Internet

The art and antiques market continues to grow its presence in the online sphere thanks to the development of online catalogues and auctions, dealer portal sites as well as giant trading sites such as eBay.


img_37-1.jpg

The web shop window: a watercolour of soldiers by Claud Lovat Fraser

16 September 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_37-3.jpg

The web shop window: Last Men of the Revolution

09 September 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_35-4.jpg

The web shop window: Regency-period teapoy

02 September 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_25-3.jpg

The web shop window: English silver-plated student lamps

19 August 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_28-2.jpg

The web shop window: Portrait miniature by William Wood

12 August 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_21-4.jpg

The web shop window: Chippendale-period partner’s desk

05 August 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

Wimpole Antiques.jpg

Antiques-driven rise in retail hailed by trade association chiefs

25 July 2019

Leaders of trade associations BADA and LAPADA have welcomed an announcement that antiques contributed to a recent rise in UK retail.

img_33-5.jpg

The web shop window: Ice bucket by Piero Fornasetti

15 July 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_25-3.jpg

The web shop window: Victorian hall stand

08 July 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

Cohen.png

Leonard Cohen's love letters to muse Marianne sell for five times estimate at Christie’s auction

17 June 2019

Letters from Canadian poet, singer-songwriter and novelist Leonard Cohen to his muse Marianne Ihlen have sold for a total $700,800 ($876,000 including buyer’s premium).

img_39-4.jpg

The web shop window: Sicilian giltwood casket from Anthony Outred

10 June 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_31-4.jpg

The web shop window: 'A Night in London' by photojournalist Bill Brandt

03 June 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

img_27-3.jpg

The web shop window: 19th century pill-making machine

27 May 2019

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

Boris Becker

Boris Becker memorabilia auction to go ahead after bankrupt tennis star withdraws injunction

21 May 2019

The sale of sporting memorabilia seized from bankrupt tennis star Boris Becker will be going ahead this summer, the auctioneers handling the consignment have confirmed to ATG.

Introduction: Getting a new generation of buyers away from the screen

21 May 2019

As Pom Harrington, chairman of 'Firsts: London’s Rare Book Fair', puts it, “the key challenge today is how do we get the new generation of buyers who have bought from the internet to come away from the screen and see the book first hand in the marketplace”.

Apple 1.jpg

How much for one of the first Apple computers? Here are seven realised prices ahead of the latest auction this week

20 May 2019

A chance to own one of the first Apple computers ever made is on offer at Christie’s online-only auction ending on Thursday.

Margaret Thatcher

Final Margaret Thatcher auction is a white-glove affair at Christie’s

17 May 2019

An auction that coincided with the 40th anniversary of Margaret Thatcher’s historic election as the UK’s first female prime minister, raised a premium-inclusive £1.08m at Christie’s.

Online Galleries

Online art and antiques marketplace 1stdibs to close sister company Online Galleries

01 May 2019

Dealer portal Online Galleries is to close on July 1 with its US owner choosing to focus instead on growing the art, antiques and vintage online marketplace 1stdibs.

Christie's

Auction house Christie’s launches tie-up with online art and antiques marketplace 1stdibs

17 April 2019

Christie’s will sell a collection of art and design objects through marketplace 1stdibs.

img_37-1.jpg

Tech solution specifically designed for dealers to tackle fraud

15 April 2019

New technology designed to offer dealers a more secure way to accept payment aims to combat issues such as fraud, money laundering and other cybercrime facing the market.

News

Categories