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The Colman Family Treasures

LATEST NEWS, SILVER, FINE INTERIORS, FURNITURE

The Colman Family Treasures

Ninety lots from the home of one of East Anglia’s best-known families are to be offered for sale in our Fine Interiors auction on 14-15 June.

 
The Gordon Gridley Collection

LATEST NEWS, FINE INTERIORS, FURNITURE

The Gordon Gridley Collection

A Passage Through Time

Sworders to sell the collection of Islington dealer Gordon Gridley this summer. 

18 May 2022

 
The British Sporting Art Trust Hosts Sir Alfred Munnings Exhibition

LATEST NEWS, PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE, SPORTING ART

The British Sporting Art Trust Hosts Sir Alfred Munnings Exhibition

From Tuesday 24 May to Sunday 12 June, visitors to the National Horseracing Museum in Newmarket, Suffolk, will be offered a rare opportunity to view a collection of over 40 paintings, watercolours and drawings spanning the 60 year career of one of the world’s most loved equestrian artists.

18 May 2022

 
Inviting Entries | Clarice Cliff & Art Deco

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS

Inviting Entries | Clarice Cliff & Art Deco

Sworder’s Design department is excited to announce a private consignment of Clarice Cliff Lotus and Isis jugs, to be offered for sale in the forthcoming auction in July, and we now actively seek further examples to embellish the category.

11 May 2022

 
The Fry Reopens With Great Bardfield Exhibition Sponsored by Sworders

LATEST NEWS, PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE, MODERN BRITISH ART

The Fry Reopens With Great Bardfield Exhibition Sponsored by Sworders

The Fry Art Gallery in Saffron Walden, Essex, has undergone a major refurbishment and reopens with one of its first shows supported Sworders.

6 May 2022

 
The East London Group of Artists

LATEST NEWS, PAINTINGS & SCULPTURE, MODERN BRITISH ART

The East London Group of Artists

After securing a record price for John Albert Cooper's oil on canvas ‘Wharfedale After Rain’ in our auction of Modern & Contemporary Art in April of this year, we delve further into the realms of the East London Group of artists, of which Cooper was leader.

4 May 2022

 
Ramsden & Carr | Rivalry & Friendship in British Silversmithing

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS, SILVER

Ramsden & Carr | Rivalry & Friendship in British Silversmithing

An extraordinary Arts and Crafts silver christening bowl by Omar Ramsden and Alwyn C E Carr will be sold in Day One of our upcoming auction of Design on Tuesday 17 May.


3 May 2022

 
A Material World | Michael O'Connell Textiles to Sell in May

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS

A Material World | Michael O'Connell Textiles to Sell in May

In our forthcoming auction of Design on Wednesday 18 May, we offer 24 striking post-war designs by textile artist Michael O'Connell (1898-1976).

28 April 2022

 
Sworders Pull the Strings as Early BBC Puppets Come to Auction

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS

Sworders Pull the Strings as Early BBC Puppets Come to Auction

On Tuesday 17 and Wednesday 18 May we will sell a remarkable collection of marionettes, theatre props and staging made by John Carr (1884-1971). Some of the puppets were used in the early days of British television, appearing in twenty-one live BBC broadcasts during the late 1930s.

27 April 2022

 
Peter Collingwood To Raise Funds for Ukraine

20TH CENTURY ART & DESIGN, LATEST NEWS

Peter Collingwood To Raise Funds for Ukraine

Our Design sale on May 18 includes a Peter Collingwood wall hanging to be sold to raise funds for the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal.

26 April 2022

 

 

 

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