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Stanley Gibbons Group

Inflation could help sales of collectables such as stamps, according to Stanley Gibbons Group

27 April 2022

Collectables group Stanley Gibbons Group has pointed to evidence that both coins and stamps “do well during periods of heightened inflation”.

Bonhams New York

New hires across the art and antiques sector including in the US and Middle East

26 April 2022

Among the latest Movers & Shakers news are appointments at Bonhams and Christie’s and a refurbishment at Artcurial.

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A Patek Philippe gold watch and a Westminster Abbey skeleton clock are among five lots to watch this week

25 April 2022

With estimates from £600-5000, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including historical photography and photographica in the spotlight

24 April 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of two transatlantic fairs bringing the twin collecting areas of historical photography and photographica into sharp focus this spring.

Lalique vase

Lalique celebrates 100 years at French factory

23 April 2022

The Lalique factory in Wingen-sur-Moder, in north eastern France, is celebrating 100 years in operation.

Fruitwood nutcracker

Carved nutcracker from 1706 stars in our pick of five auction highlights

22 April 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare 18th century fruitwood nutcracker carved as a standing figure that tripled estimate in North Yorkshire.

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Sitwell portrait returns to Scarborough

21 April 2022

A Sitwell portrait is returning home after Scarborough Museums Trust bought it at a Newbury auction.

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Beatles concert poster from 1966 sold at Dallas auction house sets a new high

20 April 2022

A bright yellow poster promoting the Beatles’ August 23, 1966, concert at New York’s Shea Stadium has sold for a record $220,000 (£169,400) at the Heritage auction in Dallas.

Christopher Butterworth shop

Let there be light and music – two sales from well-known dealers come to auction this week

19 April 2022

Items from Pimlico Road dealer Christopher Butterworth and LAPADA dealer Tony Bingham are coming to auction in London and Essex.

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An Arts & Crafts light fitting and a Michael Caine poster are among five lots to watch this week

18 April 2022

With estimates from £300-12,000, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a Michelangelo drawing on offer at Christie’s

17 April 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a sketch of a male nude by Michelangelo (1475-1564) being offered at Christie’s next month.

Hogarth's Walpole

Public appeal saves Hogarth portrait of Horace Walpole for his home Strawberry Hill

16 April 2022

The funds necessary to keep a portrait of Horace Walpole on display at his former home Strawberry Hill have been raised following a public appeal.

Windsor chairs

18th century Windsor chairs star in our pick of five auction highlights

15 April 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a pair of Windsor chairs painted with two noble coats of arms.

L&T London

New hires and promotions including at Lyon & Turnbull and Duke’s

14 April 2022

The latest Movers & Shakers updates across the world of art and antiques.

Antiques Roadshow

The Antiques Roadshow returns this summer to a location near you

13 April 2022

The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow has released the locations for the recording of its programmes this summer.

Yves Klein receipt

Invisible work by artist Yves Klein sells at Paris auction

12 April 2022

A receipt granting ownership to an invisible work of art by artist Yves Klein sold for a hammer price of €850,000 (£710,000) or €1.1m including buyer’s premium at Sotheby’s Paris.

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Set of 12 oak dining chairs from a Derbyshire country house are among four lots to watch this week

11 April 2022

With estimates from £500-15,000, here are four previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a collection re-emerging after being stored away in the 1920s

10 April 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a private collection of Tudor, Stuart and early Georgian material being recently rediscovered by the owner’s family.

Company School painting of a monkey

Top-selling Company School painting of a monkey stars in our pick of six auction highlights sold this week

08 April 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a striking 18th century Indian miniature of a monkey that made over five-times estimate in South London.

Michelangelo drawing at Christies

Christie’s to offer Michelangelo drawing after French export block removed

07 April 2022

A Michelangelo (1475-1564) drawing previously declared a ‘National Treasure’ in France will be offered at Christie’s following the expiry of its export block.