https://www.liveauctioneers.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/FeaturedElephant.png 433 530 Catherine Saunders-Watson https://www.liveauctioneers.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ACN-logo-2019-2.png Catherine Saunders-Watson2016-09-21 17:48:562016-09-21 17:48:56Post-1947 Ivory Ban Looms in UK; ‘Mad Men’ House for Sale in Dallas, and More Fresh News
Post-1947 Ivory Ban Looms in UK; ‘Mad Men’ House for Sale in Dallas, and More Fresh News
News and updates from around the arts and auction community:
- Within the next 24 hours, Britain’s environment minister is expected to announce a full ban on the sale of ivory objects made after 1947. She’ll be sharing the platform with Prince William, an outspoken proponent of elephant protection. [Read more from Antiques Trade Gazette]
- Designed by architect Gordon Nichols and featured in a 1954 parade of homes, a Dallas residence straight out of Mad Men is on the market for $665,000. It’s in immaculate condition and packed with period furnishings in eye-popping colors. [Read more from The Daily Mail]
- A Massachusetts hotel is celebrating its 300th anniversary with an amnesty appeal. Any items lifted from The Wayside Inn – whether a soap dish or Ezekiel Howe’s copy of the Declaration of Independence – may be returned with no questions asked. [Read more from the Boston Globe]
- An exciting exhibition of Mexican Modernist art opens at the Philadelphia Museum of Art next month. Visitors can experience the period from 1910-1950 through the masterpieces of Diego Rivera, Jose Orozco, Frida Kahlo and many of their contemporaries. [Read more at the Philadelphia Museum of Art]
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