Tennants has 24 separate specialist departments.
This specialisation enables us to provide our UK and international clients with the highest levels of personal service, combined with the expertise and in-depth knowledge for which we are renowned. Select a department from the list below for more information and galleries of items past, present & future.
If you cannot come to a sale, you may leave your bid with our reception staff after viewing, or make your bid in advance by registering with 'My Tennants'. You can also leave commission bids by telephone, email or fax. Such bids are placed at your own risk.
You must make your bid at least one hour before the sale starts, and we advise you to make your bid within one hour of the close of the view day.
When making your bid please provide your:
You must state what your maximum bid would be. We cannot accept an instruction to ‘buy’ or unlimited bids.
We will ensure that lots are bought as cheaply as possible depending on the bids made. If identical bids are placed, the person who bid first will take precedence.
You will pay a premium of 20 per cent plus VAT (for Fine Art, Specialist & Country House Sales), and 17.5 per cent plus VAT (for Antiques & Interiors Sales) of the hammer price of your purchase on each lot.