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Estates & Collections

David Emile Joseph de Noter (1825-1892), In the kitchen. Sold for £9,920

Trusts and Estates advice for executors, professional advisers and private individuals is central to Dreweatts’ service.  We offer confidential and personal advice on all areas of the art market from single items to full house contents including:

Valuations for auction

Probate and Open Market Valuations

Insurance valuations

Private Treaty sales

An Eye for Luxury: East Meets West, £1,173,685 (January 2018). An ecclectic private collection of luxury goods from east and west.

Collections and House Sales

Dreweatts has 250 years of experience managing house sales on behalf of our clients and we are market leaders in handling single owner sales of small to mid-sized collections. We pride ourselves on offering bespoke solutions for collectors with thoughtfully assembled private collections.

House sales and Single Owner sales remain the most successful routes to market. The market attaches a significant premium to the provenance these sales offer and this can result in above normal market prices and selling rates.

Abbotswood, Gloucestershire, Selected Contents, £1.1m (May 2017). English antiques and fine art from the 18th to the early 20th century part of a private collection.

With a vast array of specialisms we are able to make the dissemination of a collection as simple as possible and the experience for the vendor a relaxed and enjoyable one, offering expert and professional advice at each stage of the process. Our broad knowledge base covering all auction disciplines ensures that everything within a property, from furniture, paintings and carpets, jewellery and watches, ceramics and works of art, can be given the attention they deserve.

Works from the Collection of Jan Krugier, £521,748 (March 2017). Paintings and works of art from the renowned Swiss gallerist’s private collection of 20th century art.

Dreweatts 1759 have curated a number of exceptional private collections including a private collection of furniture, works of art and paintings from the Abbotswood Estate, the private collection of Jan Krugier in 2017 and starting 2018 with an exciting private collection An Eye for Luxury: East Meets West which made over £1 million (inc. BP).

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