Obituaries (print edition)


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Obituary: Tuyet Nguyet – founder of Arts of Asia magazine

30 March 2020

With the recent passing in Hong Kong of Tuyet Nguyet the oriental art world has lost one of its major personalities.

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Obituary: Los Angeles auctioneer Peter Alexander Loughrey

30 March 2020

Peter Alexander Loughrey, founder of Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA), passed away on March 16, at the young age of 52, of cancer.

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Obituary: Auctioneer and valuer Stephen Flintoft (1974-2020)

30 March 2020

Unfortunately it is with enormous sadness that we pass on the news our auctioneer and valuer, Stephen Flintoft, passed away on March 11 after only eight weeks away from us due to illness.

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ATG LETTER: Remembering my customer for 40 years Reuben Reubens

17 February 2020

MADAM – I was greatly saddened to hear of the death of Reuben Reubens (Obituary, ATG No 2429) who was a customer of mine over the last 40 years.

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Obituary: Pamela Roberts (1934-2020)

17 February 2020

It is with great sadness that I must report the death of Pamela Roberts on January 28, who for many years traded as Merlin Antiques.

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Obituary: Dealer and collector Reuben Reubens

10 February 2020

Reuben Reubens, who has died after a long illness at the age of 80, was for many years a regular visitor to Portobello Road, both as a dealer and a collector.

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Obituary: Distinguished collector John Scott

03 February 2020

John Scott had a very distinguished career; his life was a whirlwind of enterprise. He was a well-known figure in the panorama of the Arts & Crafts movement and his personal collection was important.

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Obituary: Paul Quastel

03 February 2020

It is with great sadness that we report the death of dealer and valuer Paul Quastel.

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Obituary: Michael Baker

03 February 2020

We regret to announce the death of auctioneer Michael Baker, who died aged 84 on October 12 last year.

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Obituary: Alastair Charles Padley (1934-2020)

03 February 2020

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sad news of the death of Alastair Padley, formally of the Kent and Sussex Gold Refiners of Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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Obituary: Porcelain dealer Wouter van Halm (1946-2019)

27 January 2020

It is with great sadness that I announce the death of my father, mentor and partner Wouter van Halm. He passed away peacefully just before Christmas, having been diagnosed with cancer just over a year previously.

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Obituary: Antiques dealer Richard Brown

13 January 2020

It is with great sadness and shock that I have learned of the sudden death of Richard Brown, who traded as Country Oak Antiques from Yorkshire.

Obituary: Porcelain restorer Ian Norman

13 January 2020

I knew Ian Norman (formerly of Porcelain Repairs) for over 35 years. He was a master craftsman of repairing antique porcelain.

Obituary: David William Stoddart (1956-2019)

09 December 2019

David William Stoddart, trading as Black Ink Prints, passed away suddenly on November 20 aged 62. Much loved and sadly missed.

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Obituary: David Secrett

09 December 2019

David Secrett began his working life apprenticed to a church organ-builder. After a spell as an RAF instrument-fitter and Russian linguist, he returned to organ-building and later moved to the workshops of the Science Museum in London.

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Memorial service notice and obituary: Paul Barthaud (1956-2018)

09 December 2019

The memorial service for Paul Barthaud will take place at St James’s Church, 197 Piccadilly, London W1J 9LL, on January 14, 2020, at 4pm.

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Obituary: Book dealer John Lawson

02 December 2019

Book dealer John Lawson joined EM Lawson & Co, the firm that his father had started at Sutton Coldfield in 1921, when he was demobbed from national service in the RAF in 1952.

Memorial service - Michael Bing

07 October 2019

A memorial service for Michael Bing will be held at St George’s Church, Hanover Square, on Monday, October 14, at 2.30pm.

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Obituary – Viscount Davidson

07 October 2019

Malcolm Davidson died recently at the age of 85. For many years he ran City Fine Arts in the heart of the financial district of London offering furniture and unusual items to those working in the Square Mile.

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Obituary: Art dealer John Jesse

30 September 2019

John Jesse died unexpectedly this month in the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital. He was 83. He will be remembered and missed by many in the art trade.

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