Still Life

The expert packers at our sister company, Alban Cases, were recently commissioned by fine gin producers, Haymans Gin, to pack and transport their magnificent copper still (named ‘Marjorie’ after Christopher Hayman’s mother). Here are a selection of images detailing the process from start to finish.


18th Century Wine Glass Collection

Wine glass
A collection of over 40 x 18th Century wine glasses including some later period wine glasses are available at auction at Golding Young & Mawer on 17th May.  The elegant wine glasses have a bell shaped tear drop bowl with a spiral opaque twist stem and tapering foot, and are 17cm high.  To find out more about this item and other items available for sale please click on

Delft Figures Up for Auction

FigurineA rare pair of Delft figures are coming up for auction at Woolley & Wallis on 23rd May in their Sale of English and European Ceramics and Glass.  The seated lady and gentleman are both early 18th century and are raised on a low circular base, overall heights of 12.3cm.  She is wearing a wide pink gown with lace ruff sleeves and an embroidered panel to the front and he is resting one foot on a low stump and extending his right hand. The estimated price is between £2,500 – £3,500.
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