Phillips de Pury
Phillips de Pury & Company opened a new office and auction space in London. The Victorian property at No. 9 Howick Place, SW1 is a former Post Office sorting station that will house the London team of specialists and conduct auctions and hold selling exhibitions in Contemporary Art, Photography, Design and Jewelry.
Sotheby’s galleries are located at 34-35 New Bond Street in 1917, having had premises in the Strand since the founding of the company in 1744. This prestigious location has since become a destination for collectors, connoisseurs and art lovers alike with sales ranging from porcelain to Picasso, furniture to Old Master paintings, books to wine and record-breaking sales of Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art.
Bibliophile Sale including Performing Arts: Bloomsbury’s Bibliophile sales are a firm favourite with the cognoscenti. The Bibliophile Sale including Performing Arts. An eclectic mix, from English and Continental literature and children’s books to Private Press, Science, Travel and Topography.
Criterion Auctions of London have been established since 1989 in Islington and has become an institution in London, with two central salerooms in Islington and Wandsworth. We offer a friendly, professional, reliable and prompt service. We have over 1,200 lots on offer every week with Monday sales and viewings over the weekends.
We have an auction every Tuesday of the year, (excepting the two immediately around Christmas) – a Sunday / Monday viewing will be running even on Bank Holidays. The saleroom is featured almost daily on television, with programmes such as Cash in the Attic, Dickinson’s Real Deal,Flog It!, and Bargain Hunt. With Tom’s own programme ‘House Gift’ The frequent television coverage has already helped to make the auctioneers surprisingly well known public figures and considerably increased the public’s knowledge of the saleroom.
Founded in 1766 by James Christie, Christie’s conducted the greatest auctions of the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, and today remains a popular showcase for the unique and the beautiful. Christie’s offers over 600 sales annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, cars and more. Prices range from $200 to over $80 million.
London locations: King Street & South Kensington
One of the few surviving Georgian London auction houses, Bonhams was founded in 1793 by Thomas Dodd, a renowned antique print dealer and Walter Bonham, a book specialist. Expanded during the 1850s to handle all categories of antiques including jewellery, porcelain, furniture, arms & armour, and fine wines, Bonhams today is active in over 70 categories embracing the entire spectrum of fine art, antiques and collectibles.