Hannam's | Sale Highlights

Next auction 18th, 19th & 20th July. Deadline for consignment is 28th June.

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

REGENCY MUSICAL CLOCK STUNS AUCTION

A magnificent Regency musical organ clock by Thwaites & Reed sold at Hannam’s Auctioneers’ May fine art auction for £20,000. The brass mounted mahogany, quarter striking eight day clock, standing at an impressive 235cm was purchased by an internet bidder after bids quickly rose from the original £12,000 estimate. Consigned via a British collector the early 19th century piece gained plenty of interest as soon as Hannam’s listed it on their...

RARE POTTERY DISCOVERED AT HANNAM’S

Two rare pieces of English pottery blew estimates away at Hannam’s Auctioneers latest fine art auction this April. An interesting pair of early 19th century Staffordshire figural vases, valued at only £80-120 commanded three telephone bidders who battled it out for a hammer price of £4,100. Alongside this was an extremely rare 19th century Doulton salt glazed fish spirit flask stamped R Cooper Railway Terminus, Brighton Vauxhall Lambeth, valu...

LOCAL BRONZES TRAVEL TO EUROPE

A wonderful private collection of Austrian cold painted bronzes, consigned locally, sold at Hannam’s February auction. The fourteen piece collection, including Franz Xavier Bergmann’s and Moritz Spitz bronzes were entered into Hannam’s Auctioneers 2,700 lot auction. Telephone, internet and room bidders battled it out to claim these late 19th century figures that included a variety of dog breeds. Two pieces of the collection that were fierce...

NEW YEAR, NEW RECORDS AT HANNAM’S

The staff at Hannam’s could not have asked for a more successful start to their new year. Their first fine art auction of the New Year, consisting of 2,529 lots of antiquities from across all continents of the world, produced record hammer results. With many items selling for over £2,000 and not having to rely upon one large estimated item, it showed that the market for a vast majority of antiques and collectables is still very strong. Whether...

THE MOTHER OF ALL SCREENS SOLD AT HANNAMS

Hannam’s Auctioneers, Selborne finished 2017 with their largest and best ever sale. Spread over three days, covering antiquities from all categories and all corners of the world, the 2,460 lot auction was attended by 3,560 approved registered bidders online, 75 telephone bidders, and a room full of customers. The highlight of the sale without question was a locally consigned 19th century Austrian mother of pearl and painted glass four fold ...