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Plea for help to restore historic barns housing antiques centre

23 May 2022

A family of antiques dealers are hoping to raise funds to continue the restoration of two Elizabethan barns in the Surrey countryside that house their centre.

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Farnham antiques centre targeted by thieves

12 May 2022

A Farnham antiques centre is hoping to track down items stolen after a break in last week.

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Car badges make a statement at auction

02 May 2022

Charterhouse (25% buyer’s premium) has been holding auctions of classic cars, motorcycles and automobilia for nearly 20 years.

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Archer car mascot points way to luxury

02 May 2022

Ewbank’s (24% buyer’s premium) held a dedicated Cars, Motorbikes, Scooters & Automobilia auction on December 2 in Send, Woking.

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Surf’s up for Maggi Hambling

25 April 2022

A small work by Maggi Hambling (b.1945) was among the pieces of Modern and Contemporary art attracting interest recently at Parker Fine Art Auctions (25% buyer’s premium).

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The simple but charming style of J Fisher

04 April 2022

Local appeal propelled a naïve painting of Farnham to 40-times its top estimate at Parker Fine Art Auctions’ (25% buyer’s premium) latest sale.

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Thinking caps on for works of Confucius at Catherine Southon auction

21 March 2022

Sold online at £5500 in a February 2 sale held by Catherine Southon (24% buyer’s premium) at Farleigh Court Golf Club in Surrey was a copy in full mottled calf gilt of the first European edition of the works of Confucius (551-479BC).

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Sumptuous seaweeds at Surrey sale

07 March 2022

A set of the four volumes that make up William G Johnstone & Alexander Croall’s 'Nature-Printed British Sea-Weeds' of 1859-60 was offered in a December 21 sale at John Nicholson’s (20% buyer’s premium) in Fernhurst, Surrey.

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Best of 'cut and paste' jewellery at Catherine Southon

07 March 2022

Aided by the skills of the Alsatian jeweller Georges-Frédéric Strass (1701-77), the boundaries of what could be achieved with paste jewellery were pushed back in the 18th century.

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Emms dog portraits rear their heads in different parts of the country

28 February 2022

A couple of dog portraits by leading Victorian canine painter John Emms (1844-1912) brought a flurry of bids at separate auctions held just a day apart.

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Catherine Southon tees off to a fine start in 2022

21 February 2022

Egyptian antiquities and Rolex are a hit in first sale of the year held at Surrey golf club

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Calling in to busy Kempton Park

21 February 2022

Snapshot of the successful Sunbury event that has been around for over 40 years

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Paolozzi prints offer price options

21 February 2022

Multiple editions by the pop art pioneer mean many works are available for under £1000

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Stefanelli: from war to abstract

21 February 2022

A collection of 20 watercolours and drawings by American artist Joe Stefanelli (1921-2017) formed an intriguing part of Ewbank’s Modern picture sale.

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Eastern European artists on the rise at UK auctions

21 February 2022

Pictures by eastern European artists generating interest from national-minded buyers is an increasingly common sight at UK regional sales.

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That’s your queue for action: Woking fair proves popular

21 February 2022

Organisers’ first Woking Leisure Centre event attracts trade buyers well before opening

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Poster fast forwards London to 2026

14 February 2022

A 1926 London Transport poster with artwork by Montague Birrell Black (1889-1964) imagining what the capital may look 100 years into the future was offered at Ewbank’s (25% buyer’s premium) in Woking on January 21.

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Leggett market gets a leg up

31 January 2022

Response to trio of works indicates fresh interest in female artists is a factor at all price levels

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Chorus of approval for Woking event

24 January 2022

Stall numbers are looking good at around 160 for Grandma’s Attic Fairs’ new antiques and vintage fair at Woking Leisure Centre which launches on Sunday, February 6.

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Little Chelsea fair on hold but all go in Dorking

17 January 2022

Dovehouse Fine Antiques Fairs’ organiser Jane Alexander says that her long-planned Little Chelsea Decorative Arts and Antiques Fair at Chelsea Old Town Hall is on hold for the time being.