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Auctions always full of variety...
Always full of interest... Always something unexpected...




We offer free appraisal & valuations for the sale by auction of all types of antiques, art & collectors items...
including decorative & domestic metalware... boxes, caddies, treen & other wooden items... ceramics & glass... clocks & barometers... embroidery, textiles & linens... vintage clothing & fashion accessories... toys... die-cast models & model railways... maritime, scientific, optical & other instruments... militaria... postcards & other paper ephemera... early advertising, posters & packaging... oriental items... tribal & ethnic art... rugs & smaller items of furniture... bronzes & decorative sculpture... sporting, pop & rock music & entertainment memorabilia... musical instruments... coins & medals... paintings, sculpture, artist design & ephemera & studio pottery... & all other antiques, art &  collectables of interest & value....
Auctions of Antiques & Collectors Items...
Paintings Other Art & Studio Pottery...

We can offer specialist advice for studio pottery...
The current rise auction prices for British studio pottery has made it even more important to be sure before selling by auction....so knowledge & correct identification & valuation has become vital...

From over 30 years interest in studio pottery... we can offer experienced, specialist, in depth, knowledge based on handling, viewing & appraising it for three decades...

In every art auction... we have always included a dedicated section devoted solely to studio pottery...


Sold for 720... a Bernard Leach vase.... part of the studio pottery section of our April art auction..
Some of the best sellers from our April 9th Auction of Antiques, Art & Collectors Items...
We are now accepting similiar entries for our next auction...
Valuations are available for all our future auctions & we offer free, safe & secure storage...




550 April best seller...
in spite of the loss of two toes!...an Austrian cold-painted bronze lizard...
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Studio pottery best sellers from our April auction...
Sold for 230... a Michael Cardew Wenford Bridge plate...
1,300 raised for the Penlee lifeboat in two auctions...
Every year we collect together the unwanted & unsold items donated by ours clients to be sold in job lots in support of our local lifeboat.

All lots are sold without reserve, all the money raised, including all our commissions, are donated to the Penlee RNLI crew support fund.

Our previous two events each raised over 1,000, but this year the total was a record 1,300 from the lots sold in our January & March 2019 auctions.

Thank you to everyone who agreed to donate items.

We sell donated antiques, art & collectable FREE OF CHARGE to registered charities... no sellers commission... the charity receives the full hammer price.

We have acheived spectacular results for charity, CLICK HERE... for further information.
Sold for 190... a Kenneth Quick yunomi, made at his own Tregenna Hill Pottery in St.Ives...
Sold for 230... a Michael Cardew Wenford Bridge plate...
Sold for 170... appears to be growing interest in the work of contemporary potter Richard Godfrey...
160 April best seller...
early Muffin the Mule puppet...in good condition & with original box...
1,100 April best seller...
drawing of figures on a beach...by important St.Ives school artist Roger Hilton...
220 April best seller...
a miniature die-cast metal Hornby Train Set...in less usual 'ladder' box...
920 April best seller...
'The Burning Bush'... a pastel by Birmingham School artist James Valentine Jelley...
260 April best seller... a small Troika vase...possibly an unrecorded prototype from the pottery's final years...
250 April best seller...
a 1930's sample catalogue of Sanderson fancy papers...a scarce period survivor...
380 April best seller...
an 18thc. Delft flower brick...in spite of its age damage...
450 April best seller...
a pair of Cantonese style vases...Chinese items are still attracting auction interest...
350 April best seller...
two signed 1950's short letters... from Irish dramatist Sean O'Casey... 
380 April best seller...
a 1950's Singer 222K sewing machine...complete & in great condition...
800 April best seller...
'Grid', mixed media with collage by Sandra Blow... an artist that always creates auction interest..