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Vagabonds tramp to Chicago

15 March 2021

Sold at a rather higher than expected $1900 (£1440) by Potter & Potter (20% buyer’s premium) of Chicago was a lot offering not one, but two early copies of Rafaele Frianoro’s Il Vagabondo overo Sferza de Bianti, e Vagabondi.

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Italian tables emerge at LA auction

15 March 2021

A pair of Italian rococo grey painted and parcel silvered console tables, dated to the mid-18th century, will be one of the 300 lots in Andrew Jones’ latest Design for the Home and Garden auction.

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In praise of American independence

15 March 2021

In Praise of America was a very mixed sale of furniture, silver, folk art, prints, broadsides and more held in New York.

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Sporting art touches down in saleroom

15 March 2021

Sporting subjects were very much in evidence and definitely among the best-sellers in an illustration art sale held in New York.

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Russian imperial plate shows guards on duty

15 March 2021

Included in Cottone Auctions’ March 27 sale in Geneseo, New York, this Russian imperial plate dates from the reign of Tsar Nicholas II.

Bonnie Brennan and Jennifer Zatorski

Promotions and appointments across the art and antiques sector

11 March 2021

The latest hires and moves including at Christie’s, London Art Week and Gem-A.

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Asia Week New York: The gavel go-ahead

08 March 2021

Auction houses are getting back to normal for this latest staging of the New York Asian art spotlight, although new import taxes are having an effect.

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Loir on the beach

08 March 2021

This oil on board by the French artist Luigi Loir (1845-1916) depicting a beach scene, is one of the lots that will feature in Crescent City Auction Galleries’ three-day spring sale to be held from March 12-14 in New Orleans.

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Mirror from French designer Karl Lagerfeld's studio offered at Bonhams

08 March 2021

A mid-20th century mirror by French designer and metalworker Gilbert Poillerat (1902-88) is one of the highlights at Bonhams in Los Angeles on March 25.

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Choc full of treats at Hindman

08 March 2021

Hindman is holding an auction of Literature from a Private New Orleans Collection on March 19.

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Trade tastes a virtual slice of the Big Apple

08 March 2021

Without the usual January influx of collectors, curators and dealers to the Big Apple, two significant art-buying dealer events decided to go virtual. For some exhibitors, the results were better than expected.

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First edition of Philip Marlowe's debut book offered in Chicago

08 March 2021

This first edition, first printing of Raymond Chandler’s 'The Big Sleep' is the book that introduced detective Philip Marlowe.

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Dealers take part in events from across the Atlantic

08 March 2021

While plenty of Asian auctions are taking place for Asia Week New York (March 11-20), this annual US spring event will be rather different for galleries.

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Taste of adventure: Omega ‘Red Racing Dial’ Speedmaster emerges at Sotheby's

08 March 2021

A recent Sotheby’s New York (26% buyer’s premium) sale included this rare ‘Red Racing Dial’ Speedmaster consigned by the original owner.

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Huanghuali hits the sale heights

08 March 2021

Anglo-Chinese furniture stars as early American auctions produce numerous big results.

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The $4m house record for Vienna Secession picture

01 March 2021

An evocative interior scene by one of the founding members of the Vienna Secession movement set a landmark price at Freeman’s of Philadelphia.

Irish mid-18th century mahogany side table

Pick of the week: Irish exuberance brings the big bucks in North Carolina

01 March 2021

Bidders were out in force at a recent sale in North Carolina for a collection of 136 lots consigned from the estate of the late Robert K Johnson, a finance and telecommunications executive.

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Winnie The Pooh set signed by ‘Christopher Robin’ emerges in San Francisco

01 March 2021

A 50th anniversary edition of the much-loved AA Milne and EH Shepard books, a boxed set published in the appropriate years of 1974-78, is shown below.

Vincent van Gogh Montmartre painting

Sotheby’s to offer a van Gogh as Bonhams unveil a Picasso

27 February 2021

Two major consignments of Impressionist and Modern art have been announced in the last week.

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$150m art collection of a US cattle rancher, oil magnate and philanthropist comes to auction at Sotheby’s

25 February 2021

The art collection of the late Anne Marion (1938-2020), a cattle rancher, oil magnate and philanthropist, will be offered at Sotheby’s in May.

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