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News In Brief – including the conviction of a family behind the theft of Chinese jades

13 September 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including an update on the theft of £1.7m of Chinese jades.

News In Brief – including the auction of medals once belonging to controversial media mogul Robert Maxwell

06 September 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a group of medals once belonging to Robert Maxwell coming to auction.

News In Brief – including news of the New York book fair being postponed

30 August 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair (NYIABF) being cancelled because of the ongoing pandemic.

News In Brief – including news of a rare Anglo-Saxon gold coin discovered by a metal detectorist coming to auction

23 August 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a Saxon gold coin expected to fetch up to £200,000 at an upcoming sale.

News In Brief – including news of a merger of design auction houses in the US

16 August 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of Rago Wright buying LA Modern Auctions.

News In Brief – including news of a UK restorer facing an antiquities investigation

09 August 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a UK restorer facing an antiquities charge in the US.

News In Brief – including the National Gallery buying Thomas Lawrence's ‘The Red Boy’

26 July 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including the National Gallery acquiring a well known portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830).

News In Brief – including news of a 'peace medal’ bought by a US museum

19 July 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of Colonial Williamsburg buying a Washington ‘Indian peace medal’.

News In Brief – including a new Grinling Gibbons exhibition

12 July 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of Bonhams' exhibition on Grinling Gibbons.

The Ford Escort – a fairytale gift

05 July 2021

This Ford Escort once owned by Diana, Princess of Wales, has been bought by a museum in Chile.

News In Brief – including a new date for Photo London fair

05 July 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a new date in September for the Photo London fair.

News In Brief – including Aaron Dean joining Adam Partridge

28 June 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of Aaron Dean joining Adam Partridge.

News In Brief – including news of the sale of an infamous US forgery

21 June 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of the sale of the ‘Oath of a Freeman’.

News In Brief – including news of The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair returning to Battersea

14 June 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair returning to Battersea this autumn.

News In Brief – including news of works from Lorfords in Tetbury offered at Bonhams

07 June 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a Bonhams auction of items from dealers Lorfords in Tetbury.

News In Brief – including The Fine Art Group buying Pall Mall Art Advisors

31 May 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a new acquisition for The Fine Art Group.

News In Brief – including news of a portrait of Catherine de’ Medici returning to Strawberry Hill House

24 May 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of Strawberry Hill House acquiring a group portrait of Catherine de’ Medici and her children.

News In Brief – including news of a sketch by Leonardo da Vinci coming to Christie’s

17 May 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of a drawing of a bear's head by Leonardo da Vinci coming to auction.

News In Brief – including news of Queen Victoria's slippers coming to auction

10 May 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including news of slippers once owned by Queen Victoria coming to auction.

News In Brief – including a new CEO for Phillips

03 May 2021

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including Phillips appointing Stephen Brooks as chief executive officer.

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