13 AUGUST 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Here we are again, cataloguing our third sale under Covid-19.  Our second sale, of furniture, went as expected and, again, I must thank you for clearing your lots in the time frame we requested.  So, this next sale ON THE 13TH AUGUST contains all the other sections you expect to find at Bainbridges.  It will be a relatively large sale, offered online with no bidding in the room, and will be viewed BY APPOINTMENT ONLY on Wednesday the 12th August between noon and Continue reading →

16 JULY 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Our auction of books, signs and Oriental carpets was great, and a big thank you for paying and clearing so quickly. Our next auction is FURNITURE, GARDEN ORNAMENTS, LUGGAGE AND MIRRORS on Thursday 16th July. It starts at noon and will be over by 2 pm. You must clear quickly and by Tuesday the 21st at the latest so we can prepare the following sale. It’s online, telephone or commission bidding only, with viewing by appointment over Monday and Tuesday the 13th and Continue reading →

25 JUNE 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, I am writing to you to say  how we hope to manage our sales for the foreseeable future whilst coping with Covid-19 distancing rules, these are to be confirmed, please check before each sale. On the 25th June we will hold an auction of ADVERTISING SIGNS, BOOKS AND ORIENTAL CARPETS.  It will be under 200 lots and ONLINE ONLY.  There will be no public allowed in the room during the sale.  You must therefore  be able to bid on-line via UKAUCTIONEERS.COM , on Continue reading →

19 MARCH 2020 Confirmed

Bainbridges confirm that their exciting auction sale this Thursday the 19th March will take place in the usual manner.  On-line bidding is available via UKAuctioneers.com

19 MARCH 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, I hope you are all well and remain so.  When I ran the Ealing auction room in the 70s we held 6 sales a month.  Now we do one every five weeks and I can’t believe how fast it seems to arrive.  Our last sale was a cracker with nearly every lot selling over the 10 hours and £26,000 our highest price for the day. The most exciting thing to happen is receiving, from the collection of his assistant Anne Price, a fabulous Continue reading →

13 FEBRUARY 2020 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Welcome to 2020. Our next sale on the 13TH FEBRUARY is the usual accumulation of interesting articles, currently still being catalogued, but I imagine about 800 lots. On the basis that the best items are the most valuable I am pleased to direct you to the PAINTINGS section. From a local family we have taken in two important oil paintings by Indonesian artists. One is by KUSUMA AFFANDI (1907-1990), on canvas titled Fish 2 it is signed and dated 1961 and measures 95 Continue reading →

5 DECEMBER 2019 Sale Information

Dear Friends, My yuletide message to you is to get down to our sale on black Thursday the 5th December.  You will not believe what we have for you. Gentlemen, let me address you first if I may.  Christmas needs ALCOHOL and we have shelves of it.  Flavoured Vodkas abound with about 12 dozen bottles.  Then there’s the Champagnes including Dom Perignon, the whiskys are mainly Scottish with plenty of single malts including Macallan 12 year old from oak and from sherry barrels, and American Continue reading →

31 OCTOBER 2019 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Where to start?  So much to tell you.  Once again we bring you an 800+ lot sale with something for everybody.  This sale is on the 31st October, an auspicious day.  We share it with Brexit – or do we! What we certainly share it with is the Asian Art week in London and our contribution is a fat lady!  We are thrilled to have been asked to offer an important exceptionally large Tang Dynasty sancai glazed pottery figure of a Court Fat Continue reading →

26 SEPTEMBER 2019 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Here we are again, ten summer weeks have flown. Let’s start with the good news.  You can’t move in here for stuff.  Do you want a 12 foot long hardwood dining table, possibly Indian with a central panel of cut brass work all under a one piece glass top?  It needs 4 men to move it.  Or a fabulous large Haddon rocking horse with horsehair mane – a present for Christmas?  Endless tables, chairs, cabinets, settees, about eight unused beds, garden furniture, shabby Continue reading →

1 AUGUST 2019 Sale Information

Dear Friends, It’s difficult to know where to start and what to mention first for our sale NEXT WEEK, on the 1st August. If it’s wines, champagnes, whisky and brandy you want, then we have 80 lots for you and some very tasty items included. If you are a fashionista, then we have a very important archive of Karl Lagerfeld – original drawings, design copies and studio photographs along with signed books, drawing pads , pens and pencils. It’s a large archive. And if it’s Continue reading →