18th Century Continental hardwood table cabinet – Sold for £7,500 at Anthemion Auctions

500 BCE philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus coined the phrase "The only constant in life is change", which in the antiques market is particularly applicable to furniture. Sadly, gone are the days of the grand mansions with their multiple salons and sitting rooms, and a dozen or more bedrooms, each half the size of a football pitch. All…

Jack Jones oil painting – Sold for £9,800 at Anthemion Auctions

Jack Jones - A street scene with figures and a dog on the pavement and road, Oil on board. Signed and dated '88 29 x 40cm. Sold for £9,800 at Anthemion Auctions

Art often has a way of dividing opinion, what one person loves, the next could hate. This is particularly the case with modern art, with examples like Tracey Emin's 1998, My Bed and the recent Comedian by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, (which was a banana taped to a wall) springing to mind. Pieces like this…

Diamond Solitaire – Sold for £14,000 at Anthemion Auctions

Jewellery, and diamonds in particular, is always sought after at auction, by both dealers and the general public. Sale after sale our jewellery section continues to offer surprises, and often takes the place in our top selling lots. Over the years, Anthemion Auctions has seen some absolutely beautiful pieces come into the auction house both…