Latest News Articles by Anne Crane
Spode collection offered in Australia22 November 2021
On December 2 Australian auction firm Shapiro will be offering the collection of Spode blue and white earthenwares assembled over the past 25 years by Russell Brooks. The majority were purchased in first 15 years mainly in England but also in Australia.
Ceramics: Twinight Collection shines bright at Bonhams auction15 November 2021
British porcelain element of renowned US collection amassed in European salerooms comes to auction in London
Title winners: named services attract extra interest for European ceramics at auction15 November 2021
Dessert plate taken to St Helena exile by Napoleon demonstrates provenance value
Hermit plaque emerges in Kansas15 November 2021
This KPM porcelain plaque will feature in Woody Auction’s next sale in Kansas on December 4.
Magritte’s conversation skills lead a modern way of thinking08 November 2021
Three works by the Belgian Surrealist feature in the Paris Art Week series of auctions
Man of many talents Cocteau shines in Paris sale08 November 2021
One of the first sales held by Bonhams (27.5/25/20/14.5% buyer’s premium) in its new Paris rooms was devoted to works by Jean Cocteau (1889- 1963).
Shipshape designs and innovative lighting at Italian design sale in Paris08 November 2021
Two major names in Mid-century Italian design, Gio Ponti and Angelo Lelli, had top honours in a recent Italian design sale.
Rare Chardin painting emerges as salerooms team up for Marcille family auction08 November 2021
Two auction houses, Christie’s and Tajan, are collaborating for a November 22 sale in Paris of Old Master paintings and drawings from the collections of the Marcille family.
Rediscovered Ribera comes to Paris sale08 November 2021
An unpublished painting by the Spanish artist Jusepe de Ribera (1591-1652) is to be offered for sale at Drouot in Paris by Gros & Delettrez on December 13.
Musical moment: Asian art and antiquities sale dedicated to Ader specialist08 November 2021
On November 25 Ader will hold a sale of Indian and Islamic Art and Antiquities that is billed as a homage to Marie-Christine David, a specialist in this field who worked with the firm for 10 years.
Baldus album shows the way01 November 2021
Ivoire Chartres is holding a sale dedicated to photographs in the French city on November 5.
Lalique jewellery takes flight01 November 2021
Naturally inspired creations underline the renowned designer’s range of talents
Marx and Lehmann motor to saleroom01 November 2021
The Milestone (20% buyer’s premium) auction held in Cleveland, Ohio, featured just over 700 lots of toys – the majority from one collection.
English oak took root in the US01 November 2021
The opening 320-plus lots of Thomaston Place Auction Galleries’ next sale, Autumn Majestic, from November 12-14 in Maine, comprise the works from the estate of New York advertising photographer Frank Cowan (1934-2003).
Munnings leads the Los Angeles field27 October 2021
Equestrian works by the British artist shine as ‘English country house meets Californian chic’
Fine Arts Paris adds more galleries and specialities27 October 2021
Fine Arts Paris, which last year was held as an online event, is back at the Carrousel du Louvre, its home in 2019.
Debussy the composer by artist friend Blanche27 October 2021
A portrait of the composer Claude Debussy painted by the French artist Jacques-Emile Blanche (1861-1942) met with a flurry of phone bids when it came up for sale on October 12 in Paris.
Panel from a monumental Parisian wallpaper work27 October 2021
Early wallpapers and wall coverings are specialities of Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz.
Follies add serious date weight27 October 2021
This 19th century China Trade painting was a highlight of the sale held by Ivoire Besançon (22% buyer’s premium) in France on October 17.
Dollar fits the bill27 October 2021
Among the works that the Old Master picture dealership Galerie de Bayser, a Fine Arts Paris regular, will be showing at the fair is this equestrian portrait by Jean-Léon Gerome (1824-1904) of the famous thoroughbred Dollar.