Hannam's | Sale Highlights

Entries for our three day auction starting 30th October are now open.

Sale Highlights

Highlights from some of our recent auctions:

FLOWERS OUTGROW LOCAL AUCTION

A beautiful collection of German botanical papier-mâché flowers by R Brendel & Co sold at Hannam’s Auctioneers three-day September auction. These models created by Robert Brendel and his son Reinhold during the turn of the 20th Century were distributed throughout Europe to Universities after the First World War to assist with the teaching of botany and mycology. With an estimate of £1,000, the wonderful collection of five sold to a European ...

HANNAM’S IN FAIRYLAND

Hannam’s Auctioneers successfully negotiated the current heatwave by completing a 2,600 item three day auction this month. With results spread across all categories, there was enough fascinating antiques to keep all customer interested. The star lot was a George III ebonised bracket clock, by Matthew Dutton of London. Dutton was the son of the eminent clockmaker William Dutton who was apprenticed to George Graham and in partnership with Thomas ...

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...