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
Cheffins’ second Oriental Sale of the year will bring together a broad spectrum of collectors’ items on 10th August 2017. Comprised of over 195 lots, the August sale is following on from the highly-successful first Oriental Sale of the year, which realised in excess of £180,000 in April.
Cheffins has completed two successful dispersal sales in Yorkshire; the respective auctions at Skipton and Hull produced some notable prices and demonstrates the strong trade for quality second-hand farm machinery.
Cheffins on site sale for Whittinghams Farm Supplies in Preston, Lancashire on 6th April saw over £1.6m - worth of agricultural machinery sold and is the largest single vendor auction of modern equipment in recent years.
Cheffins, is launching The Limes in Radwinter, an exclusive new development of 35 homes, close to the popular market town of Saffron Walden.
Developed by award-winning national housebuilder, Enterprise Property Group, The Limes is a sensitive, bespoke scheme which will also include 12 affordable homes.
The Connoisseur’s Sale on 5th January saw excellent results throughout. The highlight of the sale was the historically important collection of Royal memorabilia from the estate of the late Cyril Dickman, which received huge media focus throughout the world.
Cheffins has announced a new corporate framework in order to accelerate its growth within the markets in which it operates building upon its 192 year legacy. The firm will be intensifying its focus on the estate agency, rural consultancy, commercial property and machinery sectors, where it will be positioned for long-term leadership, ensuring the firm retains its status as a key player within these spheres.
Cheffins Machinery Auctioneers sold over £187,000 worth of machinery at its annual Bristol Sale on Wednesday 23rd November. On the day 30 tractors were sold alongside 130 spares, balers, cultivators and other RTV items.
Cheffins latest Machinery Auction saw the highest grossing sale of second-hand machinery on 7th November with sales totalling £3.5m at the saleground in Sutton, Cambridgeshire. This is an uplift of sales of over £1m compared with November 2015.
Prices are holding up in the second-hand machinery market with a bias towards export trade following Brexit. A handful of machines however were not sold due to high reserves and vendors are urged to be 'realistic' about expectations.
Cheffins, which conducts the largest monthly sale of tractors and agricultural machinery in the world, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at the Sutton sale ground in Cambridgeshire with a landmark auction on the 5th September.
Cheffins boost Planning & Development team with key strategic hire. Cheffins is increasing its profile within the Planning and Development industry across the Cambridgeshire region with the appointment of Jon Jennings as Departmental Director. Led by Ian Smith, Cheffins' Planning and Development team has gone from strength to strength with a number of significant projects in recent months.
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.
Cheffins has recently acquired Centre 3, Wilbury Way, an office investment building in Hitchin on behalf of Huntingdonshire District Council which is expanding its investment property portfolio. The building was sold on behalf of Prime Estates Ltd, by Bidwells in Cambridge.