Hannam's | Sale Highlights

Next Auction 23rd, 24th & 25th August. August sale now online.

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

LARGE COLLECTION OF CHINESE SHIPWRECKED PORCELAIN SOLD AT HANNAM’S

In 1725, a Chinese merchant junk boat en route from Canton to Jakarta tragically sank due to an on board fire off the Ca Mau peninsular in Southern Vietnam. Its cargo consisted of chinaware, porcelains, blue and white ware, porcelains decorated in brown, white-glazed porcelains over-glazed with enamels, and various stoneware. Discovered by Vietnamese fisherman in 1998 after their nets were snagged on the wreck, the resurfacing of the cargo began....

SÈVRES PORCELAIN TEA SET SHOCKS AUCTION

A beautiful 19th century Sèvres porcelain tea for two set on tray painted with figural panels, with jewelled decoration stunned the staff at Hannam’s Auctioneers when it sold during their three day fine art auction for £17,000. The wonderful eight piece service, only 34cm wide, was consigned locally and valued at only £3,000, but internet interest along with telephone bidders from Europe soon brought the hammer price up to the staggering ...

RECORD RESULTS SMASH AUCTION BEST

Hannam’s Auctioneers of Selborne recorded their best ever Fine Art Auction at the start of May. With over 2,200 lots, spread over two days the fantastic variety available on offer for bidders was vast and of high quality. With 2,952 approved registered bidders online, 70 telephone bidders booked, and over 100 absentee bidders recorded, the life of an auctioneers is dramatically moving into a new technological era. With the great success and ...

RARE BLACK FOREST HOUND SURPRISES ALL AT AUCTION

A beautiful early 20th century Bavarian Black Forest figure of a hound modelled with three other puppies by her side sold at Hannam’s Auctioneers for a staggering £15,000. Although the Bavarian style is always desirable within the industry, the hammer price received for this rare model is believed to be one of the best within British auction rooms for this particular style and size. Consigned privately from a local estate in Surrey, estimated ...

IMPRESSIVE MONTH AT HANNAM’S

Hannam’s Auctioneers continued their impressive start to 2017 with an even larger and more successful auction than their best ever in January. With 1,899 lots, covering two days in all categories such as porcelain, glass, ornamentals, paintings and oriental fine art, the saleroom was bursting with antiquities ready to be auctioned. With 2,327 approved registered bidders across three online platforms, and 56 approved telephone bidders, the power...