16th MARCH 2017 Sale Information

Dear friend, We use UKAuctioneers.com for on-line bidding.  Their service is good and friendly and for you, the cheapest available. Our second sale of the year on Thursday 16th March has a slightly different look to it as there is a lot less furniture resulting in space. The most impressive section is JEWELLERY, There are 126 great lots combining various probate instructions from local areas, Holland Park and Teddington.  There are some cracking items from under £50 to over £2000.  Lots of diamonds from small Continue reading →

16th MARCH 2017 Images

Images of some of the items in our March sale:         The March sale also includes a large archive of mainly unframed works by Alfred Kingsley Lawrence (1893-1975), from the artist’s family, chiefly portraits and portrait sketches in pastels and pencil, including of Paul Robeson, of Princess Alexandra as a child, etc., and also of airmen including of Sgt Peter F.C. McWilliams, dated 14.2.42, military portraits and cartoons, including ‘Soldier in Tin Hat – Thoughtful’,  and a group of ink sketches of Continue reading →

9th FEBRUARY 2017 Sale Information

This is a sale you won’t want to miss.  The first of the year, it packs 800 or so lots and includes, among the various clearances, the remaining contents of the Kensington home of the late Jane, Lady Abdy.  This is a charming town house in Pelham Crescent, previously the home of Sir Cecil Beaton.  The items include some 35 lots of lovely jewellery, including a superb cabochon garnet and diamond pendant, circa 1880, a fine and  large amethyst drop brooch, circa 50 ct., a Continue reading →

9th FEBRUARY 2017 Images

Images of some of the items in our February 9th sale, including residue from the estate of Lady Abdy, of Chelsea, formerly the home of Sir Cecil Beaton, including porcelain, jewellery, furniture and some good vintage clothing including Victor Edelstein, Sonia Rykiel, Christian Dior, Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, etc. :

8th DECEMBER 2016 Sale Information

Our last sale of the year approaches.  It’s on Thursday the 8th December at 11am with viewing the day before from 1pm to 7pm and on sale day from 9.30am and includes alcohol and a rare Clarice Cliff Lotus jug in Fragrance pattern. It’s perfect and 29 cm high (see previous news post for photographs). Not the biggest auction of the year but every section is represented. Starting with the FURNITURE, a local home brought us the most charming and relatively small 19th century Japanese Continue reading →