Are you wanting to consign?

We understand the value of outstanding high quality pieces. 
If you have something you want to sell or consign, we’d love to help.

Consignment

If you live in Great Britain, we invite you to sell your collection with Nicholas Wells Antiques.

If you are considering selling a high quality antique or a collection with a value in excess of £5,000, 

Nicholas Wells can offer you a solution that the auction houses cannot.

We offer a ‘long view’ solution, for authenticated and approved antiques online and through our sales channels.

We pay you the sale price minus 30% commission and less restoration costs as required.
Lastly we will consider high quality pieces that have been expertly appraised and authenticated.

All items need to be in good condition and without alteration from the original design.

Proof of ownership is required and due diligence is carried out for all new collectors.
 
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    Benefits of our service​

    • You keep control of your item
    • Your item will only sell when we have an acceptable offer
    • Offer your item at a retail price not an auction price
    • Benefit from our global reach to international clients
    • Benefit from our knowledge for the restoration of items
    • The item is only collected and shipped once payment is made 

    We consider:

    High quality antiques and works of art purchased from accredited antique dealers affiliated with:
    • BADA 
    • LAPADA
    • CINOA
    High quality pieces purchased from specialist auction houses accredited with the The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers

    Authenticated Items we consider for sale

    – minimum value £5,000

    • Quality Antique Furniture from the 17th to 20th century
    • Mirrors by notable makers or attributed to
    • Luxury Objects and works of art
    • Asian Art
    • Islamic Arms and Armour 
    • Oceanic Works
    • Paintings by notable artists
    • Sculpture by notable sculptors 
    • Porcelain and pottery vases
    • Dunhill Aquarium and solid gold lighters

    We do not consider

    • Toys
    • Old Currency
    • Books
    • Part Sets 
    • Sunglasses
    • Costume Jewellery
    • Gold
    • Watches
    • Cameras
    • Medals
    • Stamps

    Discover previously sold items

    We understand the value of outstanding high quality pieces. 
If you have something you want to sell or consign, we’d love to help.

    Excellent communication, accurate description of antiques and excellent packaging of fragile antiques.

    Excellent communication, accurate description of antiques and excellent packaging of fragile antiques. I would highly recommend Nicholas Wells Antiques.
    Richard Illinois, (1stdibs)