David Battie: A Study Collection

15th July 2022 09:30 GMT/BST
Catalogue: View Page Turner Catalogue
Lots: 182

This Summer Tennants Auctioneers are delighted to present a single-owner sale of ceramics and collector’s curiosities in David Battie: A Study Collection. The sale will comprise over 180 lots of academic interest from David Battie’s extensive and important collection. With an eye for the unusual, David Battie has assembled a fascinating collection filled with rare and interesting pieces.

David Battie joined Sotheby’s in 1965 and worked in the Ceramics and Oriental Art Departments before being made a director in 1976. He was a regular face on the Antiques Roadshow for many years and appeared on the show from the first episode, which was aired in 1977. A leading authority on ceramics, and in particular Chinese and Japanese ceramics, David has written numerous publications on the subject.

Sunday 10 July 11am-4pm, Monday 11 July to Thursday 14 July 10am-4pm and morning of sale from 8am. Viewing is open to the public, there is no need to make an appointment.

Buyer's premium:
22.0% + VAT (26.4% in total)

Please note you will be required to remove your purchased items within seven working days of the sale unless by prior arrangement. Collections are by appointment from Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm. Saturday collections are only available when there is a sale and STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. To make an appointment call 01969 623780 or email reception@tennants-ltd.co.uk

Name: Andrew Parker
Email: ceramics@tennants-ltd.co.uk