14 MARCH 2019 Sale Information

Dear Friends, We bid fond farewells to Norman our 80-year-old porter two weeks ago in a grave-side ceremony under blazing sunshine .  He was a good man and his golfing mates gave him a great send-off. In our next sale on the 14th March we have a cracking collection of antique carved ivory – mainly Japanese and ranging from large figures to netsuke.  Much of it is signed.  From the same address comes good lacquer and interesting artefacts. And, from another vendor, we have taken Continue reading →

13 DECEMBER 2018 Sale Information

Dear Friends, So I said to Joe, why don’t you open a gents’ hair dressing salon next door to the saleroom and serve my clients?  So that’s what he’s done and very smart too.  It’s called a Gentleman’s Lounge and if you take a catalogue in he will give you a 15% discount and a cup of coffee.  He has great music playing. As for our auction, we have a real cracker for the last sale of the year.  Another 900 lots of fresh-to-the-market goods.  Continue reading →