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Iconic Edinburgh dance teacher's antiques collection secures £361k at auction

Iconic Edinburgh dance teacher's antiques collection secures £361k at auction

One of the largest and most impressive private collections of antiques to come to auction in Scotland in recent years has sold for £361,000.

 
A bumper year of Asian Art

A bumper year of Asian Art

September brings the fourth Asian Art Auction. 2021 has been a fabulous year for Asian art at McTear’s.

 
The power of protection

The power of protection

Humans are naturally superstitious creatures that have known the world to be a dangerous and frightening place.

 
Kings Over the Water

Kings Over the Water

Supporters of the exiled Stuart Kings, better known as Jacobites, found themselves in a rather difficult position during the 18th century.

 
The French Connection

The French Connection

Le Goût Français, or The French Taste, is a perennial auction favourite and we are excited to offer several outstanding examples of French design in this month’s Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture sale.