arts & antiques




‘Lost’ Hamilton Palace sculpture goes to auction

The Hamilton Aphrodite – one of the greatest Roman sculptures in private hands, that had been thought lost to history – has reappeared at Sotheby’s....

McTear’s pledges its support to Glasgow Women’s Aid

A Scots auctioneer is supporting Glasgow Women's Aid at Christmas for the seventh consecutive year. McTear’s is taking part in the Toy and Gift Collection...
Dame Barbara Hepworth - Figure in Mirror, sketch, unframed

Rare Hepworth sketch given in private art auction

The personal art collection of Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, a leading figure of the St Ives School of artists, is to be sold live online and in...
Kings X for Scotland

Beautiful Scots art deco posters under the hammer

A fine art auctioneers are celebrating the art deco style in Scotland with the sale of two beautiful posters. Sworders are selling a couple of...
Alice Strang, senior specialist at Lyon & Turnbull

Art expert Alice Strang joins Lyon and Turnbull

Alice Strang, one of the UK's most respected art experts, has joined fine art auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull. Alice won a Saltire Society Outstanding Woman...
A beautiful tea set being auctioned by Lyon and Turnbull (Photo: Stewart Attwood)

Tea set made to welcome Queen Victoria goes to auction

An extensive porcelain breakfast service made to welcome Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on their first visit to Scotland in 1842 comes for sale at...