Latest News Articles by Denise Burrows

'Tangerine' range of Whitefriars glass

Specialist fair showcases 300 years of glass in one day

28 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.

Brussels Point de Gaze bridal veil

From 18th century lace to 20th century Hermès and Christian Dior – vintage fashion at auction

05 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.

AYG team up with Alfies Antiques

Antiques Young Guns organise pop-up shop at Alfies in September

06 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.

2016-17 NAVA president Joe Trinder

NAVA elect youngest ever president

09 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 Birkin 35

Hermès and Chanel modern classic handbags in demand at designer auctions

29 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.

Qianlong Republic period Chinese famille rose and grisaille vase

Top selling lots this week on

29 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

Chinese Kangxi porcelain famille noir brushwater

Rare Kangxi brushwater takes top spot at Roseberys' auction

20 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.

1949 Aston Martin DB

Aston Martin takes top spot at Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed auction

28 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 Toys 935 Leyland Octopus Flat Truck with Chains

Dinky diecast toy collection fetches £120,000 at Devon auction

23 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”.

1656 Gold Broad of Twenty Shillings

Two rare coins resurrect rivalry between 17th century rulers

08 June 2016

Oliver Cromwell and Charles II coins together fetched £33,000 at Cuttlestones' latest sale.

The Koch wine collection under the hammer at Sotheby's

Tasty result for the William I Koch wine cellar sale at Sotheby's New York

06 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 FAX

01 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.

A Christmas Carol published in 1843

Dickens' Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol lead the specialist sale at Cuttlestones

20 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 head of the militaria department at Woolley & Wallis auctioneers

New arms and militaria department launched at Woolley & Wallis

18 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

18th century Imperial Famille Rose ‘Chilong’ bottle vase

Rare 18th century Qianlong vase highlight at Bonhams' Fine Chinese Art sale

16 May 2016

A porcelain vase thought to be from a Chinese Imperial palace over two centuries ago sells at Bonhams for £110,500

Max Girardo launches new London-based classic car brokerage

Classic car auctioneer Max Girardo sets up new London brokerage

13 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”.