Tag: Antiques

Demonstrating Resilience During the Pandemic, the Market for Chinese Art and Antiques Reaped $5.7 Billion Last Year, a New Report Found

Get the Report in English: Get the report in Chinese:   Art sales fared better than expected in 2020, despite fears of a major market contraction, according to the ninth edition of the Global Chinese Art Auction Market Report, a partnership between Artnet and the China Association of Auctioneers (CAA). Chinese art and antiques generated $5.7 billion in auction sales around the world last ...

Read more

Looted Ancient Roman Sculpture Found in Belgian Antiques Shop – ARTnews.com

Two Italian policemen were on a casual walk in a ritzy neighborhood of Brussels when they accidentally stumbled upon a surprising find: a looted ancient Roman sculpture, posed innocently among the offerings at an antiques shop. On Monday, the Carabineri, Italy’s police force, said it had officially recovered the sculpture, which dates back to the 1st century C.E. and is believed to have been ...

Read more

France Has Revised Its System for Exporting Art and Antiques, Removing Red Tape that Has Long Hindered Trade

France has revised its national system for exporting cultural goods, dramatically expanding the ease of trade. The move is considered a major win for the country’s art industry. The changes, which came into effect on January 1, raise the value thresholds at which an export certificate or “passport” must be obtained for a broad swathe of art, antiques, and collectibles. In some cases, the threshold ...

Read more

Newark Museum Of Art Educational Loan Collection Auction To Be Hosted By Remember When Antiques And Estate Sales, LLC

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ (JANUARY 3RD, 2021) Remember When Antiques and Estate Sales, LLC, in collaboration with The Newark Museum of Art, proudly announces the Newark Museum of Art Educational Loan Collection Auction.   “The Newark Museum of Art was founded by Director John Cotton Dana at the Newark Public Library in 1909. To this day, the century plus old institution is New Jersey’s largest ...

Read more

New salerooms plus appointments at galleries – the latest news across the art and antiques sector

The Pedestal has moved to The Dairy on the Stonor Park Estate, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Laura Chesters 16 Dec 2020 The Pedestal The Pedestal's Sally Stratton and Guy Savill. Auction house The Pedestal has permanently moved to The Dairy on the Stonor Park Estate, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. It has held two auctions at the location this year and has ...

Read more

NYC Antiques Dealers Allegedly Made Up Fake Histories of Art They Sold, Defrauded Buyers – NBC New York

Two dealers of ancient art were indicted Tuesday for allegedly creating fake ownership histories for the antiquities they sold through auction houses in New York. Erdal Dere and Faisal Khan used the identities of deceased collectors to create the fake histories for antiquities they sold through Dere’s New York company, Fortuna Fine Arts Ltd, according to the indictment unsealed Tuesday. The ownership history of ...

Read more