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Japanese architect's table on offer at Paris auction

30 May 2017

Included in Tajan’s design auction on June 1 is this striking 21st century low plexiglass table created by the Japanese architect Toyo Ito (b.1941).

France’s main antiques fair: the 2017 version

30 May 2017

The Syndicat National Des Antiquaires, organisers of the Biennale Paris, has announced the latest exhibitor list and progamme details for France’s main art and antiques fair which takes place in September.


Table is Printz charming

30 May 2017

The strikingly striated exotic timber known as palmwood was a signature material for the designer and interior decorator Eugène Printz (1889-1948). A characteristic example of the distinctive furniture he created in this medium featured in the decorative arts sale held by Tajan (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) on May 16.


When the tribal art world comes to Brussels

22 May 2017

'Cultures – The World Arts Fair' is a gallery-based event staged every June in the antique-dealing district of Brussels known as The Sablon.


Interview with dealer Gordon Reece on the tribal art market

22 May 2017

The Fine Art Society’s exhibition Gordon Reece: The Art of Collecting runs from May 23-June 16. It has been curated by Reece and presents African sculpture and artefacts from the former dealer’s collection alongside the FAS’s own 20th century art and design.


Introduction to a summer of tribal shows

22 May 2017

Tribal, non-European or ethnographic art has experienced a huge growth in both general and financial appreciation this century. This boost is partly due to the connections made between indigenous art and its influence on modern and contemporary artists.


Second slice of The Bourgogne Tribal Show

22 May 2017

While most tribal art events take place in major cities, the Bourgogne Tribal Show makes the most of its rural location.


Tribal tempters in new Sussex sale

22 May 2017

Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst is well known for its Garden Statuary and Natural History sales. Now it is adding a new category to the portfolio.


Fabergé silver cigarette case and Paul Nash poster on offer at New York auctions

15 May 2017

Fabergé and Russian works of art take the lead at Doyle while Nash heads the history of advertising design sale at Swann


Celebrating 50th anniversary of Summer of Love at Heritage Auctions

15 May 2017

Jimi Hendrix's Fender Stratocaster - 'the guitar that changed music' - is being offered at Heritage Auctions' sale in June


Love letters straight from the heart of American artist Wyeth

15 May 2017

Despite being one of the best-known American artists of the 20th century, relatively little information exists on the early years of Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) when he began to emerge as a prominent force in the art world.


Gangsters and outlaws feature in Boston auction

15 May 2017

A snake ring made by Clyde for Bonnie heads RR Auctions' memorabilia sale on June 22


Maryland auction offers over 500 dolls

15 May 2017

This French etrennes presentation gift set from c.1900 is a type that was popular in the early 20th century with toy and department stores who competed with each other to create the most eyecatching arrangements to attract customers.


Privately printed edition of Lawrence of Arabia's classic at New York auction

08 May 2017

One of 170 complete copies of the privately printed Cranwell edition of the 'Seven Pillars of Wisdom, A Triumph', 1926, by TE Lawrence (better known as Lawrence of Arabia) leads the Swann Galleries sale on May 16 in New York.


Painting by Javanese prince emerges at Van Ham in Cologne

08 May 2017

On May 19, not for the first time, Van Ham in Cologne is selling a painting by Raden Saleh Ben Jaggia (1811-80), a Javanese prince who made a career for himself during the 22 years he spent in Europe, mainly in The Netherlands and Germany.

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Diamond cluster rings with Kashmir sapphires offered at Milan jewellery auction

08 May 2017

The jewellery sale at Il Ponte in Milan on May 17-18 will include items with provenance to a number of Italian aristocratic families.


Berenice Abbott New York photos on sale in same city

08 May 2017

The largest group of photographs from Berenice Abbott (1898-1991) to come on the market since the Museum of the City of New York deaccessioned its duplicates in 2002 is offered in Heritage Auctions’ photographs sale on May 18-19.


Danish Art Deco daybed on offer in Copenhagen auction

08 May 2017

A relatively unfamiliar name in Nordic works is under the spotlight at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen in its Nordic Design auction on Thursday, June 8.


Chinese automaton clock chimes at Paris auction

08 May 2017

Classic antiques from furniture and works of art to scientific instruments and a Roman marble torso all feature in Artcurial’s evening sale in its Paris rooms on May 16.


Francis Picabia female figure sketch on offer in Madrid

08 May 2017

Francis Picabia (1879-1953) famously declared that he wanted to change his ideas “as often as one would change one’s shirt”, and he embraced many different artistic styles throughout his life.