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“It is rare for our clients to be dissatisfied, but if this were the case, we would have invited Mr Klesch to discuss with us his concerns. Unfortunately, he did not give us that opportunity. In November 2018, he served a claim on us expressing his desire to rescind the sale.”

Richard Green Gallery, which prepares to defend a High Court claim over a €5m painting sale. In the claim a buyer alleges that the gallery did not include the fact that the works had been acquired at auction in its provenance listings.

“I’ve bought this because I really believe in the art of card sending and to buy this on Valentine’s Day makes it extra special. I will use it to promote the art of sending greetings cards. This year is the 100th anniversary of the Greeting Card Association.”

Jakki Brown, editor and co-owner of the greeting card trade magazine London’s Progressive Greetings. She bought one of the world’s old Valentine’s cards this week - on St Valentine’s Day – from Hansons in Etwall for £5800.

“Philip isn’t the great art historical scholar, he has something far more important than that – genuine flair. This is one of a multitude of discoveries he’s made, some of which are in the Long Gallery here at Hever.”

David Starkey on Philip Mould.

“[These artefacts were] acquired in the past in good faith, but were more recently identified as not having the required, verifiable title, export or provenance details needed to proceed with a sale.”

Christie’s on the group of eight antiquities it returned to Italy after they were identified as not having the necessary export and provenance details to be sold.

“We feel confident that our new logo, website and colours will ensure our brand is easily recognisable, enabling us to communicate the Cheffins message with renewed impact, whilst capturing the essence and personality of the firm.”

Bill King, chairman of Cheffins, on its new logo.


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