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Top prices paid for art and antiques at stellar two day sale

December 2018

Cheffins' November Fine Art Sale saw top prices paid for furniture, fine art, ceramics and collectors' items

Single-owner collection to set the pace at major art and antiques auction

November 2018

Cheffins’ fourth and final Fine Art Sale of the year will include 500 lots of furniture, fine art, ceramics and collectors’ items.

Revamped Asian Art Sale to offer historic items under new Department Head

October 2018

• 2000-year-old Chinese crossbow • Only surviving Han Dynasty snake lamp • Bronze ceremonial bell dating back to 500 BC

East Anglia’s first dedicated jewellery, silver and watches sale realises top prices across all sections

October 2018

Cheffins, hosted the region’s first ever dedicated sale for jewellery, silver and watches on the 25th October 2018.

Kray Lots Memorabilia

October 2018

Notice of withdrawal from sale

Asian Art London Viewing Event

September 2018

Association of Accredited Auctioneers to host leading Fine Art Auctioneers Event in London

September Fine Art Sale

September 2018

Antiques, furniture, fine art and collectors' items under the hammer at two day auction

Inspiration: Decorating with Antiques

August 2018

Cheffins Fine Art collaborate with Parsons Gray Design

Original Moomins drawings for sale at Cheffins

August 2018

Five original drawings of world-famous children’s stories, The Moomins, will be sold at Cheffins in Cambridge, England on 11th October 2018.

Connoisseur's and Library Sale Results

July 2018

Connoisseur's and Library sale grosses over £300,000 across a two day auction

Fine Art Valuation Week

July 2018

Cheffins' Fine Art experts will be hosting five days of complimentary valuations....

Charity auction for Cambridge Roar raises £4000

June 2018

Local charities benefit once again from the incredible succession of Cambridge Roar events

June's Fine Art Sale grosses £800,000

June 2018

The Crowther Collection makes over £90,000 across 67 lots and paintings of Devon quadruple their estimate with record prices paid for certain artists

Devon paintings quadruple estimate at Fine Art Sale

June 2018

Cheffins have sold an important collection of artworks depicting scenes of Devon at the firm’s Fine Art Sale on the 13th and 14th June.

An Important Collection of Devon Paintings coming to June Fine Art

May 2018

We are set to sell an important collection of twenty artworks depicting Devon in our Fine Art Sale, June 13th & 14th

A Collection from internationally-renowned Fulham antiques business, T. Crowther & Sons, to be sold by Cheffins Fine Art

May 2018

We are set to sell the remaining collection from the internationally renowned architectural and antiques business, T. Crowther & Sons.

Our Art & Design May '18 Sale makes over £320,000

May 2018

On Thursday 10th May we sold £327,000-worth of 20th century paintings, glassware, ceramics and furniture in a show of strength for pieces from the period

Philippe Smolarski is a key new appointment for Cheffins Fine Art

April 2018

Cheffins Fine Art set to dominate the Asian Art market

Modern masterpieces to be offered at Cheffins' Art and Design sale next month

April 2018

Cheffins will be offering art, furniture, ceramics and glassware from some of the biggest names in the 20th Century at auction on 10th May 2018.

Timeless works of Lalique are coming to May's Art and Design Sale

April 2018

A private collection of Lalique glass is giving May's Art and Design Sale an opalescent glow

Fine Art Spring Valuations

March 2018

Our specialists are on the road this spring and coming to a town near you

Contents of historic Baythorne Park make £145,000 at auction in Cambridge

March 2018

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.

Newly discovered work by Guercino sells for £570,000 at Cheffins' Fine Art Sale

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.

Contents of historic Baythorne Park go to auction as part of major Fine Art and antiques sale

February 2018

Antique furniture, paintings and silver will be amongst the 390 items from the Grade II listed Baythorne Park, Essex to be offered at our Fine Art Sale in Cambridge on 7th & 8th March.


February 2018

Newly discovered work by Guercino to hit auction block with Cheffins


February 2018

How the birds and the beasts are taking over Jewellery in March Fine Art

Art & Design Sale sees never-before-seen rock star prints comes to sale

January 2018

Now Cheffins Fine Art are bringing limited edition prints of six of these stills to auction for the first time

Early works by Evelyn Dunbar to be offered at auction

January 2018

Two lots of early works by the famous wartime artist, Evelyn Dunbar, feature in The Art and Design Sale on 25th January

Classic cars and WW2 memorabilia to hit the market at Connoisseur's Sale

December 2017

• 1967 Austin Healey MKIII with original colour and engine • 1971 E-type Jaguar series III • Highest-scoring WWII spitfire pilot, James Edgar ‘Johnnie’ Johnson memorabilia

Racing Towards January's Connoisseur's Sale

December 2017

The 18th January will see this 1971 v12 e-type go under the hammer in our Connoisseur's Sale

Art Deco Jewellery highly sought after by private buyers and trade

December 2017

Collecting Art Deco jewellery brings gleaming returns for investors

Final Call for Entries for Art and Design January 2018

December 2017

It's your last chance to be a part of this always exciting and popular auction

Undiscovered Alberto Giacometti drawings to be sold at auction

October 2017

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.

Art & Design from 1860 sale proves demand for 20th Century items

October 2017

Cheffins’ landmark Art & Design from 1860 sale saw top prices paid for twentieth century artworks, furniture and collectables from the firm’s salerooms in Cambridge UK.

Previously unrecorded Alberto Giacometti drawing sold for £130,000 at auction

October 2017

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.

Sacha Llewellyn to give talk ahead of Art & Design from 1860 Sale

September 2017

Cheffins to host a private preview of its Art and Design from 1860 sale with a talk by British Realism expert, Sacha Llewellyn

Uncharted art and antiques pay dividends at Fine Art Sale

September 2017

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

Sir Donald Sinden Collection to be sold at Cheffins Fine Art Auction

August 2017

A series of items from Sir Donald Sinden's home will be included in Cheffins Fine Art Sale on 13th and 14th September

The Fine Art Sale June 2017

June 2017

'The Nymph Callisto' makes £8,000

Cheffins Fine Art sale ignites market with stellar prices across the board

December 2016

£70,000 paid for diamond tiara with Princess Diana connections; Collection of antiques icon, Eila Grahame, makes over £577,000; Sale total over £1.4m

Cheffins to host Fine Art sale preview in aid of The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

November 2016

The preview will allow visitors to view some of the rare art, antiques and furniture which will be auctioned off in the Cheffins Fine Art Sale on 30th November and 1st December

October Fine Art Auction Highlights

October 2016

Art & Design from 1860 - 6th October 2016

Art and Design from 1860

September 2016

Dale Chihuly glass Persian series sculpture comes to auction

International interest at The Fine Art Sale

September 2016

The September Fine Art sale attracted worldwide interest

The Fine Art Sale - Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th September

August 2016

Cheffins September Fine Art sale will include a pencil drawing by Sir Alfred Munnings, PRA of General Jack Seely's war horse Warrior, who survived four years on the Western Front.

John Bell (1811-1895) Sculpture Discovered

August 2016

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.