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Joiners across auction houses and dealers – hires and appointments

30 September 2021

The latest updates on Movers & Shakers in the art and antiques sector

The Man with the Golden Gun books

Latest James Bond film prompts art and antiques firms to promote memorabilia

29 September 2021

The James Bond film ‘No Time To Die’ will be released on September 30 (after pandemic delays) and a number of auction houses and dealers have a selection of related items for sale.

Yinka Shonibare

Art UK holds charity auction with 140 artists 

28 September 2021

Art UK has launched a fundraising auction called Buy Art to Help Art UK which closes on September 30.

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A rare cello by the ‘English Amati’ is among five lots to watch

27 September 2021

With estimates from £600-80,000, here are five previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a family being convicted of a theft of Chinese jades

26 September 2021

The most read stories on this website over the last week included news of a £1.7m theft of Chinese jades

Claude Lalanne’s bronze ‘L’Enlèvement d’Europe’

Modern sculpture’s power couple: Works by the Lalannes continue to rise at auction

25 September 2021

Demand for works by the artist duo Claude Lalanne (1925-2019) and her husband François-Xavier Lalanne (1927-2008) continues on a roll.

EW Godwin coffee table

EW Godwin coffee table stars in our weekly pick of five auction highlights

24 September 2021

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes an Aesthetic table that made over 40-times estimate in Newcastle.

Alice Strang

New joiners and returning faces in the art and antiques sector

23 September 2021

A round-up of Movers and Shakers across auction houses in the UK, Europe and US.

Bonhams Paris

Bonhams to open saleroom in Paris as Sotheby’s expands wine sales in France

22 September 2021

Auction house Bonhams is to open its first dedicated saleroom in Europe this month.

Madison Avenue

Stanley Gibbons starts bankruptcy process for subsidiary Mallett after New York lease dispute

21 September 2021

Stamp and coin dealership Stanley Gibbons Group has begun a Chapter 11 process in the United States for its US subsidiary Mallett Inc.

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A William and Mary japanned chest features among five lots to watch

20 September 2021

With estimates from £400-100,000 here are five previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a legal dispute after a Chinese bidder fails to settle a £354,000 bill

19 September 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a contact dispute over how long it is ‘fair and reasonable’ to wait for a buyer to pay for a six-figure purchase.

Duncombe Park

Fairs fair – autumn brings a strong line up of fairs around the country

18 September 2021

Following a hiatus for many events, a return to a stronger fairs schedule has been welcomed by buyers and sellers this season.

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Sotheby’s to auction works from late art dealer Richard Feigen’s collection

17 September 2021

Sotheby’s is staging a dedicated sale of 55 works from the collection of the late New York art dealer Richard L Feigen (1930-2021).

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LAPADA announces autumn conference event

16 September 2021

Dealer association LAPADA has announced a return of its annual conference and this time it is being held in the autumn, as opposed to the usual February.

Dr Clare McAndrew

Smaller dealers see sales dip despite overall improvement according to new report

15 September 2021

Dealers’ sales improved during the first part of the year according to a new report sponsored by Art Basel and UBS, though the results were less positive for smaller businesses.

Kimberley and Sam at Koopman

New departments, hires and promotions – a round up of Movers and Shakers

14 September 2021

The latest jobs and expansion updates across the world of art and antiques.

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An Arts and Crafts cabinet by Ernest Gimson is among six lots to watch this week

13 September 2021

With estimates from £150-8000, here are six previews of upcoming items this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a sensational six-figure Chinese sleeper at a regional auction

12 September 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a ‘Ru’ censer selling at 400-times estimate at a Lincolnshire saleroom.

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Stolen Anglo-Saxon brooch returned to museum after 26 years

11 September 2021

An Anglo-Saxon brooch stolen from Rutland County Museum has been returned 26 years after it went missing.