For those looking to sell antiques, ceramics, paintings, and other collectibles, Chorley's Auction House offers a streamlined and professional approach. Our experienced team specializes in providing valuations for auction, insurance and probate, catering to a range of items from modernist ceramics to historic art.
Our services can be accessed at our saleroom, at your home, or even online. We're proud to uphold traditional auction practices while integrating modern services, ensuring that your valuables, be they antiques or contemporary pieces, are treated with the utmost care. Trusted by insurance companies and legal professionals, Chorley's is the leading local choice for all your valuation and selling needs. Start your journey with Chorley's today.
Initiating an appraisal for your antiques, art, and objets d'art has never been more straightforward.
Begin by filling out our online valuation form, ensuring you include clear photos and key details about your item.
Once submitted, our team of specialists will meticulously review your information and respond within 2 working days.
For clients seeking a convenient method for antiques and art valuations, we offer a seamless email-based service.
By simply sending clear images and brief descriptions to email@example.com, you can receive expert insights from our specialists within around 2 working days.GET IN TOUCH
We hold drop-in valuation mornings every Thursday from 9.30am to 1pm, where no appointment is necessary. From single pieces to complete collections, we're happy to look at whatever you want to bring along to our saleroom. If you would prefer to come on another day, please ensure you contact us first to make an appointment with the relevant valuer.
Appointments for house visits can also be arranged.GET IN TOUCH
Per lot sold: 15% of the hammer price up to £5,000, then a further 10% on the balance of the hammer price above £5,000.
We can provide, without liability, details of carriers to assist with the transportation of Lots to the saleroom if required. The costs incurred will usually be deducted from the sale proceeds, unless we are otherwise instructed. See our shipping section for contact details.
There are usually no charges for unsold lots. Lots withdrawn after cataloguing, or unsold after the imposition of a reserve higher than we recommend, may be subject to a fee of 5% of the lower estimate.
We charge a £10 fee per lot for marketing and illustration. All lots are illustrated on our website and third-party international auction sites where potential buyers can register to bid live over the internet. Some lots will be selected for illustration in our printed catalogue at the discretion of Chorley's and without additional charge to the vendor.
1.5% of the hammer price of sold lots.
All charges are subject to Value Added Tax at the current rate on the day of sale.