28th April Fine Art Sale – catalogue now live!

The catalogue for our 28th April Fine Art sale is now live....with a slight addendum, We wanted to get it out to be viewed, but there are a few lots which are not yet illustrated, but we'll get them up as soon as we can! Please bear with us.

Post Lockdown auction dates

Now that we've had the dates from the Welsh government regarding when non-essential retail can re-open, we've had a look at the existing sale dates and have updated them accordingly. Post lockdown our first auction will be a General Sale, on Wednesday 14th April, 2021. This will be followed by our Fine Art sale now…

Tibetan hat finial to be offered for auction

A rare, small precious stone set finial, which would originally have been worn as ornamentation, and to denote rank, on the hat of a Tibetan government minister is to be offered in our next Fine Art Sale. The finial, which measures just four inches high, is believed to date from the 18th century, and is…

Bronzes

Typically bronzes have done well at Anthemion Auctions, with a pair of Chinese bronzes recently reaching the hammer price of £5,000.00. So, we're always happy to see bronzes come through the door for sale! We recently took delivery of quite a few very lovely bronzes, including several by Philip Blacker, which we can't wait to…

Current hours of operation in relation to Covid-19

In line with current government legislation, Anthemion Auctions are currently closed to the public as we fall into the Non-Essential Retail category. Telephone calls and emails are being answered so if you have queries please send them to us at auction@anthemionauctions.com or call us on 02920 472444. 15/03/21 - Uodate - Following on from the…

Gold, gold, gold!

We tend to see a few sovereigns come in for each of our Fine Art sales, but boy, this upcoming Fine Art sale has them in abundance, with in excess of a hundred to be offered, along with over 40 Krugerrands, and some boullion bars. If you're a collector, or someone looking to diversify in…

Jewellery

Here at Anthemion Auctions we love our Fine Art Sales, especially one certain member of staff who get especially excited over the jewellery that comes in for auction! Here's a small sample of some of her favourites for the next fine art sale (date to be advised) .

James Webb (1835–1895)

James Webb (1835–1895) was a British artist specialising in marine views and landscapes. He exhibited in London at the Royal Academy and the British Institute between 1850 and 1888, and many of his works still hang in London in the collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Tate Gallery. Examples of Webb's work can be found across the…

Leslie Carr (British 1891-1969)

Leslie Carr warplane

**The 17th February Fine Art sale has now been postponed** The auctioneer is busily cataloguing two sales, and so far these are by far his favourite finds! Leslie Carr was an English artist and graphic designer. He served as a Lieutenant in the Tank Corps during WWI, and in the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) during…