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Kenyan Ivory Breaks French Price Records in Auction

A French auction of legal ivory broke records on Saturday, with prices reaching up to €1,000 a kilogramme ($630 a pound), according to Alexander Debussy, associate director of auction house Cannes Encheres. All of the lots were acquired before 1976 — the only type of ivory that can be legally sold since a global ban on […]

  Many affected by economic crisis are turning to cheaper African art, as London hold first Kenyan auction. Kenyan artwork is going under the hammer for the first time at a major auction house in London. It is one of the latest signs that people affected by the economic crisis in Europe are increasingly turning […]

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