Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers were established in 1782 by a Mr Peter Ramsey, in a coffee shop in North Street, Bishop’s Stortford. Sworders is now based north of Stansted Mountfitchet, Essex, in purpose built, environmentally-friendly award-winning premises which provide spacious heated auction rooms, over 200 car parking spaces, loading facilities and a sale day café. Sworders is established as East Anglia’s leading Fine Art Auction Room, with a hard-earned reputation for professionalism and integrity. Sworders has an enviable array of nationally respected specialists at our clients’ disposal and conduct market-leading auctions of Silver, Jewellery, Asian Art, 20th Century Decorative Art, Fine Wine, Books and Coins. In addition, Sworders conduct four Country House Sales a year offering Paintings, Furniture & European Works of Art and enormously popular weekly auctions of Furniture, Silver, Jewellery and Collectables. In a nutshell, Sworders sells East Anglian Art to the world.
Sworders 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.
In early September, Barnebys took part in London's Art Business Conference, where industry professionals meet to discuss the hottest topics on the art market. Pontus Silfverstolpe, co-founder of Barnebys, took part in a discussion entitled ''Online Brand: a must for trust and success.''