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Elaborate, traditional pieces sold well at the latest auctions

Chinese and Russian buyers with a taste for the ornate have added a new layer of bidding and are forcing prices ever higher

Hail, Caesar, as Rome’s first 12 emperors return

Metropolitan Museum of Art reassembles 16th-century silver table ornaments for first time in two centuries

Ashmolean to return silver salt cellar to Jewish collector’s heirs

The UK Spoliation Advisory Panel concluded that the piece was the subject of a forced sale in the 1930s


"Silver, Wine, Art and Gold" is a proper asset class

Joe Roseman, former head of economics at Moore Capital and author of Swag: Alternative Assets for the Coming Decade


Amid protests UK Treasury decides not to sell its silver

Loans instead organised for V&A and other museums


Letter: Nero is the subject of the Warren Cup

One of the British Museum's finest treasures may depict a notoriously licentious Roman emperor

Gilbert collection of gold and silver to go to Medici palace as well as the V&A

Timothy Schroder named curator for the collection, and will start work on the Somerset House displays