News about British Antique
Parry collection of Chinese art graces Bonhams Nov. 2
LONDON – Bonhams is privileged to announce the sale of The Parry Collection of Chinese Art, an important English private collection of Imperial enamel, lacquer, porcelain and jades, which was formed from as early as 1919 and kept within the family for three generations. The Parry collection will be offered at Bonhams’ New Bond Street saleroom on […]
Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters
MADRID (AP) – A Spanish court has shelved a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken galleon for tons of precious coins more than a decade ago.
British Museum to display world’s oldest map of stars in 2022 Stonehenge show
LONDON – The world’s oldest map of the stars will go on display for the very first time in the UK at the British Museum next year. It will be a major highlight of a new special exhibition on Stonehenge which will open at the museum in February, the first details of which were announced […]