• 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

  • Summer Fine Sale - Plaster Casts

    Summer Fine Sale - Plaster Casts

    A private collection of plaster casts are on display ahead of their sale in the Summer Fine Sale on 16th & 17th July.

  • Summer Fine & Traditional Pictures Sale

    Summer Fine & Traditional Pictures Sale

    Highlights from the Summer sales, including a pair of Chippendale mirrors and a rare 17th Century Lantern Clock by Richard Beck

  • Fine Silver

    Fine Silver

    A dazzling array of silver, which will be included in the Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 17th July. Highlights on display include a fine silver gilt dressing table set.

  • 20th Century Design

    20th Century Design

    Bernard Leach's 'Tree of Life' vase, an important piece by the foremost British potter of the 20th Century. The vase is to be sold in the 20th Century Design Sale in October.

  • Watches & Jewellery

    Watches & Jewellery

    A selection of watches and jewellery coming up for sale in the Fine Jewellery, Watches and Silver Sale on 17th July. Including a rare Rolex commissioned for UK Attack Helicopter Pilots.

  • Quilts

    Quilts

    Two lovely quilts coming up for sale in the August Costume, Accessories and Textiles Sale in August. Including a beautifully embroidered example.

  • Natural History and Taxidermy

    Natural History and Taxidermy

    Victorian dioramas of birds from the around the world, coming up for sale in the Natural History Sale on 23rd July.

  • Textiles

    Textiles

    An impressive 18m length of 'Anne Dorothea' or 'Homage to Rose Cummins', one of the finest examples of English hand printed fabrics. Made using 168 blocks hand carved in 1921, with 21 colours, which are still in use today and made in Bury, Lancashire. To be included in the August Costume, Accessories & Textiles Sale.

  • Beswick & Border Fine Arts

    Beswick & Border Fine Arts

    A selection of lots for the forthcoming Beswick & Border Fine Arts Sale on 7th August.