Great Western Auctions

Founded in 1989 by well known auctioneer Anita Manning and her daughter Lala Manning, Great Western Auctions is a saleroom in Glasgow. The firm’s first premises were in the West End of the city but it has since moved twice and is now located on Glasgow’s Dumbarton Road.

The auction house has appeared in many TV shows including Flog It!, Bargain Hunt and Cash in the Attic. Its roster includes regular antiques and collectables sales, quarterly fine art and antiques auctions and a variety of specialist sales.


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Art Market: Hardie and a Hockney triumph

13 September 2021

Drawing of renowned Scottish dealer by the artist reflected strong bond between the two

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Bill Hardie collection among a Celtic quartet of single-owner sales

16 August 2021

Among a glut of upcoming single-owner collections on offer from Scottish and Irish salerooms, Glasgow firm Great Western Auctions will sell items from the estate of curator, dealer and writer William ‘Bill’ Hardie (1941-2021) later this month.

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Architect’s apprentice McGhie built an artistic legacy

09 November 2020

Two trademark scenes by Scottish artist John McGhie (1867-1952) impressed at Great Western Auctions (24% buyer’s premium) in Glasgow.

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Zinkeisen sisters double up at auctions

08 June 2020

It was a case of interesting artist, distinctive painting and intriguing subject that sparked a strong bidding competition at a Glasgow sale.

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Eros and the grasshopper

30 March 2020

This Grand Tour-era ring sold at Great Western Auctions (20% buyer’s premium) in Glasgow features an unusual banded carnelian intaglio carved with a putti holding the leg of a large grasshopper.

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Tea and coffee service showing taverns and peasant life serves up £6800 result

23 July 2018

Not every Victorian silver tea and coffee service was sold for scrap in the great meltdown of 2011– when at one point the price reached almost £30 per oz.

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Vase is a Medici marvel

02 July 2018

From the same source which provided Sotheby’s success with a fine collection of Scottish Colourist works (ATG No 2347), a large late 19th version of the Medici Vase led the two-day Glasgow sale at Great Western Auctions (23% buyer’s premium).

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