Category: Furniture

Country House Auction Delights

The contents of Hillcrest, Church Lane, Charlton Marshall, Blandford DT11 9NX are going under the Charterhouse auction gavel on Wednesday 27th July. “We have been instructed to auction about 98 % of the contents at Hillcrest, a three storey country house, all being sold entirely without reserve.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Although the house is not […]

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Box is Music to Collectors Ears

A Victorian Swiss music box is estimated to sell for £2,000-3,000 in the Charterhouse 9th & 10th June two day collector’s auction,. “Music boxes really were a luxury only the wealthy owned in the 19th century.” Commented Richard Bromell. “Whereas today, we have music streaming with companies such as Spotify, and can play music anywhere […]

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Old Rectory Antiques and Mid-Century Modern Interiors at Auction

The first Charterhouse auction in the New Year includes the old and the new. “Antiques are back in fashion and furnishings from a former rectory are going head to head with decorative arts to mid-century modern in this large two day January auction.” Commented Richard Bromell. “The auction has caused quite a stir at home […]

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Size Matters

The Charterhouse two day November auction includes a huge selection of jewellery, silver, watches, antiques and interiors in allshapes and sizes.

“Our November two day sale is always popular sale in the auction calendar.” Commented Richard Bromell. “We have many private clients coming to the auction looking for special and unique presents for loved ones along with dealers who are looking for extra stock for the run up to Christmas. However, what is amazing this time is the size of some of the lots – both little and large which carry the top high estimates and I cannot wait to see how they sell.”

One of the larger lots in the Charterhouse auction is a pair of late 18th century Dutch floor standing corner cupboards. Measuring a huge 8 ½ feet high they come to Charterhouse from a Dorset deceased estate where they spent the past few years in a 1970’s terraced property. Constructed in two parts, the four pieces were housed in three rooms as they were too tall to fit together and the owner loved them too much to sell them. Now looking to a new home after she passed away, they are estimated at £2,000-4,000. Read more