Curated Auctions

Curated Auctions, based in Eltham in London, is run by specialist auctioneer Rachael Osborn-Howard. She previously worked at Bonhams until 2017 before leaving to run the European works of art and sculpture sales at Chiswick Auctions until 2021. She then launched her new venture the following year.

The firm specialises in sculpture, decorative arts, European works of art, clocks and ‘out of the ordinary’ items.


Curtain covered shrine of the prophet

10 October 2022

This 19th century Ottoman silver thread and black silk curtain is embroidered with the tugra of Sultan Mahmud II (1808-39).


Table at Curated Auctions displays Rothschild and Mentmore connection

18 July 2022

Mentmore (Towers) in Buckinghamshire was built in 1852-4 by Sir Joseph Paxton – creator of the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition – and Paxton’s son-in-law GH Stokes for Baron Mayer Amschel de Rothschild.


Bid Barometer: issue 2550

04 July 2022

ATG’s pick of auction lots bought by internet bidders on, featuring both the highest prices over estimate and the top prices paid online.

Rachael Osborn-Howard
A group of works by Sir William Reid Dick

Reid Dick stars in Curated Auctions debut

07 March 2022

A collection of works from the family of the sculptor Sir William Reid Dick (1879-1961) comes for sale at a new London firm this month.