Grand Auctions is a Kent auction house situated in Folkestone. We are a specialist auction house dealing in paintings, jewellery, watches, gold and silver, quality glass, ceramics and Asian art. On our staff we have a qualified gemmologist and diamond grader, a published art biographer and a general valuer who spent six years in the valuations department at Christie’s.
Everything we sell is photographed and given global exposure both on our own website and on www.the-saleroom.com. We run a live online bidding facility during sales and prospective buyers are welcome to view all lots at our premises prior to each auction. View our next auction catalogue here .
Every now and then we come across a painter whose work is very interesting and somewhat different, but at the same time familiar. We have a small collection of paintings in our current sale (lots 258-262) from a collector of the work of George Shirlaw, a genuine character. George started life with an incredibly traumatic experience, he witnessed his father being decapitated and his mother tortured and killed by the Japanese after the fall of Singapore. He was saved by an airman, who took him to Australia to see out the war.Read More