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Auctions & Events Calendar

May 2021
The Jewellery Auction

The Jewellery Auction

This auction is being held live online. Live online bidding is available with no additional surcharge for bidders registering through mctears.co.uk.

Bidding is also available by telephone and commission. Please email instructions to bids@mctears.co.uk or call us on 0141 810 2880.

With the relaxation of government restrictions, McTear's is delighted that this auction, the company's sixth dedicated jewellery sale of 2021, will allow physical viewing of the wonderful gems on offer in the plush Jewellery Room here at McTear's Galleries in Glasgow, with our specialist Amy on hand to offer expert tips and advice on buying, and selling, jewellery.

Viewing will commence at midday on Wednesday the 28th of April.

With over 200 lots to browse, the auction comprises jewellery to suit everyone's taste. From Victorian rings to Scottish silver bracelets, almost everything is ready to wear. For budding jewellers, there are collections of unmounted gems and diamonds, perhaps to be incorporated into a sleek new design.  

The next Jewellery auction takes place on 21 May 2021. Entries are invited. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact our specialists Amy Cameron by clicking this link and completing the short form. 

Viewing

Wednesday 28 April 12pm-4pm
Thursday 29 April 10am-4pm
Friday 30 April 10am-4pm
Saturday 1st May 9.30am-12pm
Sunday 2nd May 11.30am-1pm


The Watches Auction

The Watches Auction

This auction is being held live online. Live online bidding is available with no additional surcharge for bidders registering through mctears.co.uk.

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

The relaxation of government restrictions allows us to welcome customers to view this auction in person.

Viewing will open on Wednesday 28 April.

The next Watches auction takes place on 10 June 2021. Entries are invited. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact our specialists Amy Cameron by clicking this link and completing the short form. 

Viewing

Wednesday 28 April 12pm-4pm
Thursday 29 April 10am-4pm
Friday 30 April 10am-4pm
Saturday 1 May 9.30am-12pm
Sunday 2 May 11.30am-3pm

 


The Rare & Fine Whisky Auction

The Rare & Fine Whisky Auction

This auction is being held live online. Live online bidding is available with no additional surcharge for bidders registering through mctears.co.uk.

Bidding is also available by telephone and commission. Please email instructions to bids@mctears.co.uk or call us on 0141 810 2880.

Please note that viewing is by appointment, please click here to book

The next auction of Whisky will take place on 18th June. Entries are invited.
For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact our specialists by clicking this link and completing the short form. 

Viewing

Wednesday 5 May 9am-5pm

Thursday 6 May 9am-5pm

Friday 7 May 9am-10.30am


The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

The Scottish Contemporary Art Auction

This auction is being held live online. Live online bidding is available with no additional surcharge for bidders registering through mctears.co.uk.

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

The relaxation of government restrictions allows us to welcome customers to view, in person, this auction of over 300 lots of original art by many of Scotland’s finest contemporary artists.

Viewing will open on Thursday 6 May.

The walls of the Pictures Gallery are adorned with paintings by Graham McKean, Peter Howson and Jolomo, alongside works by Lee Stewart, Irene Lesley Main, Andrew Fitzpatrick and Pat Douthwaite, to name a few. The 307-lot auction features a small selection of original sculptures. The Private Collection of the late Jan Morrison, proprietor of the award-winning Leith Gallery, Edinburgh, also features in this sale.

The next Scottish Contemporary Art auction takes place on 10 June 2021. Entries are invited. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact our specialist Makenzie Cool by clicking this link and completing the short form. 

Viewing

Thursday 6th - 9am-5pm
Friday 7th - 9am-5pm
Saturday 8th - 9.30am-12pm
Sunday 9th - 11.30am-1pm 


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 14th May 2021 10:30

The Antiques & Interiors auctions are held fortnightly. This auction has items that would interest everyone, with normally around 400-600 lots which include jewellery, watches, stamps, pictures, furniture, silver, ceramics, glass and vintage toys.  This is an exciting auction to be part of and if you are looking to experience the excitement of either selling or buying, come along to McTear’s to be included in this well attended auction.

Viewing

Thursday 13th - 9am-5pm
Friday 14th - 9am-10.30am


The British & International Pictures Auction

The British & International Pictures Auction

Date: Wednesday, 19th May 2021 14:00

Every twelve weeks McTear's stages the British & International Pictures Auction, which features a strong contingent of late nineteenth to early twentieth century Scottish art alongside artworks from across the globe. Highly collectable work of the Scottish Colourists sit alongside local favourites in Glasgow Girls and Boys circles, whilst appearances by Pierre Auguste Renior, Edgar Hunt and James Humbert Craig demonstrate that this is a truly international auction.

Entries are currently welcomed for this sale. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact a specialist on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk

Viewing

Monday 17th 9am-5pm
Tuesday 18th 9am-5pm
Wednesday 19th 9am-2pm


The Jewellery Auction

The Jewellery Auction

Date: Friday, 21st May 2021 10:30

McTear’s dedicated jewellery auctions take place every three weeks at our Glasgow galleries. These sales feature around 200 items with estimates ranging from £50 to £50,000.

Entries are currently invited for this auction. For a free auction valuation, please email images to amy@mctears.co.uk or alternatively, phone us on 0141 880 2880

Viewing

Wednesday 19th 12pm-4pm
Thursday 20th 10am-4pm
Friday 21st 9am-10.30am


 The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

The Clocks, Scientific & Musical Instruments Auction

Date: Friday, 21st May 2021 12:00

From the grandest Scottish longcase clock to the most delicate carriage timepiece, from the finest grand piano to the most intricately carved continental violin, this international auction features a myriad of the best and the beautiful.

Entries are currently invited for this auction. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact a specialist on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk

Viewing

Wednesday 19th - 9am-5pm
Thursday 20th -9am-5pm
Friday 21st - 9am-12pm


The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

The Works of Art, Medals, Militaria & Furniture Auction

Date: Friday, 21st May 2021 12:30

Hosted every six weeks, this auction boasts a wonderful variety of objects from the near and distant past. Works of art in bronze, ivory and treen feature alongside fine furniture, rugs and carpets, textiles and costume, as well as medals and military archives.

For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact a specialist on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk

Viewing

Wednesday 19th - 9am-5pm
Thursday 20th - 9am-5pm
Friday 21st - 9am-12.30pm 


The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction

The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction

Date: Friday, 21st May 2021 14:00

Often marking an important moment in sporting history, sports medals and trophies have significance to more than just the recipient. Such objects have certainly proven popular at auction with sports fans and collectors alike, with past hammer prices ranging from the tens to the ten-thousands of pounds. McTear’s boasts a long and respected tradition of achieving top prices for sports medals and trophies.

The Sporting Medals & Trophies Auction at McTear’s is the only dedicated auction of sports medals and trophies in Scotland. This auction features a host of sporting history from the worlds of football, golf, curling, bowls, athletics and more, including gold, silver and gilt medals, trophies and plaques, alongside autographs, match-worn attire, caps and cravats.

Entries are currently invited for this auction. For a complimentary, no-obligation valuation, visit our Glasgow Galleries or contact a specialist on 0141 810 2880 or auction@mctears.co.uk

Viewing

Wednesday 19th - 9am-5pm
Thursday 20th - 9am-5pm
Friday 21st - 9am-2pm


The Antiques & Interiors Auction

The Antiques & Interiors Auction

Date: Friday, 28th May 2021 10:30

The Antiques & Interiors auctions are held fortnightly. This auction has items that would interest everyone, with normally around 400-600 lots which include jewellery, watches, stamps, pictures, furniture, silver, ceramics, glass and vintage toys.  This is an exciting auction to be part of and if you are looking to experience the excitement of either selling or buying, come along to McTear’s to be included in this well attended auction.

Viewing

Thursday 27th - 9am-5pm
Friday 28th - 9am-10.30am