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Mr Derbyshire, a sword and an Armenian mystery

13 June 2022

Whatever Mr Derbyshire, The Worthy Representative of Freedom Loving Great Britain was doing in the Caucasus in 1920, the Armenians of Karabach were obviously pretty pleased about it.

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Ceramics dealer E&H Manners buys Nicholas Sprimont portrait again – this time for the V&A

13 June 2022

A historically significant portrait of Nicholas Sprimont (1716-71) is set to stay in the UK after dealer Errol Manners sold it for the second time in his career – this time to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

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Decorator Rita Konig to provide interiors advice during BADA Week

13 June 2022

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) has teamed up with interior designer Rita Konig for its annual event BADA Week.

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A Van Cleef brooch and an Arts and Crafts vase are among six lots to watch this week

13 June 2022

With estimates from £300-20,000, here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Larkin leaps to five figures twice

13 June 2022

Two volumes of poetry offered in London auction were published by the Marvell Press.

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Medals: not just for the military

13 June 2022

Spotlight on honours sold recently includes courageous lifesavers from civilian backgrounds.

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Previews: Design

13 June 2022

Stand-out lots on offer in upcoming summer auctions and from dealers.

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Brave as a lion, proud to be a guinea pig

13 June 2022

Flight Lieutenant Maurice ‘Mark’ Mounsdon was one of only four remaining members of Sir Winston Churchill’s ‘The Few’ when he died in 2019 aged 101.

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Three albums, 410 wood engravings – Gwen Raverat’s work as a personal record

13 June 2022

Three albums containing in all some 410 wood engravings by Gwen Raverat (1885-1957), compiled by the artist as a personal record of her work and sold by a descendant, made a total of £34,500 at Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium) on May 11.

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Declaration before the declaration

13 June 2022

“Congress have judged it necessary to dissolve all Connection between Great Britain, and the American Colonies; and to declare them free and independent States…”

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Rare Rorke’s Drift casualty honour comes up at auction

13 June 2022

In May 2019 Spink (20% buyer’s premium) medal specialist Marcus Budgen was entrusted to catalogue the medals of Gunner A Howard, ‘N’ Battery, 5th Brigade, Royal Artillery, one of just four members of the RA present at the defence of Rorke’s Drift in the Zulu War.

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Polish para auction pick

13 June 2022

A selection of Second World War ephemera with a distinctly Polish flavour estimated at £60-100 sold instead for £7600 at a Devon auction.

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Previews: Furniture and works of art

13 June 2022

Highlights from a busy summer for auction houses and dealers.

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‘Magnificent’ medal collection generates many four-figure results at Suffolk sale

13 June 2022

A private medal collection rated by Ipswich saleroom Lockdales (18% buyer’s premium) as “magnificent” was offered on May 20-22.

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Previews: International

13 June 2022

A selection of upcoming lots this summer season from international auctions.

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Brothers brought South American magic via Barnsley

13 June 2022

Long before Mirandinha, Faustino Asprilla and Nolberto Solano graced the hallowed turf of Newcastle United’s St James’ Park, two brothers paved the way for South American footballers to play professionally in England.

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Previews: issue 2547

13 June 2022

A selection of seven upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK and Ireland.

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Previews: Jewellery, watches and silver

13 June 2022

A look ahead to auction house and dealer highlights this summer.

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Previews: Old Masters and traditional art

13 June 2022

A look at highlights from dealers and summer auctions in the UK.

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Author closes a collecting chapter

13 June 2022

Horror and fantasy novelist went from buying comic art to modern European purchases.

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