About Lacy Scott & Knight Auctioneers

Lacy Scott & Knight are an independent and long-established firm of Auctioneers & Valuers and Property Professionals.  We have been selling antiques and works of art since 1869, and in our purpose-built Auction Centre situated in the heart of historic Bury St Edmunds since the 1980s.

We are one of the largest salerooms in the East of England, holding a diverse range of specialist and general collectors auctions throughout the year.  All of our sales are fully catalogued and hosted online, with live bidding available via thesaleroom.com.

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WANTED: Vintage & Classic Cars and Motorcycles 
WANTED: Vintage & Classic Cars and Motorcycles 

 

We are now actively seeking Vintage and Classic Cars & Motorcycles for our June specialist auction.

 
March 2022 sale report
March 2022 sale report

 Our triple specialist auction weekend in March included some excellent and surprising prices, despite the worry of the war in Ukraine, cost of living fears, interest rate rises, and the lingering spectre of Covid…

 

 
Lucy Harwood
Lucy Harwood

The Suffolk eccentric whose medical misfortunate cost her a career in music but led to a life in art.  

Our 18th March Twentieth Century Art & Design auction includes several paintings by (Eva) Lucy Harwood (1893-1972).   Her vibrant works display a colourful personality and individuality of spirit, which was also apparent in the life she led, despite an early devastating setback.

 
Geographical Fun...
Geographical Fun...

 

Our next Fine Art & Antiques auction includes a copy of Geographical Fun: Being Humorous Outlines of Various Countries by William Harvey and Lilian Lancaster.  These witty & imaginative maps portray their country's as an anthropomorphic design depicting contemporary figures, historical elements and national symbols. 

They also tell us a lot about the Victorian British mindset!  

 
Blast from the Past
Blast from the Past

 

Did you know... 

That back in 2007, we (possibly) played a part in solving the Jack the Ripper mystery, thanks to the DNA from a blood-spattered Victorian shawl?

 
The Robin Butler collection of antique wine accessories
The Robin Butler collection of antique wine accessories

 

We are delighted to include within our 11th December Fine Art & Antiques auction an extensive collection of wine accessories belonging to the late Robin Butler, whose specialism in antique wine accessories made him the pre-eminent expert in his field over his long career.  This wonderful collection comprises silver wine-tasters, labels, coasters, goblets and much more.