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Arts & Antiques: Under the spotlight

Our nation is brimming with talented artists and fascinating auction houses. So, we’ve put some top auctioneers and gallery owners under the spotlight and asked...
Works by JD Fergusson on view in Lyon & Turnbull's Glasgow gallery. Credit: Martin Shields

John Duncan Fergussson: new exhibition opens on 150th anniversary of Scottish Colourist’s birth

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of John Duncan Fergusson (1874-1961), the longest-lived and most international of the pioneering group of artists...
The 18th century sword was found on Culloden Moor.

Culloden battlefield broadsword to be auctioned by Bonhams

A sword found at the site of Battle of Culloden is to be put up for auction. Fought in 1746 it was the final engagement...
Royal coat of Arms of Scotland. Credit: Dreweatts

Drew Pritchard: Scottish works go under the hammer from Salvage Hunters star’s private collection

A Royal coat of Arms of Scotland made by renowned Scottish innovator Walter MacFarlane could fetch £5,000 when it goes up for auction. The early...
Martin Boyce

Turner Prize winning Scottish artist Martin Boyce opens Fruitmarket celebrations

Turner Prize winning Scottish artist Martin Boyce is opening a new exhibition in Edinburgh, to celebrate the Fruitmarket’s 50th anniversary.  The Glasgow based artist’s sculptures...
Robert the Bruce coin. All pictures credit: Noonans

Collection of Scottish coins including rare Robert the Bruce penny sells for £90k

A collection of Scottish coins, including a rare Robert the Bruce silver penny, has sold for nearly £90,000 at auction. The large coin collection was...