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Keys Fine Art Auctioneers

Client since 2012

Founded in 1955, Keys Fine Art Auctioneers has developed into a major auction company, with a reputation which stretches far beyond its East Anglian origins.

Keys holds over 80 Fine Art, Antique, General, Commercial and Specialist sales covering the whole auction spectrum.  Still operating from the same five acre saleground in Aylsham, Keys now has a wide-ranging team of experts in many areas, offering a complete auction service which rivals many national concerns.

The firm has been in the vanguard of embracing new ideas and technology.  In particular, the advent of the internet, and live online bidding, has opened up its sales to a much wider, worldwide audience, with buyers bidding from their computers and mobile devices right across the globe.

Client News

Keys Auctioneers director Tim Blyth right with dalek sm

FULL-SIZED DALEK TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN NORFOLK

2nd Mar 2021

A full-sized dalek, an autographed autobiography of ‘The Who’ legend Pete Townshend, a signed photo of Frank Sinatra and a...

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Keys Christmas poultry sale 2019 sm

HISTORIC CHRISTMAS POULTRY AUCTION TO GO AHEAD

10th Dec 2020

A Christmas tradition now in its 68th year will go ahead this month despite the Covid pandemic – with special...

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Mahogany daybed linked to Duleep Singh estimate 800 1000

HISTORIC DAYBED LINKED TO ‘NORFOLK’S MAHARAJAH’ TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER

4th Dec 2020

A piece of furniture which was part of a historic negotiation in India which led to a Maharajah coming to...

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Albert Chevalier Taylor The Mirror estimate 15000 20000

KEYS POSTPONES LAST FINE SALE OF YEAR BY TWO WEEKS TO MISS LOCKDOWN PERIOD

11th Nov 2020

Norfolk-based auction house Keys Auctioneers and Valuers has postponed its final Fine Sale of the year by two weeks so...

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Eloise Stannard Raspberries peaches and white flowers on a marble ledge estimate 4500 5500 1

SIX ELOISE HARRIETT STANNARD WORKS FORM PART OF KEYS’ EAST ANGLIAN ART SALE

21st Oct 2020

Six stunning still lives by Victorian artist Eloise Harriett Stannard will go under the hammer as part of Keys Auctioneers...

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A rare Lowestoft porcelain swan which is set to be auctioned in Norfolk in November

RARE LOWESTOFT PORCELAIN SWAN SET TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN NORFOLK

20th Oct 2020

An extremely rare porcelain swan made nearly 250 years ago in Lowestoft is set to go under the hammer in...

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Figures in Extensive landscapes one of a pair of oils by Gwyneth Johnstone estimate 20000 30000

IMPORTANT CORPORATE ART COLLECTION TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER

22nd Sep 2020

One of the most important corporate art collections to come onto the market in recent times will go under the...

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Mouseman stool 1

EARLY 20TH CENTURY ‘MOUSEMAN’ STOOL SELLS FOR £1,250

8th Sep 2020

An early 20th century oak stool by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson, with signature mouse carving, sold for £1,250 at Keys Auctioneers...

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Mouseman stool 1

EARLY 20TH CENTURY ‘MOUSEMAN’ STOOL PART OF KEYS MODERN SALE

20th Aug 2020

An early 20th century oak stool by Robert ‘Mouseman’ Thompson, with signature mouse carving, is part of the 20th Century...

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Cafe Royal Cocktail Book estimate 500 600 sm

FIRST ‘CORONATION’ EDITION OF CAFÉ ROYAL COCKTAIL BOOK WITH RARE ALEX JARDINE VARIANT DUST JACKET TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT KEYS

27th Jul 2020

A 1937 first ‘Coronation’ edition of the Café Royal Cocktail Book, featuring a rare variant dust jacket featuring a classic...

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World War One Spanish Flu memorial plaque estimate 2500 3500 sm

EXTREMELY RARE SPANISH FLU MEMORIAL PLAQUE TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN NORFOLK

23rd Jul 2020

As the world wrestles with the coronavirus crisis, an extremely rare memento of an earlier pandemic will go under the...

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Locks of Admiral Horatio Nelsons hair estimate 2000 3000

LOCKS OF NELSON’S HAIR TO GO UNDER THE HAMMER IN NORFOLK

20th Jul 2020

Two locks of hair from the head of Norfolk hero Admiral Horatio Nelson will go under the hammer in Aylsham...

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