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Mark Hill to Open Stand at Grays Antiques

Mark Hill to Open Stand at Grays Antiques

Antiques & Collectables expert Mark Hill has announced that he will be opening a stand at Grays Antiques, in the heart of central London. Situated behind the renowned Grays main building, the Mews (below left) is a few minutes stroll from Bond Street tube station and Oxford Street and north of the renowned […]

Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure Comes to Auction

Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure Comes to Auction

Building on the current strength in the market for modern sculpture and the intense demand for exceptional works by Henry Moore, Christie’s is pleased to announce the inclusion of a monumental sculpture by the artist in the New York Evening Sale of Impressionist and Modern Art on 5 November 2013. […]

World’s most important porcelain tea service sells for £541,250

World’s most important porcelain tea service sells for £541,250

One of the most valuable tea services ever assembled, sold for £541,250. Bidders competed for eight items of the legendary ‘Half-Figure Service’-type, a highly important set of Meissen porcelain in the Said and Roswitha Marouf Collection.

Temperatues Set to Rise With Fahrenheit Thermometer

Temperatues Set to Rise With Fahrenheit Thermometer

Christie’s have announce that an original mercury thermometer, invented by Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit in 1714 and the only remaining example in private hands, is to be offered at auction in October 2012.

Secretaire reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain at Auction

Secretaire reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain at Auction

A satinwood, mahogany, sycamore and marquetry and parcel gilt secretaire cabinet, which was reconstructed from an important cabinet attributed to Seddon, Son and Shackleton reputedly for King Charles IV of Spain

George Daniels personal collection of clocks and watches

George Daniels personal collection of clocks and watches

Sotheby’s announced the Single Owner sale of the George Daniels’ Horological Collection, which will take place in London on 6th November 2012.

John Townsend Chippendale Block-and-Shell Document Cabinet

John Townsend Chippendale Block-and-Shell Document Cabinet

Christie’s New York announces the sale of The John Townsend Chippendale Block-and-Shell Document Cabinet.

Lord Nelson snuff box for auction

Lord Nelson snuff box for auction

Lord Nelson’s snuff box which he gave to his Secretary, George Unwin, is for sale at Bonhams Gentleman’s Library Sale in London on 18 January.

Captain Robert Scott’s Farewell Letters

Captain Robert Scott’s Farewell Letters

The first of the farewell letters written in the Antarctic by Captain Robert Scott as he realised that he and his team would not survive is for sale at Bonhams Polar Sale in London on 30 March 2012.

Important Tiffany Glass & Tiffany Lamps

Important Tiffany Glass & Tiffany Lamps

A Highly Important Tiffany Three-Panel “Magnolia” Window, circa 1910 (est. $400/600,000*) forms part of Sotheby’s Important Tiffany sale.