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Top stories this week – including news of a rediscovered Rubens emerging at Sotheby’s

06 November 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ ‘Salome presented with the severed head of Saint John the Baptist’ being offered at Sotheby's New York.

Ottoman çintamani tile

Top-selling 16th century Ottoman tile stars in our pick of six auction highlights

04 November 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes features a selection of highlights from the UK's week of Indian and Islamic art sales. It includes a rare 16th century tile from Ottoman Syria that made over 22-times estimate.

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Cap owned by a real SAS 'rogue hero' takes £16,000 at Kent auction

03 November 2022

The SAS has never been short of eager collectors wanting to splash out for militaria connected with the British special forces unit.

Hyde Park Antiques lots

Top US antique furniture dealer to sell stock at Sotheby’s auction as it downsizes New York premises

02 November 2022

New York dealership Hyde Park Antiques, founded in 1965, will sell nearly 500 lots at Sotheby’s next year.

Squadron Leader Scarf

UK buyer sought for record breaking RAF Victoria Cross medal

01 November 2022

An export block has been issued on a Victoria Cross medal in the hope a UK buyer will emerge.

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Aberdeen slipware and an Art Deco brooch are among four lots to watch

31 October 2022

With estimates from £300-50,000 here are four previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including a dealer’s exhibition on the human form

30 October 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included figurative art in focus.

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An 18th century 100 guinea gold medal stars in our pick of five auction highlights

28 October 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a medal awarded to the captain that navigated Indonesia’s Pitt Strait that made over 35-times estimate in Warrington.

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Asian Art in London’s East Asian award winners announced

27 October 2022

At a gala party held at the Victoria & Albert Museum last night Asian Art in London announced the winners of its latest awards.

Ozengell Hoard

Anglo-Saxon hoard bought by Kent Archaeological Society ahead of London auction

27 October 2022

A large group of c.6-7th century Anglo-Saxon artefacts, known as the Ozengell Hoard, have been bought by Kent Archaeological Society.

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Rediscovered Rubens painting to be auctioned following divorce by US collectors

26 October 2022

A rediscovered Rubens and nine other Baroque paintings will be offered at Sotheby’s New York in January.

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New faces and locations across auction houses and galleries

25 October 2022

The latest appointments and openings across the art and antiques sector.

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David Hockney printed works are among five lots to watch

24 October 2022

With estimates from £1000-25,000, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a rediscovered coin hoard making over £600,000 at auction

23 October 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a group of coins found under the floor of a house in Yorkshire selling at Spink.

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Asian Art in London’s Indian & Islamic award winners announced

21 October 2022

Asian Art in London has announced the winners of the first group of its annual awards.

Bronze after Giambologna

Top selling bronze horse stars in our pick of five auction highlights

21 October 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a bronze cast based on one of the great Giambologna’s (1529-1608) favourite models that made over 25-times estimate in Somerset.

Going to the Match by LS Lowry

‘Going to the Match’ sets record for LS Lowry with £6.6m bid at Christie’s auction

19 October 2022

One of LS Lowry’s most famous works, ‘Going to the Match’, has sold for a record price at Christie’s.

Roseberys' Asian art team

New faces at Roseberys, Phillips and Christie’s plus a new dealership

19 October 2022

Five new specialists at Roseberys are among the latest recruitment news.

The North Sea by Lowry

Lowry seascape takes high six-figure sum at North Yorkshire saleroom

18 October 2022

A seascape from the early 1940s by LS Lowry (1887-1976) has sold for a hammer price of £840,000 at Tennants.

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A model of the Sir John Betjeman statue from St Pancras station is among five lots to watch

17 October 2022

With estimates from £1200-5000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction this week.