Olympic memorabilia achieves over £20,000 in 23rd November Fine art sale

The 23rd of November Fine Art sale had the room (and online) buzzing with excitement over the collection of Olympic memorabilia which came under the hammer that night. With over 50 lots and several phone line it was a much anticipated section of the sale, which did not disappoint, achieving over £20,000.00 for our delighted…

Classic Cartier ring leads the way in the jewellery section of the 23rd November Fine Art Sale

Once again our jewellery section of the November Fine Art sale lead the way, both in being the first section of the sale and being the section to bring in the highest overall sales. Leading the way was lot 100, a Cartier diamond ring, set with a central emerald cut diamond approximately 6.5mm x 5mm…

23rd November Fine Art Sale – Most watched lots

The auction catalogue has been live for a couple days, and so far, the most watched lots in the sale are pretty varied, but there are a few usual suspects in there, like jewellery, which always has a strong following in our Fine Art sales, but especially our November sale when traders and private buyers…

Rare 1949 Austin Pathfinder pedal car sold for £4,800.00 on 23rd of November

The Austin Pathfinder was an idea pioneered by Lord Austin in 1948. At the time, the town of Bargoed, like much of the South Wales valleys, was struggling – having been completely dependent on mining, the decline in the industry was leading to high unemployment and poor communities. Lord Austin conceived the notion of opening…

23rd November Fine Art Sale – Catalogue now live

Our 23rd of November Fine Art sale catalogue is now live. The sale features over 800 lots of Oil paintings, Olympic and other sporting memorabilia, watercolours, Welsh art from Jack Jones, Donald McIntyre, Sir Kyffin Williams, Glenys Cour, Brian Reeves, Iwan Gwyn Parry, Will Evans, Valerie Ganz and Dilys Jackson, ceramics, jewellery, medals and militaria…

23rd November Fine Art Sale – Last call for entries

The auctioneer has started cataloguing the 23rd November Fine Art Sale, and the photographer is busy editing all of the existing lots, but it's not too late to submit items for auction. Our valuer is here next Friday from 10am to 4pm, if you would like to have items valued for submission to a future…

Olympic memorabilia to be sold in our Autumn Fine Art Sale

We are set to offer this truly unique collection for auction in our autumn fine sale on the 23rd November 2022. The fantastic selection of memorabilia features Olympic medals and ephemera spanning many decades. It was consigned to Anthemion by the family of Ernest James Henry (Billy) Holt, CMG, CBE (1883 – 1972), who had…

John Knapp Fisher – Atmospheric Wales

John Knapp-Fisher’s painting is recognised around the world, and has become synonymous with the landscape of Pembrokeshire. With a highly distinct style, and an eye for capturing atmosphere, his paintings are mini monuments to a place and time.John was born in London in 1931 and spent his early years in the countryside of Kent. His…

20th July Fine Art Sale

Typically there are a lot or two in the sale that could be classified under the category of quirky, or unusual & we love to see this kind of thing come through the door. Last Friday we had a big consignment of unusual items which has our whole team buzzing with excitement.....but I can't talk…