After obtaining a Master’s Degree in Conservation of Fine Art and working in museum and gallery Sector. Rachel joined Bonhams auctioneers in 2006. Her interest in Asian Art quickly grew and the following year Rachel was running the ceramics and Asian Art department in Bonhams Chester, that same year, after completing Bonhams auctioneer training, she first stepped foot in the rostrum. In 2013 Rachel moved to Cheshire auctioneers Wright Marshall, where she joined as Regional Head Of Fine Art, during this time in 2016/17 Rachel also appears as the antiques expert on ITV’s Masterpiece with Alan Titchmarsh.
In 2019 Rachel joined Fieldings Auctioneers as Head of Business Development and Asian Art specialist, making Fieldings the only regional auctioneers in the Midlands with an Asian Art department. Rachel has a young daughter who tells mummy she wants to be an auctioneer every day, so is already in training to take over the gavel.
Further to Asian Art Rachel has a huge passion for vinyl collecting and currently looks after ‘Back To The Future’ Vinyl and entertainment memorabilia auctions at Fieldings with her colleague Kayleigh.
A Led Zeppelin fully signed copy of Led Zeppelin IV LP, signed to the front in blue ink, by John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Bonham. Acquired direct from the band in the late 1970s
Sold £9,800 July 2019