The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

Date: Thu, 20th May 2021 11:30
Lots: 137

Tuesday 18 May - 12pm-5pm
Wednesday 19 May - 9am-5pm
Thursday 20 May - 9am-11.30am

A very rare and unusual automaton attracted fierce international competition in April at McTear's, this month two more Victorian examples come under the hammer. These are offered alongside a private collection of twelve impressive Scottish dirks – comprising 18th century and onwards examples with silver and gold mounts. 

Amidst an array of fine furniture, a beautiful 19th century Italian rosewood and marquetry inlaid corner cabinet and a French kingwood petit secrétaire à abattant. A Victorian rosewood swiss music box and a pretty Arts & Crafts music cabinet feature amongst almost 140 lots in this auction.

The relaxation of government restrictions allows us to welcome customers to the auction to bid in person and to view.

The auction is being held concurrently live online. Live online bidding is available with no additional surcharge for bidders registering through

Bidding is also available by telephone and commission. Please register and submit your bids via this online catalogue, alternatively email instructions to or call us on 0141 810 2880.

The next Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture auction takes place on 2 July 2021. Entries are invited. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact a specialist by clicking this link and completing the short form.