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Latest news about key people in the art and antiques market including top names who work at major auction houses; organisers of significant art and antiques fairs; antiques dealers; collectors; museum curators; heads of trade organisations; market and regulatory experts.

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Sir David Tang’s collection to be offered at auction at Christie’s

10 January 2018

Items once owned by ‘London’s best connected man’ will be offered at auction later this month when a collection from the late Hong Kong socialite and businessman Sir David Tang comes to Christie’s.

Jean Ghika, head of jewellery at Bonhams

Bonhams appoints new head of jewellery

08 January 2018

Bonhams has announced that Jean Ghika has become its global head of jewellery.

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CSK poster girls make return to auction rooms in Edinburgh

02 January 2018

Former Christie’s vintage poster specialists Nicolette Tomkinson and Sophie Churcher have teamed up with Lyon & Turnbull to launch dedicated auctions this year.

Hansons

Charles Hanson: ‘I want to expand across London within a year’

30 December 2017

Charles Hanson, the indefatigable Derbyshire auctioneer, is making his first move into the London market, with the launch of Hansons London in January. Here he tells ATG why the time is right for his expansion down south and how he'll differentiate the business from London rivals

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Nelson and Lawrence of Arabia footwear stroll to Hansons auction success

23 December 2017

Footwear is always topical at this time of year thanks to careless Cinderella and her mislaid slipper. So it’s a perfect chance to bring news of a couple of intriguing items sold at Derbyshire saleroom Hansons.

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US auction house Morphy Auctions buys James D Julia

21 December 2017

Leading US regional auction house James D Julia is to become part of Morphy Auctions.

Dickinson

Former Bonhams vice president joins dealership Dickinson

19 December 2017

William O’Reilly has joined Dickinson in New York.

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Hansons to hold London sales in 2018

18 December 2017

Derbyshire-based Hansons Auctioneers is opening a London saleroom, with plans to host fine art and antiques auctions once a month from February 2018.

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Trade figures on the move

18 December 2017

With the closure of Christie’s South Kensington in July and restructuring at parent company Christie’s, many former staff were on the move in 2017. But, as this selection suggests, they were not the only ones trading places.

Richard Courtney and Victoria Borwick

English furniture dealer honoured for service to antiques trade

14 December 2017

West Sussex furniture dealer Richard Courtney has been awarded a distinguished service medal by the British Antiques Dealers’ Association.

Albertine Verlinde and Sarah de Clercq

Sotheby’s appoints ex-Christie’s specialist as MD in the Netherlands

06 December 2017

Sotheby’s has appointed Sarah de Clercq as managing director in The Netherlands. She was previously head of Old Master and 19th Century European art at Christie’s in Amsterdam and will start her new role in January 2018.

Patricia Stevenson

Ex-Tatler boss appointed chief executive of LAPADA

04 December 2017

LAPADA has reached outside the art and antiques sector for its new chief executive, appointing the former publishing director of Tatler magazine, Patricia Stevenson.

Editor’s comment: Let’s welcome an industry ‘outsider’

04 December 2017

When is parachuting in a leader from outside an industry a good idea?

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Lee Young takes on MD role at Duke’s

27 November 2017

Lee Young, Asian art specialist and international director at Lyon & Turnbull, is joining Duke’s of Dorchester in December. He will assume the role of managing director.

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Horse whispers and festive song at Hansons

13 November 2017

Not many new faces at salerooms can include among their experience “a trained horse whisperer”.

Asian Art in London party

Asian Art in London 2017 – 10 shots from the gala party

10 November 2017

‘Asian Art in London’ celebrated its 20th birthday with a gala party in the British Museum’s newly refurbished Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery last night.

Adrian Hailwood

Hailwood joins Woolley & Wallis as watch expert to boost firm's coverage of 'increasingly important' market

01 November 2017

Adrian Hailwood, former director at Fellows responsible for watches, has joined Woolley & Wallis as wristwatch specialist in the firm’s jewellery department.

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Shop talk – Patrick Sandberg Antiques

30 October 2017

In our continuing series looking through the keyhole of ‘bricks and mortar’ shops in 2017, ATG talks to Patrick Sandberg, owner of the eponymous shop specialising in English furniture and works of art. Sandberg is one of the dealers exhibiting at the Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia (October 31-November 5).

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5 Questions: Cornelia Perquin of Precious Flora

30 October 2017

Cornelia Perquin of Precious Flora deals in floral vintage and antique jewellery. She stands at art and antique shows as well as floral events. Her next event is the 'Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia'.

Bhupen Khakhar

Howard Hodgkin estate sale achieves £3.65m at Sotheby's auction

27 October 2017

Sotheby’s sale of works from the collection of the British artist Howard Hodgkin (1932-2017) raised a hammer total of £3.65m with 86% sold by lot in its Bond Street rooms on October 24.

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