Take a Tour | Five Centuries

Take a Tour | Five Centuries

Enjoy a Virtual Walk Through Our 01-02 Sept Auction

We invite you to take a virtual tour of our September 2021 edition of Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art in Edinburgh from the comfort of home. 


Enjoy a virtual tour through our Edinburgh saleroom of our next Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art auction. The auction is led by fine examples of Georgian and Regency furniture, works of art including a 15th century figure group of the Madonna and Child from the workshop of Antonio Rosselino, and British and European paintings and sculpture. Our two-day auction, to be held live online on 1st & 2nd September, also features the Collection of The Late Tony Edwards, Grange Farmhouse, St. Andrews; Property from a Northumberland Country House; the Late Hon. Elizabeth Fairbairn Collection, and Select items from the Collection of Gordon Watson.



Auction Information



Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art

Lot: 1 to 361 - Wed, 1st Sept 2021 10:00

Lot: 362 to 639 - Thurs, 2nd Sept 2021 10:00

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Viewing by appointment in Edinburgh 28th-31st August



Fine Furniture


Selling fine antique furniture has always been at the core of our business, ever since Lyon & Turnbull’s establishment in 1826. Today, our specialist Fine Furniture Auctions department conducts four auctions throughout the year both through our beautiful period saleroom in Edinburgh and via our live online auctions. Our specialists’ knowledge of furniture and the current market are essential to the overall success of sales of antique pieces spanning five centuries of design; from 17th century oak through the finest walnut, mahogany, and satinwood examples of the Georgian, Regency and Victorian periods. consultants are able to value and advise on the current market.


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Works of Art & Sculpture


Our Works of Art department sells a wide variety of antique items covering nearly 400 years of European and British design. Sold as part of our Five Centuries: Furniture, Paintings & Works of Art sale series, items offered at auction range from the esoteric to those of popular appeal and include sculpture, mechanical items, textiles, decorative objects and artworks. Primarily focused on works produced during the 18th and 19th centuries, our team of specialists and


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