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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A silver two handled teatray
A silver two handled teatray, by Lee & Wigful, Sheffield 1915, of oval form with shaped and moulded edges and with two loop handles, inscribed ' Presented to Colonel R R Leader on relinquishing command 1st Bn Pembrokeshire Home Guard as a token of esteem, March 1943' also engraved with many facsimile signatures of colleagues and contributors, 60cm diameter , 76.27oz Estimate £700-800 Cheffins
A Victorian electroplate inkstand
A Victorian electroplate inkstand, unmarked, modelled as a Ram's head (lacking fittings), 11cm high Estimate £100-200 Cheffins
A horn libation cup, possibly 18th century
A horn libation cup, possibly 18th century, the exterior pierced and carved with boats passing below rocks, the handle formed from a rugged pine tree growing over the rim into clouds within the shallow bowl, 15cm (6 in) wide Estimate £3,000-4,000 Cheffins
Frank B. Jowett (1879-1943), River Landscape, signed lower left, watercolour
Frank B. Jowett (1879-1943), River Landscape, signed lower left, watercolour, 37 x 52 cm. Estimate £100-200 Some foxing to the upper edge. Bottom corners of the frame chipped. Cheffins
A set of six Chinese paintings on rice paper of floral still lifes
A set of six Chinese paintings on rice paper of floral still lifes, 20 x 30cm approx (6) Estimate £100-150 Cheffins

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Clifton House
1-2 Clifton Road
Cambridgeshire CB1 7EA