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The Collection formerly from Flaxley Abbey: An Oliver Messel Commission | 3 October 2022

The Collection formerly from Flaxley Abbey: An Oliver Messel Commission | 3 October 2022

The Collection formerly from Flaxley Abbey: An Oliver Messel Commission | 3 October 2022

Dreweatts has been appointed to sell the collection from Flaxley Abbey in Gloucestershire, former seat of the Crawley-Boevey Baronets. The auction will be hosted at Dreweatts Donnington Priory salerooms on 3 October 2022. 

Inline Image - Flaxley Abbey, Gloucestershire, former seat of the Crawley-Boevey Baronets | Image copyright: Country Life / Future Publishing
Flaxley Abbey, Gloucestershire, former seat of the Crawley-Boevey Baronets | Image copyright: Country Life / Future Publishing
Inline Image - The Abbots Room | Image copyright: Country Life / Future Publishing
The Abbots Room | Image copyright: Country Life / Future Publishing
Inline Image - A Charles II painted oak, mother of pearl and bone inlaid enclosed chest of drawers
A Charles II painted oak, mother of pearl and bone inlaid enclosed chest of drawers
Inline Image - Follower of Gilbert Jackson, Portrait of James Boevey, aged 11
Follower of Gilbert Jackson, Portrait of James Boevey, aged 11
Inline Image - A set of eight George II walnut and parcel gilt dining chairs, circa 1730, possibly from Palazzo Altieri
A set of eight George II walnut and parcel gilt dining chairs, circa 1730, possibly from Palazzo Altieri
Inline Image - Oliver Messel working on the redecoration of Flaxley in 1962 | Image courtesy of The Messel Family Archive & Collection
Oliver Messel working on the redecoration of Flaxley in 1962 | Image courtesy of The Messel Family Archive & Collection
Inline Image - The Dining Room | Image courtesy of The Messel Family Archive & Collection
The Dining Room | Image courtesy of The Messel Family Archive & Collection
Inline Image - Oliver Messel (British 1904-1978), Ceus Dressed Up
Oliver Messel (British 1904-1978), Ceus Dressed Up
Inline Image - The Drawing Room | Image courtesy of The Messel Family Archive & Collection
The Drawing Room | Image courtesy of The Messel Family Archive & Collection
Inline Image - An Italian Maiolica Charger, probably Urbino, late 16th century, from the Messel collection
An Italian Maiolica Charger, probably Urbino, late 16th century, from the Messel collection
Inline Image - A machine woven carpet of Aubusson style, designed by Oliver Messel, 20th century
A machine woven carpet of Aubusson style, designed by Oliver Messel, 20th century
Inline Image - English School (circa 1740), View of a house with projecting angle pavilions, in a park with an oval pool, figures in the foreground
English School (circa 1740), View of a house with projecting angle pavilions, in a park with an oval pool, figures in the foreground
Inline Image - The Drawing Room at Homstead Manor. Home to the Messel family after the fire at Nymans in 1947
The Drawing Room at Homstead Manor. Home to the Messel family after the fire at Nymans in 1947

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