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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.

Aguero Credit Graham Budd Auctions

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...

Masterpiece London

Masterpiece London announces line up for summer event

17 May 2022

The exhibitor list has been published for the upcoming Masterpiece London fair at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

Joseph Wright of Derby

Derby museum brings Wright of Derby painting ‘home’

16 May 2022

A Wright of Derby (1734-97) self-portrait, in private hands for 250 years, has been bought by Derby Museum and Art Gallery with the help of donations and a government tax scheme.

Noel Gallagher's 1960 Gibson ES-355

Noel Gallagher's guitar and a Louis XVI style commode are among five lots to watch

16 May 2022

With estimates from £150-500,000, here are five previews of items coming up this week.

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Top stories this week – including news of a record price for an RAF Victoria Cross

15 May 2022

The most read stories on this website over the last week included news of a rare flying VC awarded to the commander of the RAF’s 62 Squadron selling at Spink.

Doucai porcelain vase with Qianlong marks

Rediscovered Chinese vase stars in our pick of five auction highlights

13 May 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rediscovered doucai porcelain vase with Qianlong marks that made over seven-times estimate in Hampshire.

Silver spoons

Farnham antiques centre targeted by thieves

12 May 2022

A Farnham antiques centre is hoping to track down items stolen after a break in last week.

CQD Life-Saving Medal

Titanic twists of fate: tale of two auction lots in the US and UK

11 May 2022

Fate played a cruel hand in the case of two Titanic passengers whose stories have come to light through recent auction lots.

Andy Warhol's Marilyn Monroe picture sold at Christie's

Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe makes second highest auction price of all time

10 May 2022

One of five different coloured versions of Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe silkscreen from 1964 fetched the second highest auction price of all time when it sold at Christie’s New York last night.

Woolley & Wallis

New appointments and premises across the world of art and antiques

10 May 2022

New faces at Woolley & Wallis, Runjeet Singh and Freeman’s are among the latest Movers & Shakers.

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Second World War submarine’s Jolly Roger flag is among six lots to watch

09 May 2022

With estimates from £800-30,000, here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a Windsor Chairs furniture puzzle

08 May 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a pair of polychrome Windsor chairs sold at auction posing a puzzle for furniture historians.

Harvington Hall

Fellows teams up with historian to offer Elizabethan manor house tour

07 May 2022

Auction house Fellows is working with historian Dr Nicola Tallis to host a tour, talks and a musical performance at Harvington Hall.

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Chinese bowl selling for 28-times estimate stars in our pick of six auction highlights

06 May 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a Southern Song tea bowl with a presentation mark that attracted a flurry of bids at Hansons.

Diego Maradona’s shirt from the 1986 World Cup

Record for sporting memorabilia as Diego Maradona’s 1986 World Cup shirt sells for £6m at Sotheby’s

05 May 2022

Diego Maradona’s 1986 World Cup shirt worn in the quarter final against England set a record for any piece of sporting memorabilia when it took £6m at Sotheby’s.

Rebecca Solomon picture

Princeton University Art Museum revealed as buyer of picture by female Pre-Raphaelite artist

05 May 2022

A work by Rebecca Solomon (1832-86) offered at Sotheby’s was bought by The Princeton University Art Museum.

Ravilous watercolour

The Fry Art Gallery reopens after refurb with Great Bardfield exhibition sponsored by Sworders

03 May 2022

The Fry Art Gallery in Essex has undergone a major refurbishment and one of the first shows is being supported by local auction house Sworders.

Boba Fett Picture

Star Wars collectables and a Fijian whale’s tooth hook are among five lots to watch

02 May 2022

With estimates from £800-15,000 here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a record set for a 1960s Beatles concert poster

01 May 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included the sale of a Beatles poster from a 1966 New York concert.