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The milestone moments

Landmarks along the Christie’s South Kensington memory lane

Affectionately known as ‘CSK’ or simply ‘South Ken’, the fin de siècle building has been a central cog in the UK’s art and antiques machine for decades, as chronicled in the pages of ATG.

A selling powerhouse

From early on, Christie’s South Kensington’s USP was the volume and variety of affordable material it offered on a regular basis. As these ATG adverts from the 1980s demonstrate, a typical week would take in regular auctions of furniture, silver, jewellery and various categories of picture that were a mainstay for the trade seeking to fill shops or containers bound for the US. The many different collectors’ sales provided a high-profile icing for this solid cake of traditional antiques.

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Antiques Trade Gazette is the essential publication for everyone with a serious interest in art, antiques and collectables. Every week it is packed with up-to-the-minute news on the market, with individual items beautifully illustrated throughout. Since 1971 it has been the most reliable source of information on what is really happening at auctions in the UK and around the world. Each issue is filled with auction advertisements and detailed auction reports written by expert journalists. The Dealer’s Diary section keeps readers constantly updated on what is happening at the fairs and markets and in the galleries and shops. Market professionals and serious collectors throughout the world rely on ATG to keep them informed on developments and issues which shape the art market. It is here that they learn about the prices achieved at auction in every area - from antiquities to pop memorabilia, from impressionist paintings to Chinese art. With 500 or more art objects pictured, every issue is a treat to the eye and a visual education. Whatever the topic Antiques Trade Gazette is well-informed, up-to-date and entertaining.

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