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WILLIAM TELFER

Scottish Locations | Paintings & Works on Paper

Find out if you guessed the locations correctly in our auction catalogue!

 

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AUCTION | Paintings & Works on Paper | Tuesday, 16th June at 11am | Live Online


 

George Henry

Scottish Paintings | Request a Valuation

 

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AUCTION | Scottish Paintings | Wednesday, 15th July at 18pm | Edinburgh


 

Robert Burns 

Letters from Robert Burns | The Bard of Ayrshire

A fascinating array of Robert Burns related items star in our forthcoming auction of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs taking place on Wednesday 17th June. 

 

Learn more

 

AUCTION | Rare Books, manuscripts, Maps & Photographs | Wednesday 17th June at 10am | Edinburgh


 

James McNaught 

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Head of Glasgow & the West, James McNaught

Our Faces of Lyon & Turnbull spotlight is shining on James McNaught, our Head of Glasgow & the West. Overseeing our Glasgow office, James is often diligently traveling across Scotland (when we aren't in lockdown) carrying out valuations & building professional contacts throughout Glasgow & the West of Scotland. A very active member of the arts community in Glasgow, James is also an avid singer & began performing as a young voice with Scottish Opera! He currently sings first tenor with the illustrious Glasgow Phoenix Choir, which performs regularly in the Glasgow Concert Hall & other venues throughout Scotland.

 

James tells us about his time at Lyon & Turnbull & what he's been working on during lockdown ⇒

 


 

DAVID MCLEOD MARTIN 

Paintings & Works of Art | Catalogue Online

View the selection of Paintings, Prints & Multiples to be offered in our 16th June auction taking place live online. 

 

View the catalogue

 

AUCTION | Paintings & Works of Art | Tuesday 16th June at 11am | Live Online


 

For the Love of Scotland

For the Love of Scotland | A Fundraising Auction in Aid of Masks for Scotland

Don't miss your chance to enjoy one of the fantastic lots in our 'For the Love of Scotland' fundraising auction in aid of Masks for Scotland. Masks for Scotland is a dedicated fundraiser, helping to bring PPE to those working in the frontline of the community in Scotland during this fight against the spread of Covid-19.

The online auction features a wonderful range of items the online auction celebrates the creativity, history, sport and landscape of Scotland! Bidding will continue from Friday 22 May until Friday 29 May at 6pm.

 

View the full range of kindly donated lots, here

 

AUCTION | For the Love of Scotland: A Fundraising Auction in Aid of Masks for Scotland | Friday 22 May until Friday 29 May at 6pm


 

HENRY WEEKES R.A.

It's Sale Day! | The Classic Tradition

 

Click here to register to bid & view the catalogue

 

Follow the auction live online from 11am BST

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Thursday 28th May at 11am | Live Online  


 

GERVAIS I DELABARRE (FRENCH ACTIVE 1593 - 1647) VIRGIN AND CHILD

Gervais I Delabarre | The Virgin and Child

Beautifully detailed, displaying the classical features of the Virgin Mary’s face, this terracotta sculpture attributed to Gervais I Delabarre is a highlight in our forthcoming Spring edition of The Classic Tradition to be held live online on Thursday 28th May.

 

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AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Thursday 28th May at 11am | Live Online  


 

VICTOR GIFFORD AUDUBON (FRENCH-AMERICAN 1809-1860) HUDSON RIVER VIEW

Victor Gifford Audubon | Hudson River View

 

Victor Gifford Audubon’s landscape paintings offer a glimpse into a moment of great change in North America. A great example of his skill in landscape painting, Hudson River View, New York State displays fine realism, as he naturalistically observes and documents the vista.

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AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Thursday 28th May at 11am | Live Online


 

Laura Henderson

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Legal Eagle, Laura Henderson 

This week our Faces of Lyon & Turnbull spotlight is on our Head of Operations & Legal, Laura Henderson! A regular globetrotter, Laura, enjoys flying all over the world. Working at Lyon & Turnbull has taken Laura further afield than she could have ever imagined!

 

Laura shares how she transitioned into the world of antiques & her latest fundraising event

 

AUCTION | For the Love of Scotland: A Fundraising Auction in Aid of Masks for Scotland | Friday 22 May until Friday 29 May at 6pm


 

For the Love of Scotland

For the Love of Scotland | A Fundraising Auction in Aid of Masks for Scotland

We are delighted to announce 'For the Love of Scotland' an online fundraising auction for Masks for Scotland. Masks for Scotland is a dedicated fundraiser, helping to bring PPE to those working in the frontline of the community in Scotland during this fight against the spread of Covid-19.

The online auction features a wonderful range of items the online auction celebrates the creativity, history, sport and landscape of Scotland! Bidding will continue from Friday 22 May until Friday 29 May at 6pm.

 

View the full range of kindly donated lots, here

 

AUCTION | For the Love of Scotland: A Fundraising Auction in Aid of Masks for Scotland | Friday 22 May until Friday 29 May at 6pm


 

Virtual Tour

Take a Virtual Tour | The Classic Tradition

Take a virtual tour! We may not be able to welcome you into our saleroom just yet, but our team has put together this wonderful virtual walk-through of highlights from our Spring edition of The Classic Tradition to be held live online on Thursday 28th May.

Explore the highlights tour

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AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Thursday 28th May at 11am | Live Online


 

Willem de Heusch 17th Century Dutch Italianate Landscapes

Willem de Heusch | 17th Century Dutch Italianate Landscapes

Reunited for the first time after hundreds of years apart, we are delighted to present an Italianate Landscape attributed to Willem de Heusch alongside the original sketch for the piece to auction in our live online Spring Edition of The Classic Tradition.

 

Discover more

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Thursday 28th May at 11am | Live Online


 

Helen Jones

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Beekeeping Artist, Helen Jones

This week, we are shining our #FacesofLyonandTurnbull spotlight on our Photographer, Helen Jones! Always on the go, Helen works alongside all of our specialist departments with Head Photographer, Alex Robson, to beautifully capture & present all of the fantastic objects & works of art featured in our auctions.

 

Helen tells us more about her latest project & how she fell in love with beekeeping

 


 

WILLEM VAN LEEN

Willem van Leen | Delicacy & Elegance

 

The delicacy & elegance in his work set Willem van Leen apart from the precision of his contemporaries. Specialising in flower paintings, he was best known for his decorative work.

 

View the works by van Leen in our forthcoming live online auction The Classic Tradition on Thursday 28 May

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Thursday 28th May at 11am | Live Online


 

Jewellery Valuations

Jewellery Valuations | 14 July Auction Consignments Invited

We are delighted to invite consignments to our forthcoming Jewellery, Watches & Silver auction taking place on 14 July.

Discover our virtual valuation guide

Get in touch with our Jewellery Specialists

 

AUCTION | Jewllery, Watches & Silver | Tuesday 14 July 


Discover More About Our Specialists

 

Learn more about our team & get in touch to learn more about your works of art

 


Asian & Islamic Works of Art

Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Eastern Treasures Unearthed in Scottish Country House | Auction Results

 

Held behind closed doors, our live online 13th May auction of Asian & Islamic Works of Art saw great success with Eastern treasures, unearthed from a Scottish country house, achieving outstanding results with an exquisite £45,000* Qianlong Period Beijing Enamel Vase leading the sale.

 

Read the full auction review

 

View the full auction results

 

AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Wednesday 13 May | Live Online


 

Asian & Islamic Works of Art Sale

Sale Day | Asian & Islamic Works of Art 

 

Join us at 10am BST today for our live online auction of Asian & Islamic Works of Art

 

Click here to view the catalogue & register to bid

 

Click here to follow the sale live from 10am BST

AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Wednesday 13 May | Live Online


 

GROUP OF TWO MEDICAL THANGKAS FROM THE BLUE BERYL SERIES QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

Medical Thangkas | The Blue Beryl Series

The Tantra of Secret Instructions on the Eight Branches, the Essence of the Elixir of Immortality, the fundamental text of Tibetan medicine is commonly known as Four Tantras (Gyud Zhi). This May, four fascinating works from The Blue Beryl (an extension of the Four Tantras) feature in our Asian & Islamic Works of Art auction detailing the anterior and posterior views of vulnerable points as well as a variety of herbology and medical tools.

 

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AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Wednesday 13 May | Live Online


19TH CENTURY CHINA TRADE SCHOOL DRAGON BOAT RACING AND THREE OTHER VIEWS

Connecting East & West | China Trade Paintings of the 19th Century

Produced in response to the growing Western demand for ‘exotic’ goods in 18th and 19th centuries, China Trade Paintings were made as souvenirs for the European and North American merchants visiting Chinese trade ports. We are delighted to offer this set of China Trade Paintings in our May live online edition of The Classic Tradition.

 

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AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | 28th May 2020 at 11am | Live Online


Tsai Yiing Ing

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Gallery Guru, Tsai Yiing Ing

Meet our Gallery Guru! This week's Faces of Lyon & Turnbull spotlight is on our Junior Asian Art specialist, Tsai Yiing Ing. You can often find Tsai industriously working to organise & catalogue our Edinburgh & London Asian Works of Art auctions alongside the Head of Department, Grace Tu. Full of welcoming energy, Tsai is always ready to share his knowledge & expertise of Asian Works of Art.

'I began interning with Lyon & Turnbull during the Autumn of 2019 & became immediately involved with the Edinburgh & London Asian Art sales. An interesting & exciting department, I was delighted to become a full time member of staff in December of 2019. Here I am now about to go through my fourth sale at Lyon and Turnbull, and still counting!'

 

Learn more about Tsai as he shares the wonderful story about his entrance into the art world with us

 

Join us for the live online auction of Asian & Islamic Works of Art auction on Wednesday 13th May at 10am.


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Don't miss next week's Faces of Lyon & Turnbull post to discover who on our team is a qualified beekeeper!


GIUSEPPE CARELLI (ITALIAN 1858-1921) NAPLES EVENING

Discover New Beautiful Locations in our May Edition of The Classic Tradition

 

Take a look at our online auction catalogue

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | 28th May 2020 at 11am | Live Online


RICHARD MORTON PAYE (BRITISH 1750-1821) SAINT JAMES' DAY

The Classic Tradition | Catalogue Now Online

Discover the exciting selection of landscapes, portraits & still life incl works by Victor Gifford Audubon, Sir Thomas Lawrence & Richard Morton Paye in our May The Classic Tradition auction, feat a new discovery of an early work by John Lavery - Now online!

 

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AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | 28th May 2020 at 11am | Live Online


ANCIENT GREEK HELMET OF ILLYRIAN TYPE

Sale Day | African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History | Live Online

 

Join us from 11am BST for today's (Tuesday 5th May) auction of African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities & Natural History. 

 

View the catalogue & register

Watch the sale live from 11am BST

 

AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities & Natural History | Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 11am | Live Online


 

Alex Tweedy

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Intrepid Explored, Alex Tweedy

Meet our Intrepid Explorer! Our African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities specialist, Alex Tweedy, has always had a passion for traveling the world & discovering new places. Alex is pictured here, exploring the Southern Alps in New Zealand! After working in West & Central Africa for a number of years at the start of his career, Alex studied Archaeology upon his return to the UK, learning about ancient art & cultures which lead to his discovery of “the rich cultural heritage of the African continent and beyond", where his journey into the art world began.

“Working with Lyon and Turnbull to uncover exciting items from the past, some of which now reside in some of the leading institutions in the world, is an absolute pleasure!”

 

Learn more about Alex’s exploration of African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities

 

Look out for next week's Faces of Lyon & Turnbull post where we introduce our gallery guru...


LARGE AMETHYST SPHERE | BRAZIL

Gems & Minerals | Natural History Specimens in our 5th May Auction

 

Discover the superb range of examples of Natural History 

 

AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities & Natural History | Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 11am | Live Online


 

JOHN BRATBY R.A. (BRITISH 1928-1992) | WATCHING TV

Discover our May Live Online Auctions

Find your new favourite work of art in our live online auction catalogues:

African & Oceanic Art | 5 May

 Asian & Islamic Works of Art | 13 May  

 

 Pictured:

JOHN BRATBY R.A. (BRITISH 1928-1992)
WATCHING TV
Signed and dated 'May '58', oil on panel
203cm x 366cm (80in x 144in)
Sold for £18,750 incl premium
Modern British & Contemporary Art | August 2018


Learn more about John Bratby

 


 

HANIWA

Visual Library of Daily Life | Haniwa Figures

Haniwa (literally “clay cylinder” in Japanese) are hollow earthenware figures that were used to mark the tops of large tomb mounds known as kofun. Created during the Kofun Period (3rd – 6th centuries AD), they date to a preliterate era in Japanese history and are thus a critical visual library of daily life.

 

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AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Wednesday 13 May | Live Online


CHOKWE CHAIR

Spotlight on African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities and Natural History with Specialist Alex Tweedy

 

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AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities & Natural History | Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 11am | Live Online


Qianlong 'Bamboo' Bowls

Imperial Aesthetics | Qianlong 'Bamboo' Bowls

This pair of Qianlong period porcelain bowls, each delicately thrown with the exteriors rendered in brilliant iron-red enamel decorated in reserve with freely executed bamboo shoots, are a wonderful example of the craftsmanship and creativity involved in the production of imperial porcelain.

 

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AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Wednesday 13 May | Live Online


Deborah Bennett

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Aviation Ace, Deborah Bennett

Meet our Aviation Ace! This week's Faces of Lyon & Turnbull spotlight is on Associate Development Director, Deborah Bennett who dedicates her time to building relationships around the U.K., promoting the beautiful works of art in our sales, showcasing our specialists' talents & raising awareness for a wide range of fantastic philanthropic causes.

A dynamic individual, full of energy, it won't come as a surprise to anyone that knows her, that after having her first flying lesson when visiting the Goodwood Airfield while she was working at Estee Lauder, Deborah was immediately hooked and went on to gain her private pilot's license!

 

Click here to discover how Deborah flew into the art world 

 

Join us at one of our events when we are able to reopen to the public to meet Deborah our Aviation Ace in person!

Look out for next week's Faces of Lyon & Turnbull post where we introduce our intrepid explorer...


White Jade Plaque | Late Qing Dynasty

Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Catalogue Now Online

Discover the beautifully crafted works of art included in our forthcoming Wednesday 13th May auction.

 

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AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Wednesday 13 May | Live Online


Virtual Valuations Guide

Virtual Valuations Guide 

For those wishing to discover more about the value of any items our specialist team are on hand to provide auction estimates free of charge and without any obligation, giving you the knowledge and information you need to help you decide whether to sell or keep your art, antiques or jewellery. This guide will help you take the next steps towards discovering more about your art and antiques from the comfort of your own home, either through our easy to use online form or booking a vitual visit from one of our specialist team.  

 

Find our guide here

 


FOSSIL SYCAMORE LEAF GREEN RIVER, WYOMING, EOCENE PERIOD, 50 MILLION YEARS BP

Facinating Examples of Natural History

 

Discover the exceptional pieces of Natural History included in our 5th May sale 

 

AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities & Natural History | Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 11am | Online Only


Faces of Lyon & Turnbull

The Many Faces of Lyon & Turnbull | Lyon & Turnbull Legend, Sydney Drew

 

As we are all safely ensconced in our homes, we thought that this would be a good moment for you to get to know the Lyon & Turnbull Family a bit better. At the start of each week we will be introducing to you a member of our fantastic team! We are kicking things off with a man who probably doesn't need an introduction... Lyon & Turnbull Legend, Sydney Drew. Currently safely at home, Sydney aka ‘Syd’ is often the first smiling face many of our visitors to Broughton Place encounter. 

Learn more about Sydney 

 

Stop by Broughton Place in Edinburgh when the saleroom reopens to the public to meet Sydney the Legend in person.

Look out for next week's Faces of Lyon & Turnbull post where we introduce our licensed pilot...


ANCIENT CELTIC SHIELD WESTERN EUROPE

A Window into an Ancient World | An Ancient Celtic Shield

The work of a master metalsmith, this shield tells the story of arms and armour production for the elite of Celtic society during the 5th century B.C. A remarkable window into both ancient Celtic craftsmanship and ritual practice more than 2,500 years ago.

 

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AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art, Antiquities & Natural History | Tuesday 5th May 2020 at 11am | Online Only


keith haring

Contemporary & Post-War Art | Auction Results

 

View the full online only auction results ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 16th April | Online Only


Live auction bidding

Join Us from Home | Contemporary & Post-War Art

Enjoy the excitment of a live auction from the comfort of your home through our online guide, catalogue & bidding platform. 

 

Discover how to take part in tomorrow's auction with ease through our guide ⇒ 

 

Join specialist Carly Shearer for a few sale highlights ⇒  

 

Browse & Bid through our online catalogue ⇒ 

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 16th April 11:00 | Online Only


Henry Moore

Works by Henry Moore | Contemporary & Post War Art

One of the most significant British artists of the 20th century, Henry Moore was an exceptionally talented draughtsman, producing a body of nearly 7,500 drawings over seven decades.

 

View works by Henry Moore ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post - War Art | Thursday,16th April at 11am | Online Only


 

NAN GOLDIN (AMERICAN B.1953) | MISTY AND JIMMY PAULETTE IN A TAXI, NYC - 1991

An Homage to Beauty & Courage | Nan Goldin's Photography

Influenced by the fashion photography of Helmut Newton and Guy Bourdin, Goldin's earliest photographic works are portraits of close friends glamorously dressed in drag. She intended her work to be an homage to their beauty and courage; exploring drag and its ability to fulfil the fantasy of reconstructed identities.

 

Discover more about Goldin's work ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post - War Art | Thursday,16th April at 11am | Online Only


 

ALASDAIR GRAY (SCOTTISH 1934-2019) | THE BEAST IN THE PIT

Father of the Scottish Literature & Art Renaissance | Alasdair Gray

Born in Glasgow in 1934, Gray studied Design & Mural Painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1952-57. At the GSA, Gray was said to have ‘immediately impressed both his teacher & fellow students with fantastic, even visionary, projects.’

 

Learn more about Gray's work ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post - War Art | Thursday,16th April at 11am | Online Only


 

SIR GEORGE JAMES FRAMPTON (1860-1928) | 'PETER PAN', DATED 1911 | Sold for £35,000* 

Decorative Arts 'Online Only' Success | Great Results for the 1st April 'Behind Closed Doors' Auction

Our Wednesday 1st April 'live online' auction of 19th and 20th century works of art saw fantastic success. Held ‘behind closed doors’ at our Edinburgh saleroom, our Decorative Arts: Design from 1860 sale attracted close to 1400 registered bidders across three online bidding platforms achieving a sale total of £570,000* and an excellent selling rate of 83%.

 

Learn more ⇒

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


 

Ashley Cook

Contemporary & Post-War Art

Discover more exciting & dynamic works of art in our Contemporary Art catalogue ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post - War Art | Thursday,16th April at 11am | Online Only


 

Decorative Arts

Deocrative Arts: Design from 1860 | Online Only | Auction Day

 

WATCH LIVE ⇒ 

 

View the online catalogue, register & place bids ⇒

 

Register for Lyon & Turnbull Live ⇒

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


 

arts & crafts jewellery design

Jewellery & Silver Design & The Arts & Crafts Movement

Emerging out of a backlash against the Industrial Revolution, the Arts & Crafts movement sought to celebrate that of the artisan and guilds, it was thus also known as the Guild Revival Movement. Design and manufacturing of jewellery and silver saw a renewed focus on individual design and quality manufacturing, turning away from the mass produced pieces of the Industrial Revolution.

 

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AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


 

online only auctions

Online Only Auctions | Accessing Our Sales from Home

 Our forthcoming Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 auction on Wednesday 1st April & Contemporary & Post War Art auction on Thursday 16th April, will be held ONLINE ONLY. View our guide to accessing our auctions online, below:

 

View our guide ⇒

 


May Morris

May Morris | The Hunter at Bay

Illustrating May’s passion for reviving traditional embroidery techniques, with subtle references to earlier crewelwork and folkloric patterning, The Hunter at Bay is a wonderful example of May Morris' skill and attention to detail.

 

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AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


Leon Morrocco 

Artists' Views | Leon Morrocco & Archie Forrest 

Discover more exciting & dynamic works of art in our Contemporary Art catalogue ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post - War Art | Thursday,16th April at 11am | Online Only


 

 

Remote Access to our Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 auction.

View our joining auctions from home guide  ⇒

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


 

William de Morgan Ceramics

View de Morgan's pieces included in our 1st April Decorative Arts auction in Edinburgh.

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


 

SIR JOHN LAVERY RA, RSA, RHA (BRITISH, 1856-1941) | ON THE SHORE

'On the Shore' by Sir John Lavery | A New Discovery

John Lavery's newly discovered early work, entitled 'On the Shore' is a highlight in The Classic Tradition, now to be held in Edinburgh on Wednesday 20th May.

Learn more about Lavery's work ⇒

 

The Classic Tradition | Wednesday 20th May


OUR LATEST AUCTION AND LOCATION UPDATES

As we continue to monitor the situation and follow government advice, we will be updating the following page as the situation progresses with any changes to Lyon & Turnbull's service and schedule.

 

Click here to learn more about the updates to our auctions & locations

 


Join our Auctions from Home

Join our Auctions from Home

The health and wellbeing of our clients and employees is a top priority, with this in mind the Lyon & Turnbull team have been adapting to enable us to continue to provide the highest level of customer service we can in these unprecedented times.  To help here is guide on how to enjoy participating in our auctions from home.

 

Discover a range of options to suit you ⇒

 

We continue to monitor the situation and follow government advice. We will be updating this page as the situation progresses with any changes to Lyon & Turnbull's service and schedule.


Lalique

Master Glassmaker | René Lalique

Discover work by Lalique in our forthcoming Decorative Arts auction to be held on 1st April in Edinburgh. 

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AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


CHARLES HOLLAND HEAVENLY MANSIONS, 2019

Heavenly Mansions | A Charles Holland Commission

We are delighted to include Charles Holland's Heavenly Mansions in our forthcoming Spring edition of MODERN MADE to be held on 23 April at the Mall Galleries in London. 

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THOMAS J. CLAPPERTON (1879-1962) | 'WONDERLAND', CIRCA 1926

A Journey to Wonderland | Thomas Clapperton

This charming bronze reduction, to be offered by in our Wednesday 1st April Decorative Arts auction in Edinburgh, marks Clapperton’s diversity as a sculptor, a step away from more sombre memorial compositions to stir up fond memories of the joys of childhood.

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AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wednesday 1st April at 10am | Online Only


Frans Ykens 

Frans Ykens | Still Life with Tulips, Roses and Carnations in a Glass Vase

We are delighted to present Frans Ykens' Still Life with Tulips, Roses and Carnations in a Glass Vase for auction at our April edition of The Classic Tradition at The Mall Galleries in London.

 

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The Classic Tradition | Wednesday 20th May 


Scottish freshwater pearl necklace, Cairncross

Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Our March auction catalogue in now online. 

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AUCTION | Jewellery, Watches & Silver | Tuesday 10th March at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 8th March 12pm - 4pm | Mon 9th March 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am


 

The Chair: 18th Century to the Present Day

The Chair: 18th Century to the Present Day

Our Glasgow Spring 2020 exhibition will focus on The Chair: 18th Century to the Present Day celebrates the developments in furniture design reflected in the ever-changing form of the chair.

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The Chair: 18th Century to the Present Day
Curated by James McNaught and Katie Hannah
02 to 27 March 2020 | 10am to 5pm weekdays

182 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4HG
glasgow@lyonandturnbull.com | +44 (0)141 333 1992


 

Rare Books Auction

Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs

View the auction catalogue & register to bid in tomorrow's auction.

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AUCTION | Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs | Wednesday 19 February at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 16th February 12pm - 4pm | Mon 17th to Tues 18th February 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

View the full auction catalogue ⇒


 

DAVID GAULD R.S.A (SCOTTISH 1865-1936) | CALVES IN A BYRE

Building an Art Collection | Paintings & Works on Paper

Building an art collection is an exciting endeavour. Our 18 February ‘Paintings & Works on Paper’ auction features artwork from the 17th to 21st centuries, with prices ranging from £200 to £2,000, making it the perfect place to start.

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AUCTION | Paintings & Works on Paper | Tuesday, 18th February at 11am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 16th February 12pm - 4pm | Mon 17th February 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 
 

NICOLAY, NICOLAS DE, SEIGNEUR D'ARFEVILLE

Nicolas de Nicolay's La Navigation du Roy d'Ecosse

Said to be the oldest accurate chart of the country, made from a voyage King James V took around Scotland in 1540, Nicolas de Nicolay's La Navigation du Roy d'Ecosse is a highlight in our Wednesday 19 February Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs auction in Edinburgh.

Learn more about LOT 39 ⇒

 

AUCTION | Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs | Wednesday 19 February at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 16th February 12pm - 4pm | Mon 17th to Tues 18th February 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

View the full auction catalogue ⇒


 

CHARLES LESLIE (BRITISH 1839-1886) GLENCOE

Landscapes of Scotland

A wonderful, diverse selection of Scottish landscapes are to be offered in our forthcoming auction of Paintings & Works on Paper in Edinburgh on Tuesday 18 February.

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AUCTION | Paintings & Works on Paper | Tuesday, 18 February at 11am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 16th February 12pm - 4pm | Mon 17th February 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

 


 

Our Favourite Things | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art | February 2020

Our specialists have selected a few of their favourite things to highlight some of the exceptional pieces in our Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 auction taking place in Edinburgh this February.

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AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art | Wednesday, 5th February 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 01 & Saturday 02 Feb 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 03 Feb & Tuesday 04 Feb 10am to 5pm | Morning of sale from 9am

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Italian Maiolica Albarellos | Andrea di Marco di Iacopo de le Scine

We are delighted to include this pair of unrecorded Italian Maiolica Albarellos by Andrea di Marco di Iacopo de le Scine in our Wednesday 5 February Five Centuries auction to be held in Edinburgh.

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AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art | Wednesday, 5th February 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 01 & Saturday 02 Feb 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 03 Feb & Tuesday 04 Feb 10am to 5pm | Morning of sale from 9am

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Property from Newbattle Abbey, Midlothian

We are delighted to include a selection of property from Newbattle Abbey, Midlothian in our Wednesday 5th February Five Centuries auction in Edinburgh.

Discover more about Newbattle Abbey ⇒

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art | Wednesday, 5th February 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 01 & Saturday 02 Feb 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 03 Feb & Tuesday 04 Feb 10am to 5pm | Morning of sale from 9am

View the full auction catalogue ⇒ 

 


 

Paintings & Works on Paper | 18 February 2020

From oil paintings & watercolours to sketches & prints, there is something for everyone in our 18 February auction of Paintings & Works on Paper in Edinburgh.

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 

AUCTION | Paintings & Works on Paper | Tuesday 18 February at 11am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3RR

VIEWING | Sunday 16 February 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 17 February 10am to 5pm | Morning of sale from 9am


 

Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art

Our February auction features excellent examples of British and Continental furniture, paintings and works of art, including Property from Newbattle Abbey, Midlothian and a fine Private London Collection.

 

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art | Wednesday, 5th February 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 01 & Saturday 02 Feb 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 03 Feb & Tuesday 04 Feb 10am to 5pm | Morning of sale from 9am

 


 

Gavin Turk | Holy Egg (Blue), 2015

Offered in our 15 January auction of Contemporary & Post-War Art, Turk's Holy Egg (Blue) explores the relationship and dichotomy between art and religion through the religious symbolism associated with the egg, all while alluding to the canon of art history.

 

Discover more about Gavin Turk's Holy Egg (Blue), 2015 

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art inc The Ski Sale | Wednesday 15 January 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 12 January, 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 January, 10am to 5pm| Morning of sale from 9am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

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Alison Watt | Body Parts

We are delighted to offer the beautifully composed 'Body Parts: Self-Portrait' by Alison Watt alongside her '1030' (Lot 90) and 'Head II' (Lot 92) in our Wednesday 15 January auction of Contemporary & Post-War Art in Edinburgh.

 

Learn more about 'Body Parts: Self Portrait' ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art inc The Ski Sale | Wednesday 15 January 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 12 January, 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 January, 10am to 5pm| Morning of sale from 9am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

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The Willie Rodger Art Trust

We are delighted to offer a small group of works (Lots 71 - 83) from the private collection of pre-eminent print-maker Willie Rodger in our Wednesday 15 January auction of Contemporary & Post-War Art in Edinburgh.

 

Learn more about the Willie Rodger Art Trust  ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art inc The Ski Sale | Wednesday 15 January 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 12 January, 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 January, 10am to 5pm| Morning of sale from 9am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 


 

Paper Pools | David Hockney

A celebration of the artistic innovation and imagination of a very particular moment in David Hockney's career, Paper Pools is also an encapsulation of some of the key themes and subjects of his wider oeuvre.

 

Discover more about Paper Pools ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art inc The Ski Sale | Wednesday 15 January 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 12 January, 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 January, 10am to 5pm| Morning of sale from 9am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 


 

A Private Collection of Contemporary Art & Photography

Our first auction of 2020 will feature a striking private collection of contemporary art and photography

 

Learn more about the collection ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art inc The Ski Sale | Wednesday 15 January 2020 | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 12 January, 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 January, 10am to 5pm| Morning of sale from 9am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

 


 

THE EXPERIMENTAL AGE | Jewellery for the Modern Age

Discover how the cultural revolution in British taste influenced the young budding jewellery designers of the 1960s.

 

Find out more ⇒

 

STARDUST | The Art of British Jewellery in the 1960s | Until Wednesday 18 December 2019 | Weekdays 10.30am to 5pm
LOCATION | 22 Connaught St, London, W2 2AF

 


 

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH | Crystals and Rough Gem Materials in British 1960s Jewellery

The visionary jewellery designers of the 1960s were fully engaging with the crystal form, often in subversive and playful ways. Their designs broke away from the traditional use of gem materials, contributing to the fresh ‘new look’ of British jewellery in the 1960s.

 

Discover more about jewellery design in the 1960s ⇒

 

STARDUST | The Art of British Jewellery in the 1960s | Until Wednesday 18 December 2019 | Weekdays 10.30am to 5pm
LOCATION | 22 Connaught St, London, W2 2AF

 


 

The Ski Sale | Including an Important Private Swiss Collection

We are delighted to be partnering with vintage poster specialists Tomkinson Churcher to present the annual Ski Sale in Edinburgh on 15 January 2020.

 

Learn more about The Ski Sale  ⇒

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art inc The Ski Sale | Wednesday 15 January 2020 | Edinburgh

LONDON VIEWING | Thursday 19 to Monday 23 December | Weekdays 10.30am to 5pm | Saturday 21 December 12 noon to 4pm | 22 Connaught Street, London

EDINBURGH VIEWING | Sunday 12 January, 12 noon to 4pm | Monday 13 & Tuesday 14 January, 10am to 5pm| Morning of sale from 9am | 33 Broughton Place, Edinburgh

 


 

Anne Redpath | Scottish Paintings Auction

The variation, talent and vibrancy of Redpath’s work is well demonstrated by the pieces presented in this December's auction.

 

View works by Anne Redpath ⇒

 

AUCTION | Scottish Paintings | Thursday, 5th December at 6pm | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Thurs 5 December 9am - 2pm

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 


Whisky & Spirits | Auction Today

Discover the eclectic selection of bottles in our 4 December Whisky & Spirits auction in Edinburgh, including some vintages which date back to the early 20th century! 

 

View the full auction catalogue ⇒

 

AUCTION | Whisky & Spirits | Wednesday, 4th December at 6pm | Edinburgh

 


 

Jewellery Watches & Silver

Just in time for Christmas! Our Jewellery, Watches & Silver auction in Edinburgh has something foreveryone!

 

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AUCTION | Jewellery, Watches & Silver | Wednesday, 4th December at 10am | Edinburgh


 

Parisian Scenes | John Maclauchlan Milne

We are delighted to offer three captivating works depicting Parisian life by Maclauchlan Milne in our forthcoming Scottish Paintings auction on 5 December in Edinburgh.

 

Discover more  ⇒ 

 

AUCTION | Scottish Paintings | Thursday, 5th December at 6pm | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Sun 1 December 12pm - 4pm | Mon 2 - Wed 4 December 10am - 5pm | Thurs 5 December 9am - 2pm

View the full auction catalogue ⇒


Capturing Coastal Life | Sam Bough

Drawn to all coastal villages as an intersection between water and land - a hub of busy industry and scene of dramatic and changeable weather conditions, Sam Bough's 'Unloading the Catch, Newhaven, 1859' and 'Incoming Storm, Newhaven Harbour' are excellent examples of Bough's mastery of capturing coastal life. We are delighted to offer these beautifully detailed works in our 5 December auction of Scottish Paintings in Edinburgh.

 

Discover more  ⇒ 

 

AUCTION | Scottish Paintings | Thursday, 5th December at 6pm | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Sun 1 December 12pm - 4pm | Mon 2 - Wed 4 December 10am - 5pm | Thurs 5 December 9am - 2pm

View the full auction catalogue ⇒


 

Quintessentially Colourist | Samuel John Peploe

 Samuel John Peploe remains particularly celebrated for his beautifully executed still-life paintings. We are delighted to present to market this elegant example, Still Life of Roses and Pear, in our 5th December Scottish Pictures auction in Edinburgh.

 

Discover more about Still Life of Roses and Pear ⇒

 

AUCTION | Scottish Paintings | Thursday, 5th December at 6pm | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Sun 1 December 12pm - 4pm | Mon 2 - Wed 4 December 10am - 5pm | Thurs 5 December 9am - 2pm

View the full auction catalogue ⇒


 

Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 

It's sale day in Edinburgh! View the auction catalogue online & register to bid  ⇒

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wed 20 November at 10am | Edinburgh


 

"In the Forefront of the Movement" | The Art of Isabel Codrington

 Our forthcoming November Five Centuries auction, in Edinburgh on 20 November, features a wonderful private collection of works by British artist Isabel Codrington from the artist's estate.

Here renowned art historian, Kenneth McConkey, takes a closer look at Codrington's life, career and artistic output ⇒ 

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wed 20 November at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sat 16 November 12pm - 4pm | Sun 17 November 12pm - 4pm | Mon 18 November 10am - 5pm | Tues 19 November 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am


 

Inspirations: Celebrating Women in Ceramics

We are delighted to include a selection of pieces from some of the leading British female ceramic artists in our 14 November MODERN MADE auction, including works by Lucie Rie, Jennifer Lee, Magdalene Odundo & Kitty Shepherd.

 

Discover more ⇒

 

AUCTION | MODERN MADE | Modern Art, Design & Studio Ceramics | Thurs 14th Nov at 1pm

VIEWING | Tues 13th Nov 10am – 5pm | Wed 14th Nov 10am - 5pm | Morning of sale from 10am

LOCATION | NOHO STUDIOS | 46 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7QA

 

VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOGUE ONLINE  ⇒


 

Easter Sunday | Paul Nash

We are delighted to include Easter Sunday in our 14 November auction MODERN MADE: Modern Art, Design & Studio Ceramics taking place at NOHO Studios in London.

 

Learn more about Easter Sunday 

 

AUCTION | MODERN MADE | Modern Art, Design & Studio Ceramics | Thurs 14th Nov at 1pm

VIEWING | Tues 13th Nov 10am – 5pm | Wed 14th Nov 10am - 5pm | Morning of sale from 10am

LOCATION | NOHO STUDIOS | 46 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7QA

 

VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOGUE ONLINE  ⇒


 

Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Catalogue Now Online

Featuring excellent examples of British & Continental furniture, paintings & works of art alongside specialist collecting areas, our 20 November Five Centuries auction is now online.

 

VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOGUE ONLINE  ⇒

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wed 20 November at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sat 16 November 12pm - 4pm | Sun 17 November 12pm - 4pm | Mon 18 November 10am - 5pm | Tues 19 November 10am - 5pm |Morning of the sale from 9am


 

Nam June Paik | Mini-Metrobot, 1988

Mini-metrobot by visionary artist, Nam June Paik, is a small editioned maquette for the 26 foot tall Metrobot created as a sidewalk ambassador for The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the center and 200th anniversary of the city.

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT LOT 279  ⇒

 

AUCTION | MODERN MADE | Modern Art, Design & Studio Ceramics | Thurs 14th Nov at 1pm

VIEWING | Tues 13th Nov 10am – 5pm | Wed 14th Nov 10am - 5pm | Morning of sale from 10am

LOCATION | NOHO STUDIOS | 46 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7QA

 

VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOGUE ONLINE  ⇒

 


 

Select Jewellery & Watches 21 November Auction Catalogue Now Online

Our forthcoming auction includes a collection of pieces from The Property of a Private Collector including exceptional pieces by Andrew Grima, Property from a Private European Collection including exceptional diamond set pieces, one by Tiffany & Co., a collection of Indian Jewellery as well as a group of Arts & Crafts jewellery.

 

VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOGUE ONLINE  ⇒

 

VIEWING | 22 Connaught Street, London, W2 2AF | Thurs 14 & Fri 15 Nov 10.30am - 5pm | Sat 16 Nov 12 noon - 4pm | Closed Sunday | Mon 18 – Wed 20 Nov 10.30am - 5pm

AUCTION  | Select Jewellery & Watches | Thursday 21 November at 2pm | Grosvenor House Hotel | 86-90 Park Ln, Mayfair | London W1K 7TN | Viewing from 11am on day of sale


 

MODERN MADE: : Modern Art, Design & Studio Ceramics | Cataloge Now Online

Focusing on 20th Century Modern art, sculpture and design, our latest edition of MODERN MADE will take place this November at NOHO Studios in London. Curated to include works from the most dynamic areas in the art market, our forthcoming auction covers all major movements of the last century.

 

VIEW THE AUCTION CATALOGUE ONLINE  ⇒

 

AUCTION | MODERN MADE | Modern Art, Design & Studio Ceramics | Thurs 14th Nov at 1pm

VIEWING | Tues 13th Nov 10am – 5pm | Wed 14th Nov 10am - 5pm | Morning of sale from 10am

LOCATION | NOHO STUDIOS | 46 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 7QA


 

Sir Thomas Lawrence's Portrait of Mary Ann Paton

Sir Thomas Lawrence beautifully captured the likeness of leading British operatic performer Mary Ann Paton in this stunning portrait to be offered in our forthcoming London auction - The Classic Tradition.

 

Learn more about this portrait  ➤

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries | Wednesday 30 October at 1pm | London

VIEWING | Mon 28 October 10am - 5pm | Tues 29 October 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒

 


 

An Homage to Burges | Decoration in the Style of William Burges

Originally plain, this Victorian Gothic Revival cabinet has been decorated, circa 2000, as a homage to the work of William Burges and the decorative schemes for his home, the Tower House, in London. We are delighted to include this wonderfully detailed cabinet in our Wednesday 23 October of Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 auction in Edinburgh.

 

Learn more about the decoration of this cabinet  ➤

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wed 23rd October at 10am

VIEWING | Sun 20th October 12pm - 4pm | Mon 21th - Tues 22nd October 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 

Asian & Islamic Works of Art

 

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AUCTION | Asian & Islamic Works of Art | Tuesday 15 October 10:00am | Edinburgh


The Apulo-Corinthian Helmet | Ancient Arms & Armour

This fine example of an Apulo-Corinthian helmet previously in the Axel Guttmann Collection of Ancient Arms and Armour is a highlight in our Tuesday 15 October auction of Antiquities in Edinburgh.

 

Discover more about the helmet  ➤

 

AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities | Tuesday 15 October 3:00pm

VIEWING | Sunday 13th October 12pm-4pm | Monday 14th October 10am-5pm | Morning of sale

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 

Through the Embroiderer’s Eye | May Morris Textiles 

May Morris’ achievements in design and embroidery have often been overlooked in light of the reputation of her father William. Yet it was May who, at the age of only 23, took charge of Morris & Co.’s textile department and, in doing so, established herself as one of the leading female exponents of Arts & Crafts embroideries. We are delighted to offer May Morris' 'The Fruit Garden', an Arts & Crafts silkwork embroidered hanging in our 23 October auction of Decorative Arts. 

 

Learn more about May Morris & 'The Fruit Garden'  ➤

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wed 23rd October at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 20th October 12pm - 4pm | Mon 21th - Tues 22nd October 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒ 


 

"Read and Burn" | Ian Fleming's First Editions

We are delighted to present a selection of first James Bond first editions, including the very first Bond novels – “Casino Royal”, “Live & Let Die”, “Diamonds Are Forever”, “From Russia, with Love”, “Dr. No” & more in our Rare Books auction this October in Edinburgh. 

 

Learn more about the first editions in our sale  ➤

 

AUCTION | Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography | Wednesday, 9th October at 11:00am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 6 October 12pm - 4pm | Monday 7 to Tuesday 8 October 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 

Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | René Lalique

Our Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 auction on 23 October features a fine selection of works by Christopher Dresser, William de Morgan, May Morris, Walter Crane, William Burges & Sir Robert Lorimer amongst many other exceptional designers.

 

View the full auction catalogue ➤ 

 

AUCTION | Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 | Wed 23rd October at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 20th October 12pm - 4pm | Mon 21th - Tues 22nd October 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am


 

The Classic Tradition: The Classic Tradition : European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries

We are delighted to present The Classic Tradition: European Art from 15th to 19th Centuries, our new London auction of fine paintings taking place on Wednesday 30 October 2019 at 10-11 Carlton House Terrace.

 

View the full auction catalogue  ➤

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition | Wed 30th October at 1pm | 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

VIEWING | Mon 28th Oct 10am - 5pm | Tues 29th Oct 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am


Luba Songye Kifwebe Mask

This striking, powerful piece leads our 15 October auction of African & Oceanic Art in Edinburgh.

 

View Lot 41  ➤

 

AUCTION | African & Oceanic Art and Antiquities | Tuesday 15th October at 3pm | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sun 13 October 12pm - 4pm | Mon 14 October 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 

Audrey Hepburn on the Set of 'Paris When It Sizzles' by Vincent Rossell

Capturing moments in ‘Paris when it Sizzles’, this collection of photographs taken by Spanish/French stage photographer, Vincent Rossell, of Audrey Hepburn in ‘Paris when it Sizzles’ (lots 353 – 361) are to be offered in our auction of Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography.

 

View photographs by Vincent Rossell  ➤

 

AUCTION | Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography | Wednesday, 9th October at 11:00am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 6 October 12pm - 4pm | Monday 7 to Tuesday 8 October 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 

Darwin’s Magnum Opus | On The Origin of Species

Known as “the most important biological work ever written", we are delighted to offer a copy of the first edition of Charles Darwin’s ground breaking book On The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection in our Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photographs auction on Wednesday 09 October.

Learn more about this work  ➤

 

AUCTION | Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography | Wednesday, 9th October at 11:00am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 6 October 12pm - 4pm | Monday 7 to Tuesday 8 October 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 

Jewellery, Silver & Watches Auction Day

 

View our sale catalogue and register to bid  ➤ 

 

AUCTION | Jewellery, Silver & Watches | Wednesday 25th September at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING TIMES | Sun 22nd Sept 12pm - 4pm | Mon 23rd - Tues 24th Sept 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒

 


 

Stefan Knapp's Ritual Bulls

We are delighted to offer 'Ritual Bulls' by Polish-born painter and sculptor, Stefan Knapp, one of the last remaining works from the collection of F.G. ‘Peter’ Stone.

 

View Lot 21  ➤

 

AUCTION | Paintings & Works on Paper | Thursday, 26th September at 11am | Edinburgh

VIEWING TIMES | Sun 22nd Sept 12pm - 4pm | Mon 23rd - Wed 25th Sept 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒


 

Rare Editions by Ian Fleming

Learn more about the rare editions by Ian Fleming included in our 9 October auction of Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs in Edinburgh.

 

View works by Ian Fleming  ➤ 

 

AUCTION | Rare Books, Maps, Manuscripts & Photographs | Wednesday, 9th October at 11am | Edinburgh

VIEWING TIMES | Sun 6th Oct 12pm - 4pm | Mon 7th - Tues 8th Oct 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒

 


 

What's in a Name? A Look at Rolex Nicknames

Our 25th September Jewellery, Watches and Silver auction in Edinburgh includes several fine examples of watches and wristwatches for the discerning collector or those looking for a special and unique piece.

 

Read the full article on ROLEX  ➤

 

AUCTION | Jewellery, Silver & Watches | Wednesday 25th September at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING TIMES | Sun 22nd Sept 12pm - 4pm | Mon 23rd - Tues 24th Sept 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am

 

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒

 


 

 

Studio & Contemporary Ceramics

Our Modern Art & Design Specialist, Philip Smith, discusses the vibrant space of Studio & Contemporary Ceramics in the lead up to our 14 November MODERN MADE auction in London, already featuring artists such as Jennifer Lee, John Ward, Lucie Rie, Magdalene Odundo & more.

 

Learn more about Studio & Contemporary Ceramics  ➤

 

AUCTION | MODERN MADE: Modern Art, Sculpture, Design & Studio Ceramics | 14th November 2019 | London

Consignments invited until Wednesday 9th October 2019.

 



The Classic Tradition | Final Entries Now Invited 

We are currently inviting final entries for The Classic Tradition our new London auction of British & European masters, including works of portraiture & landscape, sporting, marine & genre scenes & sculpture.

Encompassing British & European art, from the Old Masters and Renaissance polymaths of the 15th, through the celebrity artists of the 17th & 18th, to the romance and realism of the 19th Century. The auction already includes highlights from Paul Theodor van Brussel, Allan Ramsay, François Guérin, Sir Thomas Lawrence, Barbara Regina Dietzsch & Jan van Bijlert.

 

Find out more  ➤

 

AUCTION | The Classic Tradition | Wednesday 30th October | London

SPECIALIST | Rohan McCulloch | 0207 930 9115 | rohan.mcculloch@lyonandturnbull.com



Paintings & Works on Paper | Catalogue Now Online

Featuring works by James Kay, George Leslie Hunter, L.S. Lowry, David Michie & other exceptional artists, our 26 September Paintings & Works on Paper auction includes a fine selection of works, from Contemporary & Modern Art to Genre Scenes & Still Lifes.

 

View the auction online  ➤

 

AUCTION | Paintings & Works on Paper | Thursday, 26th September at 11am | Edinburgh

VIEWING TIMES | Sun 22nd Sept 12pm - 4pm | Mon 23rd - Wed 25th Sept 10am - 5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am


 

Jewellery, Silver & Watches | Catalogue Now Online

Our forthcoming auction includes an excellent selection of everyday and evening jewellery and watches, from diamonds and sapphires to emeralds and pearls alongside designer names such as Audemars Piguet and Rolex.

View the auction online  ➤


AUCTION 
| Jewellery, Silver & Watches | Wednesday 25th September at 10am | Edinburgh

VIEWING TIMES | Sun 22nd Sept 12pm - 4pm | Mon 23rd - Tues 24th Sept 10am - 5pm | Day of sale from 9am


 

Auction Day! Our Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600

View the auction catalogue online and register to bid   ➤ 

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wednesday 4th September at 10am | Edinburgh


 

Our Favourite Things | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600

In the lead up to the auction, our specialists have selected a few of their favourite things from tomorrow's Five Centuries sale in Edinburgh to highlight some of the exceptional pieces going under the hammer.

Learn more ➤ 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wednesday 4th September at 10am | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September 12pm-4pm | Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September 10am-5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒ 

 



Five Centuries : Glass

Antique Glass

Unique & beautifully crafted, with a story to tell, specialist Theodora Burrell discusses a few of the wonderful examples of antique glass going on display at our Edinburgh saleroom this weekend.

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wednesday 4th September at 10am | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September 12pm-4pm | Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September 10am-5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒ 



The Kennedy of Cassillis Powder Horn

We are delighted to include The Kennedy of Cassillis Powder Horn in our 4 September Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 auction in Edinburgh.

Discover more about The Kennedy of Cassillis Powder Horn  ➤

 

AUCTION | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wednesday 4th September at 10am | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September 12pm-4pm | Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September 10am-5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒ 


 

The Coul House Collection | A Quintessential Scottish Country House

This September we are delighted to offer a selection of items from Coul House, a pretty, grade-C listed Georgian laird’s house, that sits on an elevated position outside the Perthshire town of Auchterarder in our Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art auction in Edinburgh.

Learn more about the Coul House Collection  ➤


AUCTION
 | Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art from 1600 | Wednesday 4th September at 10am | Edinburgh
VIEWING | Saturday 31st August & Sunday 1st September 12pm-4pm | Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd September 10am-5pm | Morning of the sale from 9am

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒ 


 

Oceania: Across the Pacific | Glasgow Summer Exhibition

We are delighted to announce our Glasgow summer exhibition, Oceania: Across the Pacific, opening in our city centre gallery this August. Oceanic Art specialist, and exhibition curator, Alex Tweedy has brought together a range of extraordinary objects from across the Pacific region.

Learn More About the Exhibition  ➤


EXHIBITION | OCEANIA: ACROSS THE PACIFIC

Mon 19th to Fri 30th August 2019 | 10am to 5pm weekdays
Lyon & Turnbull Glasgow, 182 Bath St, Glasgow, G2 4HG | 0141 333 1992


 

Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art

Wednesday 4 September 2019 at 10am

View the full auction catalogue  ➤


 

Contemporary Art

Contemporary & Post-War Art

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AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 15 August at 11:00AM | Edinburgh


 

The Boyle Family

We are delighted to bring 'Untitled' by the Boyle Family to auction this August in our Contemporary & Post War Art sale in Edinburgh.

Click here to learn more about The Boyle Family  ➤

 

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 15 August at 11:00AM | Edinburgh

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE  ⇒


 

Whisky & Spirits Auction Day 

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AUCTION | Whisky & Silver | Wednesday 14 August at 16:00PM | Edinburgh


 

Scottish Silver & Applied Arts Auction Day

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AUCTION | Scottish Silver & Applied Arts | Wednesday 14 August at 10:00AM | Edinburgh


 

Exhibition & Contemporary Art Viewing Opening

Delighted to welcome our guests yesterday evening to celebrate the opening of this year's exhibition for our 2018 Graduate Showcase Award winner, Plum Cloutman & the viewing of our 15 August Contemporary & Post-War Art auction at our Broughton Place saleroom in Edinburgh.

Learn more about Plum Cloutman  ➤

 

EXHIBITION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 15 August at 11:00am | Edinburgh

VIEWING | Sunday 11 August 12pm-4pm | Monday 12th - Wednesday 14 August 10am-5pm

VIEW THE FULL AUCTION CATALOGUE ⇒


 FRANK STELLA (AMERICAN B.1936) | SHARPSVILLE, 1972

Frank Stella | The Minimalism Movement

Frank Stella is one of the great American artists associated with the Minimalism movement of the 1960s. Lyon & Turnbull are pleased to offer three examples of his works in print for sale in our 15 Thursday auction of Contemporary & Post-War Art in Edinburgh.

Learn more about Frank Stella  ➤

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 15 August at 11:00am | Edinburgh

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The Creyke Family Miniatures

Discover more about the Creyke family miniatures. 

Learn more about the Creyke Family

AUCTION | Scottish Silver & Applied Arts | Wednesday 14 August at 10:00AM | Edinburgh

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JOHN BELLANY C.B.E., R.A., H.R.S.A. (SCOTTISH 1942-2013) FIGURES WITH THE BASS ROCK

John Bellany | Contemporary & Post-War Art Auction

A fine selection of works by John Bellany will be offered in our forthcoming auction of Contemporary & Post-War Art in Edinburgh this August.

View Lots by John Bellany  ➤

AUCTION | Contemporary & Post-War Art | Thursday 15 August at 11:00am | Edinburgh

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A JACOBITE FOB SEAL  MID-18TH CENTURY

A Private Collection of Jacobite Works of Art

Our 14 August auction of Scottish Silver & Applied Arts features a fine collection of Jacobite Works of Art, including the Creyke Family Miniatures, snuff boxes, seals, & a gold mounted ring enclosing a lock of Prince Charles Edward Stuart's hair among many other historic pieces.

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AUCTION | Scottish Silver & Applied Arts | Wednesday 14 August at 10:00AM | Edinburgh

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Easter Island Ancestor Figure, Moai Tangata with New Guinea Wagamush War Shield in the background

OCEANIA: ACROSS THE PACIFIC

We are delighted to announce our Glasgow summer exhibition, Oceania: Across the Pacific, opening in our city centre gallery this August. Oceanic Art specialist, and exhibition curator, Alex Tweedy has brought together a range of extraordinary objects from across the Pacific region.

OCEANIA: ACROSS THE PACIFIC
Mon 19th to Fri 30th August 2019 | 10am to 5pm weekdays

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Wemyss Pig

Scottish Silver & Applied Arts

Our greatly anticipated Scottish Silver & Applied Arts auction returns this August with a fine selection of Edinburgh & provincial Scottish silver, pottery, works of art & Jacobite memorabilia.

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Three Knobbers by David Nash

Conversations in Wood Launches a Year-Long Series of Arts Events

Conversations in Wood Launches a Year-Long Series of Arts Events as Marchmont House Joins Forces With with Lyon & Turnbull to Support Scottish Creativity and Craftsmanship.

Find out more ➤

Conversations in Wood
Marchmont House | Sat 3rd to Mon 5th Aug 2019
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2018 Graduate Showcase Exhibition | Plum Cloutman

This August we are proud to present an exhibition of work by the winner of our 2018 Graduate Showcase Award, Plum Cloutman. Plum, a painter and print maker, graduated from Edinburgh College of Art with a BA (Hons) in Painting, Summer of 2018 and has since exhibited at the Royal Scottish Academy and DOK Artist Space.

Here, we catch up with Plum to hear how a week in splendid isolation influenced her work ⇒


 

MODERN MADE | Auction 14 November in London

Interested in consigning in our forthcoming MODERN MADEauction in London? 

Contact Head of Sale, Philip Smith (London)
philip.smith@lyonandturnbull.com | 0207 930 9115


 

Specialists on Tour | Jersey

This July, our Jewellery and British & European Art specialists will be visiting Jersey to offered complimentary valuations and auction advice.

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Building an Art Collection: Paintings & Works on Paper

Building an art collection is an exciting endeavour. Our 17 July ‘Paintings & Works on Paper’ auction features artwork from the 17th to 21st centuries, with prices ranging from £200 to £2,000, making it the perfect place to start.

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New Discoveries | "Bright Souls"

Three important, newly discovered paintings by Britain’s first female artists have gone on public display for the first time at our London gallery in '“Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists'.

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Anne Killigrew | A Bright Soul

“Still with a greater Blaze she shone, And her bright Soul broke out on ev'ry side.” - Poet Laureate, John Dryden

Anne Killigrew was no ordinary amateur artist. For her, painting was one element of the ‘sister arts’ of painting & poetry, a tradition which stretched back to antiquity, but which was particularly esteemed in Britain in the Seventeenth Century.

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The Excellent Mrs Mary Beale

This June, we will present works by Mary Beale, the first successful female British artist, alongside works by Joan Carlile and Anne Killigrew in our summer exhibition in London, '“Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists'.

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Joan Carlile | The Great Paintress

We are delighted to present works by Joan Carlile, the first British female professional artist, in our London summer exhibition, '“Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists'.

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“Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists

This Summer, we are delighted to present “Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists', an exhibition presenting the lost art and forgotten story of Britain’s pioneering female painters in London. Open to all from 24th June to 6th July.

Watch the video

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Rob Roy Macgregor: Scottish Outlaw and Folk Hero

What can a letter to Baillie Buchanan from "Ro. Roy" tell us about the life of the famed Scotsman?

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A Sublime Adventure: J.D.H. Browne’s Ten Scenes in the Last Ascent of Mont Blanc

J.D.H. Browne’s 'Ten Scenes in the Last Ascent of Mont Blanc' has become one of the most impressive and rarest mountaineering books to find. This June, we are delighted to offer a copy of this remarkable book in our Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps and Photographs auction in Edinburgh.

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“Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists

An exhibition presenting the lost art and forgotten story of Britain’s pioneering female painters.


Monday 24th June to Saturday 6th July 2019 
Weekdays 10.30am to 5pm | Saturday 12 noon to 4pm

Lyon & Turnbull, 22 Connaught Street, London, W2 2AF 
0207 930 9115 | london@lyonandturnbull.com

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Summer 2019 Private View

View our upcoming auction catalogues:

Jewellery, Watches & Silver

Scottish Paintings & Sculpture


 

James McIntosh Patrick | Cultivated Landscapes

We are delighted to present a selection of works by James McIntosh Patrick in our forthcoming auction of Scottish Paintings & Sculpture in Edinburgh on Thursday 6 June.

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