Bishop & Miller

Bishop & Miller are an auction house and valuers in Stowmarket, Suffolk. They were founded in 2015 by Oliver Miller who previously worked at Bonhams and Lockdales.

They hold regular art and antiques sales as well as specialist auctions offering items such as furniture, books, jewellery, silver, toys, ceramics, coins and works of art. They also stage timed and no-reserve auctions.


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Hammer highlights: Furniture stars at regional sales

12 March 2018

On a lesser scale than the exceptional £35,000 George II chairs at Holloway’s sale, but standing out from the general run of brown furniture, were other encouraging results across the country in February.

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Buffalo Road musician sets Miller on way to specialist sale

12 February 2018

Three years since he launched his Suffolk auction house Bishop & Miller, managing director Oliver Miller is fine-tuning his sales line-up.

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Eastern weapons and cased pistols point to high prices

11 December 2017

Among the weapons in demand from collectors are Eastern arms and cased pistols, judging by recent auctions. Here we take a look at a few examples – and a specific arms and armour feature will appear in an upcoming issue.

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Cracking price at Suffolk auction

27 November 2017

Entered into the October 21 sale at Bishop & Miller (18% buyer’s premium) by a Suffolk vendor thinning out his collection, these carved boxwood nutcrackers, right, made an immediate impact on bidders at the Stowmarket rooms.

Furniture: summer sales indicate some market recovery

21 August 2017

This focus on furniture kicks off with a royal link and three more cheers at summer sales for the furniture market which a number of auctioneers are saying shows modest signs of recovery.

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Rotating rarity turns heads in Wiltshire

10 July 2017

Highly collectable in itself, this 1920s car showroom lightbox advertising sign, right, had extra appeal to one bidder at automobilia specialists Richard Edmonds’ (20% buyer’s premium) sale at Chippenham on June 16.

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Bidding comes to rest at £23,000

16 July 2015

This superbly patinated Shona hardwood headrest sold for £23,000 at only the second auction at new Stowmarket saleroom Bishop & Miller.

Offer of 20pc off antiques

06 May 2003

HAMPSHIRE dealers Millers Antiques offer a 20 per cent discount on all stock at their Open Weekend to be held at Netherbrook House, 86 Christchurch Road, Ringwood from May 9 to 12.

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