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Bidding for seven whisky casks opens on Friday

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Bidding is due to open on Friday 31 January at noon GMT for seven casks in Cask 88’s third dedicated online cask auction, ‘Against the Grain’, which is named to reflect the diversity of...

David Bowie painting sold in Edinburgh

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A self-portrait by the late David Bowie was sold today by Lyon & Turnbull for £22,500, which was seven times the original estimate.The new owner is in films but wished to remain anonymous. He seemed...

EBay sale to raise funds for heart charity CRY

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Katy Jade Dobson goes live on Ebay in bid to raise funds for heart charity. The auction starts at 19.30 on Tuesday 23 June 2014.Popular Lincoln-based artist, Katy Jade Dobson will be showing her...

First Minister’s memorabilia raises funds for charity

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Gifts and memorabilia received by former First Minister Alex Salmond have raised more than £42,000 for charity in an auction this afternoon. More than three hundred lots, donated by Mr Salmond, were auctioned by Anita...

‘Ming’ Plate sells for record price in Edinburgh

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It was a record breaking day for Lyon & Turnbull yesterday as a Blue & White Ming Style Dragon Charger sold For £427,250An impressive blue and white plate decorated with a five toed blue...

Chinese snuff bottles to be auctioned in Edinburgh

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One of the largest collections of Chinese snuff bottles, valued at £40,000, are to be put on sale at Lyon & Turnbull on 4 June 2014, spanning three centuries the snuff bottles belong to...

Fergusson sculpture kept under his bed to be sold at auction

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 “Eastre, Hymn to the Sun”, a sculpture valued at £12,000-18,000, by Scottish Colourist John Duncan Fergusson, which lay under his bed for three years before he could afford to have it cast, will be...

Gunn portrait up for auction in Edinburgh today

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 CHARMING PORTRAIT BY GLASGOW BORN SCOTTISH SOCIETY PAINTER JAMES GUNN AT BONHAMS SCOTTISH SALEA charming informal portrait by the Glasgow born Scottish society painter, Sir James Gunn (1893-1964), is to be sold at Bonhams...

Bonhams Scottish Sale 15 & 16 April

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The Scottish Sale which used to take place in the autumn has now permanently moved to spring and will take place at the Queen Street auction room next week. It will include a painting of...

Major collection of Russell Flint paintings to be auctioned in Edinburgh

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 Major Private Collection of Scottish Born Russell Flint Paintings to be Auctioned Lyon & Turnbull will sell a major private collection of paintings by Edinburgh born artist Sir William Russell Flint at auction of British...

Rare book sells for double estimated value in Edinburgh

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A rare private and incomplete copy of T. E. Lawrence’s book The Seven Pillars of Wisdom, valued at £20,000 was sold at Lyon & Turnbull today for £42,050 to a private buyer who wishes...

Golf sales to tee off next summer at Bonhams

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GOLF SALES COMING HOME TO BONHAMS SCOTLANDBonhams is to hold golf memorabilia sales in Scotland starting in June 2014.The sales will take place twice a year at the Bonhams saleroom at 22 Queen Street,...

Bonhams Scottish Sale to be held in April

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BONHAMS MOVES DATE OF FLAG SHIP SCOTTISH SALE‘MADE IN SCOTLAND: SOLD AROUND THE WORLD’ AUCTION TO BE HELD IN APRILBonhams Edinburgh is moving the date of its popular Scottish Sale from August to April,...

Edinburgh auction of rare whisky with Second World War connections

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VERY RARE SPRINGBANK BOTTLE COMMEMORATING WAR HEROES AT BONHAMS WHISKY SALEA very rare bottle of Springbank, 1993, privately bottled in 2012 to mark the 70th anniversary of the Special Boat Service’s contribution to Operation...

Bronte letter to be auctioned in Edinburgh

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A rare autographed letter signed, from Charlotte Brontë to  a David Waldie, (1813-1889), thanking him for his appreciative comments regarding Jane Eyre and the gift of some "...little books", addressed from Gloucester Terrace,...

Lyon & Turnbull to sell mystery dog today

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 A very unusual stuffed dog called Mavis is to be sold at Lyon & Turnbull, however the breed of the dog has auctioneers baffled. Valued at up to £2-3,000, the dog is to be...

First Edition of The Great Gatsby sold today in Edinburgh

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Auctioneers at Lyon & Turnbull today sold a first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great Gatsby for £1875, on the eve of the premiere of the new film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan....

Peploes sold in Edinburgh today make almost £1m

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Five paintings by the world renowned Scottish colourist Samuel Peploe made just short of £1,000,000 at Bonhams Scottish Art sale in Edinburgh today.‘Still Life, Roses and Chinese Blue’, made £349, 250, ‘Blue & White...

Bonhams Scottish Art Sale has Burns and Peploe

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The Bonhams Scottish Art sale (part 1) was launched yesterday featuring some very notable arts of work shown below. The Burns portrait dates from the winter of 1786-7, during the writer’s first stay in Edinburgh. ...

Bonhams to sell Old Pretender’s medal case in Edinburgh

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Some fascinating pieces associated with the Jacobite rebellions are to be auctioned when Bonhams sells the selected contents of Stobhall Castle at its Edinburgh sale rooms, 22 Queen Street, tomorrow morning.  Stobhall is one...

Axolotl Gallery – Sour Grapes

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Just a reminder to all AXO members that the submission date for Sour Grapes is Monday 25 April at AXO 59/61 Queen Charlotte Street  or Tuesday and Wed between 11 and 4 at Axolotl...

Charity art auction for ChildLine

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Some of Edinburgh’s finest artists have donated pieces of their own art to an auction in aid of a vital helpline service for children. Members of the Edinburgh art community such as Deborah Cameron, Damian...

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