Jones & Jacob

Based in Watlington, Oxfordshire, Jones & Jacob was founded by Simon Jones, who was previously at Simmons and Sons in Henley, and Jake Wilde in 2005.

As well as a regular calendar of auctions, the firm also conducts probate and insurance valuations.


Support for the monarchy still strong as commemorative items bring demand at auction

30 May 2022

Special look at the cross-over market for coronation and commemorative items

Pierre Adolphe Valette

News in brief – including news of a spate of art thefts

07 February 2022

A round-up of art and antiques news from the previous seven days, including a spate of art thefts.


Lecturer’s delftware is talk of the saleroom

17 December 2018

Very much a buyer’s market these days, English ceramics in their various forms are affordable to collectors on modest budgets.


Brunel’s great ship remembered

17 December 2012

Oxfordshire saleroom Jones & Jacob of Watlington sold this Nathaniel Mills silver presentation snuff box for £16,600 at their latest sale.

New rooms open in Watlington as Simmons bow out

31 May 2005

Following the decision of Thames Valley estate agents Simmons and Son to concentrate upon their core business, a new firm of fine art auctioneers and valuers has been established in Watlington.