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Four vintage fleas and fairs this weekend

05 April 2017

Judging by some of the comments Naomi Knight has received from dealers at the March launch of her new monthly sister market to the wellestablished Bath Vintage and Antiques Market, the Vintage Vauxhall Market is on a roll.


5 Questions: Justin Evershed-Martin

05 April 2017

Justin Evershed-Martin is the former director of Mallett who has launched a business specialising in 20th century decorative art and furniture. This week he exhibits at the Decorative Art Antiques and Textiles Fair in Battersea with a selection of privately sourced pieces all priced under £8000 (see right).


Wide world of the Welsh art market

05 April 2017

Two exhibitions mark the 25th anniversary of Welsh art specialist Martin Tinney Gallery.


Bid Barometer

05 April 2017

ATG’s selection of auction lots bought by internet bidders on from the period March 23-29, 2017. This includes both the highest prices over estimate and the top prices paid online.


Show your metal

05 April 2017

Included among the objects section of many sales featuring oak and vernacular material there are often examples of early metalware.

Droit de suite: Court says seller must pay levy

05 April 2017

The way Droit de Suite is applied in France was affirmed by a French court ruling last month.

Vetting committee stands down at PAD in Paris

05 April 2017

Paris art and design fair PAD has lost its vetting committee following concerns about the brief time allowed to view stands.


News In Brief

05 April 2017

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days.


Couple of nice little learners

05 April 2017

London sale offers ground-breaking grammatical studies from 16th and 17th centuries.


Previews: Up to £500

05 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.


BADA fair edges into a new era

05 April 2017

This year’s event was another step on the organisation’s road to modernisation


Let there be all kinds of light - German hammer highlights

05 April 2017

From minimalist lamp to starry chandelier


Elizabethan furniture shines in Met’s California dispersal

05 April 2017

Two pieces of early oak furniture deaccessioned from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York far outstripped modest expectations when offered for sale in California last month. The two tersely catalogued lots – both bequeathed to the museum in 1964 – appeared at Clars in Oakland on March 18. They sold to New York buyers.

Calculations go into orbit

05 April 2017

Calculations and notes predicting the orbit of what at the time was a newly discovered and very large asteroid, Juno, brought a bid of £7000 at Bonhams (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) on March 1.


Previews: £501 - £2000

05 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.


Shop talk – Manormonkeys Antiques Warehouse

05 April 2017

Blackminster Business Park, near Evesham


Engraving speciality: a late 17th century goblet

05 April 2017

For many centuries the German city of Nuremberg was a major centre for glass decoration.


Reader tips? Music to our ears

05 April 2017

MADAM – I was amused to read in the Previews section of ATG No 2285 that the “star” in Locke & England’s March 30 sale would be a large organ clock, estimated at £3000-5000 (lot 100). This is certainly not the case.


Beardsley shows his devilish side at auction

05 April 2017

It may have been under 2in (5cm) high, but a tiny ink drawing by Aubrey Beardsley sold for a sizeable $10,000 (£8000) in a sale of Illustration Art held by Swann (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) in New York on March 21.


Previews: £2001 - £5000

05 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.