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‘Moggy Ming’ bowl sets £90,000 house record

15 August 2014

The opening lots of a recent sale at Reeman Dansie of Colchester comprised a collection of Chinese porcelain which included a rare bowl that was apparently a favourite resting place for the family cat.

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Arts and Crafts silver emerges from bank vault and brings £125,000

07 March 2013

It was at Frinton-on-Sea Golf Club that James Grinter, managing director at Reeman Dansie of Colchester, first learned of the Douglas Shepherd collection of Arts and Crafts silver.

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Archibald Knox silver biscuit box takes £26,000

25 February 2013

A remarkable collection of Arts & Crafts silver which recently came to light after 40 years in a bank vault sold at Reeman Dansie of Colchester last month.

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Chinese porcelain fish bowls found in a barn

25 July 2012

A pair of 19th or early 20th century Chinese porcelain fish bowls found in a barn on the grounds of a local country house are on sale at Reeman Dansie’s two-day auction on July 31-August 1 in Colchester.

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Rare survival of Carolean silver takes £74,000

18 April 2011

THEY may look plain and simple, but this pair of silver wall-hanging candle scones had private and trade bidders clamouring to buy when they came up for sale last week at Colchester auction rooms Reeman Dansie.