April 27th Fine Art Sale

Albert Chevallier Tayler. Sold for £22,000












 The Professor Charles Thomas

Cornish Library Auction

May 16th








Antiques Sale, March 30th & 31st












‘Shan Warrior’ by Dod Procter

Sold for £17,000

 Next General & Household Sale

10am Tuesday, June 13th





 Ernest Procter

Sold for £11,500



Daoguang period vase

Sold for £60,000



Ancient Egyptian Cat

Sold for £52,000

We specialise in Fine Jewellery

All our Antiques sales have a large, expertly catalogued and promoted Jewellery & Silver section

Tibetan Stupa

Sold for £25,000

Ram Kumar – the City

Sold for £170,000


Sale of Super Yacht Contents

Totalled over £55,000

Medals of Private T. Byrne VC, 21st Lancers

Sold for £40,000

Welcome to the Penzance Auction House

David Lay FRICS is one of the foremost auctioneers in the country and the Penzance Auction House is the largest and most prestigious auction house in Cornwall. Our sales are well attended by local bidders, but also reach international audiences via out global bidding platform.

Since 1979 our auctions have become an established and successful way of selling all types of antiques, paintings, fine art and collectors’ items, and of maximising the potential return on your property.

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Mawnan Smith, Falmouth & Truro

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We’ll take care of everything