1 JULY 2021 Sale Information

Dear Friends,  Think  four Cs.  That covers our July 1st auction.  CAR, CIGARS, CAPODIMONTE AND CLOCKS.  We have a 1929 Morris Cowley Flatnose saloon for sale, registration KX 3053.  Our vendor remembers trips out with the whole family.  And then dad decided to rebuild it!  In the meantime a tree grew in front of the garage door, which we had to have removed before dragging it out.  It is for restoration, whilst a restored engine is in place and the original comes too.  Plenty of Continue reading →

1 JULY 2021 Images

Images of some of the items in our July sale: Morris Cowley Flatnose 1929 Reg: KX3053, for restoration:

27 MAY 2021 Sale Information

Dear Friends, At the bottom of my garden is a luscious field full of cowslips and Lady’s Smock, or the cuckoo flower, beckoning us into summer.  None of us can wait. Just before then though we have a great sale for you, perhaps the last with viewing by appointment and no presence in the saleroom on sale day. It’s on Thursday the 27th May at 11am with viewing on the 26th from 12 noon to 7pm. In the 70s and 80s John Sparrow and his Continue reading →

27 MAY 2021 Images

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’. STATEMENT from Brian Seifert: I have spent a large part of my life connected to the Art World. I spent the sixties as an Interior Designer working on banks, hotels and homes. I moved into the printing industry and spent over 30 years building a reprographics company. Thiswas followed by ten years during which Continue reading →

15 APRIL 2021 Sale Information

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 →