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Ceramics dealers launch Cotswolds auction firm

01 February 2017

The Cotswolds will be welcoming a new auction firm when two ceramics dealers launch Kingham & Orme Auctioneers next week.

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All stands sold at busy Malvern fair

23 August 2013

Around 5000 people will be streaming through the gates from seven in the morning this bank holiday Monday, August 26, for B2B Events’ hectic flea and collectors’ fair at the Three Counties Showground in Worcestershire.

Trading Standards probe auction house closure

18 February 2013

In a letter to customers, Andrew Granger, the boss of now defunct saleroom The Auction Company Broadway, has spoken of his “deep regret and sorrow” at its closure.

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Rare ancient gem stolen

16 July 2012

The second most significant gem of its type in the country – a Parthian-Sassanian intaglio (in brown-grey agate) – has been stolen from a house near Evesham.

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Ramraiders target Auction Company Broadway

21 May 2012

Ramraiders have stolen more than 50 silver and jewellery items worth up to £20,000 from an auction house in Worcestershire.

Thieves strike in Broadway and Wymondham

16 August 2010

IN the early hours of August 6, a Henry Moore sketch and two oil paintings were stolen from Trinity House on the High Street in Broadway, south Worcestershire.

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Serrell goes back to school to sell Hazelrigg furniture

15 February 2010

WORCESTERSHIRE auctioneer Philip Serrell has been asked to sell, at short notice, Cotswolds School furniture from the dormitories of Hazelrigg Hall, now part of Loughborough University.

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Dickens snuffbox appears in Worcestershire

08 May 2009

On May 14, Malvern auctioneer Philip Serrell will sell this 3.5oz silver floral engraved snuffbox marked for Nathaniel Mills, Birmingham 1836.

Laney bows out

23 July 2007

After more than 50 years in the business, Worcestershire auctioneer Philip Laney is to close his firm and take up a consultancy post with chartered surveyors and land agents Doorbars.

DMG sell Malvern

06 November 2006

DMG Antiques Fairs have sold the two Malvern fairs as part of their widespread revamp.

Andrew Grant closes in Worcester…

23 August 2005

The well-known Worcestershire firm Andrew Grant are expected to close their fine art auction department.

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KPM quality lifts plaque

01 March 2005

THE engaging subject and large size of this 16 x 13in (41 x 33cm) Berlin-style porcelain plaque, right, helped it to the top slot at the January 18 sale held by Philip Laney (15% buyer’s premium) at the Malvern Auction Centre.

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Nouveau space for determined Cathy – and room for an historic tea

01 September 2004

UNDER the name Art Nouveau Originals, specialist dealer Cathy Turner is a very well-known figure on the fairs circuit, but she will now be even better known since she has just purchased The Bindery Gallery at 69 High Street, Broadway, Worcestershire (Tel: 01386 854645).

Hall mirror eclipses estimate to make £7800

07 July 2004

DECORATIVE, functional and large – the undisputed highlight of Andrew Grant's (15% buyer's premium) 525-lot May 13 sale was a gilt-framed hall mirror catalogued as in the manner of William Kent.

Nantgarw porcelain plate sold at Philip Serrell

26 May 2004

Right: this fine Nantgarw porcelain plate, once thought to be painted by Thomas Baxter and traditionally known as the ‘Three Graces’, was part of a collection of porcelain offered by Worcestershire auctioneers Philip Serrell on May 20.

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11 May 2004

THIS fine Nantgarw porcelain plate, right, once thought to be painted by Thomas Baxter and traditionally known as the ‘Three Graces’, is part of a collection of porcelain to be offered by Worcestershire auctioneers Philip Serrell on May 20.

Baldwin, Stinton & Davis

05 May 2004

CHARLES Baldwin’s stock-in-trade as a porcelain artist was swans in flight, but the celebrated Royal Worcester painter did occasionally apply his meticulous technique to other subjects including mammals and other birds. The sale held by Philip Laney (10% buyer’s premium) at the Malvern Auction Centre on April 6 included the impressive vase, top right, decorated by Baldwin with goldfinches.

Stinton to rescue at the double after ‘Sèvres’ let-down

16 March 2004

WHAT would otherwise have been a sound enough sale at Andrew Grant Auctioneers (15% buyer's premium), Worcester, on February 19 provided two trade talking points – one positive, the other negative – after the differing fortunes of three lots among the ceramics.

Royal Worcester Potpourri Vase

02 March 2004

Highlight of the sale conducted by Andrew Grant at the Bank House Golf and Country Club at Bransford, Worcester on February 19 were two Royal Worcester potpourri vases decorated by John Stinton. Both carried fine renditions of the artist’s trademark Highland cattle in moorland, including this example standing 12in (30cm) high with twin leaf-form handles and piercing and ribbon swags to the neck.

Malvern changes continue in bid for better service

24 October 2003

CHANGES are afoot over the next few months at the popular Malvern International Antiques & Collectors Fair, held every month at Worcestershire’s Three Counties Showground.