Posted in: News on July 17, 2017.
Dawson’s are excited to announce the sale of sixty zoological and anatomical watercolour illustrations in their July sale. These illustrations were originally used as scientific aids within the departments of Kings College London and focus on a range of subjects, … Continue reading A Collection of Kings College Zoological Illustrations
Posted in: News on June 30, 2017.
The Battle of Waterloo, a climactic defeat to Napoleon’s triumphantly bloody victory sweep across Europe. A span of twenty three years where truth and propagandist fantasy became intertwined, a rule seeped in the blood of both sides. Though hundreds of … Continue reading A curious memento from the Battle of Waterloo – on sale July 22nd (Est. £800-1200)
Posted in: News on June 26, 2017.
Dawson’s marked the midway point in the year with a sixth successful sale in the auction calendar. The watches were our top sellers this time, and it was the Rolexes that particularly flew. Our top lot of the … Continue reading June Sale Highlights
Posted in: News on June 5, 2017.
Frankincense wafting out from the churches mixes with the salt rot smell of the fish market. The crowds, in the heat, out in their droves for the endless calendar of religious festivals, pour from exquisitely decorated churches. Thick dark water … Continue reading A chance to explore Canaletto’s Venice
Posted in: News on May 24, 2017.
The May sale began on a very strong footing, with lot 17, a Regency centre veneered table in pollard oak being at the centre of a passionate telephone bidding war. The gavel finally fell at £5,500. Another interior piece that … Continue reading Another aMAYzing sale
Posted in: News on April 25, 2017.
The sun shone down on Maidenhead last Saturday, bringing in the crowds from eight thirty to view some six hundred lots in our April sale. The auction certainly started off on very strong footing. Lot 2, a Victorian mahogany … Continue reading April Sale Report- a successful sale to put a spring in our step
Posted in: News on April 15, 2017.
A lovely collection of light and bright European paintings will sell in our April auction – celebrating the glorious spring weather we are currently in the midst of and those long summer days we’ve got to look forward to. A … Continue reading April Art & Antiques Auction – a sunlit collection reminding us of summer
Posted in: News on March 28, 2017.
Dawson’s Auctioneers third sale on the 25th of March was another roaring success. Once again the saleroom was busy from 8:30 am (on a Saturday, which says a lot!) with much online and telephone interest during the days preceding. Of … Continue reading March Sale Report- another roaring success
Posted in: News on March 21, 2017.
The later Victorian period is known as ‘the golden age of the automaton’. A period that witnessed the Industrial boom, the birth of the Great Exhibition and Britain’s triumphant reign over the Empire, no wonder this early form of … Continue reading A curious 19th century clockwork bird musical box to sell 25/03/17
Posted in: News on February 27, 2017.
The second sale of Dawson’s Auctioneers on the 25th of February saw a continued success for the new auction house. Regardless of Storm Doris, the Thursday viewing was very well attended. The saleroom was busy through the two viewing days, … Continue reading Dawson’s Auctioneers Second Successful Sale