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Auction of Suffolk artists’ pictures to support the East Anglian Art Fund

16 October 2019

Pictures and sculptures by two Suffolk artists will be auctioned to raise funds for a local artistic community.

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Revised anti-money laundering rules: five tips for auctioneers at the NAVA Forum

15 October 2019

A change to EU law, requiring auction houses, dealers and agents in art and antiques to carry out checks on transactions and customers, will come into force in January 2020 – regardless of Brexit.

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'Eccentric' collection of film, music and pop-culture memorabilia from famed Liverpool music venue comes to auction at Adam Partridge

15 October 2019

Memorabilia from a Liverpool music and events venue that has hosted 'The Beatles' will be sold by Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers in a single-owner collection sale later this week.


Five lots to watch at auction this week including a 6ft King Kong figure, an antique roulette wheel and a Scottish colourist painting

14 October 2019

With estimates from £200-35,000, here are five previews of upcoming sales this week.

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100 years of Australian auction history – Leonard Joel celebrates its centenary

14 October 2019

Australian auction house Leonard Joel is releasing a book and hosting an exhibition this month to mark its centenary this year.


They said what!? Museum acquisitions, recent rediscoveries and more from the art and antiques market

13 October 2019

In this week’s quotes roundup from the art and antiques trade we look at auction competitions, Welsh national treasures and more.

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Top stories this week – including news of the recovery of a stolen John Lavery painting

12 October 2019

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a painting by Sir John Lavery (1856-1941) consigned to an Irish auction house being identified as having been stolen 25 years ago from a British public school.