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Frederic, Lord Leighton rediscovery emerges at Sotheby’s

21 June 2021

Sotheby’s has described this oil on canvas by Frederic, Lord Leighton (1830-96) as “a fascinating and beautiful rediscovery”.

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Shipshape view over 2500 years ago

21 June 2021

This Egyptian 25th or 26th Dynasty polychrome limestone relief fragment, the property of a Belgian collector, comes for sale at Christie’s Antiquities auction in London on July 7.

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Elkington flagon emerges at Roseberys

21 June 2021

Roseberys’ Fine & Decorative auction in south London on July 21 includes, estimated at £500-1000, this large mid 19th century electroplated flagon by Elkington & Co.

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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Miró set to see in Mayfair

21 June 2021

Mayfair Art Weekend (MAW) is back for an eighth annual event with a busy programme of exhibitions and talks planned.

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Sheffield tragedy remembered via medal at auction

21 June 2021

A large collection of tokens and badges relating to Sheffield comes to market at the Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals auction on July 6-7 at London saleroom Dix Noonan Webb.

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Roman amber glass beaker emerges at Bonhams’ Antiquities sale

21 June 2021

This Roman amber glass beaker is decorated with six stylised victory wreaths and the inscription in Greek ‘Seize the Victory’.

Asian Art in London

Online bi-monthly magazine puts Spotlight on Asian Art in London

14 June 2021

Asian Art in London has announced the dates for its autumn 2021 season and the launch of a 60-page digital sales magazine called Spotlight.

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‘Horti’ happy with a full house

14 June 2021

All exhibitor slots are filled as the Adams fair keeps fingers crossed for July opening.

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Self interest can be rewarding

14 June 2021

London gallery stages exhibition looking at how a range of artists depict themselves

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Art market: Supply of works flows as lockdown eases

14 June 2021

Consignments held back during the restrictions are now impressing in salerooms, as recent auction results show

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Gwen John in a new light at Cork Street show

14 June 2021

She was among the first female students to study at the Slade and exhibited with major galleries, but for many years Gwen John (1876- 1939) was forgotten, overshadowed by her famous lover Auguste Rodin and flamboyant artist brother Augustus John.

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John Ebsworth table clock emerges at London dealer

14 June 2021

John Ebsworth was in the first rank of early makers who were working during the last quarter of the 17th century.

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Sutcliffe photography medals back to Yorkshire

14 June 2021

A group of 56 medals awarded to pioneering photographer Frank Meadow Sutcliffe (1853-1941) is heading back to the area he covered in his evocative images.

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Watches: The right time for Cartier rarities

14 June 2021

Scarce variations of the classic dress watch come to market as interest rises in vintage Cartier

Battersea fair

Battersea decorative fair returns this autumn

12 June 2021

The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair is returning to its home in Battersea Park this autumn.

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Sumptuous Sèvres in UK salerooms

07 June 2021

Range of Sèvres highlights from ancien regime to the empire periods sold in UK auctions

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Odundo work attracts prices at the level of Coper and Rie

07 June 2021

More Odundo ceramics pieces sell well at specialist auction house Maak

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Double Islamic and Indian interest

07 June 2021

Shown here are two highlights from sales of Islamic & Indian art held by London salerooms recently.

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Photograph dealer Michael Hoppen moves from Chelsea after 37 years

07 June 2021

Photography specialist the Michael Hoppen Gallery is relocating from Jubilee Place in Chelsea, its home of 37 years.

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