Established in 1825, Cheffins is one of the country’s leading firms of independent Fine Art Auctioneers and Valuers. They provide a confidential and professional service for private clients, executors of estates, solicitors and bankers.

Their prestigious centrally located Salerooms in the historic university city of Cambridge provides a perfect base for their auctions bringing together both national and international clients and buyers.

Cheffins 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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''Forgotten'' Giacometti sketch sells for double top estimate in Cambridge auction
A double-sided sketch by Alberto Giacometti that was discovered in a London antiques dealer, last week sold for £130 000 at Cheffins, Cambridge, making it one of the top-selling 20th century drawings sold at a regional auction house.
Sketches by Giacometti discovered in London antique shop
Two sketches by Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti have been discovered in a London antiques dealer.
Unusual 'Black Jack' ale jugs to sell at Cheffins
'Black Jack' ale jugs from the 17th or early 18th century which were used up to and during the Crimean War are set to feature on Cheffins Fine Art sale this month.
All things weird and wonderful!
December is a busy month in the world of auctions. If you are after something a little on the unconventional side, we've handpicked a few of our favourite lots.

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§ Sir Terry Frost, RA One Fish Alone in the Water signed lower right
§ Sir Terry Frost, RA (British, 1915-2003) "One Fish Alone in the Water" signed lower right "Terry Frost '97" and numbered 24/24 aquatint and collage h:40 w:58 cm Estimate £400-600 Fine. Cheffins
Attributed to Frederick Buck of Cork Portrait miniature of Lieutenant
Attributed to Frederick Buck of Cork Portrait miniature of Lieutenant Henry John Lindsey, Light Company, 11th (North Devonshire) Regiment of Foot, c.1811 - 1816, 6.5 cm (2.5in); and Mrs Buck - Portrait miniature of Henry Lindsey in a black jacket and white stock, 24th December 1817, 6 cm (2.25in) both inscribed verso with sitters watercolour on ivory (2) Provenance: Monks Hall, Syleham, Suffolk Other Notes: Lt. Henry John Lindsey was commissioned as an Ensign in the 11th Foot 5th December 1811, Lieutenant 11th January 1816, and placed on half pay 25th March 1816. We are grateful to Christopher Bryant for his assistance with this catalogue entry. Estimate £200-400 Henry Lindsey; Dirt under the glass. Some fading to colour especially in the bacground. Henry John Lindsey: Glass very dirty underneath, especially around the edges. Some fading to colours Cheffins
Joan Blaeu (Dutch, 1596-1673)
Joan Blaeu (Dutch, 1596-1673) Cambridgeshire, a hand coloured double-page engraved map, c. 1648 or later, light foxing to margins, a tear along centre fold, framed, 42 x 52.50cm Estimate £70-100 Cheffins
A pair of Hepplewhite shield back chairs (2)
A pair of Hepplewhite shield back chairs (2) Estimate £50-100 Cheffins
A brass cased carriage clock
A brass cased carriage clock Balance wheel moves a little when shaken. Glass is fine. Cannot be wound. Cheffins

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