The Joy of Misericords

When you walk through the doors of a church, your first instinct is to cast your eyes upwards to the grandiose ceilings, magnificent marble arches and the jewel-coloured windows. With …

The Alison Barker Estate, A Lifetime of Collecting : January 2022

Alison Barker (1951 – 2021), a retired Barrister-at-law and lifetime collector of the curious, the carved and the archaic.  Alison achieved a degree in Law from Birmingham University and was …

November in Review

The November auction closed the year with a bang, rounding off our 2021 auction calendar with a record-breaking two-day auction. “2021 has been a year full of new challenges for …

Birds of a Feather: October 2021 Highlights

Featuring over 600 lots of silver, ceramics, fine art and furniture, it was birds that were causing a flutter in the saleroom in this month’s auction. Amongst the top results …

Timeless Style: September 2021 Highlights

Trevanion Auctioneers opened their Autumn sale season with a very fruitful September auction; spread over two days, the bumper 940 lot sale smashed previous auction records, becoming their most successful …

Icons of the 20th Century: July 2021 Highlights

Trevanion Auctioneers rounded off their Spring-Summer season with a successful July Fine Art & Antiques auction. This month’s auction, the first since government restrictions were lifted on 19th July, was …

Enigmatic faces of the Interregnum

Christina Trevanion reflects on the sale of a rare 17th century painting which sold for more than a quarter of a million pounds.    There are moments in an auctioneer’s life …

The Ruyton Hall Collection: Auction Highlights

Following a triumphant return to business in April, there is no slowing down for the team at Trevanion Auctioneers; the blockbuster May Fine Art & Antiques Auction broke previous house …

April Fine Art & Antiques: Auction Highlights

April 14th marked a triumphant return to business for Trevanion Auctioneers, with their first auction of the 2021 calendar yielding some astonishing results and breaking previous sale records. Some of …

Not Just for Christmas: Exceptionally Rare silver claret jug achieves £30,000 in our December auction

After an exciting (albeit unpredictable!) year, Trevanion & Dean finished 2020 on a high with a blockbuster Christmas auction. Comprising over 1000 lots, including a remarkable collection of 17th century …