Charles Miller Ltd

Charles Miller Ltd was founded in 2008 by the former Head of Department at Christie's South Kensignton, Charles Miller. Charles Miller Ltd is an independent auction house dedicated to Maritime Models, Collectables and Navigation, Scientific Instruments and Artefacts.

Since 2008 then the company has achieved acclaim for a number of significant results, across a range of subjects, including the sale of the Spartiate union flag - the only surviving union flag from the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 to come to sale for a record £384,000 on Trafalgar Day 2009.

 

Charles Miller Ltd holds public auctions at premises in West Kensington on a biannual basis and is the UK's only specialist auction house dedicated to the sale of Maritime and Scientific objects and works of art. 

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Paradise Lost? The Quest to find Treasures from the Old Summer Palace
The rise in interest from the Chinese to buy back their heritage, can scarcely have gone unnoticed by many enthusiasts of Chinese art. It has become almost impossible to compete with the Chinese buying power at auctions over the past ten years or so. One main brief amongst the buying elite is to find and bring back to China the looted treasures from the Old Summer Palace or Yuanmingyuan.

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R.M.S. OLYMPIC: A BAROQUE-STYLE THREE-LAMP WALL
R.M.S. OLYMPIC: A BAROQUE-STYLE THREE-LAMP WALL SCONCE FROM THE FIRST CLASS LOUNGE in gilt bronze, the reverse with scratch reference number 'R XXI' -- 17 x 17in. (43 x 43cm.) To see similar examples insitu please refer to Ballard, Dr. R.D.: The Discovery of the Titanic, Hodder & Stoughton, 1989, p.170 (Titanic) and 171 (Olympic). Charles Miller Ltd
ø A CARVED TORTOISESHELL SHIP PROFILE
ø A CARVED TORTOISESHELL SHIP PROFILE,, depicting an American liner mounted on a blonde shell background and oval mounted within a tortoiseshell plaque surround -- 4? x 5?in. (10.5 x 14.5cm.) Charles Miller Ltd
A RARE EARLY 19-CENTURY 1¾IN. NINE-DRAW WOOD AND PLATED BRASS TELESCOPE
A RARE EARLY 19-CENTURY 1¾IN. NINE-DRAW WOOD AND PLATED BRASS TELESCOPE BY DUDLEY ADAMS, LONDON with nickel-plated draws, mahogany tube with owner's inscription reading Frederick de Forer, signed and inscribed by eye-piece with dust slide ADAMS'S / New Patent Portable Telescope / No.60 Fleet Strt. LONDON -- 7¼in. (18.5cm.) closed Dudley Adams, son of the great George Adams, and still advertising himself as "Maker to the King" resided at this address between 1796-1826. ++main tube cracked in two places; missing lens cap; main lens cracked; wear to plating, some connecting threads now becoming loose. Charles Miller Ltd
A RARE PAINTED WOOD AND BRASS SOLAR MICROSCOPE, POSSIBLY ITALIAN, CIRCA 175
A RARE PAINTED WOOD AND BRASS SOLAR MICROSCOPE, POSSIBLY ITALIAN, CIRCA 1750 unsigned, the wooden baseplate with three (of four) wing screws supporting rotating lens support and mirror on brass arm brackets, 8in. telescopic tube with marbled paper-lined wooden draw with sprung slide stage and screw-barrel fine focus, ebonised with gilt work decoration, closed overall length -- 21in. (53.3cm.) ++One mirror screw missing; one wing screw missing; wear to paint commensurate with age, lenses appear intact and in good order; paper lining to draw tube worn. Charles Miller Ltd
CIRCLE OF WILLIAM ANDERSON (BRITISH, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY)
CIRCLE OF WILLIAM ANDERSON (BRITISH, EARLY 19TH-CENTURY) Man O'War off the coast; Landing the catch Oil on panel Each 10.5 x 14in. (27 x 36cm.) (2, a pair) ++Original condition, needs cleaning. Charles Miller Ltd
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Auction Venue
25 Blythe Road
London W14 0PD
+44 (0) 207 806 5530
enquiries@charlesmillerltd.com
Office and Store Address
Suite 6 Imperial Studios
3/11 Imperial Road
London SW6 2AG
+44 (0) 207 806 5530
enquiries@charlesmillerltd.com
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