John Nicholson's Sales Highlights
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The excitement of this two-day sale was very much an extraordinary collection of Maori artefacts with an unbroken provenance dating back to their acquisition in 1837 by one of the earliest English missionaries to New Zealand. The collection, is the remains of a larger...read more
There were a few surprises at our October Oriental auction on the 4th. Japanese and Chinese Lots sold really well including a fine quality signed Japanese gold wire Cloisonne vase by Hayashi Kodenji, the silver foot rim with an impressed Jungin 'pure silver' mark and...read more
The first Oriental sale of the Autumn was a great success. It is hard to predict how the sales will go at times. Of course, online bids and sales are by far outweighing activity in the room (where would we be with the power of the internet?), but all in all, a busy...read more
What a fantastic turnout we had last Saturday. The saleroom was so busy that we had to write on more paddles so that everyone who wanted to, could bid! The big draw was the collection of pots and garden furniture we had taken from a house clearance in Wimbledon. The...read more