Images of some of the items in our May sale: From the estate of the late John Sparrow and his partner the late Bryan Catley, author of ‘Art Deco and Other Figures’.
Dear Friends, I am writing this missive as the snow falls outside – what an unpredictable year. Our next auction is scheduled for THURSDAY, 15TH APRIL 2021, and it predominantly covers all the FURNITURE that has accumulated here since February 2020. Having unpacked and sorted it all, some wonderful items have been revealed, including, on the antique side, an unusual early George III mahogany kneehole desk purchased at Sotheby & Co. in 1971 for £580. It’s unusual in that it has drawers on both sides, Continue reading →
Subject to Covid regulations. Check dates and viewing on our answer phone 01895 621991 April 15th May 27th July 1st August 12th October 7th November 11th December 16th After the April sale each sale will have sections, as usual, dedicated to pictures, jewellery and art objects, silver and plate, collectables, toys and records, fashion, porcelain pottery and glass to include sculpture and clocks, furniture old, vintage and modern and carpets. See our website from the Sunday evening before each sale for our illustrated catalogue.
Dear Friends, Yippee, our mop-headed leader has spoken so we have booked a FURNITURE sale for the 15th April. I will write to you further nearer the date. Viewing will be by appointment and bidding will be online. We have no space here for general attendance at the sale. It will include jewellery, art objects, silver and plate if any has come in, and collectables. In the meantime we are going to hold an auction on Thursday 18th March to include all our shelves and Continue reading →
Dear Friends, I’m finding it difficult to get back into the groove. How about you? Anyway, there is good news to start the year, Tony Sullivan, he ex of Sothebys, West London Auctions, Chiswick Auctions and currently, up to the December sale, cataloguing our pictures, has returned from the dead. With only one lung he caught Covid-19 and went to hospital, got over it and returned home, suffered blood clots, went back to hospital and now is back home and waiting for the physiotherapist to Continue reading →
December update We are clearing lots from the two December sales by appointment only. Please ring or email to say what time you will arrive and we will endeavour to have the lots ready to hand over in our reception hall. We are open to 5pm on Wednesday the 23rd and open at 9.30am. We open after Christmas on the 4th January, subject to Government statements. Our next auction, originally booked for the 4th February, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Please check Continue reading →
Dear Friends, Our Christmas sale of wines, champagnes, whisky, port and brandy concludes our year. I encourage you to look at the catalogue online (from the weekend before the sale). It’s only 120 or so lots, each with a photograph and all from local homes and mostly offered without reserves. It’s on the 17th December at 11 am and you can bid online by registering with UKAuctioneers.com. Viewing is by appointment during the week of the 14th December so please give Melanie a ring on Continue reading →