Furniture, Rugs & Carpets

The Furniture department at Great Western Auctions values and sells furniture from the 17th century to 21st century modern design. Our auctions feature Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Arts and Crafts furniture, as well as iconic 20th Century designers such as Ercol, Arne Vodder, Knoll, and Eames. Long case clocks, barometers, mirrors, carpets and garden statuary are also included in our Furniture section. Our quarterly sales include fine examples of period furniture and the best of 20th Century design, while our fortnightly sales are an eclectic mixture of house clearances throughout the country. Highlights include a mahogany bureau by E.A. Taylor sold at £10,000 and a sandstone garden chair sold for £8,260.

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Department Experts

Paul Howard

Senior Specialist – Asian Art

Specialist – Pictures, Furniture and General Valuer


John Youngman, F.I.A. (Scot)

Furniture, General Valuer & Auctioneer

Recent Highlights: Furniture, Rugs & Carpets