Leonardo's Salvator Mundi heads to The Louvre Abu Dhabi – antiquestradegazette.com

Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi became the world’s most expensive painting when it sold at Christie’s New York earlier this month where it fetched a premium-inclusive $450m. Alex Capon 06 Dec 2017 The announcement follows the auction at Christie’s New York last month where the painting fetched a premium-inclusive $450m, the highest sum ever bid for a […]

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London Bridge vintage market launches a green-fingered Christmas – antiquestradegazette.com

The night market of ‘Flea at Flat Iron Square’ in London Bridge. Laura Chesters 27 Nov 2017 The vintage market will host a Christmas-themed market next weekend (December 2-3) in association with the Royal Horticultural Society, its third joint event with the gardening charity. The event will include garden related workshops such as wreath making, […]

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Investment firm helps restructure online loan provider Borro – antiquestradegazette.com

Laura Chesters 22 Nov 2017 Under the new deal, VPC Speciality Lending will own around 49% of Borro and the remaining 51% of the equity will be held by other vehicles managed by Victory Park Capital and Borro’s senior management team. VPC will provide Borro with a credit facility of up to $10m. VPC first became […]

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Australian antiques dealer facing prison term in US for wildlife smuggling – The Sydney Morning Herald

62 reading now From his multimillion-dollar Woollahra terrace, Graham Chen sold Asian art and antiquities that often went under the hammer for more than $100,000. Porcelain vases, gilt bronze Sino-Tibetan statues and white jade figurines attracted eye-watering bids.  Graham’s Auction, run out of a $2.4 million Woollahra terrace, sold Asian art and antiquities to the […]

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