Mallett's Inaugural Auction Makes £1m

Mallett at Home | 1865-2015
Tuesday 7th July 2015
Ely House, 37 Dover Street, London

Sale total: £1,037,520
357 lots sold
371 lots offered
96% sold by lot

Giles Hutchinson Smith Managing Director at Mallett commented after the sale: "Today's auction, and the very well attended pre-sale viewing, demonstrates the strength of service Mallett working alongside Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is able to offer the group's clients. We are very pleased with the result and look forward to the continued diversification of events being held at Ely House over the coming months."

Auction Highlights

A George II Green Japanned Bureau Bookcase sold for £66,960 [pre-sale estimate £60,000-80,000, Lot 266]

A George III Marble Fireplace sold for £43,400 [pre-sale estimate £20,000-30,000 Lot 155]

A George I Walnut Bureau Bookcase sold for £27,280 [pre-sale estimate £15,000-20,000 Lot 157]

A George IV Brass Four Poster Bed sold for £23,560 [pre-sale estimate £20,000-30,000 Lot 260]

A Regency Mahogany Extending Dining Table sold for £19,840 [pre-sale estimate £15,000-20,000 Lot 130]

A Regency Cut Glass Chandelier sold for £17,360 [pre-sale estimate £8,000-12,000 Lot 27]

A Chinese Export Watercolour Landscape sold for £16,120 [pre-sale estimate £5,000-7,000 Lot 18]

A William IV Mahogany Extending Dining Table sold for £16,120 [pre-sale estimate £8,000-12,000 Lot 347]

A Pair of Carved Rococco Giltwood Girandoles sold for £14,880 [pre-sale estimate £12,000-18,000 Lot 216]


Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions is the trading name of The Fine Art Auction Group, and is a UK 'top 4' auctioneer of fine art and collectibles. It covers all aspects of fine art and antiques, with market leading specialists in Traditional Furniture, Clocks and Paintings, Contemporary Art and Design, Modern Prints, Books and Works on Paper, Fine Jewellery and Objects of Vertu, Asian Art and Fine Wine.

Mallett Antiques, a subsidiary of The Fine Art Auction Group, is one of the oldest established antique dealers in the world, celebrating its 150 year anniversary in 2015. It specialises in the finest pieces of furniture and works of art, including pictures, clocks and other high quality objets d'art, primarily from the 18th century and Regency periods.

The business operates from two flagship showrooms, the magnificent Ely House on London's Dover Street and 929 Madison Ave (at 74th) in New York. It also boasts the picturesque country house Donnington Priory as it's Berkshire salerooms for more the more traditional auctions and a secondary London saleroom on Maddox Street that specialises in Books and Works on Paper.

LONDON, Dover Street - 9th July 2015

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