News topics

Latest art and antiques news from Antiques Trade Gazette. Browse by topics such as art finance, auctions, insurance and recruitment.

img_22-1.jpg

Chaucer and Newton make it big at Bonhams

31 May 2021

Famous Kelmscott edition and copies of unpublished letters both attract strong bidding at Bonhams' books sale

img_39-1.jpg

Gallé vase captures Lake Como at dusk

31 May 2021

One of the highlights at Quittenbaum’s sale in Munich on June 8 is a Gallé vase from the period 1920-36.

img_12-1.jpg

Four sales prove better by design at Lyon & Turnbull

31 May 2021

Extensive cross-section of design-themed objects offered in Edinburgh and London by same auction house

img_33-2.jpg

Napoleon and Josephine reunited at London dealer's exhibition

31 May 2021

In the year commemorating 200 years since the death of Napoleon, pendant portraits of Napoleon and Josephine Bonaparte have been reunited after more than a century apart.

img_39-2.jpg

Hopes for a John Roddam Spencer-Stanhope chain reaction

31 May 2021

Along with his famous Pre-Raphaelite colleagues Edward Burne-Jones, Dante Gabriel Rossetti and George Frederic Watts, John Roddam Spencer-Stanhope was often influenced by the tales of classical antiquity and the paintings of Italian Old Masters.

img_13-4.jpg

You can be sure of Shell poster popularity

31 May 2021

Lyon & Turnbull’s Lalique sale had been displayed at the Mall Galleries in London with posters from the Shell Heritage Art Collection as a backdrop.

img_14-1.jpg

Inscribed Lowestoft jug can be linked to factory owner

31 May 2021

Lowestoft porcelain is particularly admired for its sense of place: the close ties the factory on Crown Street (then Bell Lane) enjoyed with its local community in Norfolk and Suffolk between 1757-1802.

img_39-3.jpg

Cathedral connection at sale of ‘Viennese Cosmopolitan's’ collection

31 May 2021

Over many decades, a ‘Viennese Cosmopolitan’ amassed a collection of works of art which are now being sold in the second auction of Tiberius in Vienna.

img_39-5.jpg

Take your opportunity to own a game of chance

31 May 2021

Wendl in Rudolstadt is holding its 100th sale and among the unusual collectables is a 19th century game of chance, known as Kakelorum, from c.1830.

img_39-4.jpg

Artist Zacharie Noterman goes ape

31 May 2021

A south German collector is parting with a painting by Zacharie Noterman, which is coming under the hammer at Metz in Heidelberg on June 18-19.

img_23-1.jpg

London calling in Colchester saleroom

31 May 2021

A New and Correct Plan of the Cities of London, Westminster and Borough of Southwark sold at Reeman Dansie (20% buyer’s premium) of Colchester was offered on behalf of an un-named charity.

img_62-1.jpg

Obituary: porcelain dealer Robyn Lynette Robb (1945-2021)

31 May 2021

It comes with great sadness to announce the death of Robyn Robb, who died on May 12 after a short and sudden illness.

img_14-3.jpg

Uncommon Wimbledon cast-iron mechanical bank emerges in Scarborough sale

31 May 2021

Almost two decades after the first American cast-iron mechanical banks, John Harper and Company of the Albion Works in Willenhall, Staffordshire filed a patent for the Wimbledon bank on September 21, 1885.

img_14-4.jpg

Bed courtesy of Collier & Plucknett

31 May 2021

This half-tester bed with its carved heraldic lions and painted and gilt panels is part of an extensive bedroom suite made c.1870 by Collier & Plucknett.

img_40-1.jpg

Barbarity brings faith for Arthur Segal

31 May 2021

Having spent seven years in Berlin, the Romanian artist Arthur Segal left Germany at the outbreak of the First World War.

img_23-2.jpg

Rare Bentley memorabilia focuses on successes at Le Mans

31 May 2021

Bentley owners and fanciers had the opportunity to acquire some scarce memorabilia in a spring sale at Bourne End Auctions (17.5% buyer’s premium).

img_28-1.jpg

Auction previews: issue 2495

31 May 2021

A selection of 16 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

img_40-2.jpg

Portrait influenced by Caravaggio on offer at Dorotheum

31 May 2021

Among the many paintings on offer at the Old Master sale held by Dorotheum are numerous works that document the vast artistic influence of Caravaggio.

img_23-3.jpg

Binding is auction gold

31 May 2021

Sold for £3000 as part of a four-day sale held by Bellmans (22% buyer’s premium) of Wisborough Green was what was billed as a gold mounted rectangular book binding, probably European and 19th century but in the 18th century taste.

British and Irish book auctions: June 1-18, 2021

31 May 2021

Our regular listing of UK and Irish book auctions.

News

Categories