Works of Art, Sculpture & Clocks

Covering over 500 years of European and British design, the Works of Art, Sculpture & Clock department hold four Fine & Decorative sales a year.  Encompassing an extensive range of materials, objects and styles, the department handles items from objects of vertu and chandeliers to early sculpture and rare clocks.

The department encompass early works of art and Old Master sculpture from the Gothic, Medieval and Renaissance period, through to the 19th century and sometimes beyond. This wide spectrum of stylistic influences also features items of Baroque, Rococo, Empire and Neo-Classical origins, as well as works from the New Sculpture movement.

Both English and Continental mechanical clocks and barometers from the 16th century onwards are offered.

Recent highlights include: A French gilt brass Grande Sonnerie striking and repeating carriage clock with alarm, by Charles Oudin, Palais Royal, Paris, 19th century, £6250; An English 'honeysuckle group' enamel etui made for the Russian market, Birmingham, mid-18th century, £5000; A rare George III inlaid satinwood three-division tea caddy, early 19th century, £13,750; and A pair of North German bronze models of kneeling angels, early 17th century, £9,375.

Whether you have a single item or a whole collection, our in-house team of specialists have a wealth of experience and knowledge and are available for complimentary auction valuations and to advise on the current market. Please do not hesitate to contact a member of our specialist team.

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Anna Evans
Anna Evans

Head of Sale & Specialist | Fine & Decorative, Works of Art, Sculpture & Clocks

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Royal Interest; A Charles II letter, dated 1660, addressed to the Countess...

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