Vintage Barbie bather swims into Denver sale

16 September 2019

High Fashion from the late 50s comes to Denver, Pennsylvania, in the form of this Barbie doll.

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They said what!? BADA responds to questions over the sale of its antiques fair and more from the art and antiques market

15 September 2019

It’s not about the money for members of the art and antiques trade this week. Instead, they had a few words to say about thieves, partners and like-minded individuals

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