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Timing was picture perfect for Paris photograph auction

28 November 2022

Staging a photo collection sale just as a specialist fair opened proved a great choice.

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Auction benefits from constructive thinking

28 November 2022

Paris auction Ader (28% buyer’s premium) was busy on the photographic front during Paris Photo.

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BRAFA returns to early slot in the fairs calendar

21 November 2022

BRAFA Art Fair in Brussels has announced its dates for the 2023 edition.

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Madonna makes second-highest Bellini sum

21 November 2022

A Madonna and Child by the Venetian Renaissance Master Giovanni Bellini (c.1430-1516) and assistant sold in Vienna for a hammer price of €1.13m (£982,610).

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Life revealed in terracotta and wood forms

21 November 2022

This terracotta sculpture from 1941 by Ossip Zadkine (1890-1967) featured in the Fine Art sale held by Shapiro (25% buyer’s premium) on October 15.

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The frame game in Florida

21 November 2022

New York frame maker and restorer Eli Wilner is selling a lifetime collection of ‘museum-quality’ frames at auction.

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Ideal for collectors who enjoy the crack

21 November 2022

Single-owner group of mostly silver egg cups spanning two centuries opens a French auction

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Flemish tapestry hunted down after wartime wrongs

21 November 2022

A rare early 16th century Flemish tapestry that was part of an impressive imperial commission is coming up for sale in France in early December.

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Bixie could bring power and position if third time lucky

14 November 2022

A multitude of fabulous creatures are an integral part of traditional Chinese mythology. Among them is the Bixie, whose name translates as ‘to ward off evil spirits’.

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Watch given as gift to Thomas Mann’s favoured grandson emerges

14 November 2022

In his diary entry for August 12, 1950, the German writer and Nobel Prize recipient Thomas Mann described a meeting with his daughter-in-law Gret, who had married his youngest son Michael in 1939, and her 10-year-old son Frido in a café in Innsbruck.

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First Giacometti man strides out

14 November 2022

Two closely related bronze sculptures by Alberto Giacometti are among the highlights of the Modern and Contemporary sales on December 2 at Lempertz in Cologne.

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Eighteenth century flask sells for strong price

14 November 2022

Glassware with provenance to Augustus of Saxony takes five-figure sum

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Augsburg and Meissen mix help fuel demand for cutlery set at Metz auction

14 November 2022

The combination of Meissen porcelain and Augsburg silver proved to be a winning formula at a sale held by Metz (25% buyer’s premium) in Heidelberg.

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Venus sculpture triples estimate in Munich

14 November 2022

The sculptor Prosper d’Épinay (1836-1914) was a true cosmopolitan. Born in Mauritius, he later became a British subject, but is still often considered to be a French artist.

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Getty collection dispersed over four days of live auctions and six online sales

07 November 2022

Dining at Ann and Gordon Getty’s sumptuous Californian residence can seldom have been dull.

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Regency furniture in demand at New York sale

07 November 2022

Regency period furniture provided some of the highest prices in the sale of English and Continental furniture and decorative arts held by Doyle (26/21/15% buyer’s premium) on October 19 in New York.

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Businessman’s canapés taken by UK buyer

07 November 2022

Hindman’s (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) furniture and decorative arts sale in Chicago on October 18 was headlined by furnishings from the estate of Michael L Wilkie, a prominent Chicago businessman.

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Regency day bed emerges in Los Angeles

07 November 2022

Andrew Jones (25/18/12% buyer’s premium) held one of its periodic wide-ranging, mixed-discipline sales titled Design for the Home and Garden in Los Angeles on October 9.

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Goya’s most celebrated printed work offered in US auction

07 November 2022

A newly discovered first edition copy of Francisco Goya’s most celebrated printed work, 'Los Caprichos' (The Caprices), is up for auction at Butterscotch in Bedford, New York, on December 4 with an estimate on request.

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British falconry trophy flies into US sale

07 November 2022

The November 15 Silver & Vertu ‘signature’ sale at Heritage in Texas includes what specialist Karen Rigdon calls “probably the strongest collection of English silver that we’ve had in the last 10 years”.

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