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Revisiting Cycladic figures
Looking forward to seminar on Cycladic figures in Cambridge tomorrow: value, forgeries, Keros, returns https://t.co/2ZPoS12ybf pic.twitter.com/eqMAJ5JTzW — David Gill (@davidwjgill) February 8, 2017 I will be presenting a seminar on Cycladic figures to the ...

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Cultural Property APPG Meeting (December 2016)
Westminster © David Gill The Cultural Property APPG met this afternoon (see also statement from " Walk of Truth "). There were two main themes: the first, the movement of the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill through Parliament; the second, enforceme...

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Lord Ashton on the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill
Heritage Alliance, 2016 © David Gill Lord Ashton used the Heritage Alliance "Heritage Day" on 1 December 2016 to draw attention to the Cultural Property (Armed Conflicts) Bill that is currently moving its way through Parliament. In his speech (available her...

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An Apulian Situla, the Becchina Archive, and a Munich Auction
Source: Becchina Archive The forthcoming auction at Gorny & Mosch is due to include an Apulian situla attributed to the Lycurgus painter ( Lot 87 ). The collecting history is presented: Aus der James Stirt Collection, Vevey in der Schweiz, erworben 1997 bei...

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An Etruscan bronze athlete from an old Swiss collection
Source: Schinousa archive Dr Christos Tsirogiannis has drawn attention to four items in the December sale of antiquities at Gorny & Mosch in Munich. I am particularly interested in the fifth century BC Etruscan bronze figure of a youth. The collecting histo...

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Digger Wasp making nest at Sutton Hoo.

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Looking forward to Springwatch from RSPB Minsmere

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Due diligence: update
Westminster © David Gill Earlier today I posted on the adoption of a new due diligence process. It was, of course, pure fiction (note the date). But is it a process to which responsible auction houses, galleries, dealers and trade associations should aspire...
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