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Antiques Roadshow to visit Dundee's newest treasure this summer V&A Dundee will welcome the BBC's Antiques Roadshow to the museum this summer. Presented by Fiona Bruce, the programme, which has been running for 42 years, will be filmed at V&A Dundee and nearby Slessor Gardens on Sunday June 23. It will be the show's first visit to Dundee in more than a decade.

West Brom fan scores FA Cup medal A sought-after 1954 Fa Cup final medal awarded to West Bromwich Albion goalkeeper Norman Heath has been bought by a lifeline supporter of the club in a recent Derbyshire sale. Taking part in his 'first and only auction', the winning bidder paid £13,000 for the gold medal, ensuring it would stay in the 'West Brom family'.

Antiques shop selling piece of Tornado aircraft RAF Tornados roared over the West Midlands as part of their finale tour this week.

Landmark Syracuse antiques store for sale The owner of Behind The Iron Gates is retiring and looking to sell her business. Selma Adydan says she's looking for "a turn key sale," with a new owner who will continue the businesses. Behind The Iron Gates is a 21 room, Victorian Painted Lady mansion at 1818 West Genesee Street.

Patriotic art exhibit opening in NOLA Rau Antiques will unveil its patriotic new exhibition, From Sea to Shining Sea: 200 Years of American Art at its gallery at 630 Royal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 6, 2019. The show, which is free and open to the public, will run through June 8, 2019 and the gallery is open Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

Antiques from Spenger's restaurant, including 34-carat ring and historic vase, auctioned for $750K The vase was first placed in the couple's penthouse long ago, but it was so imposing in size it was relocated to their family's restaurant, Spenger's Fish Grotto. The restaurant closed last October, after 128 years in business, and many items belonging to the family went up for auction at Clars earlier this month.

Antique auction offers Galle, Tiffany, Wave Crest March 9 Woody Auction's 5,000-square-foot showroom is located at 130 East Third Street in Douglass - south and east of Wichita, not far from I-35 and Hwy. 54/Kellogg Rd. Moving forward, most auctions will be held in the Douglass gallery, starting at 9:30 am Central time, unless otherwise noted.

Western Art: G. Harvey painting sells for $516,500 In paintings such as When Cowboys Don't Change, he encourages the viewer not only to see the physical elements of his subject, but also senses an over-arching mood. Gerald Harvey Jones, better known as G.

Use the proper search terms to identify an artist About fifteen years ago I attended an auction with my sister in a small town in southwestern Massachusetts.

Experts Choice - the best Antique Clocks With their exquisite design and intricate craftsmanship, we asked seven horological experts to take some time out and tell us which antique clocks they would love to get their hands on. James Stratton is Bonhams' Director of clocks. I would, without hesitation, ask for this exquisite silver humpbacked carriage clock by Jump of London.

Auction Preview: Asian Antiques & Art at Altair Auctions, Norwood, Mar 1 What: Asian Antiques and Art. Where: Altair Auctions, 151 Carnegie Row, Norwood, MA 02062, United States. When: Mar 1, 12:00 AM GMT. Top Lots of the Sale:.

George Michael collection catalogue is live With the auction of The George Michael Collection of artworks due to take place at Christie's next month, the main catalogue for the sale is now online. The collection amassed by the late pop star is largely centred on works created by the Young British Artists, a loose group who were primarily taught at Goldsmiths College during the 1980s.

Boring brown? Appealingly antique! A Somerset auction house said visitors to their recent sale had an "eagerness to buy" so-called brown furniture, with 87% of its furniture, including mainstream pieces such as davenports, better Georgian chests of drawers and sideboards, all finding buyers.

Alleged antiques thief nabbed in PE Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said earlier this week it was alleged that an antiquarian went to an antique shop in Todd Street, North End searching for his antiques which had been stolen from his house in Perridgevale in November last year.

Tirpitz raid medals set to make thousands in London A Conspicuous Gallantry Medal awarded for the daring attack on the German battleship Tirpitz in September 1944 is estimated to fetch between £40,000 to £50,000 in a London saleroom later this month.

Suffragette collection hidden in garage set to sell in Surrey A Suffragette collection that had been hidden in a garage for over 30 years looks set to be one of the highlights of a Surrey sale later this month.

Highlights of BADA 2019 Fair Clock specialist Tobias Birch will be taking a different approach to his stand this year, with a curated selling exhibition of over 20 clocks and watches made by the famous 18th century partnership of Thomas Mudge and William Dutton.

Design and photography masterpieces at Christie's Exceptional works of design and photography from the 20th and 21st centuries will go under the hammer at Christie's next month, as part of the auctioneer's season of curated sales in London.

Registration open for annual SWKS Antiques Appraisal Fair For more information call 620-272-3664. Registration is also available at the museum after March 1, and until 2 p.m. at the door the day of the show, all at the $15 item rate.

Gold coin hidden in bureau could sell for thousands A bureau containing a hidden gold coin which could make thousands has had its secrets revealed at Derbyshire auction house.

Hotel del Coronado, Hour 1 Check into Hotel del Coronado to see sensational ROADSHOW finds at a stunning seaside setting, such as a 1962 Baldessari oil "Sign for Rothko and Albers," a Fortuny Delphos gown, and a "Kitchen Debate" table with a signed Nixon photo. Which is $90,000?

Collecting Antique and Vintage Globes A blog centered on the hobby of collecting antique and vintage terrestrial and celestial globes, and finding their place in history. Below, follow this blog via email, receive all updates in your in box For many years the GENERAL antique market has been slumping.

Meet the millennial women dusting down the antiques profession I can be meeting clients, valuing silver and jewellery, cataloguing and photographing items, out on valuation days, then on the rostrum taking the auction. What do you enjoy the most? The variety.

Antiques Roadshow-style event for WWI artefacts is coming to Plymouth Lest We Forget: Keep Their Stories Alive is an ambitious project, run in partnership between the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation and the University of Oxford to create a national digital archive.

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