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Books and works on paper: Auction previews for summer 2021

21 June 2021

A selection of upcoming highlights from books and works on paper sales.

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From the Londonderry family jewels

21 June 2021

The Fine Jewellery sale at Woolley & Wallis on July 15 includes this pair of Burmese ruby and diamond earrings with a family provenance to Edith Vane-Tempest-Stewart (née Chaplin), Marchioness of Londonderry (1878-1959).

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Elizabeth I steeple cup gallops into Somerset auction

21 June 2021

The Silver & Vertu sale at Lawrences in Crewkerne on July 20 includes this 17in (42cm) high Elizabeth I steeple cup and cover with the maker’s mark AB conjoined, London 1602.

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‘Seven liberal Arts’ inkstand given £1m-1.5m estimate at Christie’s

21 June 2021

The Exceptional sale at Christie’s on July 6 includes this outstanding example of Charles I silver: the so-called Seven Liberal Arts inkstand. The estimate is £1m-1.5m.

Banquet still-life

Feasting and making merry at Christie's auction

21 June 2021

Restituted pictures remain a key area of supply for fresh Old Masters and Christie’s evening sale on July 8 includes two Dutch Golden Age paintings.

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Photo journalism at forefront of new sale section

21 June 2021

Sworders’ next Design auction on July 13-14 is the first to include a dedicated section devoted to photography.

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Guinea pig pops into von Tamm's still life at Cheffins

21 June 2021

It’s not often that a guinea pig features in an Old Master painting.

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Dagoty vases consigned to Bonhams

21 June 2021

The sale titled 500 Years of European Ceramics at Bonhams Bond Street on July 6 includes this pair of 18in (45cm) vases by the Paris Dagoty factory.

Turner's view of the Thames

JMW Turner Thames estuary back on public view for first time since 1945

21 June 2021

Among the highlights at Sotheby’s Old Masters evening sale on July 7 is one of a series of eight views of the Thames estuary exhibited by JMW Turner (1775-1851) at his gallery in Harley Street between 1807-09.

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Auction previews: issue 2498

21 June 2021

A selection of seven upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Cabinet bought from country house offered at Wilson55

21 June 2021

The July 8 Fine & Classic auction at Wilson55 in Nantwich includes this 18th century Flemish ebony and tortoiseshell veneered cabinet.

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Chinese coffee cups ordered by Joshua Reynolds offered at Tennants

21 June 2021

A pair of Chinese Qianlong Period coffee cups commissioned by portraitist Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723-92) are included in Tennants’ Summer Fine Sale on July 16-17.

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Odundo orange vase offered at Lawrences in Crewkerne

21 June 2021

The sale of 19th and 20th Century Ceramics at Lawrences in Crewkerne on July 22 includes two coil-built terracotta vessels by the Kenyan-born potter Dame Magdalene Odundo (b.1950).

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Auction previews: issue 2497

14 June 2021

A selection of 16 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK and Ireland.

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Auction previews: issue 2496

07 June 2021

A selection of 14 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Auction previews: issue 2495

31 May 2021

A selection of 16 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Auction previews: issue 2494

24 May 2021

A selection of 15 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Auction previews: issue 2493

17 May 2021

A selection of 17 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Auction previews: issue 2492

10 May 2021

A selection of 12 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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Auction previews: issue 2491

03 May 2021

A selection of 14 upcoming lots from auctions taking place around the UK.

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