Period Oak & Metalwork

Bishop & Miller’s ‘Oak Interiors’ auctions curates a broad range of period Furniture and Furnishings, Metalwork, Stonework, Tapestries, Treen and Textiles from across the 16th, 17th and 18th century. As the leading Oak specialist auction house in the UK, our auctions always contain a varied mix of interesting and highly sought-after items spanning many centuries of history and style. 

Carved & Cast

At Bishop & Miller, sales in this area have included carpenter-made and joined early vernacular furniture, refectory tables, panel-back armchairs, coffers, side tables, chests of drawers, back stools, joint stools and chairs, made from a variety of timbers including ash, elm, fruitwood, oak, walnut and yew.

Works of art, including treen (made from wood), early metalware (bronze, brass, copper, iron, pewter and steel), early carvings in stone such as gargoyles and plinths, as well as folk art-related items, are often sold alongside our period furniture in a curated auction that caters for both connoisseur collectors and clients wishing to recreate period interiors. 

If you are considering selling early or period furniture, works of art, carpets, textiles and sculptures a member of the specialist team will be delighted to offer their expert advice by telephone, e-mail or in person.

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"As first time sellers of antiques, it was crucial for us to select an auction house that could offer professional advice and guidance on how to approach the market. After researching several options, we chose Bishop & Miller due to their reputation for fair valuations and excellent results achieved. The outcome exceeded our expectations and we couldn’t ask for better or friendlier service. Definitely recommended!"

Christine Beaumont

"I sold a table with Bishop & Miller and found them extremely knowledgeable, efficient, reliable and polite. I look forward to buying something next time!"

Phil Smith

"I was so impressed! Oliver came to my house to value a number of items. He was courteous, polite, extremely knowledgeable and most importantly honest. I wouldn’t trust anyone else to sell my items and I thoroughly recommend him and his team."

Yasmin Jeffrey

"The auction house provides a regular ever increasing variety of specialised auctions. As a seller, you know you'll get a good price, as a buyer, there's every opportunity to acquire what you're interested in."

Andy Graves

Antique Valuations

Bishop & Miller offer a free, no obligation valuation service on a wide range of objects.

Offering full service and guidance whether it’s a single item for valuation and auction or probate and insurance valuations. Our team of dedicated professionals are on hand to help with every aspect of your auction experience.

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