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ATG letter: What about endangered rhino?

24 April 2017

MADAM – I have been reading the responses in your letters pages from the antiques trade to the stringent ivory laws appearing around the world.

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24 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.

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5 Questions: Gary Wallis

24 April 2017

Gary Wallis is based in Henley-on-Thames, trades in anything from childhood collectables to potential heirlooms and is a regular at The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in Battersea.

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Previews: £1001 - £5000

24 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.

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Russian stars in very British affair as private London club sells art

24 April 2017

An ‘Unfashionable’ single-owner collection from a London club attracted trade and private buyers. The 98-lot sale on April 5 was held by British pictures specialist Harry Moore-Gwyn at 25 Blythe Road (20% buyer’s premium) in West Kensington.

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Having a laugh down at the private London club artwork sale

24 April 2017

Nearly a quarter of the sale total at the auction held by Harry Moore-Gwyn at 25 Blythe Road (20% buyer’s premium) in West Kensington on April 5 came from a collection of original cartoons.

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Lebanese view of biblical scene emerges in Derbyshire auction

24 April 2017

A work by one of Lebanon’s most eminent painters, Khalil Saleeby (1870-1928), surfaced at Hansons (17.5% buyer’s premium) of Etwall in Derbyshire.

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Tintin takes Chicago taxi ride to Paris auction

24 April 2017

Tintin has had another good day out in Paris. In an Artcurial sale on April 8 a European collector paid €753,000 (£643,815), including premiums and taxes, to buy an ink drawing done by Hergé for the 1937 comic book Tintin in America.

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Sparkling mood at Wartski party

24 April 2017

The London jewellery dealership Wartski hosted a champagne reception to launch a new CD recording of Façade.

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Bid Barometer

24 April 2017

ATG’s selection of auction lots bought by internet bidders on thesaleroom.com from the period April 13-19, 2017. This includes both the highest prices over estimate and the top prices paid online.

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DNA identified as major Californian sale attraction

24 April 2017

A major attraction in a PBA Galleries (20/15% buyer’s premium) sale of April 6 was the Samuel Hessel ‘DNA’ collection of scientific papers, journals and books.

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24 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.

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Best not to nibble at your Beatrix Potters

24 April 2017

A Beatrix Potter collection running to 62 lots got a Forum Auctions (25/20/12% buyer’s premium) sale of March 30 up and running.

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Time travelling to Edinburgh auction

24 April 2017

Victorian exuberance or Georgian elegance – you pays your money and takes your choice. At Lyon & Turnbull (25% buyer’s premium) on April 5, it cost a great deal for the former and rather less for the latter.

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Whistler's Weary contribution to New York sale

24 April 2017

Pictured here is one of several etchings by James Abbott McNeil Whistler that will feature in Swann Galleries’ sale of prints on May 2.

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Gold rush fever hits Australian auction

24 April 2017

A mid-19th century oil painting depicting in detail a scene at the height of the Australian gold rush is a potential highlight of a Sotheby’s Australia sale next month.

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Ecce Homo ‘sleeper’ awakened during Lent

24 April 2017

Estimated at £500-800, a small Old Master painting of Christ wearing the crown of thorns drew spectacular competition at Adam’s of Dublin on April 9. It came from an institution in the Irish capital which the saleroom said was “doing some spring cleaning”. It was given the pick of around 100 paintings.

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Previews: Up to £1000

24 April 2017

ATG’s weekly selection of items on sale at auctions and dealerships.

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Nicolas De Staël 1950 work in Vienna auction

24 April 2017

A small 6¼ x 11in (16 x 27 cm) oil on canvas by Nicolas De Staël (1914-55), titled Composition and dating from 1950, is one of the potential highlights of the contemporary art auction to be held by Dorotheum in Vienna on May 31 and June 1.

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New vintage market to open in South London

24 April 2017

Maxine Stonehill of Pop Up Vintage Fairs has launched a vintage market at a new London location.

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