Anthemion Auctions 2022

As we get ready to welcome buyers, vendors and everyone else back to the saleroom, we'd like to take this time to remind everyone of a few things which could affect your visit to Anthemion Auctions. Government legislation means that Art Market Professionals (including auctioneers) are now required to ensure we have the following information…

24th November Fine Art Sale – Catalogue now live

Our 24th of November Fine Arts sale is now live, and the condition report requests are flowing in thick and fast! There are 318 lots of Jewellery, including: A stunning diamond necklace set with approximately 10ct of diamonds 102 lots of ceramics including: A Wedgwood Travel part dinner set, designed by Eric Ravilious 79 lots…

24th November Fine Art Sale

Our24th November Fine Art sale is quickly shaping up to be a real corker of a sale! We have an abundance of jewellery at the beginning of the auction (at last estimate, in excess of 200 lots), some beautiful D'Oyly John paintings, and paintings by local Welsh artist Ifor Davies, other oil paintings and watercolours,…

Valuation Fridays….

Last Friday turned out to be a bumper day for valuations. Lots of people were in to see what their treasures might fetch at auction, which ran the full spectrum of variety possible! We had lots of Jewellery, ceramics, a fleet of clocks, paintings, a cello, coins & stamps, a pair of Chinese blue &…

21st July Fine Art Sale – Auction recap

Once the auction catalogue goes live, the auction house becomes a hive of activity, as we make sure we are on top of all of the commission bids which come in, manage the condition report requests, get additional images because no matter how many angles The Photographer has photographed a lot from, inevitably someone will…

21st July Fine Art Sale – Furniture

Our auctioneer, Ryan, can often be heard lamenting the fact that older furniture just does not sell as well as it used to. We get why, and the reasons are myriad from smaller houses, tastes have changed and it just isn't fashionable (not necessarily the same thing, at least not in the auction world). And…

Violin and bows play sweet music at 21st July Fine Art Sale

Musical instruments tend to sell well, and we often have them go through both of our auction types - our Fine Art Sales and our General Sales. Our Fine Art sale on the 21st of July saw two lots of particular interest to those in the music industry. Lot 444 was a violin made by…

Lotus Excel and BSA Motorcycle excite at auction, resulting in £9,300 combined hammer price*

We get our share of vehicles to auction, typically from deceased estates, and our 21st July Fine Art sale saw a 1985 Lotus Excel and a BSA pre-1962 motorcycle come under the hammer. Leading up to the auction we had a few people discover the car was here & hardly a day went by where…