Christmas Picks

Stuck for gift ideas, or feel like treating yourself? Biddle & Webb’s 9th December Interiors auction has a fantastic array of jewellery, fine art, antiques and collectibles that would make the perfect gift to yourself or a loved one this festive season. Here are our top ten prezzie ideas: Lot: 1 How about this elegant…

The mystery of Cecil Rochfort D'Oyly John (1906 – 1993)

The highlight of our last Interiors auction was three paintings by 20th Century painter Cecil Rochfort D’Oyly John. But what really is the attraction to these brightly coloured scenes that caused so much interest in the sale room? Could it be the many rumours that surround the past of this popular artist creating a sense…

Marketing (at) auction house

‘Marketing is the science and art of exploring, creating, and delivering value to satisfy the needs of a target market a profit’ Philip Kotler  A company can rarely be successful without a proper marketing strategy. This is not just the responsibility of one department, it is the responsibility of everybody in the company, because everything…

Tips for buying Furniture at Auction

FURNITURE is one of the most common things that can be found in nearly every auction nowadays with a variety of reasons why it is good to buy from an auction house rather than a high street retailer, as auctions can be a cheaper alternative, have select furniture that is not easily found in shops…

DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS BEST FRIEND

Buying jewellery at auction can often be a fun experience leading to you owning a unique piece of jewellery unlike anything you would purchase on the high street. Here at Biddle & Webb our June 5th fine jewellery sale is full of beautifully cut diamond rings, something which excites our jewellery expert Jennifer Pardoe. Buying…

AUCTIONEERS TOP PICK: UPCOMING JUNE SALE – LORD LAMINGTON PORTRAIT

Catherine White’s top pick for the upcoming June sale goes to a painting by ROBERT DUDDINGSTONE HERDMAN A.R.S.A (1863-1922). It is an oil on canvas, signed portrait of Charles Wallace Alexander Napier Cochraine – Baillie, 2nd Baron Lamington G.C.M.G (1860 – 1940). Estimated at between £500 – £800 this portrait is a bargain price and…