Andrew Smith & Son

Andrew Smith & Son originated in 1793. They were originally called George Smith & Son and were based in Winchester High Street in Hampshire.

In 2000 they opened permanent auction rooms in Itchen Stoke, five miles east of Winchester. They conduct regular sales that include fine art, ceramics, glassware, clocks, furniture and jewellery.


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Coysh blue and white collection sparks Winchester transfer talk

19 March 2018

The name of the late Bill Coysh is instantly recognisable to enthusiasts of transfer printed pottery.

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Rug roughs it out to sell at £19,500

26 February 2018

Cautiously catalogued as mid-19th century and suffering some damage, a large suzani attracted international interest at the Andrew Smith & Son (19% buyer’s premium) Winchester sale.

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Going Dutch in Hampshire

19 February 2018

As with the overall market, Dutch furniture is much less popular than it once was and the 18th century walnut, floral marquetry and ivory-inlaid bombé bureau cabinet, below, had a couple of condition problems for bidders at Andrew Smith (19% buyer’s premium).

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Rogue bidder causes second Singapore artist sale

27 November 2017

In September, eight works by two of Singapore’s most celebrated 20th century artists sold for multi-estimate sums at Andrew Smith & Son (20% buyer’s premium).

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Timely reminder of 19th century Bombay business

23 October 2017

A gift from the founder of the Tata global business empire to the architect who designed his Bombay headquarters, this late 19th century Patek Philippe gold hunter pocket watch was an eyecatcher at Andrew Smith (19% buyer’s premium) at Itchen Stoke on September 12.

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Celebrated Singapore artists in Winchester

16 October 2017

The Winchester saleroom Andrew Smith & Son (15% buyer’s premium) unearthed eight works by two of Singapore’s most celebrated 20th century artists for sale on September 13.

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Taxidermy is hot stuff

25 March 2017

The taxidermy market continues to grow – particularly for showpiece lots such as the Bengal tiger’s head offered at Andrew Smith (19% buyer’s premium) of Winchester on February 8.

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One of the earliest model railway locomotives up at auction in Winchester

19 December 2016

Pete Waterman, Neil Young, Roger Daltrey and Peter Snow all do it. Frank Sinatra and Peter Sellers did it. Rod Stewart apparently hires extra hotel rooms on tour to indulge in it. ‘It’ being the innocent and highly popular pastime of model railways.

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Dutch pictures lead Winchester sale

25 January 2013

Andrew Smith & Son’s January 29 sale in Winchester includes this winter landscape by Frederick Marinus Kruseman (1816-82).

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Big beasts of the saleroom

12 July 2012

Taxidermy is notoriously difficult and expensive to repair so condition is key.

Churchill’s thanks mean a great lot

27 July 2005

TWO lots stood out among the 600 lots offered at Hampshire. One was an 18th century matched pair of brass barrelled flintlock pistols signed Burnford, London, which, because of a missing ramrod and broken trigger mechanism were catalogued a/f but sold to a collector at a quadruple estimate £1600.

Auctioneer sues vendor after settling buyer’s claim over painting

12 June 2002

A VENDOR has been ordered to pay more than £10,000 legal costs after a picture he sold at auction proved not to be by the famous German artist to whom it was attributed.

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