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Top stories this week – including news of a Chippendale sleeper in Sussex

07 November 2021

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a pair of Chippendale chairs making over 300-times estimate in an auction in Horsham.

Quinneys

Antiques dealer film Quinneys to be released next month after seven years in the planning

06 November 2021

A film of the play Quinneys will be available online next month with screenings also planned.

Japanese netsuke

Japanese ‘mythical octopus’ carving stars in our pick of five auction highlights

05 November 2021

Our weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a documented netsuke by the great Tokyo carver Nakamura Tokisada which sold six-times over estimate at auction.

Rolling Stones poster

Auction record for Rolling Stones poster

04 November 2021

A rare concert poster promoting The Rolling Stones’ run at the Windsor R&B club in the early Sixties sold for £30,000 on October 28.

Jade T Rex

Rare Fabergé jade Tyrannosaurus Rex emerges in US regional auction

03 November 2021

A rare Fabergé jade carving of a Tyrannosaurus Rex comes for sale at a US regional auction house this week.

Jean Shepeard portrait

Collection of actress and artist Jean Shepeard offered at Batemans

02 November 2021

Stamford saleroom Batemans is to offer items from the collection of British artist and actress Jean Shepeard (1904-1989) on November 6.

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19th century French beetle brooch is among five lots to watch this week

01 November 2021

With estimates from £250-3000, here are five previews of upcoming items this week.