Hannam's | Sale Highlights

Next Auction 15th, 16th & 17th November. Deadline for entries Friday 27th October.

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

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...

NEW YEAR, NEW RECORDS AT HANNAM’S AUCTIONEERS

Hannam’s Auctioneers started 2017 with their largest sale in their history. With over 1,700 lots spread over two days and 2,229 approved bidders online, the growth of the internet buyer was noticeable for all to see. From over 100 lots of English and Continental porcelain, 100 lots of paintings, 50 lots of clocks and watches, 200 lots of objet d’art, and over 500 lots of Oriental works of art, there were antiques and collectables for everyone...

AUCTIONEERS DISCOVER RARE VIOLIN FROM HOUSE CLEARANCE

Hannam’s Auctioneers finished 2016 with their two day December sale with a flourish by revealing a very rare early 20th century Italian violin by Giuseppe Pedrazzini. The signed violin, along with the case and bow, was discovered during a...

CLOCKS AND IVORY DICTATE AUCTION SUCCESS

Hannam’s Auctioneer’s penultimate two day auction of the year received great results across the board, with oriental, clocks, silver and gold exceeding expectations at their saleroom in Selborne, Hampshire. The star lot of the auction was a good Chinese blue and white 'Islamic market' incense burner and cover. Valued at just £600, the item took off across all three online platforms and reached a staggering total of £10,000. The fear of t...

IMPENDING IVORY LAWS BOOST – HANNAM’S SEPTEMBER AUCTION

You would have to of had your head in the sand to not know that the poaching, distribution and selling of ivory is becoming a very delicate global situation. There are impending laws that may ban all sales of ivory even if it was carved pre 1947. A legislation has passed in France whereby any carved ivory articles that have been entered into auction require a 3-6 month examination process, making it far less straight forward fo...

BBC CAMERAS WITNESS 15TH CENTURY ALABASTER STUDY SELLING FOR £15,000 AT AUCTION

Hannam’s Auctioneers of Selborne had a record sale at their two day Fine Art and Oriental Auction of the 14th and 15th July. With over 1,400 items of porcelain, glass, bronzes, clocks, watches, silver, jewellery and oriental works of art, there was something for everybody as the crowd came down to see the BBC record their ‘Celebrity Antique Road Trip’. BBC Presenter Zoe Ball and her partner from ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Ian Waite join...