Antique furniture, paintings and silver made up the 390-item-strong collection from the Grade II listed Baythorne Park, Essex. Sold over a two day period, the contents eventually made a total of £145,000 at Cheffins Auctioneers’ Fine Art Sale in Cambridge on the 7th and 8th March 2018.
A previously unrecorded painting, recently recognised as the second only known portrait of a dog by the great Bolognese painter, Guercino (1591 - 1666), has been sold for £570,000 at Cheffins’ Fine Art Sale on Thursday 8th March.
Two undiscovered drawings by world-famous artist, Alberto Giacometti, are to be sold at Cheffins in Cambridge, UK. The drawings were discovered amongst the collection of the late antiques dealer, Eila Grahame, based in London.
A previously unseen double-sided sketch by world-famous artist, Alberto Giacometti, has sold for £130,000 at Cheffins’ The Residue of Vision – Art & Design from 1860 sale today. This is over double its presale estimate of £40,000 - £60,000. Hosted in Cambridge, UK, the sale drew international interest from across Europe and the US.
Little Barford Collection from Bedfordshire makes over £280,000; Peter Lely paintings sell for £24,000; Two 18th century tables make £54,000 and £55,000 apiece; Art Deco brooch sells to collector for £22,000
John Bell’s (1811-1895), lost marble figure of ‘Armed Science’, commissioned in 1853 by Robert Adair, Lord Waveney, for his home Flixton Hall in Suffolk has been discovered by Cheffins Fine Art experts in the garden of a Suffolk farm house and will be auctioned in The Fine Art sale on 7th & 8th September 2016.