Silver

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Art market

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

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Restitution

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

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Letters

"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

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Decorative arts

The catalogue of the Ashmolean’s English and continental gold and silver

Oxford’s greatest treasure trove

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Loans

Amid protests UK Treasury decides not to sell its silver

Loans instead organised for V&A and other museums

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Victoria & Albert Museum

New silver gallery opens at the V&A

Three year, £3.75 million project complete

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Letters

Letter: Nero is the subject of the Warren Cup

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

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Museums & Heritage

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

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Victoria & Albert Museum

Exemplary £2 million refurbishment of the silver galleries at the V&A opens this month

Please touch, learn—and enjoy