Valuations

  • Henry Sandon MBE valuing an item at an Identification Day, September 2013.

 

In line with all British Museums, the Museum of Royal Worcester is not licensed to provide valuations and cannot comment on value under any circumstances.

 

The Museum website carries a number of informative fact sheets including ones on dating your porcelain.

 

Our Patron Henry Sandon MBE, offers quarterly Identification and Valuation days. To find out about the next Identification Day please keep an eye on our events page or subscribe to our mailing list. Alternatively, if you would like to send your enquiry by post, with an accompanying photograph and stamped addressed return envelope, we will pass it on to Henry Sandon MBE but we cannot guarantee an immediate response.

 

To obtain a valuation for your porcelain, it is best to consult a licensed auctioneer or specialist antique dealer who will be able provide a valuation for insurance, sale or probate. In most cases they will need to see the object in question or a good photograph of it.

The following list is not a recommendation; further names and addresses can be found in your local telephone directory and web sites usually give further details.

Auctioneers

Philip Serrell, Auctioneers & Valuers Ltd
10 College Precincts, Worcester WR1 2LG
t: 01684 892314 or 01905 26200
[email protected]
www.serrell.com

Brightwells Auctioneers & Valuers
Leominster, Herefordshire
t: 01586 611166
[email protected]
www.brightwells.com

Mallam’s Fine Art Auctioneers
www.mallams.co.uk

Cheltenham Office
t: 01242 235712
[email protected]

Oxford Office
t: 01865 241358
[email protected]

Abingdon Office
t: 01235 462840
[email protected]

Biddle & Webb Auctioneers
Ladywood, Birmingham
t: 0121 455 8042
[email protected]
www.biddleandwebb.com

Bearne’s Hampton & Littlewood Fine Art Auctioneers
t: 01392 413100
[email protected]
www.bearnes.co.uk

Woolley & Wallis Auctioneers
Salisbury, Wiltshire
t: 01722 424500
[email protected]
www.woolleyandwallis.co.uk

Mellors and Kirk
Gregory Street, Nottingham NG7 2NL
Additional branch in Sheffield
t: 0115 979 0000
[email protected]

Dreweatt Neate Fine Art Auctioneers
www.dnfa.com

Newbury, Berkshire
t: 01635 553553
[email protected]

Neales of Nottingham
t: 01159 624141
[email protected]

Neales of Derby
t: 01332 203601
[email protected]

Clifton, Bristol
t: 01179 737201
[email protected]

Godalming, Surrey
t: 01483 423567
[email protected]

Tunbridge Wells, Kent
t: 01892 544500
[email protected]

Eastbourne
t: 01323 410419
[email protected]

Marlborough, Wiltshire
t: 01672 516161
[email protected]

Honiton, Devon
[email protected]

London and international auctioneers

The following companies all have ceramics departments in London, plus representatives
throughout the UK. They also have offices and auction rooms in major cities world wide.

Bonham’s
101 New Bond St.
t: 020 7447 7447
[email protected]
www.bonhams.com

Christie’s
www.christies.com

London Office
8 King St. St.James’s
t: 020 7839 9060
[email protected]

New York Office
t: 1212 492 5485

Sotheby’s
34 New Bond St.
t: 020 7293 5000
www.sothebys.co.com

Specialist ceramics dealers

Harry Frost, Ceramics Consultant
Worcester
t: 01905 452571
[email protected]

Gabrielle Bullock Royal Worcester Specialist
Bygones of Worcester
t: 01905 25388
[email protected]

Albert Amor Ltd
St.James’s, London
t: 020 7930 2444
[email protected]
www.albertamor.co.uk

Brian Houghton Antiques
St.James’s, London
t: 020 77389 6555
[email protected]
www.haughton.com

Simon Spero
Kensington Church Street, London
t: 020 7727 7413

Gary Atkins
London
t: 020 7727 8737
[email protected]
www.englishpottery.com

Rod Jellicoe
London
t: 020 7624 6471
[email protected]
www.englishporcelain.com

Juipiter Antiques
Rottingdean, East Sussex
t: 01273 302865
[email protected]
www.jupiterantiques.co.uk

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