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Jo Lloyd

New faces and promotions at Roseberys, Bonhams and Freeman’s  – the latest news from across the art and antiques sector

07 June 2022

Appointments in the UK, Asia and the US are among the latest jobs updates.

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A portrait of Lady Northcliffe and a René Lalique car mascot are among six lots to watch

06 June 2022

With estimates from £180-30,000, here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Near-total ban on antique ivory comes into force

06 June 2022

The Ivory Act is now in force in the UK, bringing in a near-total ban on the sale of antique ivory.

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Top stories this week – including a diamond brooch gifted by the Queen coming up for sale

05 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a presentation brooch given by Queen Elizabeth II to the Duchess of Norfolk being offered at Noonans.

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Vulliamy mantel clock stars in our pick of seven auction highlights

03 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a 19th century ‘five-glass’ mantel clock which made over five times estimate in Lincoln.

Reigning Queens

Queen portraits among highlights of Sotheby’s Platinum jubilee celebrations

02 June 2022

Portraits of five centuries of female monarchs feature in a loan exhibition at Sotheby’s as part of its jubilee festival.

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Reminders of Derby Day glory sell at auction just before the big race

31 May 2022

This Saturday, June 4 is Derby Day - one of the five classic English horse races.

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A George II armchair and an Edwardian cigarette box are among five lots to watch

30 May 2022

With estimates from £150-50,000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a hand-sized Buddha making 350-times estimate

29 May 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a 900-year-old Pala dynasty bronze figure of a Buddhist deity beating all expectations at an auction in Essex.

Vienna porcelain tea bowl

Vienna porcelain tea bowl and saucer stars in our pick of five auction highlights

27 May 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare bowl and saucer decorated by Ignaz Preissler, the Polish master of the ‘hausmaler schwarzlot’ technique.

Harrison Goldman

New hires and an auction house expansion – the latest news from across the art and antiques sector

26 May 2022

Appointments at Christie’s New York and Bellmans are among the latest jobs news.

NAJ Summit

Jewellery event speakers revealed

25 May 2022

The National Association of Jewellers’ Institute of Registered Valuers (IRV) has announced the keynote speakers for its upcoming conference this summer.

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Sotheby’s to offer major English collection this summer

25 May 2022

An important English collection of Impressionist pictures, silver and furniture will be auctioned across eight different sales at Sotheby’s this summer.

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Mary, Queen of Scots silver casket sold to Scottish museum for £1.8m

24 May 2022

A casket believed to have once belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots has been bought by the National Museum of Scotland with help from donors and art funds.

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A Bristol delft polychrome plate and a Walter Sickert drawing are among six lots to watch

23 May 2022

With estimates from £300-6000, here are six previews of items coming up at auction this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a collector bidding a record price to buy back a Popeye tank

22 May 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Popeye collector who originally sold a tank but wanted it back so badly he was willing to bid a record price.

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French photographer Gustave Le Gray’s Napoleon III army album comes to auction

21 May 2022

Phillips will offer a recently discovered copy of Gustave Le Gray’s famous 'Souvenirs du Camp de Châlons' at auction in London next week.

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Exceptional Chinese ‘nine dragon’ vase stars in our pick of six auction highlights

20 May 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Qianlong mark and period doucai 'nine dragon' vase that made 10-times estimate at Sotheby’s.

Ben Clark and Alessandro Fiorotto

Art adviser Gurr Johns launches financing business

19 May 2022

Art consultancy and valuation firm Gurr Johns has launched a new money-lending business.

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Sergio Aguero shirt worn when scoring last-gasp Man City title winner in 2012 comes up at auction

18 May 2022

Probably best to look away now if you are a Man Utd fan...