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Julian Thomson takes the helm at Anderson & Garland

25 September 2017

Newcastle auction house Anderson & Garland is under new ownership after Julian Thomson and Fred Wyrley-Birch bought out the previous owner Andrew McCoull.

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A treasure of the Elizabethan Silk Road – Chinese bowl with 17th century English mounts

25 September 2017

Some of the very first pieces of Chinese porcelain to arrive in Elizabethan Britain were mounted in silver-gilt to proclaim their luxury status.

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Windows into the life of Henry Holiday – and accountants

25 September 2017

The Institute of Charted Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) has acquired a set of four Henry Holiday stained glass windows from Mayfair dealer Sinai & Sons.

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Maori artefacts with 180-year history

25 September 2017

A collection of Maori artefacts with an unbroken provenance dating back to their acquisition by early English missionaries to New Zealand will be offered at John Nicholson’s of Fernhurst on October 5.

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London Auctions makes new hire and pledges to address payments

25 September 2017

The restructuring process at London Auctions in Chiswick is continuing with the appointment of a new general manager and the reopening of the café on the premises.

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East will meet West at Chelsea Harbour at Asian Art in London event

25 September 2017

The Asian Art in London initiative will mark its 20th anniversary by creating a series of events including an exhibition at The Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour in London.

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Christie’s shakes up its decorative arts strategy

18 September 2017

Christie’s is repackaging its global decorative arts sales calendar, adopting a more selective approach to the lots it sells while seeking to broaden the appeal of English and European furniture and chattels.

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London dealer Derek Johns sells Kew Palace portrait of founder

18 September 2017

A portrait of the founder of Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew will return home after it was purchased from London dealer Derek Johns.

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Heritage makes capital gains with purchase of London Coin Galleries

18 September 2017

Texas auction house Heritage Auctions has opened in the Shepherd Market area of London’s Mayfair after taking over dealership London Coin Galleries.

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Early rewards and awards at London fairs

18 September 2017

Dealers celebrated early successes at the 20/21 British Art Fair and LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair last week.

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Triple-A relaunches for ‘post-Brexit world’

18 September 2017

The group of regional auctioneers known as The Association of Accredited Auctioneers (AAA) has relaunched as an organisation to promote business and pool resources in the face of “a post-Brexit world and a rapidly changing market”.

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Stones poster buyer gets satisfaction

18 September 2017

It’s only rock ‘n’ roll, but nevertheless rare concert posters are selling for large sums at auction.

BADA eyeballs new technology

18 September 2017

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) is developing new technology to enable remote interaction between dealers and clients.

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Christie’s and China top NY Asia Week auctions

18 September 2017

Christie’s seven sales dominated the New York Asian art series. With a couple of sales still to go across the weekend, the firm’s running total was close to $35m, more than twice the aggregate of its competitors.

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Stanley Gibbons gives up on Pall Mall space

18 September 2017

Less than six months after holding its first auction in its Pall Mall home, Stanley Gibbons’ The Fine Art Auction Group (TEFAAG) has left the central London premises and is in the process of selling the lease.

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Met Police says art and antiques crime squad will reopen ‘as soon as possible’

11 September 2017

The reopening of the Metropolitan Police’s Arts and Antiques Unit has been delayed until later this year, ATG has learned. However, the force has denied reports it is to permanently close.

Numismatic partnerships formed to broaden market

11 September 2017

Two new international auction partnerships have formed in the coin market, both involving London firms.

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Christie’s sale brings home the Bacon

11 September 2017

A rediscovered Francis Bacon is to be offered at Christie’s next month with a £7m-10m estimate.

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Experts outline Brexit trade risk

11 September 2017

Lawyers and accountants have drawn up documents laying out the issues facing the art and antiques trade to inform government as it negotiates the terms of Brexit.

Death of Artist’s Resale Right ‘is exaggerated’, lawyer says

11 September 2017

Artist’s Resale Right, the royalty payable by a buyer to an artist or an artist’s estate for a painting resold for €1000 or more, is likely to be adopted by the UK along with other EU laws after Brexit.

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