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Kelmscott press edition from 1892 emerges in Chicago

14 February 2022

This Kelmscott press 1892 edition of William Caxton’s translation of 'The History of Reynard the Foxe' will be offered by Potter & Potter auctions as part of its February 26 auction of books and manuscripts in Chicago.

The Old Truman Brewery

New departments, premises and promotions – a round-up of the latest job news

10 February 2022

An update on appointments in the world of art and antiques.

The Winter Show

The Winter Show gets new dates and a new venue

07 February 2022

New York art and antiques fair The Winter Show will take place in April in the former Barneys New York department store at 660 Madison Avenue in Manhattan.

Teapot

Just what the doctors ordered: a healthy infusion of $10,000

07 February 2022

An 18th century teapot was among the stand out items in the sale of the collection of doctors-turned-dealers Wynn A Sayman Antiques.

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Renowned Americana collection formed by dealer William Reese up for sale at Christie's

07 February 2022

The collection of the late Americana book dealer William Reese (1955-2018) is coming to Christie’s from May this year.

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US appointments at Heritage and Hindman

07 February 2022

Heritage has promoted Aviva Lehmann to senior vice president in New York.

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Photos anniversary sale celebration at Swann

07 February 2022

Seventy years ago in 1952 Swann Galleries in New York held the first auction dedicated to photographs in the US.

Aviva Lehmann

A dealer returns to the trade, Fellows hires a new director and a promotion in the US – a round-up of the latest job news  

02 February 2022

The latest Movers and Shakers news across the world of art and antiques.

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Botticelli top at Sotheby’s for second year

31 January 2022

The January series of Old Master auctions at Sotheby’s New York was led by a Sandro Botticelli (c.1445-1510) painting for the second year running.

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Léger takes the leisurely approach

31 January 2022

This gouache by Fernand Léger (1881-1955), Les Loisirs, will be one of the highlights of the next sale at Clarke Auction Gallery in Larchmont, New York, on February 6.

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Fantasy meets very real interest

31 January 2022

Not just Harry Potter but also Tolkien and CS Lewis works generate serious demand in US

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Doll was given with royal seal of approval

31 January 2022

An English all-wooden doll originally presented by Queen Charlotte to her goddaughter sold for $200,000 (£148,000) at a US auction.

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Buyers keeping eyes on toys as investments

31 January 2022

A new American firm, LCG (Legacy Collectibles Group) Auctions, sold what it described as “the highest graded Cobra Commander GI Joe action figure in existence” in a timed sale last year.

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Clowning around on a tricycle

31 January 2022

A rare, early 20th century Fischer tin clown tricycle wind-up toy sold for a premium-inclusive $2300 (£1725) despite not being in working condition.

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How majolica mania takes over

31 January 2022

Couple of friends amassed extensive collections that led to a book and a major exhibition

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TEFAF to clash with Masterpiece London in busy June schedule

24 January 2022

The June calendar for art and antiques fairs is filling up as TEFAF revealed new dates.

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It’s a Harry Potter shocker at Heritage

24 January 2022

Bidding on an exceptionally fine, virtually mint first edition of JK Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone offered in the special Firsts into Film section of a December 9-10 sale opened at $75,000.

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Dufy’s double value from British sporting events

24 January 2022

Two British sporting scenes by French artist Raoul Dufy (1877-1953) were among the best-sellers in auctions held within a day of each other on either side of the Atlantic.

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Image of Mickey Mouse challenging pirate to a duel offered at Heritage Auctions

24 January 2022

A rare black and white Disney production image of Mickey Mouse will feature as one of the highlights in the Animation Art auction at Heritage in Dallas from February 4-7.

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Marx prototype bikes feature among Milestone motors

24 January 2022

Milestone Auctions recorded some buoyant prices for rare variants of toy motorcycles in its sale last October (see ATG No 2516).

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