Picture Perfect: Highlights from our Decorative Art & Design Sale 23 Sep 2018 News

Bishop & Miller, the region’s leading independent Auctioneers and Valuers, held its first specialist Decorative Art & Design Sale last weekend and the auction made an impressive £100,000, selling some fine pieces from internationally acclaimed sculptors and artists such as Carlos Mata, John Piper, Clive Madgwick and Sydney Nolan. 

The new specialist Sale was full with almost 700 Lots including a stunning unique Carlos Mata bronze (Lot 147) which fetched an impressive £5,000  from a collector based in the UK and a special Leonard Squirrell painting (Lots 64) which was sold for £3,300, going to an avid collector in East Anglia. 

Also included in the Sale were a collection of paintings from artist John Piper. The Piper collection sold for £8,250 in total, with his painting, “Old Church of Mynachlogddu,” selling for £2,150 alone. A piece by Clive Madgwick’s, “Low Tide at Pin Mill, Suffolk,”  (Lot 578) sold to a local buyer in Suffolk for £3,400. 

Oliver Miller, Managing Director of Bishop & Miller says: “We were thrilled to hold this auction and it’s wonderful to be celebrating its success. Our clients bring in such interesting and collectible items and we were delighted to be able to offer customers a vibrant auction – East Anglia is a hotbed for art and it’s been great to showcase some local artists as well as many from further afield.”

Oliver continues: “Our list of specialist auctions has grown this year and we are planning on developing these further so watch this space!”In October Bishop & Miller is holding its specialist  Military, Coins, Scientific & Maritime. October 2018 Sale – Saturday 6th October 2018 and October Fine Sale 2018 – Saturday 20th October 2018.

For further information on Bishop & Miller’s specialist Sales, valuation events or to arrange a home visit please contact the team on: Tel: 01449 673088 or Email: enquiries@bm-auctions.co.uk, www.bishopandmillerauctions.co.uk.  

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