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Napoleon

Remembering Napoleon 200 years after his death as demand rises for relics

10 May 2021

The bicentenary of Napoléon Bonaparte's death boosts demand for relics

Edoardo Roberti

Sotheby’s shakes up its Old Masters and Fine Art teams

10 May 2021

Sotheby’s has made changes to its Old Master department in London.

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Pick of the week: Symbol of a surprisingly diverse era

10 May 2021

London’s art world between the wars was a surprisingly diverse community.

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French and Irish events to reopen as indoor fairs in England resume next week

10 May 2021

The restrictions operating during the latest lockdowns are continuing to ease in countries including France and the Republic of Ireland.

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Obituary: Victoria de Rin (1931-2020)

10 May 2021

At the end of last year the antiques business lost one of its expert dealers, Victoria de Rin, a leading light in the world of collectables, who specialised in Wemyss Ware. Sadly she passed away on December 12, 2020.

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Festival time in Peterborough

10 May 2021

Art glass dealers look forward to the Festival of Antiques.

Pom Harrington

‘There are more book buyers out there than we realised’

10 May 2021

ATG interviews the new Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association president Pom Harrington

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Two of The Few: Battle of Britain medal groups

10 May 2021

Medal groups awarded to two of The Few – the heroic RAF and Fleet Air Arm pilots of the Battle of Britain – are on offer at auction this month.

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Dragon vases fire up Zurich interest

10 May 2021

Porcelain on offer in Swiss saleroom catches the eye of international bidders.

International book auctions

10 May 2021

A list of upcoming international books auctions.

 Jeremy Cooper's novel, Bolt from the Blue

Ex-dealer now author writes about the young at art

10 May 2021

Retired antiques dealer, broadcaster and author Jeremy Cooper has published his latest novel, 'Bolt from the Blue' (Fitzcarraldo Editions. RRP £12.99).

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Watchmaker to the royal family

10 May 2021

Little is known about the biography of the German watchmaker Sigismund Rentzsch, who came to London in the early 19th century, where he set up a workshop.

Dorking welcomes open-air brocante

10 May 2021

Jane Alexander of Dovehouse Fine Antiques Fairs is back with her fully booked socially distanced antiques and decorative art fair at the Dorking Halls.

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Precious metals prices: issue 2492

10 May 2021

On Friday, May 7, Michael Bloomstein of Brighton was paying the following for bulk scrap against a gold fix of: $1820.50 / €1506.74 / £1308.39

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The mapping of geopolitics

10 May 2021

A brief history of maps designed to communicate ideas over geographical accuracy

UK and Irish book auctions

10 May 2021

This is a selection of specialist auctions. Dates are subject to change as are the conditions under which the auction may be held. Readers should check with the auction house for further details.

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Swiss and German fine art highlights

10 May 2021

Recent stand-out lots from salerooms in Basel, Zurich, Constance, Stuttgart and Dresden

Queen Victoria's slippers

News In Brief – including news of Queen Victoria's slippers coming to auction

10 May 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of slippers once owned by Queen Victoria coming to auction.

Janice Kehoe

5 Questions: Janice Kehoe of Solo Antiques

10 May 2021

Janice Kehoe established Solo Antiques in 2004 and specialises in Art Nouveau and Art Deco sculpture and glass as well as the Arts & Crafts movement.

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The web shop window: English bureau plat which appeared in James Bond film Dr No

10 May 2021

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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