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Doll automaton

Doll raises the baa at specialist auction

06 May 2024

This rare 1880s Jean Roullet ‘Le Berger Watteau’ shepherdess with lamb automaton starred when the second part of one of the largest doll collections on offer in recent times went under the hammer.

Rohan McCulloch

A Magritte sketch is among five lots to watch

06 May 2024

With estimates from £380, here are five previews of upcoming items.

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Javanese prince who became an artist

06 May 2024

Over the years, Cologne auction house Van Ham has achieved high prices for works by Raden Saleh Ben Jaggia.

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Asian Art previews

06 May 2024

While the market-defining sales of Asian works of art are now held in New York and Hong Kong, the UK still holds its own.

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Amelia Robertson Hill: ‘A delight to see her works attaining recognition’

06 May 2024

The Scottish sculptor Amelia Robertson Hill (1821-1904) was surrounded by artistic family members.

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Wash your hands... go on, it won’t bite

06 May 2024

This large silver zoomorphic aquamanile Caquesseitão (a vessel designed for the ceremonial washing of hands at the table) will feature as a highlight of the May sale to be held by Veritas Art Auctioneers in Lisbon.

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Arts & Crafts clock comes with a fairytale ending

06 May 2024

This impressive clock featured in the sale held by Dorset firm Busby (25% buyer’s premium) on April 18.

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Prud’hon Psyche caused a stir

06 May 2024

One of the highlights on the first day of the May 30-31 auction at Grisebach in Berlin is a collection of 33 works on paper from the collection of the one-time Cologne gallery owner Rudolf Zwirner.

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Horology holds the attention during a four-day sale

06 May 2024

Around 200 lots of clocks and watches feature in a strong section as part of a four-day sale

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Simply the chest at Petworth

06 May 2024

Practical campaign furniture is one of the stars as West Sussex event reaches its 10th anniversary

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Latest brews: ninth Brandt tea-infuser emerges

06 May 2024

It has often been said that no other work of art encompasses the spirit of the Bauhaus more perfectly than Marianne Brandt’s tea-infuser or Teeextraktkännchen MT49, as it was officially called.

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Monkey business from von Max

06 May 2024

The German artist Gabriel von Max (1840-1915) was not only an accomplished painter but also a passionate follower of Darwinism.

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Middle East painted to Western taste by Huysmans

06 May 2024

To understand how European audiences viewed the Middle East in the 19th century, you could do worse than look at the body of work produced by Belgian artist Jan-Baptist Huysmans (1826-1906)*.

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Flights of fantasy: artist depicted hot-air balloons he never saw

06 May 2024

With very few exceptions, the French artist Victor Philippe Lemoine-Benoit devoted almost all of his painting career to one subject: hot-air balloons of the Montgolfière type.

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Previews: issue 2642

06 May 2024

Our selection of lots from six upcoming auctions

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Canaletto works (with a bit of help)

06 May 2024

Venetian painter sometimes used studio assistants

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Fantin-Latour roses rise to a regional high point

06 May 2024

Oil on canvas showing favoured subject of the artist takes top spot so far in UK sales outside London

Charles Tunnicliffe watercolour

Oystercatchers create a splash at Macclesfield auction

03 May 2024

Somewhat appropriately given the subject matter, a picture of oystercatchers flew away at a recent Adam Partridge sale in Macclesfield, Cheshire.

New hires

New faces at Roseberys and Heritage Auctions are among the latest Movers & Shakers

03 May 2024

The latest jobs news across the world of art and antiques.

The Salon, Geneva

Christie’s offers select items from a group of dealers from London, Paris and Geneva

03 May 2024

Dubbed Three Dealing Dynasties, the sale features nearly 250 works of art collected by three anonymous families of dealers in the UK, France and Switzerland.

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