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.

Latest Blog Post

We are fortunate indeed to have for sale on 9th December two beautiful watercolours of Myanmar/Burmese scenes by the hugely influential Y Ba Nyan. There are two quotations from Burmese authoritative writers that state his importance to the development of art in Myanmar/Burma. Sadly, as you will read, most of his work was bought by the British and was lost in the war, so little of his art remains. When the National museum held a commemorative exhibition in 2017, it could only find six paintings by him.

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