Hannam's | Sale Highlights

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

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

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...

DIAMOND RING SHINES THROUGH AT AUCTION

One month down the line and Hannam’s Auctioneers, of Selborne, have broken their own record by putting together their largest sale to date. Spread over two days, Hannam’s auctioned off 1,683 antique and collectables, varying from Chinese and Japanese works of art, to Silver and Gold, and antique Jewellery. A major highlight of the sale was a stunning 18ct yellow and diamond ring the single stone weighing nearly 4cts, selling for £9,500. T...

HANNAM’S EASTER AUCTION RISES TO SUCCESS.

Hannam’s Auctioneers continued with their monthly two day auction with their largest to date. Selling 1,481 items, ranging from Oriental works of art, to English porcelain, to silver and Jewellery. With 1,566 approved online bidders, it was the largest audience Hannam’s have had in their history. Along with a busy auction room and numerous telephone bidders the sale proved a great success. Hannam’s oriental section shunned all rumours th...

EASTERN PROMISE AT HANNAM’S AUCTIONEERS

All prices are excluding buyers premium
 
Hannam’s Auctioneers held there first sale of the calendar year and with uncertainty around the Oriental Market, there are little signs of any depression within the market, the top seller, cautiously estimated with currently regulations, a Chinese carved horn libation cup estimated at £2000-3000, two online bidders battled for the prized piece and eventually th...

MEIJI PERIOD ARCHER HITS THE TARGET AT HANNAM’S

All prices are excluding buyer’s premium of 20% + VAT Hannam’s Auctioneers of Selborne held there final sale of the calendar year, with over 900 lots, three independent online bidding platforms and over 50 bidders in the room, it was sure to be a busy day . The sale began encouragingly with £1000 being paid for a silk calligraphy panel, a collection of censers sold very well including one consigned from a valu...