News in Brief


Silver hunting flask

News in brief – including the halting of an auction of a Chinese silver flask after government intervention

11 July 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the Chinese government halting the auction of a flask taken from the Summer Palace.

Elvis Presley watch

News in brief – including the sale of a watch worn by Elvis Presley

04 July 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a watch worn by Elvis Presley selling for a six-figure sum at auction.

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News in brief – including the auction of an Antiques Roadshow specialist’s extensive collection

27 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the sale of ceramics and collector’s curiosities from David Battie's collection at Tennants.

Jenny Saville

News in brief – including new judges for the BADA Art Prize

20 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that artist Jenny Saville is a new judge for the BADA Art Prize.

Fiona Bruce

News in brief – including the search for new producers for the Antiques Roadshow

13 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of the production of the Antiques Roadshow out for tender by the BBC.

The Louvre Museum

News in brief – including news of the Louvre caught up in an antiquities trafficking probe

06 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a former director of the Louvre investigated for alleged antiquities trafficking.

Jewellery

News in brief – including an antiques centre in Tetbury targeted by thieves

30 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of more than £30,000 worth of jewellery stolen from an antiques centre in Tetbury.

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News in brief – including Gurr Johns launching a money lending arm

23 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that the owner of Dreweatts will start offering loans to collectors of art, luxury items and collectables

Ronati

News in brief – including a new marketplace guide for dealers

16 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that Ronati has partnered with LAPADA on its 2022 marketplace guide.

Maradona shirt

News in brief – including the auction of Maradona’s 1986 World Cup shirt

09 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the sale at Sotheby's of the World Cup shirt worn by Diego Maradona in 1986.

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News in brief – including a painting previously hung in the White House being offered at Christie’s

02 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Christie's offering 'Washington Crossing the Delaware' by Emanuel Leutze.

Poplars near Nuenen

News in brief – including a TEFAF grant for a museum to restore a picture by Vincent van Gogh

25 April 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a grant from TEFAF Museum Restoration Fund to restore a van Gogh oil painting.

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News in brief – including a cast of Rodin’s The Thinker on offer at Christie’s

18 April 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a bronze cast of Auguste Rodin’s The Thinker estimated at €9m-14m at Christie's.

Paris

News in brief – including a vintage fashion auctioneer launching a joint venture in Paris

11 April 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Kerry Taylor partnering with new Paris firm to stage vintage and luxury sales in the French capital.

Grand Palais Ephémère

News in brief – including the name revealed for a new Paris fair

04 April 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the new name and details of the planned fair in the French capital.

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Christie's King Street, London

News in brief – including a new head of Old Masters at Christie’s

21 March 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Andrew Fletcher joining Christie’s from Sotheby's.

Montefiore Mainz Mahzor

News in brief – including a recipient of the TEFAF Restoration Fund conserving a rare Hebrew illuminated manuscript

14 March 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a US museum receiving a TEFAF Restoration Fund to conserve a Hebrew manuscript.

The remaining three pictures of the set in Chastleton House

News in brief – including a missing saint picture from a National Trust property

07 March 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the search for a missing saint painting from the National Trust's Chastleton House in Oxfordshire.

Jim Spencer

News in brief – including another first edition copy of Harry Potter coming to auction

28 February 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a first edition copy of Harry Potter coming to auction at Hansons.

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