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300th anniversary Grinling Gibbons exhibition coming to London
300th anniversary Grinling Gibbons exhibition coming to London

300th anniversary Grinling Gibbons exhibition coming to London

This August marks the 300th anniversary of the death of one of the UK's best skilled, and certainly best known carvers - Grinling Gibbons.

Jan
22
2021
An Italian drawing of the Great Fire of London for sale
An Italian drawing of the Great Fire of London for sale

An Italian drawing of the Great Fire of London for sale

A print made in Italy around a decade after the Great Fire of London is up for sale, and shows the conflagration at its height.

Nov
25
2019
Rowland Emett’s fantastical railway to go on display
Rowland Emett’s fantastical railway to go on display

Rowland Emett’s fantastical railway to go on display

There's a rare chance to see a whimsical train built by Rowland Emett before it is sold at an auction.

Jul
10
2019
Rare clocks going on display next month
Rare clocks going on display next month

Rare clocks going on display next month

Two private clock collectors have collaborated to stage an exhibition of early English clocks at Bonhams next month.

Aug
21
2018
Oliver Cromwell’s funeral banner goes on sale
Oliver Cromwell’s funeral banner goes on sale

Oliver Cromwell’s funeral banner goes on sale

One of only four surviving banners that formed part of the Royal Regalia used at the funeral of Oliver Cromwell in November 1658, is to be put up for sale next week.

Jun
16
2018
Vintage Motor Cars at the RAF Museum
Vintage Motor Cars at the RAF Museum

Vintage Motor Cars at the RAF Museum

If you’re the Bonhams auction house wanting to sell large items – such as maybe, a collection of cars, then you need somewhere to put them on display. A large shed is ideal – and if it contains an equally

Apr
17
2010
Want to own your very own Dr Who Cyberman?
Want to own your very own Dr Who Cyberman?

Want to own your very own Dr Who Cyberman?

However, I was still rather excited to see that Bonhams is going to sell off some of the BBC's Dr Who memorabilia - which usually means public viewing days to have a look at the goodies.

Feb
03
2010

Scientific collectables at Christie’s

It is probably a tiny bit naughty, but one often overlooked free event is to go to the viewing days at auction houses and have a look at the items being sold. A really good one is coming up shortly

Mar
19
2009