Category Archives: Antiques

Furniture, Works of Art and Clocks at Woolley and Wallis, June 2022

The upcoming Furniture, Works of Art and Clocks two-day sale will take place at Woolley and Wallis’ rooms at 51-61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Wednesday, 29th June and Thursday 30th June 2022. There are many fine lots on offer, … Continue reading

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Auction Result – Woolley and Wallis, 30th of March 2022

The harlequin table (Lot 129) mentioned in Woolley and Wallis’ recent auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire, realised GBP900 (AUD1,582; USD1,182). The pine cabinet maker’s tool chest (lot 159) realised GBP750 (AUD1,318; USD985) – somewhat less than its lower pre-auction estimate of … Continue reading

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Please, Come In

The entrance halls of some of the great English houses of the affluent could oft be places of unbridled conviviality, or conversely, dens of apprehension, abasement, and even injury. In a time when an Englishman’s home was his castle, uninvited … Continue reading

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Furniture, Works of Art and Clocks at Woolley and Wallis

Viewing the Furniture, Works of Art and Clocks will take place at Woolley and Wallis’ new exhibition venue at Unit 1B, Castle Gate Business Park, Old Sarum, Salisbury, SP4 6QX, on Wednesday the 30th of March 2022. I have a … Continue reading

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Auction Results – Woolley and Wallis, 12th of January 2022

Following the conclusion of Woolley and Wallis’ Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction, the Channel Islands painted pine chest on stand (Lot 31) realised its upper estimate of GBP8,000 (AUD14,855, USD10,658). The needlework picture (Lot 101) exceeded its estimate, … Continue reading

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Important Americana up for Grabs

Christie’s New York are conducting their on-line Important Americana sale on the 20th and 21st of January 2022. Lot 360, a joined, red-painted pine chest-of-drawers, Boston or Essex County, Massachusetts, 1690-1720. (Christie’s) Sorry, I can’t help myself. Jack Plane

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Rare Offerings from Woolley & Wallis

Woolley & Wallis are kicking off the New Year with their Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks sale on the 12th of January 2022 in their rooms at 51-61 Castle Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK. Lot 31 caught my eye – … Continue reading

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Auction Results – Woolley and Wallis, 9th and 10th November 2021

Following the conclusion of Woolley and Wallis’ The Collection of Micheál & Elizabeth Feller auction, the oak armorial folding book stand (lot 621) more than tripled its high estimate, realising GBP1,700 (AUD3,120; USD2,270) – plus buyer’s premium. The ash and … Continue reading

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Mackinnon: Fine Furniture and Works of Art

Renowned London dealer, Charlie Mackinnon, is unloading 170 lots of furniture and other items through Christie’s in an on-line auction, beginning on the 10th of November 2021. Virtually all the lots grabbed my attention in one way or another. Jack … Continue reading

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English and Irish Furniture at Woolley and Wallis

Woolley and Wallis are conducting a two-day sale; The Collection of Micheál & Elizabeth Feller in their Castle Street salerooms, Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Tuesday 9th November, and Wednesday 10th November 2021. Amongst the many interesting items on offer are an … Continue reading

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