Contents of a Chelsea Mansion, a white glove sale!

Dawsons delighted to have sold 100% of the items taken to auction

This sale truly provided something for everyone, from fine ceramics to toleware trays, decorative lighting to a chinoiserie piano. 


14/01/2022    

The wonderful contents were specifically sourced for what was arguably one of London’s grandest private residences, and one which had been lovingly refurbished by the clients – with the help of two renowned interior designers... 

Nicky Haslam

Nicky Haslam, described as ‘Britain’s ultimate interior designer’ had taken particular care in sourcing appropriate antiques and other contents when helping to furnish this wonderful home. 


Colette van den Thillart

Colette Van Den Thillart, a partner of the Nicky Haslam Studio, worked alongside Nicky to create a playful yet sympathetic interior to a 17th century Grade II* listed building.

 

Lot 8 - A pair of estate style ebonised and distressed open bookshelves. Sold, £1700

 

This sale truly provided something for everyone, from fine ceramics to toleware trays, decorative lighting to a chinoiserie piano. Dawsons’ Auctioneer, Harrison Goldman said “We are delighted to report our recent contents of a Chelsea mansion auction was a white glove sale. Both Dawsons and the vendor are thrilled to see all of these beautifully made and well-chosen pieces on their way to new homes”.

 

Lot 83 - A 20th century Le Verre Francais cased and etched cameo glass slender ovid vase. Sold, £900

 

With 100% of the lots within our auction having been sold, it is what we call in the auction world a ‘white glove sale’. Indeed, over 50% of lots sold above their upper estimate. The sale attracted a huge amount of interest both in the UK and internationally, with many eager buyers from around the world bidding online and via the telephone to secure some truly wonderful items.

 

Lot 80 - A 20th century Le Verre Francais cased and etched cameo glass globular vase. Sold, £850

 

The team of experts at Dawsons are always happy to provide a free verbal appraisal and auction valuation; regularly consigning an array of wonderful items to our monthly dedicated FIne Art & Antiques and Jewellery, Watches and Silver sales. We can also provide insurance valuations, where required.

Please do get in touch, should you have fine art, antiques, jewellery, watches, or indeed silver that you are keen to have valued. We would love to hear from you.

0207 431 9445 / info@DawsonsAuctions.co.uk