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French and Irish events to reopen as indoor fairs in England resume next week

10 May 2021

The restrictions operating during the latest lockdowns are continuing to ease in countries including France and the Republic of Ireland.

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Dragon vases fire up Zurich interest

10 May 2021

Porcelain on offer in Swiss saleroom catches the eye of international bidders.

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Watchmaker to the royal family

10 May 2021

Little is known about the biography of the German watchmaker Sigismund Rentzsch, who came to London in the early 19th century, where he set up a workshop.

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Swiss and German fine art highlights

10 May 2021

Recent stand-out lots from salerooms in Basel, Zurich, Constance, Stuttgart and Dresden

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Goldscheider lamp offered at Plauen sale

10 May 2021

'Orangepflückerin' (Orange Picker) lamp by Goldscheider up at auction in Germany.

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Lapis lazuli lion from the Elamite Empire

10 May 2021

Hermann Historica in Grasbrunn, on the outskirts of Munich, is holding its extensive spring auction from May 26-28 and June 1-2.

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Archaistic vase at Paris auction

10 May 2021

Guantype archaistic vase, seal mark and period of Yongzheng comes up at Paris auction.

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Dining set is an open and shut case

10 May 2021

Set of table and six chairs by the Danish designer Verner Panton designed in 1971 for Fritz Hansen is on offer at the Drouot in Paris.

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Christie's auction has a female focus

10 May 2021

On June 16 Christie’s Paris is holding a sale devoted to female artists.

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New hires, premises, events and a book – the latest round up of people and places across the art and antiques sector

04 May 2021

New faces at Dix Noonan Webb and Heritage are among the Movers & Shakers updates this week.

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Bonhams moves Greek art sale from London to Paris

03 May 2021

Bonhams has moved its annual Greek art auction to France from London following Brexit.

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Tibetan Buddha emerges at Christie’s Paris

03 May 2021

A number of Paris salerooms will be holding dedicated auctions of Asian Arts in June.

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Primroses, apples and porcelain

03 May 2021

A highlight of the Asian Art sale at Tajan will be this still-life of a pot of primroses, apples and porcelain by Chinese artist Pan Yu Liang (1895-1977).

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Sun rises in Berlin

03 May 2021

Among the highlights of the Asian Art auction at Koller on June 2 is this ink and colour scroll painting 'Sunrise at Mount Tai' by Li Keran (1907-89).

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Bronze gives multiple reasons to bid

03 May 2021

This large, 3ft (92cm), high imperial gilt bronze figure of Varjrabhairava features in the Asian art sale at Nagel in Stuttgart on June 23-25.

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Russian ambassador’s Japanese swords

03 May 2021

On May 18 Paris auction firm Tessier Sarrou is selling the first part of a collection of Japanese swords.

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Multi-discipline Drouot delights

26 April 2021

Paris auction hub best-sellers from March range across variety of collecting fields and eras.

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Magnelli makes explosive impact

26 April 2021

In 1918 in Florence the Italian artist Alberto Magnelli (1888-1971) produced a series of paintings, Explosions Lyriques, exploring the conflict between Abstraction and Figuration.

Final chance for EU cultural goods consultation

19 April 2021

The art and antiques sector has until April 21 to submit feedback on new rules on the import of cultural goods proposed by the European Union.

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Meissen makes sizeable impact

19 April 2021

Second slice from Ducret collection plus other sources achieve high prices in Zurich

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