Boningtons – An Essex Based International Auction House
Boningtons are a firm of auctioneers and valuers of antiques and fine art with a growing international reputation for being one of the UK's leading provincial salerooms. Combining innovative marketing strategies with first class knowledge in all fields of art and antiques, we have continued to realise exceptional results for all our clients. We are based in Essex, with a close proximity to London. We offer competitive rates and commitment to new technologies such as live internet bidding. The live bidding has resulted in some extremely significant prices being achieved for important pieces.
We have continued to remain at the forefront of international market trends through the expansion of our Asian Art Department which has not only enjoyed some notable sales but has organised several high profile events, in collaboration with Coutts Bank and the British Museum, to promote Asian Art and Culture. We provide a UK and international client base, which continues to grow year upon year, with the highest levels of personal service offered, combined with the expertise and in-depth knowledge for which we are renowned. Our live bidding functionality means that you do not need to visit our Essex auction house to buy the products you want.
The expertise and extensive research undertaken by our staff, combined with our unrivalled approach to advertising and marketing has resulted in a some very significant sales of both individual items and whole collections. All our sales are promoted on the leading antiques trade websites and publications to give them the best possible exposure and we have also featured in the national press and on TV. Our specialist auctions, which include live online internet bidding, likewise ensure that every lot we sell reaches its target audience and realises its maximum potential.
Boningtons is a leading regional auction house with a track record of delivering first class results for all its customers on both a local, national and international level. We have an established client base within Essex and the South East of England and operate mainly within this region, although we regularly consign items from as far afield as America, Europe and Asia. Wherever you are, we look forward to working with you and making your buying or selling experience a pleasurable and profitable one.
Combining the personal approach of local business with the marketing and dynamism of an international organisation, Boningtons Auctioneers provide an efficient, tailored service to meet the requirements of all our customers, which include private individuals, insurers, solicitors and trusts.
Boningtons provide an extensive range of verbal and written valuation and auction services, including:
- Research, identification and appraisal of all types of antiques, fine art and collectables
- Valuation, advice and guidance on individual items, house contents and collections for sale purposes
- Formal, written appraisals for:
- Inheritance tax (Probate)
- Family division
Where chargeable, all our services have a transparent and competitive fee structure, based on an hourly rate.