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On August 15 & 16 Northeast Auctions will host its annual Marine, China Trade & Sporting Art auction, including English pottery from the collection of Bob Treitelman. See all 1,152 lots here.

Peggy Cooper Cafritz spoke to the New York Times about the loss of her African-American and African art collection after her Washington, DC home was destroyed by fire last month. Click here for the full article.

Last week MoMA announced the acquisition of 60 works from the Suzanne Winsberg Collection and 39 photographs by Richard Avedon. See highlights at

Read a recent interview with costume jewelry expert, dealer and author Carole Tanenbaum at the Collector’s Weekly website.

Be sure to catch Buriki: Japanese Tin Toys from the Golden Age of the American Automobile at the Japan Society before it closes this weekend. Click here for more on the exhibit.

LACMA just posted a behind-the-scenes look at photographing the Ardabil carpet, an Iranian masterwork dating from the 16th century. See it at Unframed, the museum’s blog.

This week David Lester announced plans for Olympia, now the London International Fine Art Fair. Read more at the Antiques Trade Gazette.