News in Brief


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News in brief including a new office in London for Kinghams

08 July 2024

Cotswold auction house Kinghams has opened a valuation and consignment office in Chelsea, London.

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News in brief including an export bar on Louis XIV's table top

06 July 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a table top once belonging to the Sun King being subject to a temporary export bar

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News in brief including Elvis Presley's blue suede shoes

24 June 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Elvis Presley's blue suede shoes coming to auction

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News in brief including a new saleroom for Hansons

17 June 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Hansons Auctioneers launching a new saleroom in Norfolk

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News in brief including a Charlie Chaplin archive at Bonhams

10 June 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including an archive being sold by Charlie Chaplin's goddaughter.

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News in brief including two Turner paintings emerging at Dreweatts

03 June 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Dreweatts offering two works by JMW Turner this month

News in brief including Sotheby’s new fees structure coming into effect

27 May 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the new fees for buyers and sellers at Sotheby’s now applying globally.

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News in brief including a large George Stubbs equine painting at Christie's

20 May 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of George Stubbs' 'Mares and Foals' being offered at auction with a £7m-10m estimate.

May Morris

News in brief including an archive purchased for an exhibition at William Morris’ former country retreat

13 May 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of an exhibition on William Morris and his daughter May Morris’ visits to Iceland.

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News in brief including Heritage Auctions expanding in London

06 May 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Heritage Auctions expanding in London with latest hire.

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News in brief including a blue plaque for ceramicist Clarice Cliff

29 April 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a blue plaque adorning the Shelton home of ceramicist Clarice Cliff.

Jonathan Hills

News in brief including a clock specialist joining Olympia Auctions

22 April 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Olympia Auctions expanding into clocks.

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News in brief including a mural featured on 'Fake or Fortune?' being withdrawn from auction

15 April 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the auction of a Mod Brit mural from an episode of 'Fake or Fortune?' being postponed.

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News in brief including a George Frederic Watts self-portrait acquired by museum

08 April 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a George Frederic Watts self-portrait acquired by Watts Gallery in Surrey.

News in brief including a new venue for The London Coin Fair

01 April 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including The London Coin Fair moving to a new venue in Hammersmith for 2024.

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News in brief including a history of furniture conference

25 March 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a call for furniture specialists to help with a conference on the history of furniture.

Johann Sebastian Bach’s autograph manuscript

News in brief including a Bach manuscript bought by Bodleian

18 March 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including University of Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries buying a Bach manuscript.

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News in brief including showcases on female artists at London Art Week

11 March 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including dealers staging shows devoted to female artists at London Art Week

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News in brief including Nepalese artefacts repatriated by Belgium collector

04 March 2024

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the repatriation of medieval Nepalese artefacts by a private collector in Belgium.

Lincoln letter

News in brief including the discovery of a document from the final days of President Abraham Lincoln

26 February 2024

US book dealership Raab Collection is offering a document from the final days of President Abraham Lincoln.

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