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News In Brief – including news of a Welsh auction house expanding to Carmarthen

30 November 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of Rogers Jones opening a valuation and consignment office in Carmarthen.

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News In Brief – including news of more online book fairs taking place

23 November 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of more online book fairs coming before Christmas.

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News In Brief – including restrictions on antique firearms and the return of stolen books to dealers

16 November 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a crackdown on antique firearms and the recovery of stolen books.

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News In Brief – including news of a museum hoping to raise funds to keep hand-drawn Armada maps in the UK

09 November 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of The National Museum of the Royal Navy hoping to raise £600,000 to keep hand-drawn Armada maps in the UK.

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News in Brief – including the recovery of a stolen Ming vase

02 November 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a stolen 15th century Chinese vase being recovered in London by the Met Police.

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News in Brief – including a Salvador Dalí Surrealist artwork selling at Bonhams

26 October 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a Salvador Dalí from 1937 selling for £7m at a Bonhams auction.

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News in Brief – including a group of glazed tiles from Uzbekistan being seized at Heathrow

19 October 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a collection of 14th century tiles from a memorial complex near Samarkand to be returned to Uzbekistan.

News in Brief – including the postponement of BRAFA Art Fair

12 October 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the organiser's decision to postpone the BRAFA Art Fair in Brussels due to take place in January.

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News In Brief – including the return of a Sumerian plaque to Iraq

05 October 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the return of a Sumerian plaque to Iraq with the help of the British Museum and Metro Police's Art and Antiques Unit.

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News in Brief – including the Courtauld buying a Gauguin manuscript

28 September 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the an illustrated manuscript by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) being acquired by The Courtauld Gallery.

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News in Brief – including three Paris fairs being called off or altered

21 September 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the postponement of two Paris fairs and another changing its date and venue.

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News in Brief – including London Art Week's Raphael symposium

14 September 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the announcement of the second annual London Art Week Symposium.

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News in Brief – including the British Museum buying a collection of Katsushika Hokusai drawings

07 September 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a group of 103 small drawings by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760- 1849) being acquired by the British Museum.

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News in Brief – including government grants made available to arts businesses

31 August 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a £1.57bn fund being made available by the UK government for commercial arts businesses, which include art and antiques galleries and fairs.

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News in Brief - including a Madrid gallery selling major works to Texan museum

24 August 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a gallery in Madrid selling five works to The Meadows Museum in Dallas, Texas.

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News in Brief – including a Bronze Age hoard found in the Scottish Borders

17 August 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a discovery made by metal detectorists that has been described as of national significance for archaeology.

News in Brief – including a new ‘interiors’ fair launched in Wimbledon

10 August 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Sunbury Antiques Market, organiser of the bi-weekly Kempton Park Racecourse fair, launching a trial Sunday event in Wimbledon.

News in Brief – including Flints launching jewellery auctions

03 August 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including auction house Flints expanding into the fine jewellery market.

News in Brief – including Frieze London and Frieze Masters being cancelled

20 July 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Frieze London and Frieze Masters fairs being cancelled this year.

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News in Brief – including an ancient pair of canine sculptures being blocked from export

13 July 2020

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a pair of Celtic hounds sculptures being temporarily prevented leaving the UK by the government.

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