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Tennants Auctioneers’ Spring Fine Art Sale on 17th March is set to include furnishings once part of Rounton Grange, North Yorkshire – the family home of Gertrude Bell, Queen of the Desert. Lots include carpets presented to Bell by King Faisal I of Iraq, and curtains designed for Rounton by William Morris.
Tennants Auctioneers’ Modern & Contemporary Art Sale on 24th February is set to include a further instalment of the Estate of Ilkley artist Marie Walker Last (1917-2017). The collection comprises paintings by Walker Last herself from throughout her career as well as paintings by her contemporaries such as Canadian artist William John Bertram Newcombe (1907-1969).
The sale of Coins, Tokens & Banknotes at Tennants Auctioneers on 7th February saw another rare ‘white glove’ sale with every lot sold. With over 300 lots, including ancient hammered coins, English and foreign milled coins, banknotes, tokens and medallions – the sale resulted in a total hammer price of £106,390. 
Tennants Auctioneers’ Country House Sale on 19th and 20th January saw bidders brave the snow and ice and flock to the Leyburn salerooms, tempted by the 1400 plus lots on offer. Combined with a strong national and international presence bidding online, the sale resulted in a very buoyant total hammer price of £465,435 and an 88% sold rate. The sale comprised an appealing mix of good period furniture, paintings, Asian and European ceramics, clocks, silver and unusual decorative items, with many of the lots having been sourced from Private Estates in the North of England. 
The sale of Coins, Tokens & Banknotes at Tennants Auctioneers on 7th February comprises over 300 lots, including ancient hammered coins, English and foreign milled coins, banknotes, tokens and medallions. Of particular note are five coins which chart English history from 1504-1658. 
Leeds-based Marilyn Stowe is one of the UK’s top family lawyers, and following the 2017 sale of her firm - Stowe Family Law - she is now auctioning off her collection of designer clothes in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice. The collection will be coming up for auction in the Vintage Costume and Textiles Sale at Tennants Auctioneers in Leyburn, North Yorkshire, on 10th February. 
Traditional, affordable furniture, art and antiques from three private estates will form the backbone of Tennants Auctioneer’s Country House Sale on 19th & 20th January. The 1400 lot sale offers an appealing mix of good period furniture, paintings, Asian and European ceramics, clocks, silver and more, alongside unusual decorative items, reminiscent of the forgotten contents of Country House attics. 
A fossilised ancient giant clam shell, weighing over a quarter of a tonne, is to be auctioned in Tennants Auctioneers’ Spring Fine Art Sale on 17th March 2018 in Leyburn, North Yorkshire. The shell is being sold alongside an 8cm diameter spherical ‘pearl’ made from a broken piece of shell. 
A Private Collection of Antique Dog Collars is to be sold in Tennants Auctioneers’ Spring Fine Art Sale on 17th March 2018. The 31-strong collection includes collars of all shapes and sizes, from delicate engraved silver bands for the smallest of lapdogs, to 4 inch wide brass mastiff collars. The collars date from the late 17th century to the early 20th century, and are fashioned from silver, brass, copper and leather embellished with locks, studs, bells and inscriptions.
A rare Second World War RAF Observer Corps Electric Sector Clock and Synchronome Electric Master Clock was the star lot in Tennants Auctioneer’s Militaria and Ethnographic Sale on 13th December. The clocks date from 1943 and 1940 respectively, and were sold for £5,500 plus buyer’s premium having attracted interest from collectors across the country.
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