Latest art, antiques and auctions news
Auction houses in the UK have closed their premises to the public. Some have decided to continue to run their services remotely while respecting government guidance on social distancing.
Thoughts of a long drive on the open road are not realistic for most of us right now, sadly, but you can indulge your love of cars in miniature versions thanks to the sale on April 6 held by Lewes auction house Wallis & Wallis.
From the thousands of lots that appear at auctions every week on thesaleroom.com, here we focus on three exceptional lots bought by online bidders in recent days.
Working from home is de riguer right now thanks to measures to contain the coronavirus – a good time to take a look at the wonderful selection of antique office equipment on offer online at Auction Team Breker via thesaleroom.com.
Most mah-jong sets at auction bring under £100. But earlier this month an online bidder paid many times that amount for a rare set spotted in Sheffield.
Edinburgh and London firm Lyon & Turnbull is pressing ahead with an April sales schedule, holding its sale 'live online'.
The coming weeks could be the perfect time to settle down with some old photo albums, so why not make them real classics?
An early 20th century portrait, in the family of the sitter since it was painted, sold to an online bidder for £35,000 earlier this month
A fascinating collection of books from The Birmingham Assay Office Library will be offered at auction tomorrow.