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.
A piece of history will go under the hammer next month as a World War Two flying jacket, once owned by a Royal Australian Air Force gunner, is set to be featured in our 12 March Homes & Interiors Sale.
27 February 2024
The Fine Interiors department are extremely excited to be able to present a Louis XV Gobelins mythological tapestry of the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche, lot 328, in our 19 and 20 March sale.
27 February 2024
From the fishing village of Polperro in Cornwall to the mountainous landscapes of Wales and Cumbria, Sworders are pleased to be offering a diverse selection of watercolour paintings by the artist Ronald Maddox for sale in our forthcoming Paint.Print.Sculpt auction.
9 February 2024