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Floral swags and pear-shaped drops on offer

05 June 2023

Featuring in the June 22 Jewellery, Watches Silver auction at Dawsons in Maidenhead is this late Victorian diamond garland necklace.


Chequers view was painted for the Iron Lady

05 June 2023

On Saturday 17 April, 1982, the artist Jonathan Warrender (b.1954) found himself in the back of a Bentley whirling through country lanes towards Chequers.


Silverware takes to the Los Angeles saleroom stage

05 June 2023

Pictured here are examples of Georgian silverware coming up in two different auctions that are being staged in Los Angeles in June.


Pocket watches that pack a punch

05 June 2023

Portable timekeepers full of collectable appeal need not be just those worn on the wrist


The remarkable Mrs Newman

05 June 2023

The professional goldsmith and jewellery designer was not the first woman in such a role but received significant prominence in the Victorian era under her own name


Book fairs in London post encouraging results

05 June 2023

London’s two big book events running simultaneously reveal major sales with visitors to Firsts up by a third.


Paris springboard for Asian art sales

05 June 2023

Auction houses, galleries, museums and institutions prepare for sixth edition of Parisian events


Incense burner is the talk of the Toun

05 June 2023

This massive Japanese silver incense burner weighing over 641 troy oz proved to be one of the major attractions in the silver and vertu sale held by Heritage (25/20/15% buyer’s premium) on May 16.


Dealer Henrywood takes Taunton antiques centre chance

05 June 2023

Ceramics specialist offers a range of antiques


Collection of a champion of Keith Vaughan's work now comes to auction

05 June 2023

Works by Keith Vaughan (1912-77) from the collection of the man who played a crucial role in preserving and promoting his legacy come for sale.


Not quite in Stuttgart but Germany’s leading book event returns

05 June 2023

The Stuttgart Rare Book Fair, Germany’s leading fair for the rare book and prints trade, is returning after the pandemic for an anniversary event from June 16-18.


Sealed and delivered to auction: the Matrix collection

05 June 2023

Collector and author bought pieces for their historical interest as well as beauty


Car boots coming up at stately home venues

05 June 2023

Three stately home car boots are on the way in the next few months.


UK arms and armour dealer Singh’s big draw in Paris

05 June 2023

One of the overseas dealers who will be showing at The Pagoda for Printemps Asiatique Paris is the UK dealer Runjeet Singh.


Rolex taken from £200 original purchase to £45,500 at auction

05 June 2023

This Rolex Cosmograph Dayton is proof that some branded wristwatches have become an exceptional investment


Classic Georgian tables that stood in Melbourne suburbs

05 June 2023

Two examples of classic early Georgian mahogany proved to be in demand at Artvisory (26% buyer’s premium) of South Yarra, Victoria.


Brocante promises lots of space in a park venue

05 June 2023

Dealers from a Norfolk centre will be reinforced by many others during the Bayfield Brocante.


Dealer recognises Victorian value in a stone that could be broken up

05 June 2023

It’s not unusual for an antique jewel containing a particularly high-quality stone to be broken up after its purchase – the intrinsic value greater than the value of the whole.


Lowry depicts street life in pastels

05 June 2023

The 1947 Street Scene with Figures by LS Lowry (1887-1976) is the earliest work so far to appear on the market from a group of vibrant figurative pastels.


Doulton delights packed in floor to ceiling

03 June 2023

A remarkable Nautilus Clock sold for £7000 when Sworders (25% buyer’s premium) offered the first part of the Ann Turner collection of Doulton pottery.