• Galleries & Displays
THE GALLERIES

An ever-changing array of fascinating art and antiques

Tennants Auctioneers is privileged to handle a diverse range of art, antiques and rare and beautiful objects with a rich history. From large private Country House collections to exquisite 18th century costume, colourful Moorcroft pottery to vintage toys and train sets, we have the opportunity to display many fascinating objects for visitors to enjoy before they once more return to a private collection and away from public sight.

Open seven days a week, the Galleries are free for all to enjoy.

Your Collection

A unique facility

Our state of the art display galleries allow us to showcase your items and collections ahead of sale and to promote the many fascinating, rare and beautiful objects we are privileged to handle.  

To discuss exhibiting your collection ahead of sale at Tennants, please speak to your valuer or specialist. 

Display Highlights

  • Country House Sale

    Country House Sale

    A private collection of antique wooden boxes, including writing slopes, miniature apprentice pieces, games compendiums and more, all coming up for sale in the Country House Sale on 17th & 18th September. 

  • Shipping Plaques

    Shipping Plaques

    A Private Collection of antique shipping plaques, coming up for sale in the Toys, Models & Collectables Sale on 15th December

  • Silver

    Silver

    A array of silver, which will be included in the Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 18th September. Highlights on display include two silver models of racehorses. 

  • 20th Century Design

    20th Century Design

    We have a great selection of mid-century design on display in our gallery ahead of the 20th Century Design Sale on 9th October. Some fabulous desk lamps, a rare Dame Laura Knight tea service, and lengths of fabric designed by the likes of Frank Lloyd Wright.

  • Fine Watches

    Fine Watches

    A selection of watches coming up for sale in the Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 13th November. Including a very rare 1967 Omega First Generation Professional Speedmaster with Exotic Red Racing Dial. 

  • Elisabeth Frink

    Elisabeth Frink

    A small private collection of prints by Elisabeth Frink, one of the most regarded sculptor and print maker of the 20th century. The prints are coming up for sale in the Modern & Contemporary Art Sale on 9th

  • 20th Century Design

    20th Century Design

    A selection of ceramics from the likes of Martin Brothers, coming up in the 20th Century Design Sale on 9th October.

  • The Fabulous Designer Fashion Sale

    The Fabulous Designer Fashion Sale

    The Fabulous Designer Fashion Sale will be taking place on 12th November, and will include luxury accessories and designer fashion from the most desirable labels. Highlights of the sale include the Private Collection of a Gentleman, which offers much coveted pieces such as Hermès Birkin Travel Bags and jackets by Alexander McQueen. Highlights are now on display

  • Mouseman

    Mouseman

    A selection of ever-popular furniture and furnishings by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson and Workshop, ahead of their sale in the 20th Century Design Sale on 9th October.