People after antique silver may be interested in details of a recent auction.
Turner's 'Modern Rome – Camp Vaccino' left Britain and will be on display at Los Angeles' Getty Museum. The painting, on long term loan at the National Gallery of Scotland, was sold in July 2010 at Sotheby's to the Getty. The painting was held back in London until February in the hopes that the nation could raise the funds to keep the painting in the country.
An owner has unexpectedly received £99,808 for an antique ceramic vase at an Irish auction.
There have been rumours the vehicle might not be the real deal.
Those with a passion for antique paintings might be interested in details of one auction in the United States.
Antique valuation seekers may be interested to note that a toilet owned by John Lennon has fetched nearly ten times its expected amount.
A vase with an antiques valuation of £1.2 million that sold for £43 million was the most expensive of its kind sold this year.
This Arts and Crafts music cabinet, entered into a recent sale at Robertson’s of Kinbuck, near Dunblane, without reserve, turned out to be a hitherto lost design by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
The item had been valued at £1.2 million.
The document sold for $3.8 million.