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 →
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. :
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 →
Images of some of the items in our December sale:
Images of some of the items in our November Sale.
We are about to lose our manager. Sadly, William, whom you will have known for 5 years and has managed here for the last two, is leaving us on Friday 4th November to return to work locally to where he lives in Cirencester. He recently married the lovely Sophie and they are expecting their first child in the spring. We shall miss him and wish him and Sophie lots of luck and happiness. Hopefully he might pop back as a peripatetic porter! The good news is that we Continue reading →