10 MARCH 2022

We are DELIGHTED to include with our March sale, the contents of an antique shop, following retirement of the owners.  And not any antique shop but that one called JOHN CLAY ANTIQUES, which for 49 years has entertained the world with the eclectic style with which it was synonomous.   Situated at 263 New Kings Road, SW6, just by Parsons Green, it was for ever a joy to visit with that mixture of the old and the modern covering all subjects – paintings, ceramics, books, lighting, Continue reading →

3 FEBRUARY 2022 Sale Information

Dear Friends, Welcome to our first sale of 2022, with completion dates delayed we are lacking in size, but do our best to make up in quality. The PICTURE section is currently running under 100 lots but not far short, and does include a number of portraits, one particularly is on canvas and of a nobleman in armour within a gold carved frame, it measures 45 x 33 inches approximately, also including works by or attributed to Samuel Prout, George Law Beetholme, Arthur Stocks, George Continue reading →


The dates for 2022 are: 3rd  February 10th March 14th April 19th May 30th June

16 DECEMBER 2021 Sale Information

Our Christmas sale has arrived and even though we will still have nobody in the room on sale day, you are all welcome to the viewing on Wednesday the 15th December between 1 and 7pm.   There may be mince pies!!  THE SALE IS ON THURSDAY THE 16TH STARTING AT 11AM. It’s not a big sale – about 600 lots, but it is OUR WINE SALE and at least 100 lots are available for your delectation with something for everybody – fine wines to table wines, Continue reading →

11 NOVEMBER 2021 Sale Information

Due to the gargantuan October sale which took twelve hours, we have ensured that this sale on the 11th November is considerably smaller. We have received important instructions from a local family with connections to the Lake District.  They are descendants of Dr Kendall, of Coniston, he was a physician and a friend to John Ruskin and W G Collingwood.  We have letters from John Ruskin and we have paintings by W G Collingwood and the great Alfred Heaton Cooper.  The letters from Ruskin to Continue reading →

11 NOVEMBER 2021 Images

In our forthcoming November 11th sale: From a local family with connections to the Lake District, descendants of Dr Kendall of Coniston, physician and friend to John Ruskin, we have a fascinating collection of watercolours, books, letters and other ephemera relating to Dr Kendall’s relationship with John Ruskin and W G Collingwood. William Gershon Collingwood, author, artist and antiquary, founded the Lake Artists’ Society in 1904, and worked closely with John Ruskin, as his secretary and then his biographer. We have Dr Kendall’s copies of Continue reading →