News


Categories

Scottish Borders


img_20-4.jpg

‘Dragon’ charger flexes its wings

07 October 2019

A generation ago pieces such as this splendid 20in (50cm) famille rose ‘dragon’ charger from the Guangxu period (1874-1908) were valued chiefly as decorative objects. However, appreciation of the best quality porcelain produced in the last years of the Qing continues to grow.

WEB Eva Violante .jpg
img_74-5.jpg

Turner prize is revived saleroom in the Borders

13 November 2017

It’s a new name and a new start for a Jedburgh saleroom this autumn.

Ron Turner

Swan song for Scottish Borders auction firm

27 January 2017

Scottish borders auction firm Swan & Turner will hold its final sale next month and will close the doors to its Jedburgh auction rooms in March.

Wedgwood fairyland lustre vase

Wedgwood vase adds lustre to auction in Scotland

20 October 2016

At just over 17in (42cm) high, the 1920s Wedgwood vase (shape 2465) is among the largest produced in the Fairyland Lustre range.

Restorer’s dream sale

27 April 2004

THIS Saturday (May 1) Thomson Roddick & Medcalf will be selling the entire stock-in-trade of Edinburgh restorer and cabinetmaker William Trist at its Esbank saleroom.

A Shining Palace could prove to be a good investment

03 April 2000

UK: A Shining Palace, a 2ft 1/4in by 20in (62 x 51cm) oil on canvas view of Venice, signed by William John Leech (1881-1968) had been consigned to a sale conducted by Mainstreet Auctions in the village of Saint Boswells on March 4, 2000 where it was spotted by a runner from the south east of England.