Filipino painting provides an art house record

24 June 2024

Bury St Edmunds might not be the most obvious place to find pieces of Filipino modernism.


Dickens’ gin jug packs punch at auction

24 June 2024

The final tranche of items from the Tony Chapman collection of pewter offered at Bishop & Miller of Stowmarket on June 19 included this capacious Victorian lidded jug once owned by Charles Dickens (1812-70).


Five stars for the Aldeburgh fair

03 June 2024

After launching last summer with four dealers, the Aldeburgh Art Fair is back this month with five.


Glemham Hall brocante back but for how long?

27 May 2024

Kate Button of Blackdog Events tells ATG that her annual brocante at the Grade I-listed Glemham Hall, near Woodbridge in Suffolk, is back again this year on Sunday, June 23, after a two-year absence.

Sculptures by Laurence Edwards

New Messums gallery to aid Lowestoft regeneration

22 April 2024

Messums, the modern and contemporary art dealership in London and Wiltshire, plans to open a new premises in the east of England next spring.


Fair ideal for new contacts

22 April 2024

Aspal Antiques launched at the 140-acre Stonham Barns Park near Stowmarket in Suffolk in 2021.


Candlesticks brighten sale day in Suffolk

01 April 2024

The latest edition of The Oak Interior auction held by Bishop & Miller (25% buyer’s premium) in Stowmarket on February 28-29 majored heavily on metalwork.


Two lots both with one careful owner since new

11 March 2024

Watches with provenance will naturally command a premium.


Harry Becker in harmony with nature

27 November 2023

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


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.


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.

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.


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


Pewter pleases for a second time

13 November 2023

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


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.


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.


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


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.

Elveden Hall auction

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.

Roman glass cinerarium

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.