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.
In our 1st July Fine Arts Sale we have a large portrait of a woman, 4 x 3 feet, by an American artist, Cecile de Wentworth. That in itself is not particularly interesting, but when you read what she achieved, it is indeed interesting, especially in the current feminist bonanza. Cecile rose right to the top of the art world at a time, late nineteenth / early twentieth century, when women painters were not taken so seriously. She should really be a beacon of light for the female movements.Read More