Eric Knowles joins Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are delighted to welcome Eric Knowles as a member of their team. Eric is a familiar face on television, appearing regularly on high profile antiques programmes and documentaries. He writes for various newspapers and magazines about antiques generally and ceramics and the Decorative Arts in particular.
‘It’s very exciting to be involved with the Dreweatts/Bloomsbury group,’ said Eric Knowles. ‘The invitation to become involved with them was simply irresistible; knowing so many people in the organisation and the quality of their expertise and professionalism was a major attraction. It is a wonderful opportunity for me to work closely with people I both trust and value.’
Having spent 32 years at a leading auction house in London, Eric Knowles is now an independent valuer and lecturer based in the Chiltern Hills. Eric is also an Ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a patron of several museums and charities and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions are a UK 'top 5’ auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. ‘As part of Noble Investments (UK) PLC we are the only UK stock-exchange listed firm of auctioneers and occupy the same stable as coin specialists Baldwin’s, and Apex Philatelics,’ says Stephan Ludwig, Chairman of Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions.
He went on to explain, ‘Established in 1759 and with over 150 sales per annum, we offer the broadest and most regular specialist sales in the country, providing both vendors and buyers unparalleled expert advice in a wide spectrum of collecting fields. We operate from salerooms in London’s Mayfair, Donnington Priory near Newbury, Bristol and Godalming. We also have a franchise in Rome, Italy.
Free Valuation Days are held regularly at our salerooms and around the country. Our expert valuers will be delighted to meet you to discuss your antiques and jewellery as well as give free auction valuations. We are pleased to welcome Eric Knowles as a member of our valuation team at the following Free Valuation Days:
14th February: Tunbridge Wells
15th February: Godalming
6th March: Compton Verney, Warwickshire
27th March: Worcester
25th April: Bournemouth
26th April: Bristol
2nd May: Hull
3rd May: Newbury
5th June: Sissinghurst Castle
10th June: Hertfordshire
5th July: Newbury
For further details and a full list of forthcoming dates, please click here: Free Valuation Days Calendar.
If you are unable to make it to a Free Valuation Day, images and details of the item(s) you want valued can be sent by e-mail to: email@example.com and one of our specialists will get back to you. Please include a day-time contact telephone number in your email.
Dreweatts - 13 February 2013