Early dated Scottish sampler draws bidding six times over estimate

25 September 2023

Prices for embroidered samplers can vary hugely depending on what specific features are involved as well as factors such as condition and provenance.


Automobilia and petroliana: Pump action at auction

02 May 2022

While classic, vintage and antique cars have a sizeable collecting market, the wider worlds of automobilia and petroliana also attract dedicated enthusiasts with plenty of auctions featuring a variety of lots.


Panels treated as an investment

22 March 2021

Stained glass windows by Morris, Marshall and Faulkner impress at auction

Ploughing the Downs by James Bateman

Telephone bidding battle lifts James Bateman’s view of the South Downs to £30,000

21 June 2017

A dramatic bidding competition for a wartime farming scene by James Bateman (1893-1959) came at the latest sale held at Littleton Auctions in Worcestershire. Estimated at £3000-4000, ‘Ploughing the Downs’ was eventually knocked down at £30,000, a house record for the saleroom.