Roseberys

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.


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Vase with provenance shows market is far from jaded

08 January 2018

Jade remains ever-popular in the Chinese art field, although the market has become selective.

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Jade remains popular at auction despite fears of fakes on the market

29 December 2017

Jades popularity within Chinese art remains, although the market has become selective. The quality and colour of the stone is of increasingly importance – and buyers are wary of sophisticated fakes.

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Designs on wider market reach as auctioneers realise potential of 'branded' sales

18 September 2017

The field encompassed by ‘Design’ sales is being diligently tilled by many UK auctioneers aware of the potential of a market appealing to younger buyers wary of traditional antiques.

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Scroll on a roll in Roseberys selection

28 August 2017

Provincial sales throughout the summer were enlivened by big-money Chinese material but a more concentrated look at the market was afforded by the dedicated sale at Roseberys (20% buyer’s premium) on June 27.

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Roseberys pitches for new business with trio of CSK hires

24 July 2017

Roseberys has made a swoop for senior Christie’s South Kensington former heads as the south-east London auction house signals its mid-market ambitions.

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Roseberys puts faith in CSK talent

24 July 2017

South London auctioneer seizes chance to hire specialists as it looks to plug gaps in its offer...

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Nevinson winter scene passes market test for his post-war works

10 July 2017

“It is something, at the age of 31, to be among the most discussed, most successful, most promising, most admired and most hated British artists.” So wrote the critic Charles Lewis Hind about the war artist CRW Nevinson (1889-1946) in 1920.

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Ex-Quaritch dealer’s collection comes to auction at Roseberys

01 November 2016

A single-owner sale of pictures and books assembled by the late Howard Radclyffe, a former director of London dealers Quaritch, will be offered at Roseberys on November 19.

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Rare Kangxi brushwater takes top spot at Roseberys' auction

20 July 2016

Roseberys' latest fine art auction produced particularly sound results from the Asian art collection of Sir Anthony Hastings George, proving that a good provenance is still key.

EU Referendum… how will the art and antiques industry adapt to a Brexit economy?

15 June 2016

With just over a week to go till polling day, we asked dealer and auctioneer representatives to speculate on how both sides will adapt to any uncertainty generated by a vote to Brexit

Indian miniature from Roseberys sale

Taxi driver’s £40 car boot find turns out to be £75,000 Indian miniature

22 April 2016

A large Indian gouache on paper miniature was the unexpected highlight of a specialist Islamic & Indian Arts sale at Roseberys in London last week.

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Elephant hopes rest on Rego

21 May 2015

This print ‘Unhappy Courtship’ by Dame Paula Rego (b.1935) is estimated at £2000-3000 at a charity sale being conducted by Roseberys.

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Masonic gathering in South London

25 March 2014

South London auctioneers Rosebery’s sold the Masonic collection of Albert Edward Collins Nice (1898-1969) as the first tranche of their quarterly fine art sale that covered three days and three catalogues.

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£440,000 Russian record set in South London

18 June 2013

Setting a major house record at South London auctioneers Rosebery’s, this oil painting by Léon Bakst (1866-1924) drew eight interested parties at the West Norwood saleroom last week.

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19th century scrap album brings intriguing illustrations to light

14 March 2013

Consigned to Rosebery’s two-day sale in West Norwood, London on March 19-20 is a late 19th century scrap album containing some 50 illustrations.

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‘Jump-Hour’ wristwatch at Rosebery’s

14 September 2012

This rare 18k gold cased ‘Jump-Hour’ wristwatch is included in the quarterly fine art auction on September 18-19 at Rosebery’s of West Norwood, South London.

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A classic piece of Restoration at £105,000

19 December 2011

THIS well-preserved Charles II delft portrait charger established a new house record for Rosebery's of West Norwood in south east London on December 13 with a hammer price of £105,000.

‘Bomb’ left on counter clears Rosebery’s

04 April 2011

SOUTH London saleroom Rosebery’s of West Norwood had to be evacuated on Wednesday, March 23 after a client left a Second World War bomb brought in for valuation at the front desk.

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Time capsule from James I

28 March 2011

THE highlight of the two-day sale conducted by Rosebery's of West Norwood, London on March 15-16 was this unsigned lantern clock, left, consigned 'in the rough' by a private vendor.

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Cupid fires a £45,000 arrow

15 March 2010

DRAMATICALLY overshooting a £2000-3000 estimate, this small unsigned Mannerist oil on slate depicting Venus and Cupid attracted the attention of at least ten bidders at Rosebery's of West Norwood, South London on March 9.

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