Trevanion & Dean

Trevanion & Dean are an auction house in Shropshire, founded in 2014 by Christina Trevanion and Aaron Dean. They are located in The Joyce Building in Whitchurch.

The saleroom stages regular auctions of fine art, antiques and collectables and they also offer probate and insurance services.


Aaron Dean of Trevanion & Dean

Bidders snap up letters from Pre-Raphaelite patron’s collection at Trevanion & Dean auction

21 September 2018

A group of 66 letters from the collection of an important patron of Pre-Raphaelite artists raised a £25,000 total at Shropshire auctioneers Trevanion & Dean.

Aaron Dean of Trevanion & Dean

Rossetti the salesman – unrecorded letters from Pre-Raphaelite patron’s collection discovered in house clearance

17 August 2018

A large cache of letters from Victorian artists including founder member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) have been consigned to Shropshire auctioneers Trevanion & Dean.

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George II-style mirror is good looker and good seller

02 July 2018

It was catalogued as 19th century, with a replaced plate, later back batons, small chips and wear, age cracks and the gilt painted surface was thick and not original.

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Howard Carter hits out at Curse of Tutankhamen in letters sold at Shropshire auction

20 June 2018

The supposed Curse of Tutankhamen has somewhat overshadowed the astonishing discoveries of Howard Carter, the British archaeologist and Egyptologist.

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Dirty Dozen member is one to watch at auction

04 June 2018

Individually, watches which the War Office commissioned from 12 Swiss makers during the Second World War are not as highly rated as other military watches – but as a set they are a holy grail for British collectors.

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Sales by the sword united

21 May 2018

A quartet of weapons with fascinating histories sold recently at regional UK auctions.

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Coffee cup not a has-bean at sale

26 February 2018

Made in Switzerland for the Turkish market, in the late 19th century this zarf (coffee cup), below, had endured some rough treatment over the years before appearing at the Shropshire rooms of Trevanion & Dean (19% buyer’s premium).

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Coverage from range of regional salerooms

05 February 2018

And still the lofts and attics of UK homes play their part in the lucrative China trade… A c.1800 Imperial yellow cushion cover was one example offered at Trevanion & Dean (19% buyer’s premium) in Whitchurch.

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Best Trevanion & Dean sale is a suite success

04 December 2017

Founded three years ago, the Whitchurch, Shropshire, firm of Trevanion & Dean (19% buyer’s premium) enjoyed its best sale so far when the 950 lots, ranging from Renaissance art to contemporary glass, totalled £250,000 on November 18.

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Unusual Royal Flying Corps relics take off at auction

24 May 2017

If Royal Flying Corps medals are out of your price range, or you want to collect something a bit different, two recent lots show that honours are not the only option for auction purchases.

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Images from New Zealand’s first female photographer appear at Shropshire auction

02 March 2016

Originally from Lymm in Cheshire, Elizabeth Pulman (née Chadd) (1836-1900) is regarded as the first professional female photographer in New Zealand.

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Bottle of ice-cold beer that costs you £3300

25 June 2015

A fine 1875 vintage… never opened… so what did this bottle of wine sell for?

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