A year like no other! We reflect on a tumultuous 2020 whilst looking forward to what this year has to offer in our annual review
It gives me great pleasure to introduce Sworders’ Annual Review (click image above), which reflects on a tumultuous past year whilst looking forward to 2021.
It was a remarkable twelve months, however, I believe we can move forward with great confidence. The Art Market has, once again, proved its great resilience and has, if anything, strengthened across 2020.
We are in a strong position to grasp the opportunities the new year will undoubtedly offer. We continue to build and strengthen our team in Stansted, London and Hertford and have many wonderful auctions in the pipeline for the year.
If you would like to talk to us about selling a collection or single item we would be delighted to hear from you.
After becoming interested in the story of The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty, John O’Conner began collecting artefacts on the subject, eventually owning some of Bligh’s most personal possessions. The collection will be sold as part of our Books and Maps timed auction in September
14 September 2021
Lawrie Gatehouse (1943 - 2020) was an avid collector of Art Deco and posters, drawn to the printed medium through his primary love of the golden age of steam and travel. The main pieces of the collection now comes to sale in our auction of Design on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 October, other works from his collection will be sold in our Homes and Interiors sale on 21 September.
10 September 2021
Our upcoming Fine Interiors auction offers a magnificent single owner collection of miniatures that pay testament to the passion of their collector whose interests ranged from the 16th century to the early 19th century, from portraits of Kings to glamorous women...
6 September 2021