Airs and graces – The history and magic of the music box

The creation of the music box was arguably one of the most revolutionary moments of musical history. While instruments have evolved in their forms and uses over the ages, the invention of a mechanism capable of independently reproducing an entire tune was a huge cultural leap.The earliest music boxes were created in the 1700s, and…

Valuation Friday – Good Friday

Please note that our valuer will not be here for the next two Friday's and as such there will be no valuation days. Friday the 15th of April is Good Friday, so we will be closed for the day & the following Friday he will be on holiday. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience…

13th April Fine Art Sale – Furniture

We love it when beautiful things come in for auction, and furniture especially, as it can be such a fickle market. Although age tends to not have significant bearing on saleability (Modern Scandinavian sells really well, much to our antique loving auctioneer's distaste), some of the older furniture struggles to find its niche market these…

3rd of November General Sale – catalogue now live

Our 3rd of November General Sale catalogue is now live, and features 344 lots of furniture, books, maps, Guinness and sporting memorabilia, paintings and prints, sewing machines and accessories, tv's, pianos, ceramics, collectables, cars and more!

6th of October General Sale

Our 6th of October General Sale catalogue is now live. Please click here for the full catalogue. Viewing for this sale will take place Tuesday, 5th of October from 09:00 - 18:00 and on the morning of the sale from 09:00 to 10:45. Please note, no appointment is necessary, but face coverings are required unless…

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.

29th January General sale catalogue now live

The 29th January marks the beginning of our busy 2020 sale calendar, with lots of interesting and unique items to be offered at auction. Our catalogue is now live, and registration for online bidding is open here. Our January sale features 367 lots of furniture, collectables, ceramics, glasswares, oil paintings, watercolours and prints, books, rugs,…

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…