Fees & Charges

WHEN SELLING AT AUCTION you are assured of your works of art and possessions being presented to the widest possible international audience. We pride ourselves on fielding the broadest range of specialists and experts in any number of art, antiques and collecting fields, thereby ensuring fulsome and both technically and academically comprehensive descriptions. Together with appropriately detailed photographic illustrations and further condition reporting to prospective buyers, our services comprehensive and geared primarily to achieving the best possible hammer price for all consigned items.

Our general fee structure is straightforward and easy to understand with no additional or hidden charges:

Vendor Commission

15% of the hammer price, including all research, lot entry and cataloguing services

Loss and Damage Warranty

1.5% of the hammer price, which can be waived on presentation to us of evidence that items are 3rd party insured together with appropriate indemnities against our liability whilst in our possession.

Illustration Charges

From £20 to £110 per lot, covering both Internet only and catalogue image
£10 minimum in the event of an ‘Internet only’ image

Carriage

We do not generally organize carriage to the saleroom and ask vendors to make these arrangements directly with either a carrier known to them or one from our extensive database of trusted carriers.