Criterion Auctioneers & Valuers was founded in 1989. The firm has two salerooms in London, one located north of the river Thames in Islington and the other south in Wandsworth. Its weekly auctions are held at both locations and offer approximately 1,500 items every week on either a Sunday or Monday afternoon.

The general auctions include categories such as interior furnishings, fine art and prints, collectables, silver, antique and contemporary furniture and ceramics.

Tracy Martin

Criterion Auctioneers appoints new manager for Islington saleroom

12 July 2017

Collectables expert Tracy Martin has joined Criterion Auctioneers to run its Islington saleroom.


Criterion open valuation office in South Kensington

12 June 2017

Criterion Auctioneers has opened a valuation office in South Kensington in the hope of snaring some of the business left by the closure of Christie’s in the area.

Jaggards House

Criterion Auctioneers to expand despite Wandsworth saleroom closure

11 January 2017

London firm Criterion Auctioneers has left its Wandsworth saleroom after 13 years at the south London site following an issue with the landlord.

Criterion expand into Wiltshire with new quarterly auctions

29 March 2016

London-based Criterion Auctioneers are to launch quarterly auctions in Wiltshire, targeting high-value consignments from around the UK.


Blackballed from Muirfield

31 January 2006

Late January/early February has become the new slot for golfiana sales with events held by Bonhams Chester (January 28) and Lyon & Turnbull in Edinburgh (February 7).