A scorching Summer Fine Art & Collector’s Sale

Despite the continuation of the June heatwave and the temptations of the garden the Minster Auctions two-day Summer Fine Art & Collector’s Sale lured good numbers of potential buyers to our three viewing days where

The Tale of Orpheus and Eurydice

Scenes from the life of the legendary Thracian poet Orpheus are regularly depicted in Renaissance art, and has some parallels in earlier Christian art with the story of David and Christ. Broadly speaking the scenes

Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson Furniture

To be included in our 21st June Summer Fine Art Sale are four pieces of oak furniture from the workshops of Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson. Thompson was born in Kilburn in North Yorkshire in 1876 and

Some tips and advice for those new to auction.

Top Tips for Buying & Selling at Auction Buying and selling at auction can sometimes feel a bit of a daunting prospect if you’ve never done it before. Here our experts have put together a

An Introduction to the Taxidermy of Hutchings of Aberystwyth

Having been a devoted birdwatcher since a very young child, and with a child like desire to see up close and have a tactile relationship with the creatures I held in such high esteem, it

Commander Jenkins Medal’s

A rare group of Medals awarded to Commander Robert Jenkins R.N. were offered in our 9th February Collector’s Sale and achieved a strong hammer price of £33,000 (Plus 20% Buyer’s Premium). The group included the