Ewbank's

Ewbank’s is a Surrey auction house which specialises in sales of jewellery, silver, watches, clocks, fine art, antiques and instruments. They also hold dedicated sales have included Asian art, 20th Century art and entertainment memorabilia.

Ewbank’s was founded by Chris Ewbank in 1990 in Guilford and has continued to be run as a family firm. The company conducted the sale of the Robertson Collection of items from the studio of Francis Bacon.


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Saleroom man of mystery with a Watford connection

06 November 2017

Classic names of 20th century design and a high-priced mystery artist provided the eye-catchers outside the fine art at the October 26 Decorative, Contemporary Art and Design sale held at Ewbank’s (22.5% buyer’s premium).

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007 stars among 300 film posters

30 October 2017

Brought about by the sad death of one of the collecting scene’s more colourful characters, the sale of the Adrian Cowdry Collection at Ewbank’s (22.5% buyer’s premium) at Woking on October 12-13 attracted bidders from round the world.

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Arlington Conservation stock sale reflects contraction in market

12 June 2017

Surrey auctioneers Ewbank’s is to sell the stock-in-trade of furniture restorers Arlington Conservation on June 23.

tribal necklace

Total sleeper: Tribal necklace sells for £99,000 at Ewbank’s instead of £15 at flea market

05 December 2016

Some good old-fashioned saleroom drama ensued at Ewbank’s of Send in Surrey on December 1 when a tribal art necklace estimated at £60-100 sold to a buyer from Continental Europe at £99,000 (plus 22.5% premium).

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Queen Victoria’s silk jacket comes close to double estimate at Ewbank’s textile auction

01 December 2016

A pink silk jacket once worn by Queen Victoria was among the lots that led Ewbank’s recent textile auction to almost double its pre-sale expectations.

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Pictures with a bit of Bacon on the back

08 March 2013

Six pictures by Cambridge painter Lewis Todd are being offered for sale at Ewbank Clarke Gammon Wellers in Woking, Surrey, on March 20. However, the greater interest in these works is what can be found on the reverse – the brushwork of Francis Bacon.

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Views from a unique Victorian honeymoon

10 April 2012

IN February we revealed how Queen Victoria was an accomplished artist, but now her daughter’s skills have been highlighted by a Surrey auction.

Ewbank opts for strategic alliance

15 March 2010

EWBANK Clarke Gammon Wellers of Surrey have extended their influence south west by forming a strategic alliance with Bournemouth auction house Riddetts.

Clarke Gammon Wellers merge with Ewbank

23 March 2009

Surrey auctioneers Ewbank and the Fine Art and Antiques division of Clarke Gammon Wellers are to merge.

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A chance to buy your own piece of Parliament

17 November 2008

Surrey fine art auctioneers Ewbank are selling architectural stonework from the Palace of Westminster that dates from before the buildings were destroyed by fire and rebuilt in the 1830s.

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The £33,000 Doge of Dorking

24 September 2007

A pair of 19th century Venetian views by Italian artist Francesco Zanin proved to be the high point of a Silver Jubilee auction held by Ewbank auctioneers of Surrey on September 20 and provided their owner, a local Dorking family, with an unexpected financial bonus when they sold for multiples of their original estimates.

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Ewbank brings home the Bacon again

11 June 2007

Just a month after their most successful sale ever, thanks to the consignment of an archive of Francis Bacon’s work, Woking auctioneers Ewbank’s have won another Bacon collection.

Ewbank launch opt for live online bidding

19 July 2005

Surrey auctioneers Ewbank are now offering a live online bidding service and held their first such sale on July 7.

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Ewbank ups the Surrey stakes with £100,000 makeover

06 June 2005

NEWLY refurbished rooms at Send in Surrey mean that Ewbanks will now be able to hold two general sales a month (on the first and third Thursdays) with quarterly sales of fine art and antiques.

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War artist fires up a specialist collector

31 January 2005

PICTURES which belong to a very specific collecting area are frequently in much greater demand than those of comparable quality that lack esoteric appeal.

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Women’s unchanging worth…

10 August 2004

THESE two half-length images of women, right, could hardly be more different in date or technique, but their prices proved as uncannily similar as their poses when they came under the hammer at recent fine art auctions.

Stable market

13 August 2002

SEVERAL pieces of mahogany furniture from a dilapidated stables near Weybridge provided the core to this 544-lot auction at Ewbank Auctioneers, Woking on June 27 (15% buyer's premium).

Downsize move puts Hampton Court Stud desk on market

06 February 2002

THE antiques trade was hard hit last year and the Surrey auctioneers Ewbanks are finding that the current uncertain economic climate is stopping private vendors from consigning their property to sale.

Furniture dealers turn out in force to allay worries

24 October 2001

Like most provincial auctioneers, Christopher Ewbank was rather apprehensive of the market prior to his October sale on 4 October at Send. “I was relieved really,” said Mr Ewbank after the sale where attendance was strong and the “furniture dealers were still out in force”.

William and Mary cabinet

10 January 2000

UK: THE William and Mary cabinet on stand which, because of cleaning and restoration went at £8500 at Ewbanks' Surrey sale on December 9.

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