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Harry Becker in harmony with nature

27 November 2023

An auction record for Harry Becker (1865-1928) was set this autumn.

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Aldeburgh's Thompsons Gallery hosts latest Christmas exhibition

13 November 2023

Thompsons Gallery, Aldeburgh, opens its Christmas exhibition, one of the leading events of its yearly calendar, on December 2.

Andrew Singleton

Suffolk House Antiques – going out with a bang

13 November 2023

Andrew Singleton of Suffolk House Antiques is having his final selling exhibition in his shop in Yoxford from November 18-December 23.

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Frames galore at Stowmarket sale

13 November 2023

Stowmarket firm Bishop & Miller holds a timed online sale of 104 picture frames that ends on November 19.

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Art Market: Churchyard on cloud £9000

13 November 2023

Small sky study sets a new high for works by the artist who was a great observer of nature

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Pewter pleases for a second time

13 November 2023

Suffolk sale includes further selection from Chapman collection – but sculpture brings big surprise

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Suffolk village’s charms include two fairs and three antiques shops

06 November 2023

Two popular fairs are running in November and December in the Suffolk village of Long Melford which also offers three antiques businesses as an extra draw for buyers to part with their cash in a pre-Christmas splash.

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Eighteenth century plates from Steel collection

16 October 2023

Around 20 lots of delftware, mostly plates, tiles and chargers with modest estimates, featured in the sale of the Diana Steel collection.

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Elveden Hall sale: provenance creates a heady brew

09 October 2023

Country house auction boasted not just on-the-premises appeal but Guinness and Duleep Singh connection

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Bring on the Clowes

09 October 2023

James Clowes (c.1643-1705), who was born in Astbury, Cheshire, became a Free Brother of The Clockmakers Company in 1671 – the same year as Thomas Tompion, Joseph Knibb, Daniel Quare and Joseph Windmills. He worked first in St Giles in the Fields and then at Saint Ann’s Blackfriars.

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Elveden Hall auction brings back the room bidders

18 September 2023

In what may have felt like a flashback to the past, when bidders actually attended day sales in person, the Elveden Hall auction held by Sworders was deemed a runaway success.

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Norfolk dealer’s glass collection up for sale

18 September 2023

A single-owner sale from the late Norfolk glass collector and dealer Brian Watson is coming to Bishop & Miller on September 27.

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Battle for lowly-estimated Empire period Sèvres plates

11 September 2023

A group of nine Empire period Sèvres porcelain plates were the object of keen interest when they came up for sale at Lockdales in Ipswich on August 31.

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Mason’s shows signs of making a collecting comeback

28 August 2023

Is Mason’s ironstone going through a collecting Renaissance? Well, perhaps

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Guinness family collection to be auctioned in rare on-the-premises sale at Elveden Hall

15 August 2023

A single owner collection from Lord Iveagh will be offered by Sworders at the Guinness family’s stately home Elveden Hall in Suffolk.

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First Suffolk, now on to Norfolk

14 August 2023

Inaugural Lomax-organised Southwold event could be joined by another high-end fair also in East Anglia

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Clarice Cliff keeps a strong collector following

17 July 2023

It is 20 years ago that the auction record for Clarice Cliff was sent tumbling when an 18in (46cm) May Avenue charger sold for £34,000 at Christie’s South Kensington on May 14, 2003. Those were heady days indeed.

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You shouldn’t lose your marbles – they could be worth thousands

03 July 2023

Vendor finds glass marbles are worth more than expected as they make surprise four-figure sums in Bury St Edmunds

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Emporium joins the line-up

26 June 2023

The owners of an antiques centre in a large leisure and shopping village near Stowmarket in Suffolk are opening a second branch nearby just two years after the first one welcomed its first buyers.

Edward IV bronze measure

‘Earliest standard measure’ is the weigh to go

22 May 2023

The Oak Interior sale at Bishop & Miller in Stowmarket on June 1-2 includes this ‘important and exceptional’ Edward IV bronze measure.