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Chastleton House in Oxfordshire

National Trust seeks missing portrait of Catholic saint from Oxfordshire home

05 March 2022

The National Trust is hoping to find a missing picture that was on display at Chastleton House in Oxfordshire.

Mechelen alabaster sculptures

Exceptional alabaster reliefs star in our pick of six auction highlights sold this week

04 March 2022

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a pair of Mechelen alabaster sculptures that made five-times estimate in Doncaster.

Car mascot

Plea to help find stolen René Lalique car mascot

03 March 2022

A dealer whose René Lalique car mascot was stolen from a fair is offering a reward for its return.

Jon White and Steve Bucknell

A new auction house coming to Royal Wootton Bassett is among the latest Movers & Shakers news

02 March 2022

A round up of hires and jobs news from across the world of art and antiques.

Russian and Ukrainian flags

Some UK regional auction houses stop taking bids from buyers in Russia

01 March 2022

Bidders in Russia will no longer be able to buy at auction at a growing number of UK regional auction houses after salerooms began taking steps to prevent bidding from the country shortly after Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine.

Alberto Martini Autoritratto China Su Carta Firma In Basso A Destra'am Alberto Martini 1905 Collezione Ex Tischer Biblio Lorandi 1984, Tavola P.44 41.2X32

'Masked and Shadowy': the world of Alberto Martini comes to London

01 March 2022

An intricately drawn self-portrait in pen and ink, in which the artist likens himself to Albrecht Durer is at the heart of a new show on Alberto Martini.


A Queen Victoria presentation vase and a miniature table clock are among five lots to watch

28 February 2022

With estimates from £3000-35,000, here are five previews of upcoming items.