A fascinating Suffragette archive auctioned on 25th July

June 29th, 2018

We were honoured to sell such an important private and comprehensive collection once belonging to Women’s Right’s activist and Welsh Suffragette Kate Williams Evans. There was fierce bidding from around the world for this archive which included Kate’s Hunger Strike medal, arrest warrant and autographs of the other Suffragettes. The final hammer price settled at £40,000 (plus premium), and it has been purchased by the National Museum of Wales. A rare Suffragette brooch sold for £7,000 (plus premium)

Private collection of over 50 pieces of Royal Worcester to be auctioned in July

June 11th, 2018

This fine collection of Royal Worcester has been lovingly put together by local owners since the 1970s. The pieces include examples by James Stinton, George Owen, E. Raby and James Hadley. One of the highlights and the pride of the collection is a spectacular centrepiece purchased at auction in Worthing in 1979 by the current owners. The exquisite ceramic is finely hand-decorated and luxuriously hand-gilded. Estimates from the collection range from £40-£2000.

A 19th century miniature portrait of Marie Antoinette

May 11th, 2018

Our second sale of the year was a great success with many lots achieving high prices. Lot 208, a portrait miniature of Marie Antoinette in her Galleon headpiece, estimated at £200-300, achieved a hammer price of £1,400 plus BP and was sold to an internet buyer.

Another one of our favourite lots was a pair of George III Paul Storr silver entree dishes which achieved a hammer price of £2,600 plus BP.

Fine quality Satsuma censer achieves exceptional price

March 9th, 2018

Fine quality Satsuma censer achieves exceptional price

Our first sale of the year was an enormous success with some exceptional prices being paid for the good quality and unusual items. One of the highlights was a beautifully decorated twin handled Satsuma censer and cover by Kinkozan, hand decorated with ceremonial scenes, chrysanthemums and geometric design. After fierce bidding between the telephone and internet, it eventually sold to a private buyer in the room for a staggering £4,500

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We hold Valuation Days at our office located at Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley BR1 2PX every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am – 2:00pm.  Please note that we do not hold Valuation Days during the week of an auction.

In addition, we hold regular valuation events at various locations during the year.


Next Auction

Wednesday 3rd October 2018, 10:30am
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Our Previous Auction

2nd May 2018
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Farleigh Court, Old Farleigh Road, Selsdon, Surrey CR6 9PE
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