17th Feb 2024
Rare 19th Century Chinese Vase Hiding in Plain Sight
A 19th Century Chinese vase, previously used by the owner at home as a lamp, has sold for £4,400 at Wimbledon Auctions on 22nd January 2024.
31st Jan 2024
Old Master Drawing Discovered in A Wimbledon Home Sells For £19,000
A red chalk drawing attributed to the Italian Baroque Master 'Guercino da Cento', also known as Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (1591-1666) has sold at Wimbledon Auctions for £19,000 against a pre-sale estimate of £3,000-5,000.
21st Dec 2023
Rare Car Boot Find Fetches £2,000
A rare visitors’ book containing an important monologue by Gideon Mantell has sold for £2,000 on Monday 4thDecember at Wimbledon Auctions, against a pre-sale estimate of just £80-120. Purchased at a local South London car boot, the book is likely to have come from a Yorkshire country house.
9th Dec 2023
Chinese Yixing Teapots Fetch £10,000
A Collection of Chinese Yixing clay tea pots sold at Wimbledon Auctions on Monday 4th December for over £10,000.
9th Dec 2023
Spanish Miniature Painting Purchased at a Jumble Sale Soars to £16,000
A 17th Century Spanish miniature painting probably depicting Isabella Clara Eugenia (1566-1633) or her younger sister Catalina Micaela of Spain (1567-1597), daughters of King Phillip of Spain II (1527-1598) sold at Wimbledon Auctions on Monday 4th December for £16,000 plus buyers premium.
16th Jun 2023
Gold Horse Brooch Gallops to £26,000
A large baroque pearl rose diamond and gold brooch realistically figured in the form of a horses head and crop has bolted past its pre-sale estimate of £800-1200 to sell for £26,000 (plus buyers premium 26.4%) to a bidder via telephone.
1st May 2023
Huge Price For Painting By Charles Daniel Ward (1872-1935)
An oil on canvas painting by British artist Charles Daniel Ward (1872-1935) has soared past its pre-sale estimate of £400-600 to take £7,500 (plus buyers premium 26.4%), and sold to a buyer on www.thesaleroom.com.