We helped Cambridgeshire based charity, Tom’s Trust raise £836 earlier this month at our valuation roadshow event at Wyddial Hall, near Buntingford . The cash will help children with brain tumours and their families.
Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers helped Cambridgeshire based charity, Tom’s Trust raise £836 earlier this month. The cash, that will help children with brain tumours and their families, was raised during March 15 valuation roadshow event staged at Wyddial Hall, near Buntingford, Hertfordshire.
The Grade II listed 16th century country house set in a landscape by Humphrey Repton provided the perfect setting for the event that included an entertaining talk titled Auctions and Anecdotes provided by antiques expert Tim Wonnacott. Sworders' experts were on hand to offer £5 valuations across a range of specialisms, including Asian art, ceramics and glass, furniture, jewellery, watches, luxury goods, paintings and prints, silver and works of art.
Tom's Trust, founded in 2011 to aid children with brain tumours and their families, were delighted with the money raised.
Our next Design auction on July 13 will include a dedicated section devoted to photography. Providing the impetus to the new focus is the consignment of a very fine collection of photographs by important 20th century American and European photographers.
Otto Billström joined our Design Department in January this year and believes his Scandinavian heritage aided his appreciation of 20th century design. Let's find out more about him...