Latest news from Antiques Trade Gazette, the leading specialist publication for the art and antiques market

New hires

New faces including at Catherine Southon Auctioneers, Olympia Auctions and LAPADA

18 August 2022

The latest appointments and moves across auction houses, dealers and associations.

Pier Francesco Mazzucchelli self portrait

UK buyer sought for £2m Lombardy portrait blocked from export

17 August 2022

A 17th century example of Lombard art has been blocked from leaving the UK in the hope an institution can raise the £2m to keep it here.

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BADA Friends supports contemporary museum acquisition

16 August 2022

The Friends of the BADA has given £500 to support the Bethlem Museum of the Mind in the acquisition of a new work.


A remarkable Jacobite goblet is among five lots to watch this week

15 August 2022

With estimates from £250-5000, here are five previews of items coming up at auction.

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Top stories this week – including news of a fascinating jug bid to 27 times estimate

14 August 2022

The most popular stories on this website over the last week included news of a Sunderland jug relating to a famous murder attracting huge interest in Gloucestershire.

WEB Tennants Mountbatten Dolls

Textiles with aristocratic connections including to Mountbatten offered in North Yorkshire auction

13 August 2022

The Costume, Accessories & Textiles Sale at Tennants on August 20 will feature a range of textiles with provenance from three aristocratic households.

Marble figure of Flora

Classical marble sculpture stars in our latest pick of five auction highlights

12 August 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes an allegorical marble figure of Flora that tripled its estimate at Bonhams Skinner.