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Guild of Handicraft works with contemporary ceramicist for the first time in over 100 years

Not since C. R. Ashbee, the founder of the Guild of Handicraft (est.1888) and ceramicist William De Morgan produced a few very special commissions at the turn of the 20th century has the Guild worked with a contemporary potter.

Chorley's Summer Sale is almost a Sell Out

Results of Two day sale on 23rd and 24th July 2009.
Economic conditions over the last year have impacted on everyone in some way.  In the auction world, Chorley’s has noticed that small items of intrinsic value seem to be realising higher prices than ever.  The reason for this may be that people dissatisfied with the interest they currently receive from money held on deposit are mo

Results of 25th June fine art sale at Chorley's

A packed saleroom saw a number of astounding results at Chorley's on Thursday 25th June Fine Art sale. In recent times we have seen the polarisation of prices to the extent that certain traditional fare is fetching next to nothing and other items are reaching record prices.

Two Important Announcements from Chorley's

As from Wednesday 1st July 2009 Simon Chorley Art & Antiques will be known as Chorley’s.

Chorley’s are also delighted to announce the appointment of Mr John Harvey as a Senior Director to the firm.

Fantastic Summer Sale on 25th June at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

The sale at Prinknash Abbey on Thursday 25th June 2009 - 10.30 am, will include items being sold on behalf of the Gloucestershire Historic Churches Trust – a charity the auctioneers are proud to be associated with – which helps safeguard our religious buildings for future generations.  Particularly in light of the recent financial hardships suffered by many individuals, it is h

The Antiques Roadshow is coming to Stanway House, near Winchcombe

BBC ONE’s ever popular Sunday evening programme ANTIQUES ROADSHOW will be filming for its 32nd series at Stanway House, near WInchcombe on Thursday, 14th May 2009. The doors open at<

Steady Prices achieved by Simon Chorley at their latest sale

From a Cannon Ball to an Art Nouveau Vase at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

A fascinating array of unusual items is sure to be a crowd puller to Simon Chorley’s Art & Antiques saleroom at Prinknash Abbey near Cheltenham Gloucestershire on THursday 30th April at 10.30 am.

Strong picture section in Simon Chorley March sale

The next sale at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques on Thursday 19th March 2009 has a spring in its steps that should have buyers flocking to Prinknash. The sale includes two collections of paintings akin to small studio sales in that they contain large bodies of work by the same artist.

The Shambles - A Museum of Victorian Life - five day sale

Fixtures and fittings from The Shambles, a delightful museum of Victorian life, will be sold by Simon Chorley Art & Antiques on site at The Shambles, Church Street, Newent, Gloucestershire in a five-day sale from Monday 18th to Friday 22nd May 2009.

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