TW Gaze

Established in 1857 as an agricultural valuer and auctioneer, TW Gaze are based at Diss Auction Rooms on the Norfolk-Suffolk border.

With an emphasis on sales of household chattels, they host regular sales as well as specialist auctions covering areas such as furniture, architectural salvage and sporting items.


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Collectors tune into Diss sale for mechanical music delights

03 June 2019

Best-seller and one of the biggest surprises at the white-glove sale of a mechanical music collection was a musical box, the catalogue entry of which could be summarised as ‘famous name, doesn’t work’.

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Interior motives: how old school weekly sales are giving way to new auction formats

01 April 2019

Weekly clearance sales are increasingly being replaced by newly branded formats as auction houses are responding to fresh consumer trends.

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Collection of dealer Robert Barley up at auction

17 September 2018

More than 500 lots of pictures, sculpture, furniture, textiles, architectural features and artefacts spanning 2000 years from the collection of the late Robert Barley, will come to auction at TW Gaze later this month.

Robert Barley collection, TW Gaze

“Never Boring” antiques dealer Robert Barley’s collection comes to auction in Norfolk

12 September 2018

The collection of the “Never Boring” antiques dealer, the late Robert Barley, will come to auction at TW Gaze later this month.

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Market confidence as regional firms invest in expansion

23 July 2018

Auction houses in Bristol, Staffordshire and Norfolk have chosen to invest in new premises this year. Suggesting continued confidence in the regional auction market, Bristol Auction Rooms, Potteries Auctions and TW Gaze are planning to open new salerooms by the autumn.

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Cashing in on flashy cases

12 March 2018

Flash from the past at the Diss rooms of TW Gaze (18% buyer’s premium).

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Silver packs a punch in Diss

12 February 2018

A good weight and a good name helped this London 1890 embossed silver punch bowl to double the lower estimate at TW Gaze (18% buyer’s premium).

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Suffolk railwayana steams into sale

18 December 2017

More than 400 lots of railwayana, assembled from the 1950s onwards by a single collector, will be offered at Norfolk auction house TW Gaze on January 5.

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TW Gaze plots expansion in Diss

23 November 2016

Norfolk’s TW Gaze is expanding its saleroom after buying the freehold of the land.

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The infant Hercules takes £29,000 at Norfolk salvage sale

01 September 2008

Whilst perhaps better known for selling reclaimed building materials, T.W. Gaze of Diss in Norfolk consistently attract lots of a more decorative nature in their five architectural sales each year. Their August 16 sale included this very fine quality early 18th century marble study of a boy holding aloft a bearded mask.

Vendor set to challenge auctioneer over duty of care

17 July 2002

The extent to which a provincial auctioneer should be liable for underselling a work of art is again under scrutiny as a vendor threatens legal action.

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