ART MARKET / Up for sale

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This portrait of Robert Ridgeway, Earl of Londonderry - painted at the age of three in 1596 - is estimated to fetch pounds 30,000- pounds 40,000 at Christie's two-day sale of family treasures from Pitchford Hall, near Shrewsbury. Viewing from Thursday.

French antiques - like this gold snuffbox dating from 1777 - take pride of place on J Kugel's stand at the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris. The antiques fair is being held at the Grand Palais until 3 October.

A 17th-century figure of a Lung-ta, or 'wind horse', from the exhibition of Tibetan Art at Spink's, 5 King St, London W1, which coincides with the Tibetan show at the Royal Academy. It is 16.5 cms high, made from an alloy of silver, zinc and copper, and costs pounds 14,000.

Stairs, a bronze by Lynn Chadwick, will be priced at pounds 120,000 plus VAT when it is displayed on the Berkeley Square Gallery stand at the 20th-century British Art Fair. This year there will be 45 dealers at the fair, to be held at the Royal College of Art from 23-27 September.

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