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The Elephants Can Sleep a Little Easier

Earlier this week one of Australia’s pre-eminent auction houses, Leonard Joel, submitted its policy on the cessation of trade in ivory and rhino horn to the European Commission’s public consultation regarding European trade in these materials. In their 22nd Report, released … Continue reading

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A Toast and a Toot!

Lyon & Turnbull’s Jacobite, Stuart, and Scottish Applied Arts sale in Edinburgh on the 13th of May 2015 offers an astonishing assortment of Jacobite and related items. Lot 105 is a Jacobite firing glass with a trumpet bowl above a … Continue reading

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The Exceptional Sale 2011

As its title suggests, Christie’s The Exceptional Sale 2011 (in their King Street, London rooms on July 7, 2011) contains some truly outstanding items. Amongst the treasures on offer is a group of Anglo-Indian ivory-inlaid, teak, ebony and tortoiseshell furniture … Continue reading

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