Author: Laura Chesters

Metal-detecting trend boosts `treasure' discoveries as numbers hit a record for second year running

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2018). Metal-detecting trend boosts `treasure' discoveries as numbers hit a record for second year running. Antiques Trade Gazette. 13 December.

British Museum launches Egyptian antiquities database to track looted artefacts

(Egypt)

Laura Chesters (2018). British Museum launches Egyptian antiquities database to track looted artefacts. Antiques Trade Gazette. 4 May.

Police appeal for witnesses after 2000 pieces of silver stolen from Kent antiques dealer

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). Police appeal for witnesses after 2000 pieces of silver stolen from Kent antiques dealer. Antiques Trade Gazette. 29 September.

West London antiques cheat pleads guilty to attempts to defraud auction houses

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). West London antiques cheat pleads guilty to attempts to defraud auction houses. Antiques Trade Gazette. 13 September.

Antiques dealer alerts trade to fraud after scam involving 18th century painting

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). Antiques dealer alerts trade to fraud after scam involving 18th century painting. Antiques Trade Gazette. 1 August.

Police appeal for information on stolen Mary Potter painting

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2017). Police appeal for information on stolen Mary Potter painting. Antiques Trade Gazette. 16 February.

Ethics code and transparency are key in protecting image of art market

(General)

Laura Chesters (2017). Ethics code and transparency are key in protecting image of art market. Antiques Trade Gazette. 8 February.

Appeal for Ceri Richards painting stolen from north London gallery

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2016). Appeal for Ceri Richards painting stolen from north London gallery. Antiques Trade Gazette. 22 December.

Suspected fraudster denies swindling elderly out of £650,000 worth of antiques

(United Kingdom)

Laura Chesters (2016). Suspected fraudster denies swindling elderly out of £650,000 worth of antiques. Antiques Trade Gazette. 16 December.