Grand Auctions is a Kent auction house situated in Folkestone. We are a specialist, internet based 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.
Whilst attending an exhibition of Freud’s self portraits at the RA, I had a most moving meeting with a young man and his family. I have never been a great admirer of Freud’s work, except for a few very good paintings. The self portraits were not exactly inspiring, my knee was hurting, so I sat on a bench near the end of the show opposite one of Freud’s best.Read More