Lyon & Turnbull

Established in Edinburgh in 1826, Lyon & Turnbull are Scotland's oldest firm of auctioneers. Lyon & Turnbull are now becoming identified on an international stage, setting world record prices for British and continental paintings along with outstanding results in other areas, such as jewellery, silver, furniture, ceramics, books and decorative arts. This has been aided by our marketing alliance with Freeman's, America's oldest auction house, since 2000. Both companies strive to employ the latest marketing techniques and share our expertise to extend our reach. This is demonstrated most notably through our cooperation in selling works of art in the most advantageous venue, leading to some exceptional prices. Responding to the growth of business from Southern England, 2006 saw the opening of the London Gallery in Pall Mall, which holds regular exhibitions and events as well as advance previews of selected items from forthcoming sales. Building on this presence, January 2008 saw our inaugural London sale, when The Deloitte Art Collection was auctioned in the Royal Academy of Arts to widespread interest. Due to the increasing volume of business from the West of Scotland, 2008 also saw the Glasgow office move to a larger and more prominent gallery site on Bath Street, the city's traditional art and antiques centre.

Lyon & Turnbull are members of Association of Accredited Auctioneers - AAA combines 20 UK auction houses, with a combined annual turnover of over £200m. Each member auction house has built a reputation for quality and integrity, many over a period of hundreds of years. AAA members are committed to the highest standards of creditability and services to buyers and sellers.

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Objects "Lyon & Turnbull"


ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. AND ELEANOR THE ROOSEVELT FAMILY, 12 BOOKS Lash, Joseph P. Eleanor and Franklin. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1971]. 8vo; [Idem] Eleanor: the Years Alone. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, [1972]. 8vo; [Idem] Eleanor Roosevelt: a Friend's Memoir. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1964. 8vo;Harrity, Richard Eleanor Roosevelt, her Life in Pictures. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1958. 8vo; Goodwin, Doris Kearns No Ordinary Time... New York: Simon & Schuster, [n.d.] 8vo; Roosevelt, Eleanor On My Own. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1958. 8vo; [Idem] This is my Story. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937. 8vo, inscribed and signed to the half title from Eleanor Roosevelt; [Idem] This I Remember. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1949]. 8vo, signed and inscribed by Eleanor Roosevelt; Kleeman, Rita S. Halle Gracious Lady, the Life of Sara Delano Roosevelt, 1935. New York: D. Appleton-Century Company, 1935. 8vo, signed and inscribed by Sara Roosevelt; and 3 books having belonged to the Roosevelt family, including one with Franklin D. Roosevelt's ownership signature (12) Estimate £500-700 + fees Leave a Bid Bid in the Room Bid Live OnlineBid on the Telephone, ROOSEVELT, FRANKLIN D. AND ELEANOR, Lash, Joseph P. [Idem], Harrity, Richard, Goodwin, Doris Kearns, Roosevelt, Eleanor, Kleeman, Rita S. Halle, Estimate £500-700, + fees, Leave a Bid Bid in the Room Bid Live OnlineBid on the Telephone, Leave a Bid, Leave a Bid Bid in the Room, Bid in the Room, Bid Live Online, Bid on the TelephoneRead more

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Blog posts about "Lyon & Turnbull"

An Austrian in Scotland and his artwork at Lyon & Turnbull
Behind a portrait coming up for sale at Lyon & Turnbull, is a tale of war, friendship and how an Austrian-born artist ended up on the shores of Britain.
Highlights of Lyon & Turnbull Asian sales – Crosshall Manor 15/16th June 2015
On Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th June Lyon & Turnbull will be in full swing selling Asian art. They hope to repeat the success of their last sale at Crosshall Manor in St Neots, Cambridgeshire.

Realised prices "Lyon & Turnbull "

An 18ct gold floral brooch, modelled as a rose, the petals and leaves in textured and polished gold
An 18ct gold floral brooch\n\nmodelled as a rose, the petals and leaves in textured and polished gold\nLength: 47mm, 12.7g Lyon & Turnbull
Half Length Portrait Of John Hamilton 2Nd Sundrum
John Hoppner (1758-1810)\nHalf Length Portrait of John Hamilton 2nd of Sundrum\nInscribed verso "John Hamilton of Sundrum eldest son of John Hamilton of Sundrum and Lilias Montgomerie daughter of Alexander Montgomerie of Coulsfield"\nOil on canvas\n76cm x 63cm\n\nThis is John Hamilton II of Sundrum, who was known as "Grandfather Hoppner" by the family. Lyon & Turnbull
An impressive golfing medal,, cased, with a thistle and oak leaves, crossed long nosed club behind, the medal of circular form enclosed...
An impressive golfing medal,\n\ncased, with a thistle and oak leaves, crossed long nosed club behind, the medal of circular form enclosed in a wired ribbon band above a pennant, bears the motto, 'never up, never in', for Edinburgh Burgess Golfing Society, Instituted 1735, the centre with crossed clubs and three balls amidst thistles, the back engraved won by Mr John Cruikshank with 52 strokes, Edinburgh, 1 November 1873, makers mark only J.B\n8cm high, 5.5cm wide Lyon & Turnbull
'Poissons',, a Lalique opalescent circular plate
'Poissons',\na Lalique opalescent circular plate,\n\nmoulded with a design of spiralling fish, etched mark\n30.5cm diameter Lyon & Turnbull
A Scottish Regency brass register grate, the rectangular reeded bolection frame with plain capitals and reeded inner sleeves, the bowfront...
A Scottish Regency brass register grate\n\nthe rectangular reeded bolection frame with plain capitals and reeded inner sleeves, the bowfront iron grate with brass finials and pierced apron, the fireback crested with a swan-neck 'pediment' enclosing a Scots thistle within a shield\n108cm wide, 103cm high, 30cm deep Lyon & Turnbull
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Edinburgh Saleroom
33 Broughton Place
T: +44 (0)131 557 8844
F: +44 (0)131 557 8668
Glasgow Office and Gallery
182 Bath Street
G2 4HG
T: +44 (0)141 333 1992
F: +44 (0)141 332 8240
London Office and Gallery
78 Pall Mall
T: +44 (0)0207 930 9115
F: +44 (0)0207 930 7274