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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 £56,000 for a Bronze head of Albert Einstein. 

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


Nick holds over 20 years experience in the silver and jewellery sector having headed up positions for large retailers and regional auction houses. Nick is a regular contributor to the antiques trade press and is an expert on BBC's Flog It! His favourite finds to date are a pair of World War II submarine binoculars which sold for at auction for £1,900 and a first edition of “The Hobbit”, which achieved a hammer price of £10,200.

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
Furniture


Andrew brings to Fieldings eighteen years experience in auctioneering having held a senior post with a regional firm looking after regular weekly general sales and bi-monthly Fine Art. Andrew deals with probate and estate work within the company involving his interests in furniture and design items.

Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics and Textiles


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 - Valuer & Auctioneer
Silver & Jewellery


Liz joins Fieldings as a consultant valuer and auctioneer. 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. On the rostrum on a weekly basis, she conducted both the general and Fine Art and Antique sales, including appearances on BBC’s Antiques Road Trip. Liz likes nothing more than uncovering hidden treasures. With knowledge in all areas, Liz has a particular interest in silver, especially from 1945 to 1970.

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 salerooms 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


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.