News in Brief


Terence Conran

News in Brief – including the collection of Sir Terence Conran coming to auction

26 September 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a collection from the home of the late Sir Terence Conran coming to auction.

Parchment roundels

News in Brief – including news of an export block on a rare manuscript

19 September 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the search for a UK buyer for a rare conjoined roundel manuscript given by the Archbishop of Canterbury to Elizabeth I.

Omai portrait

News in Brief – including the National Portrait Gallery backing the call to keep Reynolds’ Omai in the UK

12 September 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the latest news about the export block of Sir Joshua Reynolds’ Omai.

Beano Comic No 1

News in Brief – including one of only 30 known copies of The Beano No 1 emerging at auction

05 September 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a copy of The Beano No 1 selling for a five-figure sum at auction.

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News in Brief – including the Chelsea fair moving to a late autumn date

29 August 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including 'The Chelsea Antiques & Fine Art Fair' staging its next run in a new late autumn slot.

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News in Brief – including an Old Master self-portrait blocked from export

22 August 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a 17th century Lombard painting blocked from leaving the UK.

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News in brief – including a new series for Fake or Fortune

15 August 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the BBC series returning for its 10th series.

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News in brief – including two Roman vases stolen in Surrey

08 August 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including an appeal from police for information on two Roman vases stolen in Walton-on-Thames.

Frieze Masters

News in brief – including Frieze Masters returning to Regent’s Park

25 July 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Frieze Masters returning to Regent’s Park and celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Omai portrait

News in brief – including a new deadline to keep Joshua Reynolds' Omai portrait in the UK

18 July 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including an export block extension for Sir Joshua Reynolds’ (1723-92) Omai portrait.

Silver hunting flask

News in brief – including the halting of an auction of a Chinese silver flask after government intervention

11 July 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the Chinese government halting the auction of a flask taken from the Summer Palace.

Elvis Presley watch

News in brief – including the sale of a watch worn by Elvis Presley

04 July 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a watch worn by Elvis Presley selling for a six-figure sum at auction.

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News in brief – including the auction of an Antiques Roadshow specialist’s extensive collection

27 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the sale of ceramics and collector’s curiosities from David Battie's collection at Tennants.

Jenny Saville

News in brief – including new judges for the BADA Art Prize

20 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that artist Jenny Saville is a new judge for the BADA Art Prize.

Fiona Bruce

News in brief – including the search for new producers for the Antiques Roadshow

13 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of the production of the Antiques Roadshow out for tender by the BBC.

The Louvre Museum

News in brief – including news of the Louvre caught up in an antiquities trafficking probe

06 June 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a former director of the Louvre investigated for alleged antiquities trafficking.

Jewellery

News in brief – including an antiques centre in Tetbury targeted by thieves

30 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of more than £30,000 worth of jewellery stolen from an antiques centre in Tetbury.

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News in brief – including Gurr Johns launching a money lending arm

23 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that the owner of Dreweatts will start offering loans to collectors of art, luxury items and collectables

Ronati

News in brief – including a new marketplace guide for dealers

16 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news that Ronati has partnered with LAPADA on its 2022 marketplace guide.

Maradona shirt

News in brief – including the auction of Maradona’s 1986 World Cup shirt

09 May 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the sale at Sotheby's of the World Cup shirt worn by Diego Maradona in 1986.

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