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About Fieldings Auctioneers

History

Nick and Will founded Fieldings Auctioneers in 2001 and since then the company has progressed into an established auction house. They have an extensive client base with international buyers and sellers. Current house record is £112,800 for a marble statue by Emanuele Caroni. 

Professional Services

We provide a full range of professional valuation services for insurance, probate or family division purposes. These can be arranged by

The Fieldings team

appointment at either your home or our offices and in each instance are tailored to suit the individual client’s requirements.

Valuations for insurance may vary from a single item to an entire collection of goods. Full inventories can be prepared with illustrations if required.

Valuations for probate purposes can be provided for executors and trustees. We may, in addition, be able to assist in clearing any property as required.


Nicholas Davies - Director
Silver, Jewellery and Militaria


Over the last 30 years Nick has been involved within the Antique Trade. Founding Fieldings in 2001 the company has grown into a major provincial auction house. Nick has seen a wide variety of items during his career from a South Africa Rorke’s Drift Medal, which sold for £39,500 to the iconic Athena tennis dress and racket purchased by Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Club from Fieldings in 2015.

Will Farmer - Director
Ceramics, Glass, Oriental & Decorative Arts


Will specialises in 20th Century decorative arts covering ceramics, glass and furniture. He studied at the Birmingham School of Jewellery undertaking a combined BA Hons in silversmithing and Fine Art history. Notable finds include a Martin Brothers Stoneware bird selling for £20,500 and a rare collection of documents relating to the Stourbridge Glass Industry selling locally for over £22,000. Will is now in his eighth season as an expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow.

Mark Hannam - Valuer & Auctioneer
Collectables, Mechanical Music & Coins


Mark has over 25 years’ experience as a Fine Art & Antiques Auctioneer. He joined Fieldings in 2010 following a number of years as the Mechanical Musical Specialist and Senior Auctioneer and Valuer for a major London auction house. Mark has extensive knowledge in many areas most notably collectables; including coins, banknotes and automata. He has also worked with banks and solicitors undertaking probate, trust and insurance valuation work. He enjoys sharing his experience and knowledge through his talks and networking with groups and companies in and around the Midlands. One of Marks favourite finds to date is a lead statue made by the Bromsgrove Guild which sold for £35,000

Andrew Mayall - Valuer & Auctioneer
Collectables & Furniture


Andrew’s career began in 1989 after a work experience position led to a post with a regional firm involving weekly general and monthly fine art sales. He conducted his first auction sale at the age of 18 and went on to win the West Midlands Incorporated Society of Valuers and Auctioneers ‘Young Auctioneer of the Year’ award in 1994, going on to represent the region in the national finals. He joined Fieldings in 2005 dealing with probate and estate work within the company, involving his interests in 20th Century design items, furniture and collectables. Some of Andrew’s favourite finds include a bronze ‘Head of Albert Einstein’ by Sir Jacob Epstein that sold for £56,000, an early 19th Century targe shield that sold for £9,200 and a Chinese bamboo brush pot that achieved £6,800.

Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics, Textiles and Decorative Arts


Alison specialises in ceramics and textiles with a particular interest in design and decorative arts from 1880 to 1945. She graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Art History, and brings over eight years’ experience to Fieldings. Her most significant finds to date include a pair of 18th Century Limehouse sauceboats which sold at auction for £36,000, a 17th Century band sampler selling for £1,100 and a collection of Louis Vuitton luggage selling for over £9,000.

Judith Woolgar - Accounts Manager
Accounts


With over twenty years experience in the finance sector, Judith manages all aspects of the administration, accounts, finance and credit control at Fieldings.

Liz Winnicott DGA - Valuer & Auctioneer
Silver & Jewellery


Liz joins Fieldings as a consultant valuer and auctioneer specialising in jewellery and silver. After studying for an MA in Arts Market appraisal in London, Liz spent several years in a regional auction house progressing to a senior position within the company. More recently, Liz has gained her DGA Diamond diploma with distinction and is a member of the Gemmological Association of Great Britain. Her most significant finds to date include a large collection of 19th Century micromosaic jewellery which sold for in excess of £35,000, an L.S.Lowry pen and pencil drawing which sold for £26,500 and a Rodin bronze sculpture selling for £12,700.

William Lacey - Picture Consultant
Paintings, Prints & Watercolours


Bill joins Fieldings as the picture consultant dealing with all aspects of the Fine Art department. With over thirty years experience in both major London and regional salerooms, he specialises in 19th and 20th Century art.

Ellie Bertram - Office Administration


Ellie provides full administrative support and is enjoying learning about the auctioneering business.

June Emery - Receptionist & Administrator


June has worked at the company for nearly three years assisting in the smooth running of viewing and auction days, she has now taken on a new role within the company as receptionist.

Lee Coldrick - Head Porter


Lee has an interest in rock memorabilia, jukeboxes and later 20th Century computer game technology and toys.

Alex Froggatt - Porter


Alex joined the company 3 years ago on a part time basis following a successful work experience placement. Since finishing his A Levels, he is now joining Fieldings in a full time position and is training to be an auctioneer.