Category Archives: Auction Alerts

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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A Pair of Mahogany Hall Armchairs

Christie’s The Collector: English & European Furniture, Ceramics, Silver & Works of Art Online Auction 19989, is now live; concluding on the 19th of October. Amongst the varied lots, I espied this pair of mid eighteenth-century mahogany armchairs (lot 162) … Continue reading

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A Rare Chest-on-Stand

Woolley and Wallis are conducting a Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Wednesday 22nd September 2021. Amongst many of the superb items on offer is lot 180, a William and Mary green japanned chest-on-stand (figure … Continue reading

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A Mahogany Hall Chair

Christie’s Julians Park and Six Private Collections live auction on the 8th of June has many fine lots for the collector and connoisseur. Amongst the lots on offer is an early hall chair (lot 171), a rather attractive and Windsor-esque … Continue reading

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Fine English Furniture at Woolley and Wallis

Woolley and Wallis are conducting a  two-day Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire, on Tuesday 20th April, and Wednesday 21st April 2021. Amongst many of the superb items on offer is lot 23, a William and … Continue reading

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Picture This CXLIII

Reader, Laurin Davis, kindly directed me to an English Pembroke table, currently displayed in an on-line Antiques Dealers’ Association of America ‘show‘ (I believe it is to be auctioned) which closes at 10:00pm EST, April 27, 2020. The table, attributed … Continue reading

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A Gibson Chair

Woolley and Wallis are conducting their Furniture, Works of Art & Clocks auction in Salisbury, Wiltshire, tomorrow, Wednesday the 8th of January 2020. Amongst the many interesting items for sale is lot 65, an Irish ash and sycamore Gibson chair … Continue reading

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Picture This CXXXIX

I previously mentioned Hepplewhite’s (circa 1787) design for full extension wooden drawer slides. Tomorrow, November the 13th, Christies are auctioning a circa 1765 dressing commode with full extension wooden drawer slides in their London rooms. The commode, lot 217, is … Continue reading

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Picture This CXXXVIII Redux

The Bristol blue-dash charger, lot 153 featured in Picture This CXXXVIII realised £2,200 (AUD $4.043, USD $2,745)) against a pre-auction estimate of £800 – £1200 (AUD $1,475 -$2,205, USD $998 – $1,497). Lot 153. (Woolley and Wallis) Jack Plane

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