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Phillips Son & Neale (London, England)


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    • Phillips Son and Neale (London, England)
    • Messrs. Phillips, Son & Neale (London, England)
    • Phillips, London
    • Phillips International Auctioneers and Valuers (London, England)
    • Phillips Fine Art Auctioneers (London, England)
    • Phillips Auctioneers (London, England : 1881-2001)
  • Additional Information

    • Descriptor

        Auction houses
    • Associated Locale

        Great Britain
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Field of Activity

      (fast) Auctions

    • Source: (OCoLC)fst00820963
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  • Sources

    • found: Fine 19th century European paintings and watercolours, 1991:t.p. (Phillips, Son & Neale; logo: Phillips, London)
    • found: Chess sets and related items, 1996:t.p. (Phillips Son and Neale) p. 4 of cover (Phillips International Auctioneers and Valuers)
    • found: Sandon, J. The Phillips guide to English porcelain of the 18th and 19th centuries, 1989:facing t.p. (Phillips Fine Art Auctioneers)
    • found: Pioneers of avant-garde design, 2000:cover (Phillips New York) p. 2 (Phillips Auctioneers; 1796-2000; founded in 1796; owned since 1999 by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton; major headquarters in London and New York; salesrooms throughout U.K. and in the U.S., Switzerland, Australia, and elsewhere)
    • found: The Berggruen collection ... 2001:cover (Phillips, New York) p. 2 (Phillips Auctioneers; 1796-2001; merged with de Pury & Luxembourg Art in 2001 ... has major headquarters in both London and New York ... salesrooms throughout the United Kingdom and the United States, Switzerland and Australia) p. 4 of cover (Phillips Auctioneers; Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg) p. 168 (Phillips, London) p. 170 (Phillips Worldwide)
    • found: Its Sale No. 6230. A catalogue of excellent furniture ... which will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Phillips, Son & Neale, at their Great Rooms, 73, New Bond Street, on 30th September 1881:title page (73, New Bond Street, W. [London]) ; Sale No. 6228, 8th September 1881: title page (Messrs. Phillips & Son)
    • found: Its Contents of a residence ... which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Phillips, Son & Neale Limited at their Great Rooms, 72 New Bond Street, W.1 on 27th January 1931.
    • found: The London Gazette, 25 May 1937(Phillips, Son and Neale Limited; address of registered office: 72, New Bond Street, London, W.1 [its winding-up was announced in The London Gazette of 30 April 1937; subsequently, a new auction house was set up under the same name])
    • found: Its Sale No. 30,869. Chinese and Japanese ceramics and works of art ... , 19 November 1999:title page (Phillips International Auctioneers & Valuers; founded 1796 [logo]; Phillips Son and Neale Limited; 101 New Bond Street, London W1Y 0AS (Blue Room))
    • found: The Ben Uri story from art society to museum, 2001:title page verso (Phillips Auctioneers, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 20 July 2023(Phillips (auctioneers); founded in 1796 by Harry Phillips; on his death [in 1839], the business passed to his son William Augustus, who renamed it Phillips & Son [in 1872]; his son-in-law Frederick Neale joined in [1881] and the company became Phillips, Son & Neale (known as Phillips from the 1970s and usually referred to as Phillips, the Auctioneers); bought in 1999 by LVMH; UK operations were sold to Bonhams in 2001 and merged into that company; most of the rump of the business was closed but some smaller departments were acquired by Simon de Pury and Daniella Luxembourg)
    • found: Guardian [newspaper], 14 July 2001(Auction houses Phillips and Bonhams plan to merge the bulk of their operations; the newly-created company will trade under the name Bonhams; Phillips, which has traded under the name Phillips, de Pury and Luxembourg since a merger earlier this year, is hiving off its most upmarket business; the new Phillips, de Pury and Luxembourg house will focus on the high end of the market from New York and one central London office)
    • found: Companies House Company Information website, viewed 5 September 2023(Phillips Son & Neale Limited [re-]incorporated on 25 January 1960 under Company number 00647900; re-registered on 10 June 1998 under Company number 03026473 until 28 January 2002; ceased trading after the business was transferred to Bonhams on 1 January 2002)
    • found: British Library general catalogue of printed books to 1975, 1979-1987(heading: Phillips, Auctioneering firm)
    • found: BLNAL file, viewed 20 July 2023(heading: Phillips (Firm); variant: Phillips Son and Neale; citation: A-Z guide to small collectables, 1985)
    • notfound: SCIPIO authority file, May 21, 2001 (hdg.: Glendining, London; variants: Glendining's, London; firm bought in 1946 by the Phillips organization, but operated separately; absorbed by Phillips, London in 1970; Phillips' coin and medal auctions held as: Glendining's, London)Vision 21, 2001: t.p. (Bonhams; Bonhams Brooks PS&N Limited)
  • Editorial Notes

    • [Establish each Phillips unit separately; Bonhams & Brooks Ltd. merged in Nov. 2001 with Phillips Son & Neale UK; will operate under the name Bonhams; salesrooms comprise Bond Street, Knightsbridge, Bayswater, and Chelsea, plus 40 other sites throughout the UK.]
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  • Change Notes

    • 1985-06-06: new
    • 2023-10-05: revised
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