We are thrilled to present parts two and three of The Ann Turner Collection of Doulton Pottery, which will be going under the hammer at two separate auctions. The second instalment will take place on Tuesday 18 July and the third on Tuesday 1 August.
Ann Turner, a passionate musician whose husband had affiliations with a Swiss bank, dedicated her life to acquiring exquisite Doulton pieces. Over the course of more than forty years, she meticulously sourced fine-quality items through auctions and reputable dealers. In her home in Brookmans Park, Hertfordshire, every nook and cranny was adorned with these cherished finds.
The collection predominantly focuses on the remarkable work of renowned artists and designers who contributed to the Doulton factory in Lambeth during the latter part of the 19th century. Notable names such as George Tinworth, Hannah and Florence Barlow, Mark V Marshall, Frank Butler, Gilbert Bayes, Eliza Simmance, Mary Ann Thompson, and Harry Barnard are well represented. Among these captivating pieces, some exhibit exceptional quality suitable for exhibitions.
We are pleased to present parts two and three of the collection, which will take place on Tuesday 18 July, and Tuesday 1 August.
We are pleased to present a recently rediscovered version of one of the best-known Guild of Handicraft designs, which features in our 16 January Design sale next year.
11 December 2023
A fine commode, believed to be by John Cobb (1715-1778), arguably one of England's greatest furniture makers, comes up for sale in 'Dick Turpin | The Legend Lives On' to be held on 25 January.
7 December 2023
Sworders are pleased to present a selection of antique and vintage textiles in our December Fine Interiors sale, including items from the collection of the late Hildegard Heygate.
4 December 2023