Interesting things can be picked up at auctions – like lost Rembrandts and biscuit tins decorated with surreptitiously rude pictures. Agent Pete has written about both of these, and much, much, more.
A large collection of Arts & Crafts treasures will go under the hammer in the Cotswolds – the heart of the international design movement – on Friday, June 6.
One of the youngest antiques auctioneers in the country has picked up the gavel at Moore Allen & Innocent in Cirencester.
A work of art by Olympic athlete, TV presenter and plucky underdog Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards is back on the market a decade after first being auctioned for charity.
A French prince and South Africa’s first black president were the subjects of interest at an auction of paintings in the Cotswolds last week. A portrait of the young Louis of France, ‘Le Grand Dauphin’ was bought for £26,000 – … Continue reading
A collection of 39 novels and biographies by Dick Francis Click image for hi-res version A portrait of the young Louis of France – Le Grand Dauphin – is attracting significant interest in the UK and across the Channel, prior to … Continue reading
With The Budget out of the way, the countdown to a General Election in 2015 has, say commentators, begun. And a collection of political memorabilia – which will go under the hammer in the Cotswolds – suggests not much has … Continue reading
A sofa believed to have belonged to the man who inspired the character of Mr Darcy in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has sold at a Cotswold auction for £2,300 – more than twice the auctioneer’s lower estimate. Delighted auctioneers … Continue reading
A sofa believed to have belonged to the man who inspired the character of Mr Darcy in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is to be sold at a Cotswolds antiques auction. The George III mahogany framed sofa – which was … Continue reading
It’s not every day a zebra takes school assembly. But that’s what happened at Robert Le Kyng Primary School in Swindon this afternoon (Thursday) as motor dealer Pebley Beach played a big part in keeping 420 children safer on the … Continue reading
Love is in the air at Moore Allen & Innocent this week, where antiques auctioneers are offering unique gift ideas at their Valentine’s Day sale.