1) Rediscovered John Constable oil sketch emerges in Channel Islands auction
A recently rediscovered oil sketch of Willy Lott’s House by John Constable (1776-1837) will be offered in Guernsey this month.
2) Roma Numismatics director Richard Beale admits coin charges
Richard Beale, director of the London auction house Roma Numismatics, has pleaded guilty to a series of charges in connection with unlawful sales of ancient coins.
3) New specialists at auction houses in Birmingham, France and New York
A round up of appointments across the world of art and antiques.
4) Desirable Doulton: inkwells and ashtray
The most eagerly contested lot in a recent sale at Potteries Auctions was a Doulton stoneware Isobath inkwell.
5) Victorian centre table among five lots to watch
With estimates from £1000, our pick of items at auction included a Victorian rosewood and specimen inlaid centre table made to mark the end of the Crimean War.
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