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Export stop on Howard cabinets

04 February 2016

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on a pair of 17th century Italian ebony, ormolu and hardstone inlaid cabinets in the hope that they can be saved for the nation.

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Gold ‘prospects’ the south west with Duke’s

03 February 2016

Richard Gold, one of the best-known regional valuers and auctioneers, has left Lawrences of Crewkerne to join Duke’s of Dorchester.

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Diggelmann doubles auction high for a ski poster

03 February 2016

A new auction high for a ski poster was established at Christie’s South Kensington’s annual Ski sale, held on January 21, when this 1934 colour lithograph advertising the attractions of the Swiss resort of Gstaad sold for £62,000 (plus premium).

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Sales fall at big two as market shapes to cool

02 February 2016

Both Sotheby’s and Christie’s saw sales fall in 2015, a sign that the art market may be slowing.

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Damien Hirst ‘fakes’ flood the market

01 February 2016

Fake works purporting to be Damien Hirst studio paintings are circulating on the UK regional art and antiques market.

Two art recovery agencies in dispute

01 February 2016

An increasingly bitter spat between two UK art recovery agencies – the Art Loss Register and the Art Recovery Group – has reached the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority.


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