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The Dandelion Field by William Nicholson

Three William Nicholson paintings emerge at Kent auction

23 June 2022

This small and early painting by Sir William Nicholson (1872-1949) titled ‘The Dandelion Field’ is one of three works by the artist being offered at Grand Auctions in Folkestone, Kent.

Paul Reeves

Hints on Household Taste: Interior designer and antiques dealer to sell collection at auction

22 June 2022

Collector, interior designer and antiques dealer Paul Reeves is selling more than 300 items from his stock and collection at auction this month.

Monaco gallery

Sotheby’s expands in Monaco and Hansons hires new faces – the latest job moves across the art market

21 June 2022

Sotheby’s has opened a permanent Monaco gallery and appointed a new director to lead it.

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A 19th century sculpture and Fidel Castro's cigar box are among six lots to watch

20 June 2022

With estimates from £800-100,000 here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of Art Deco turquoise René Boivin necklace

19 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included the sale of a René Boivin necklace in Birmingham

Algernon Marsden by James Tissot

UK museum sought for £2.4m James Tissot picture

18 June 2022

The UK government has placed a temporary export bar on a James Tissot picture in the hope a UK buyer can be found to pay £2.4m and keep it in the country.

Rolex watch

A rare war-time Rolex and a pointillist picture in our pick of five auction highlights

17 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare pre-Oyster chronograph made by Rolex and bought in 1940 by a serviceman killed during the Second World War.

Birdie Fortescue’s home

Cheffins teams up with interior designer Birdie Fortescue for upcoming auction

16 June 2022

Auction house Cheffins has worked with Birdie Fortescue, who runs her own homewares brand, to show how antiques can work in any home.

Givenchy sale

First part of the Givenchy sale at Christie’s Paris an 'historic night for decorative arts'

15 June 2022

The first in a series of auctions of items from two homes of the late fashion designer Hubert de Givenchy was a white glove affair

Asian Art in London

Summer walking trail launched by Asian Art in London

15 June 2022

Asian Art in London is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary with a summer event.

William Shakespeare’s First Folio

Copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio comes to New York auction

14 June 2022

An original copy of William Shakespeare’s First Folio, printed 400 years ago, will be offered at Sotheby’s in New York on July 21 with an estimate of $1.5m-2.5m (£1.2m-2m).

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A Van Cleef brooch and an Arts and Crafts vase are among six lots to watch this week

13 June 2022

With estimates from £300-20,000, here are six previews of upcoming items.

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Top stories this week – including news of a record for designer William de Morgan

12 June 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of an Arts and Crafts vase designed by William de Morgan setting an auction record at Christie's.

Nicolas Poussin's Confirmation

UK buyer sought for £19m Nicolas Poussin picture

11 June 2022

A temporary export bar has been placed on a Nicolas Poussin picture in the hope a UK buyer can be found to pay £19m and keep it in the country.

René Boivin necklace

Art Deco necklace stars in our pick of five auction highlights

10 June 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a rare turquoise, rock crystal and black enamelled silver necklace by René Boivin that made over 10-times estimate in Birmingham.

Givenchy

Christie's Paris unveils Givenchy collection ahead of auction

09 June 2022

Christie’s Paris has styled its entire building as room sets for the Hubert de Givenchy sale this month.

Model of Liverpool Lime Street

Plea to help find stolen model trains from Lancashire collector

08 June 2022

Model railway enthusiast John Holden and the police are calling on the art and antiques sector to look out for a group of stolen model locomotives.

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.

Defra

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.