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How to Sell

 

Selling your art and antiques at auction will expose them to an international audience of potential buyers - all items are listed on our website, as well as the-saleroom.com and invaluable.com

We are happy to provide free valuation and sales advice. You can either bring the items to one of our weekly valuation days, email us your images or in some cases arrange for a valuer to make a home visit.  Please refer to our valuations page

Vendor’s Commission and Photography Fees

All lots are subject to vendor’s commission of 17.5% of the hammer price + VAT.

Photography fees for illustrations on the Internet and/or catalogues are payable as follows:

Country House Sale and Specialist Sales:

From £15 to £50 per lot

Antique Sales:

£10 per lot for furniture, otherwise

 

£5 per lot

Weekly Interiors Sales:

Not applicable

Notification and payment

We hold several different types of auctions throughout the year, the notification and payment for each auction is detailed below.

Weekly Interiors Sale

We will:

  • send you an email on the afternoon of the auction informing you of your results, and a cheque and statement (if successful) 14 days after the auction
  • post results on our website on the afternoon of the auction.

Country House and Specialist Sales

We will:

  • send you a letter, or email, and a catalogue at least 10 days before the auction confirming your entry and any reserve prices
  • on the afternoon of the auction, send you an email informing you of your results, or a letter within 4 working days
  • send you a cheque and statement (if successful) 21 days after the auction
  • post results on our website on the afternoon of the auction.

Antiques Sales

We will:

  • send you a letter or an email before the sale confirming your entry and any reserve prices
  • send you an email on the afternoon of the auction informing you of your results
  • send you a cheque and statement (if successful) 20 days after the auction
  • post results on our website on the afternoon of the auction.

Please refer to our full terms and conditions