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Contemporary


It was in November 2015 that the Contemporary section of our auctions really took off, headlined by the stunning Venini collection of Glass which sold for a total £25,000 (plus premium.) This private collection was accompanied by works of art by Sonia Delauney, John Piper, Joan Miro and a signed print of ‘Mother and Child’ by Henry Moore which sold for £2,600.

Subsequent sales have included the Richard Channing collection of 20th century design where furniture by Charles Eames, glass by Lalique and ceramics by Keith Murray and Martins Brothers by were commanding high prices. We have also been delighted to sell prints by Dame Barbara Hepworth and Dame Elizabeth Frink.

Since then our sales have always included some interesting private collections of Contemporary design. These themed sections of the sale cover 20th century ceramics, metalware and glass through to furniture and pictures. Studio pottery is also one of the areas that we advise on, with pieces by Hans Coper and Dame Lucie Rie commanding particularly high prices at the moment.

If you have an item or a collection that you would like to discuss, please call Catherine on 0208 468 1010 for a free valuation.


A Geoffrey Baxter for Whitefriars large ‘Banjo’ vase 1970s. Sold for £750 (plus premium).

 


Michele de Lucchi for Memphis. Occasional table/stool. Sold for £1,000 (plus premium).


Keith Haring, (American, 1958-1990) Poster. Sold for £1,200 (plus premium).

 


Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) for Venini ‘Kukinto’. Sold for £1,400 (plus premium).

 


Tom Merrifield Australian (b.1933) ‘John Curry’ bronze. Sold for £3,200 (plus premium).


Valuations

We hold Valuation Days by appointment at our office located at Chislehurst Business Centre, Bromley BR7 6LH Tuesday – Friday from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Please note that we do not hold Valuation Days during the week of an auction.

We are delighted to announce that we are able to welcome clients back into our office for valuations, please call to arrange an appointment 0208 468 1010.

We can arrange home visits for larger consignments and are able to perform probate valuations. We are also offering to provide valuations by email if preferred.

For an appointment please call on 0208 468 1010 or email info@catherinesouthon.co.uk

Valuations

Auctions

Forthcoming Auctions

Wednesday 17th November 2021
Art and Antiques Auction (including BBC Bargain Hunt)
Closed for entries

We are currently accepting entries for our Spring 2022 sale

Previous Auctions

Friday 24th September 2021
Transport and Westminster signs
Online timed auction

Wednesday 15th September 2021
Antiques & Collectables

Wednesday 9th June 2021
Antiques & Collectables – Online live auction

Wednesday 31st March 2021
Single Owner Collection of Ancient & British Coins
Online timed auction

See our previous auction results

Catalogue

Click here to browse our printed catalogue.

We also produce glossy printed catalogues. These are available to purchase at each auction or can be posted out on request. If you would like to view a PDF of our current catalogue please click below.

Catalogue