Chinese ‘lamp’ lights up the auction at Clevedon Salerooms
A new record total of 1,167 online bidders registered for the quarterly sale of Antiques, Fine Art and Collectors’ Items held at the Kenn Road Auction Centre on Thursday 12th March. Almost 900 bids were registered online, but the saleroom was still packed to see a larger-than-average auction of over 850 lots, bolstered by significant consignments from properties in Bristol, the Mendips and South Wales, combine to achieve the best overall hammer total since 2018, with a selling rate of 85%.
13th March 2020Read Article
12th March Quarterly Specialist Sale Preview
The forthcoming quarterly Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables sale at Clevedon Salerooms on Thursday 12th March is one of the largest and most interesting auctions of recent times. At over 850 lots, the sale covers Jewellery, Watches, Silver, Oriental, Collectors’ Items and Miscellanea, Ceramics and Glass, Pictures, Clocks and Furniture.
28th February 2020Read Article
Furniture prices soar at Clevedon Salerooms
Clevedon Salerooms held the first of two fortnightly auctions in February on Thursday 6th at the Kenn Road Auction Centre. The sale was bolstered by a significant consignments: one being from a Chew Valley property, and the other an email valuation request from photographs, of the type received daily by the auctioneers - but this one proved to be better than most. One interesting revelation in this instance was that a relative of the vendor had been a London furniture retailer.
7th February 2020Read Article
‘Reel’ high prices at Clevedon Salerooms
Clevedon Salerooms held their second sale of the New Year on Thursday 23rd January at the Kenn Road Auction Centre. Top price of the day was paid for the best of a large collection of 16mm film reels which filled the back wall of the saleroom. Spilt into four lots, the best of these were competed for by online bidders and another in the room to a multiple-estimate £1,100. The other three lots amassed £770 total.
26th January 2020Read Article
New Year Sales off to a flyer at Clevedon Salerooms
Clevedon Salerooms’ first sale of Antiques and Collectables of 2020 was held on Thursday 9th January. The usually roomy car park was full to bursting with over 100 vehicles, plus a record number of new bidder registrations both in the saleroom and online.
9th January 2020Read Article
Fifty Not Out
As we enter 2020, Marc Burridge, Managing Director of Clevedon Salerooms in North Somerset, celebrates his fiftieth year in the auction business.
8th January 2020Read Article
Clevedon Salerooms welcomes St Peter's Hospice
Towards the end of 2019 Clevedon Salerooms hosted one of their training days for St Peter’s Hospice charity shops.
1st January 2020Read Article
Skater makes the highest ‘Preiss’ of the day at Clevedon Salerooms…
A grey and rainy autumnal day was not enough to dampen spirits at Clevedon Salerooms on Thursday 14th November, where the Quarterly Fine Art Sale offered almost 500 lots to a packed saleroom, resulting in some outstanding prices.