French POW ivory trireme

Sold for £3,970

French POW carved bone, ivory and ebony model of an Ancient Greek trireme early 19th century

Marine chronometer

Sold for £3,720

Marine chronometer Brockbank and Atkins

Claude Venard

Sold for £2,480

Claude Venard Still Life

George V Britannia silver set

Sold for £1,980

George V Britannia silver tea and coffee set

Diamond solitaire ring

Sold for £3,100

1.66 ct gents diamond solitaire ring


About Grand Auctions

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 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.

If you have anything you would like valued or if you need an insurance or probate valuation, please get in touch.

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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.

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