Posts tagged auction
Rare Oil by Royal favourite Edward Seago could make up to £30,000

A scarce 1953 oil on canvas by Edward Seago that shows Piccadilly and the Ritz Hotel at Coronation time, is to be auctioned at Lawrences of Crewkerne on October 12th with estimate of £20,000-30,000

The oil on canvas was painted by Edward Seago (1910-1974), who was selected as an official artist for the Coronation in 1953 because of Queen Elizabeth’s fondness for his work.

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Great Results at Summers Place

The second “Conversation Pieces” live auction took place on Tuesday, 20th March at Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, Sussex and the sealed bid part closed on Wednesday, 21st March 2018.

The top lot in the live auction were the monumental bronze lions after Sir Edwin Landseer which sold for £100,000 (hammer, £127,000 including premium and VAT) at top estimate. They were copied from the famous Trafalgar Square lions in the late 20th century for Camden Lock Market.

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A Sparkling Finish...

Ewbank's also saw a record- breaking year for jewellery sales, finishing with the surprising contents found within a rather unpromising-looking metal box. The box revealed a collectionof jewellery from the Georgian and Regency periods. It had not been opened since the late 60s, and the contents had not been worn by the vendor’s mother. However his grandmother and earlier ancestors had worn the beautiful pieces.

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What a Year for Ewbanks

Ewbank’s Surrey’s leading auction house, held many unusual and one-off sales throughout 2017, from epic single-owner collections of a particular type of collectable, to an entire house filled with intriguing curios and antiques.

One of the first of the special sales of the year, followed an instruction from the family of well-known local potter and artist, Mary Wondrausch, who passed away in 2016, to sell most of the contents of her studio and home, in Compton, near Guildford.

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