Works of Art & Furniture Blog
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The Leica & Classic Camera Auction at McTear's, Glasgow
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
McTear’s Auctioneers is proud to offer a large single-vendor collection of cameras to the open market for the first time. Owned by photographer and collector, Ian MacDonald, the collection is unique for the sheer quantity and excellent conditio...
McTear's Gift Collection 2016!
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Last Christmas Glasgow Women’s Aid was overwhelmed by the wonderful donations of toys and gifts from McTear’s customers and staff. We know that many women and children in Glasgow had a happy and memorable Christmas thanks to these d...
Pepperpot Percussion Revolver features in Militaria Auction at McTear's
Tuesday, 2 August 2016
The Works of Art, Militaria & Furniture Auction, held August 12th, offers a host of unusual and interesting examples of militaria. From medals to weapons, lots of note include 1203, a 19th century six shot pepperbox percussion revolver, estimated...
Deco design features at McTear's in July
Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Art Deco is an artistic and cultural movement which spanned the boom of the 1920s and the Great Depression of the 1930s. The term ‘Art Deco’ was coined in the 1960s. Stylistically, Art Deco was eclectic and drew on many sources. It emerge...
Celtic FC Gold Trophy Cup makes £58000 hammer at McTear's
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
The Furniture & Works of Art Auction, held Tuesday 31st May, kicked off with roaring success as lot 823 soared past its estimate of £15000-20000, achieving an extraordinary hammer price of £58000. With five phone bidders competing for...
BRINGING MILITARY HISTORY TO LIFE
Friday, 20 May 2016
The Furniture & Works of Art Auction this April features an outstanding object of military history. Lot 807, a British Army General Service Medal 1793-1814, is likely to appeal to historians, collectors and the general public alike.
Flintlock and Percussion Firearms achieve top hammer results at McTear's
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
The Furniture & Works of Art, Medals & Militaria Auction, held at 7pm 22nd March, proved that the collectors’ thirst for military ephemera and firearms is as strong as ever. The auction was marked by a series of flintlock and percussion...
Rare Curling Stones Make Top Hammer At McTear's!
Friday, 15 January 2016
The Furniture & Works of Art Auction, held 12th January, offered a wide range of unusual and collectable lots, from presentation curling irons (lot 872) to a beautiful German Art Deco ivory figure (860), not to mention a wide selection of 19th an...
Top Price for Collectable Autographs in Glasgow
Thursday, 17 December 2015
The Furniture & Works of Art Auction this December offered a range of interesting and unusual lots, from collectables to fine examples of period furniture. Lot 1126, an attractive George III red walnut oval drop leaf dining table, made £120...
Excellent prices for fine Victorian and Edwardian furniture at McTear's
Wednesday, 18 November 2015
The Furniture & Works of Art Auction, held 17th November at 7pm, proved that, once again, the market for fine Victorian and Edwardian furniture continues to grow in strength.
As ever, rosewood and walnut furniture commands excellent prices at...
The Jewellery Auction
14 May 2017
McTear's Jewellery auctions present over 300 lots of fine and rare Jewellery for auction every six w...
The Coins & Banknotes Auction
16 May 2017
McTear's has experienced Coin Specialists who will advise you and value your items. Appointments can...
The Watches Auction
16 May 2017
McTear’s is the only auction house in Scotland to host an auction dedicated to Watches every s...
The Silver Auction
1 June 2017
The Silver Auction at McTear’s, a six weekly live auction, has become a destination for silver...
The Scottish Pictures Auction
7 June 2017
We are inviting entries for The Scottish Pictures Auction if you have high quality Scottish painting...