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Chadwick takes £22,000 at Chorley’s

28 May 2018

A trademark bronze sculpture by Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) was the best-seller at a Modern and Contemporary Art & Design auction held by Chorley’s (20% buyer’s premium) at Prinknash Abbey Park in Gloucestershire.

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Whole historic aircraft hangar with flight pioneer Avro connection sells in Gloucestershire auction

25 May 2018

It is not every day that an auctioneer sells an aircraft hangar. Especially not one which plays such a fascinating part in aviation history as the structure offered by Gloucestershire saleroom Dominic Winter.

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Leading lot from local artist: Lynn Chadwick bronze draws early interest at Gloucestershire auction

16 May 2018

A bronze sculpture by Lynn Chadwick (1914-2003) was one of the top lots at a Gloucestershire auction earlier this week.

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Antiques Roadshow regular David Battie to hold exhibition at Cotswold auction house Tayler & Fletcher

12 May 2018

BBC Antiques Roadshow regular and Asian art expert David Battie is to host an exhibition and lecture at Cotswold auction house Tayler & Fletcher.

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Writing box secret drawer reveals a sharpshooter pistol rather than sharp nib

09 May 2018

When we wrote about Charles Miller’s latest auction in London one of the star lots was a magnificent Asprey travelling case for the gentleman who needs everything. However, it was missing one particular item which a writing box on offer at the Dominic Winter May 18 sale provides.

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Beautiful bindings at South Cerney auction

30 April 2018

A volume containing Richard Hooker’s sixth and eighth books dealing with The Lawes of Ecclesiastical Policy… is a 1651 re-issue of an edition first published three years earlier. The principal attraction, however, was the armorial binding.

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Plaques brighten snowy days

30 April 2018

Delayed by snow for a week, the Spring Sale at Chorley’s (20% buyer’s premium) on March 27 opened with a local collection of Republic-era (1912-49) porcelain.

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Celestial work lights up Glos sale

30 April 2018

First such pocket atlas published in England leads a look at highly diverse auction selection

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The trailblazing bicycle design made instantly redundant by the pneumatic tyre comes to auction

20 April 2018

You have to feel some sympathy for the innovative designers Charles Linley and John Biggs. Having just perfected a classic bicycle using an ingenious method of shock absorbing for a solid-tyre bike, then the pneumatic tyre came along.

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Roger Fenton’s pioneering war photography

16 April 2018

According to Chris Albury at Cirencester auctioneer Dominic Winter, an “an absolutely A1 example” of Roger Fenton’s (1819-69) famous photo The Valley of the Shadow of Death would make “£50,000-plus at auction, easy peasy”.

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Maltese artist mocks the Brits

09 April 2018

An oil by the famous Maltese painter Giuseppe Cali (1846-1930) fetched a five-figure sum when it went under the hammer at Moore Allen & Innocent (20% buyer’s premium) in Cirencester.

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Map lots go to plan at auction

26 March 2018

Cartographic rarities showed the way to strong results at the Dominic Winter (20% buyer’s premium) saleroom.

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Martin Brothers ‘Wally’ birds offered by Gloucestershire dealer

12 March 2018

‘Wally’ birds are among the most coveted of all pieces made by the famous Martin Brothers.

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Birth of art photography: A selection of early Victorian photographs come to auction as the National Portrait Gallery unveils new exhibition

05 March 2018

Work by ground-breaking Victorian photographers Julia Margaret Cameron, Oscar Rejlander and Lewis Carroll will be offered at auction this week in Gloucestershire.

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Harry Potter and All Creatures Great and Small actor Robert Hardy’s art and antiques collection comes to auction in Gloucestershire

28 February 2018

Sir Winston Churchill stetson and a name plaque from the door of the vet Siegfried Farnon from ‘All Creatures Great and Small’ are among the lots to be offered at auction from the estate of Robert Hardy (1925-2017) at Dominic Winter Auctioneers.

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Marine works help Glos sales schedule to get under way

19 February 2018

Private material sourced from old estates helped Gloucestershire saleroom Chorley’s (20% buyer’s premium) get the year off to a positive start.

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Previews: £30,000 plus

19 February 2018

Our weekly selection from salerooms and dealerships

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Toys talk is serious business for Cirencester vintage fair

19 February 2018

Antiques dealer and fair organiser Marcus Potts is an Art Deco and early 20th century ceramics man, but he is an absolute mine of information on vintage toys.

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Elgar is no enigma at auction

12 February 2018

Music played its part in the first Dominic Winter sale of the year, with books, scores and other autograph material from another but differently sourced Elgar collection to others offered before by the saleroom.

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Tetbury antiques dealer convicted of burglary of local jeweller

30 January 2018

A Tetbury antiques dealer and his father have been convicted for a burglary of a jewellery shop in Gloucestershire.