About us

About us

Tennants is the UK’s largest family-owned fine art auctioneers, and a market leader with offices in North Yorkshire and London. Established for four generations, Tennants remains a family business with a well-deserved reputation for delivering unrivalled service and results.

Twenty-six specialist departments offer an outstanding range and depth of expertise that, combined with the company’s strong traditional values and a personal approach, have won Tennants widespread respect in the international marketplace. Tennants has grown into a company with a global reach, and each year connects buyers and sellers in more than seventy countries.

As a long-standing family business, Tennants has the knowledge and experience clients can trust, and the company is renowned for consistently high selling rates and for regularly achieving record prices. Tennants hold over eighty sales a year covering all major disciplines, each led by a specialist in their field, which are recognised throughout the country as some of the most significant to be held outside London.

Combining knowledge, professionalism and a personable approach, Tennants is one of the UK’s most respected auctioneers and the company has built a loyal client base that recognise and share Tennants core values.