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TIMELINE AUCTIONS: 25th-27th February 2016
Antiquities & Coins

Robin Baker of TimeLine AuctionsEdward Rising started with Phillips Auctioneers in Bristol in 1989. He soon worked his way up through the ranks to become a Head of Department in Bayswater, London.

Over the past twenty-five years, Edward has worked for most of London’s top auction houses including an eight-year stint as a senior auctioneer for Sotheby’s. During this time, he was entrusted with chairing some of Sotheby’s most high profile auctions, including the collection of the late Gianni Versace, which sold for £7.5m.

Edward sold a Mameluk dynasty gilded and enamelled glass finger bowl, known as the 'Rothschild Bucket', for £1.6m in the Sotheby’s London “Arts of the Islamic World” sale and the contents of the Shrublands Park stately home which sold for £4.5 million.

Edward has worked extensively in the Fine Art World, conducting decorative art, furniture, fine-art and classic car auctions throughout the globe including sales in Hong Kong, Dubai, Doha and London. He has dedicated much of his time to raising funds for charities. His unique auctioneering style was appreciated by the film director Danny Boyle, who cast him as the 1960s auctioneer in his 2013 film, “Trance”.

Lord Dalmeny, Deputy Chairman of Sotheby's, has said: "Ed is one of the best auctioneers I have seen".​

Edward's appointment follows the sad and unexpected death of Robin Baker on 29th January 2016. Robin will be missed by family, friends and colleagues.

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Viewing from noon Monday 4 September 2017

Presentation by Tim Wonnacott: 6pm
Champagne Reception: 6.30 - 9pm

Auctions start 10am GMT (Lunch 1.30 - 2pm)

Tues 5 Sept 2017 (Day 1) - Antiquities (1 - 637)
Wed 6 Sept 2017 (Day 2) - Antiquities (638 - 1026)
- Coins etc (1101 - TBA)

Auction Venue:
Old Court House
363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN


Thurs 7 Sept 2017 (Day 3) - Antiquities (l1501 - 2156)
Friday 8 Sept 2017 (Day 4) - Antiquities (l2157 - 2867)
Sat 9 Sept 2017 (Day 5) - Natural History (2868 - 3038)
- Coins etc (3001 - TBA)

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