Fieldings

Fieldings was founded by Will Farmer and Nicholas Davies in 2001. Monthly auctions are held at the Stourbridge saleroom in the UK’s West Midlands and are dedicated sales in fields such as fine art and antiques, glass, and porcelain.

Fieldings also offer a valuation service for insurance and probate.


James Harris

New recruits at Hansons and Fieldings – the latest Movers and Shakers across UK auction houses

11 February 2019

The latest new joiners at UK auction houses this week.

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Seven pieces of Christmas memorabilia including a ‘White Christmas’ movie poster and a Victorian Christmas Card

09 November 2018

What better way to celebrate the festive season with all its sentimental and commercial pleasures than with a trip to one’s local saleroom?

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Fine chalice choice at Stourbridge auction

17 September 2018

Two Worcester ‘Limoges’ chalices were the star lots at Stourbridge auction house Fieldings (21% buyer’s premium).

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Saleroom selection: Three modestly valued works in regional sales including Bush Hardy river scene

06 August 2018

A trio of works in regional auctions which sold under £300, including a watercolour of the River Dart in Devon by Thomas Bush Hardy.

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Saleroom selection: Three pictures under £1500 including a Peter Kuhfeld view of Venice

30 April 2018

Three more modestly valued works drawing attention at recent regional sales below £1500 included a Venetian view by English painter Peter Kuhfeld.

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Pick of the Week: Woodall plaque makes a mighty Aphrodite price

15 January 2018

Stourbridge firm Fieldings began the new year in some style with the sale of a cameo glass plaque by George Woodall for £84,000.

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Farmer who sowed Decades of Design sale format seeds

06 November 2017

Stourbridge auctioneer Will Farmer held the first of his biannual Decades of Design sales at Fieldings (17.5% buyer’s premium) 12 years ago and rather wishes he had copyrighted the phrase – now almost a generic term for post-1860 dec arts sales.

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Pick of the Week: Marble sculpture of cupid sets house record at Fieldings

11 September 2017

Fieldings of Stourbridge set a new house record earlier this month when Emanuele Caroni’s (1826-76) marble sculpture of cupid taming the lion sold at £91,000 (plus 24% premium).

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Punch’s cartoonist Partridge plays his part as theatre artist

11 September 2017

One of the less commonly known facts about Sir John Bernard Partridge (1861-1945), the lead cartoonist at Punch magazine, was that he had a spell as an actor in his youth.

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Wigan artist shines through

11 September 2017

Fieldings’ picture consultant William Lacey said he could remember a time 30 years ago when works by Wigan artist James Lawrence Isherwood (1917-89) could be bought for £30-40.

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Meet the Firmstones

28 August 2017

The Grade II-listed Wordsley Manor has an unusual aspect – it lies in the middle of a sprawling 20th century housing estate.

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Auction successes win more Zulu War medal consignments

03 April 2017

A successful sale tempts further consignments. The recent string of excellent results for Zulu War medals has certainly encouraged fresh batches of honours to auctioneers.

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Bromsgrove Guild garden statue takes £35,000

19 March 2013

This lead copy of Louis Weingartner’s 19th century bronze ‘Dryad and Boar’ was found hidden away in an overgrown garden before it was recently consigned to auction.

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Swiss statue in Stourbridge

07 March 2013

Originally cast in bronze by Swiss sculptor Louis Weingartner in 1892, this 20th century lead statue by the Bromsgrove Guild entitled ‘Dryad and Boar’ will be offered at Fieldings Auctioneers in Stourbridge on March 9.

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Roadster set to race away in Stourbridge

21 December 2012

This classic red two-seater 1954 MG TF 1500 Roadster will be auctioned at Fieldings Auctioneers in Stourbridge on January 12.

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The personal effects of a Scottish pirate

27 June 2012

A highlight at Fieldings Auctioneers’ July 7 sale in Stourbridge is a box containing personal effects reputed to have belonged to Captain William Kidd, the well-known Scottish sailor who was convicted of piracy and hanged in London on May 23, 1701.

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Selling at £34,000, Limehouse at its absolute best

23 January 2012

THE small factory at Limehouse, operating on the banks of the Thames just to the east of the Tower of London from 1745-1748, was one of the pioneers of English porcelain manufacture.

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Back to first principles – and profits for Clarice Cliff

13 June 2009

WHEN a market softens, it is often best to return to first principles – the core values of condition, market freshness and pricing that can be overlooked when an area of collecting really ‘takes off’.

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