Latest News Articles by Denise Burrows
Specialist fair showcases 300 years of glass in one day28 February 2017
From 17th century fine English and European glass through to Contemporary studio designs, The Glass Fair @ Knebworth had something for all interests and pockets at its latest event.
From 18th century lace to 20th century Hermès and Christian Dior – vintage fashion at auction05 October 2016
Kerry Taylor Auctions’ October sale will feature a wide range of antique lacework, from 17th century Italian needle lace to 19th century bridal veils and Brussels Point de Gaze flounces.
Antiques Young Guns organise pop-up shop at Alfies in September06 September 2016
As part of Alfies Antique Market’s week-long 40th anniversary celebrations, the Antiques Young Guns will provide a pop-up shop for their members at the centre.
NAVA elect youngest ever president09 August 2016
Joseph Trinder, 23, has been elected president of The National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) for 2016-17, the youngest member to hold the position in the association’s history.
Hermès and Chanel modern classic handbags in demand at designer auctions29 July 2016
Fellows’ second Designer Collection sale fetched over £100,000. With a Hermès Birkin 35 taking the top spot, it seems the current trend for classic fashions and accessories at auction is here to stay.
Top selling lots this week on thesaleroom.com29 July 2016
With summer holidays upon us and no Antiques Trade Gazette being published this week, we take our regular look here at some of the highest selling items and top selling lots on thesaleroom.com
Rare Kangxi brushwater takes top spot at Roseberys' auction20 July 2016
Roseberys' latest fine art auction produced particularly sound results from the Asian art collection of Sir Anthony Hastings George, proving that a good provenance is still key.
Aston Martin takes top spot at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed auction28 June 2016
It was definitely a case of the ‘best of British’ this weekend as Aston Martin, Jaguar and Bentley went head-to-head at Bonhams classic car auction.
Dinky diecast toy collection fetches £120,000 at Devon auction23 June 2016
A vast collection of nearly 3500 diecast models fetched £120,000 at west country auctioneers Piers Motley. The lifetime collection of John Kinchen had been “well known in the Dinky world for decades”.
Two rare coins resurrect rivalry between 17th century rulers08 June 2016
Oliver Cromwell and Charles II coins together fetched £33,000 at Cuttlestones' latest sale.
Tasty result for the William I Koch wine cellar sale at Sotheby's New York06 June 2016
The Cellar of William I Koch 'White Glove' auction fetches a record-breaking £14.9m at Sotheby’s New York
Messum's partner the new FAX01 June 2016
Fine Art Exchange (FAX), an online peer-to-peer marketplace for pictures, has launched with Cork Street dealer Johnny Messum as a partner.
Dickens' Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol lead the specialist sale at Cuttlestones20 May 2016
A private collection of Charles Dickens’ novels put together by a collector in the early 20th century went under the hammer in Cuttlestones' latest sale.
New arms and militaria department launched at Woolley & Wallis18 May 2016
Salisbury-based auctioneers Woolley & Wallis have launched a new department and welcome Ned Cowell as their head of Arms & Armour, Medals & Coins and Militaria
Rare 18th century Qianlong vase highlight at Bonhams' Fine Chinese Art sale16 May 2016
A porcelain vase thought to be from a Chinese Imperial palace over two centuries ago sells at Bonhams for £110,500
Classic car auctioneer Max Girardo sets up new London brokerage13 May 2016
Renowned classic car auctioneer Max Girardo has left RM Sotheby’s to set up his own London-based brokerage, Girardo & Co, which will deal “in only the highest quality cars available to the market”.