August 9th

Books & Collectors Sale 



July 21st Fine Art Sale

‘Shan Warrior’ by Dod Procter

Sold for £17,000


From our July Fine Art Sale

John Opie RA, sold for £9,200

Next General & Household Sale

10am Tuesday, August 23rd.

 May Fine Art Sale

Ernest Procter

Sold for £11,500

Lot 695, March 10th, Antiques Sale 

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


Rene Boivin Panther Ring

Sold for £4,000

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.


from our June 16th & 16th Antiques Sale


for our June 28th General Sale

House Clearances

We’ll take care of everything

Next General Sale

July 26th


March Collectors Sale

March 29th

Chinese vase sold for £60,000

Chinese vase, Daoguang mark

Sold for £60,000

March 10th & 11th Antiques Sale




News and Views

What’s coming soon


Something Quite Spectacular


from the August 25th Collectors Sale

Mawnan Smith, Falmouth & Truro

Monday Valuations