Roseberys is an auction house based in South London. They hold general and specialist sales at their West Norwood saleroom in areas including Islamic & Indian art, Modern & Contemporary pictures and vintage fashion and antique textiles.

The firm was founded in 1987 by Ian Cadzow who formerly worked at both Phillips and Sotheby’s. Roseberys launched a subsidiary venture Vertu@Roseberys in 2016 to host online-only timed auctions.


Willem van de Velde the Younger's ships sail from south London

18 September 2023

A small sketch of two ships in a gale by the leading Dutch marine painter Willem van de Velde the Younger (1633-1707) was among the lots bringing interest at Roseberys’ (25% buyer’s premium) summer sale of Old Master, British & European pictures.


ART MARKET: De László - now we’re talking

11 September 2023

Trio of works by the Hungarian artist underlines the appeal of portraits as conversation pieces


Ching kingfishers catch bids

09 September 2023

Since the 1960s, birds have been the main subject matter of New Zealand artist Raymond Ching (b.1939).


Moorcroft offers multiple charms for collectors

21 August 2023

With its long and varied production lines Moorcroft remains a stalwart of Design auctions.


Dealer moved by refugees’ plight

07 August 2023

Founder of London gallery Agi Katz had personal experience after escaping from persecution herself


Roundel formed a high status symbol

19 June 2023

Roseberys’ (25% buyer’s premium) sale of Antiquities, Islamic and Indian Arts on April 28 – which included the 13th century Mamluk manuscript on astronomy pictured on the front page of ATG No 2592 sold for a surprise £140,000 – also boasted this striking 12in (30cm) marble architectural roundel.


Private bidders go sleeper spotting

12 June 2023

Dealers are now facing more competition from collectors as works estimated in the hundreds of pounds range are taken to four-figure prices

Constable drawing

Constable drawing returns to Colchester

08 June 2023

A John Constable drawing of St Botolph’s Priory is to return ‘home’ after Friends of Colchester Museums purchased it from a client of auction house Roseberys.


Demand remains high for Mod Brit female artists

05 June 2023

Two works bringing demand at different auctions recently showed the market’s continued appetite for works by Modern British female artists.


Charity shop Chinese jars find at £20 sells for £46,000

29 May 2023

This near pair of Qianlong mark and period doucai jars were a charity shop find for a keen-eyed London vendor.


Post-war & Contemporary art: Rich pickings down south London

22 May 2023

High-value Post-war and Contemporary art is increasingly on offer beyond Mayfair and the centre of the capital

Qianlong jars

Chinese jars spotted in charity shop star in our pick of five auction highlights

19 May 2023

ATG’s weekly selection of items that caught bidders’ eyes includes a near pair of Qianlong jars that were bought for £20 in a charity shop selling for £46,000.


An astronomical price paid for Mamluk manuscript

08 May 2023

A 13th century Mamluk (Egyptian or Syrian) manuscript on astronomy sold for a surprise £140,000 (plus 25% buyer’s premium) in south London on April 28.

Bindu by Syed Haider Raza

Indian artist’s ‘Bindu’ picture brings hefty demand at Roseberys’ auction

05 May 2023

A large acrylic on canvas by Indian artist Syed Haider Raza (1922-2016) drew strong interest at Roseberys (25% buyer’s premium), surpassing a £50,000-70,000 estimate and selling at £240,000 to a private collector.


Leafy branch with chestnuts left Tokyo in 1968

01 May 2023

This lacquer painting on lacquered paper, a study of a leafy branch with chestnuts, is signed by Shibata Zeshin (1807-91).


Raise a toast to the queen

01 May 2023

South London auction house Roseberys is offering this 1947 Pommery Rose Royal Extra Sec Champagne, France, which has a royal connection.


Lotus and chrysanthemum set to blossom

01 May 2023

Roseberys’ Chinese, Japanese & South East Asian Art sale on May 16-17 runs to over 1000 lots and includes two private collections.


View of the Acropolis is high point at Roseberys

24 April 2023

This oil depicting the Acropolis in Athens by Hermann David Salomon Corrodi (1844-1905) was taken to £13,000 at Roseberys (25/20/12% buyer’s premium).


Ceramics: Single owner collections galore grace the start of the year

20 March 2023

The first months of this year have featured a string of wide-ranging ceramics groups offered at auction

Pietre dure panel

Florentine panel fit for an emperor takes six-figure sum at Roseberys’ auction

27 February 2023

Research reveals £265,000 auction purchase is a celebrated work from Grand Ducal workshops