The Swan Fine Art Auction





Auction report 1st June.


We held our first quarterly natural history sale, The response Europe wide was very encouraging. I was amazed at some of the bidding it was more akin to Mexican waves online and in the room. Matt Hull, , our head of department is already taking lots of enquiries for our next natural history sale to be held on the 7th September, so if you would like to enter a single lot or a whole collection into this auction Please contact him ASAP and we will ensure that we publicise your items Worldwide and try and get you the best prices. The earlier we have the items the more time we will have to promote.

Highs and LOWS of the sale

High - it all went better than expected

Low - it was all over too soon


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we already have some very good entries for this sale including vintage cars, paintings, Jewelry, China, glass, bronzes, silver and furniture. We are Still taking lots in for this and future sales, all auction valuations are free and every lot gets promoted world wide.

We hold auctions the first Thursday of every month and sell for people throughout all walks of life, up and down the country. If your interested in buying or selling just contact us.

It's a family business and nothing is to big or small.

Keep well

Tom Keane

Valuation Days:

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

10:30am – 5pm

All valuations are free of charge and without obligation. If you would like to arrange a home visit please contact us:

Tel: 01844 281 777              Email:

Specialist departments:


Tom Keane & Shane Higgs - Furniture & Paintings

 Paul Hayes - Silver, Watches & Object of Vertu 

Eric Knowles - Ceramics, Asian art, Glass & Arts and crafts

Matt Hull - Natural History & Taxidermy

e:    t: 07795085556

John Carroll - Coins and stamps

Andrea Swinton - Jewellery

John Martin - Books and manuscripts

Darren Sharpe - Classic & Vintage Cars

The Swan Fine Art Auctions, a venture affiliated with The Antiques Centre, is another exciting way of buying and selling antiques.
Our sales are headed up by Swan owner Tom Keane (above right) who has over 25 years' experience as an auctioneer in the antiques trade, most recently at Chiswick Auctions in London. Tom regularly shares the rostrum with fellow antiques expert and auctioneer Paul Hayes (above far right) whom many of you will have seen on a number of BBC and ITV antiques programmes.

Our auctions are on the first Thursday of every month at 12 noon. Lots typically include a wide range of fine art and objets de vertu, furniture, jewellery, paintings, engravings, porcelain, jade, textiles and silver. We also hold Country House sales and extra specialist sales.

Our free Valuation Service is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 10.30am and 5.30pm or by appointment at The Swan Antiques Centre. Home visits can also be arranged. If you cannot come to us, please send us an email or give us a call.

If you would like to be notified by email of forthcoming sales with a link to our illustrated online sale catalogue, please contact us by email on:

Next auction: Thursday 6th July

Sales start at 12pm.

Tues, 4th July from 10:30am-5pm
Weds, 5th July from 10:30am-5pm
Morning of Sale from 10am

For enquiries please contact: The Swan Antiques Centre: 01844281777 or email: or