Mark Medcalf has been in the business for over 30 years, working for leading auction houses in London and Edinburgh, latterly as Head of Valuations. His broad experience has provided him with an unusually wide, both general and specialised knowledge of furniture, silver, Scottish antiques and paintings (17th century to contemporary). He is a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS). He is well known in the art world, and is often asked to lecture on antiques and collecting.
Found as a table light this 18th Century Chinese cloisonné vase was found in a clients house being used as a table light, 40 cm high and Chien Lung period it sold for £20,000 in November 2010. Good Chinese art is fetching extremely high prices at present.
His Associates are 10 of the UK's leading experts in jewellery, glass, ceramics, clocks, medals & militaria, books & manuscripts etc. Mark is personally involved with every valuation but involves the Associates as and when required.
Mark Medcalf Associates covers both Scotland and Northern England as well as London and the South East from the Edinburgh Office. In addition, large valuations can be undertaken across the entire UK, Ireland and Europe.