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Ancient Cypriot jug, Suffragette porcelain tea service and Remington number 1 typewriter – five auction highlights that caught bidders’ eyes in the last week

18 October 2019

ATG’s selection of hammer highlights this week includes an ancient Cypriot jug that was bid four times over estimate.

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Export block for £3.5m Wright of Derby picture bought by Getty museum

17 October 2019

The government is hoping to find a buyer to pay £3.5m to keep an 18th century picture by Joseph Wright of Derby in the UK.

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High Court ivory act case: 'no need to prove causal link between trade in antiques and modern ivory poaching'

17 October 2019

The government does not have to “show a causal connection” between the UK’s trade in antique ivory and the poaching of modern ivory, a barrister representing DEFRA said in court today.

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Dealers attracted by “new pricing policy” return to Art & Antiques for Everyone fair

17 October 2019

Art & Antiques for Everyone’s new ownership has attracted several fresh dealerships to stand at its next staging.

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Lots Road Auctions celebrates 40 years in business

17 October 2019

Down to Lots Road Auctions for its 40th anniversary party this week.

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Art and antiques dealers take government to court over Ivory Act

16 October 2019

“No reputable dealer wants to see elephants dead” was among the opening remarks by the QC acting for a group of dealers and collectors challenging the Ivory Act 2018, at the High Court today.

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Auction of Suffolk artists’ pictures to support the East Anglian Art Fund

16 October 2019

Pictures and sculptures by two Suffolk artists will be auctioned to raise funds for a local artistic community.