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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Mightier than the Sword
Mightier than the Sword

 Our 4th October specialist Pens auction includes two single-owner collections of vintage, designer and collectable pens ranging from rare maki-e Japanese examples to sought-after Parkers, vintage Sheaffers, limited edition hand-crafted pens and much more.

Further entries are invited until mid-September 

 
Larks Hill Library
Larks Hill Library

We are pleased to offer the selected contents of the library from Larks Hill, Tuddenham, including volumes from the 17th century onwards, many being Suffolk and Ecclesiastical history related. 

 
June 2022 Sale Report
June 2022 Sale Report
Our June specialist auctions included an eclectic mix for all tastes and pockets; ranging from Royal-related jewellery, rare objet, and stunning art.  Our well-attended salerooms were joined by over 1200 online bidders.  As usual, there were some surprises across the board, and our second annual Classic Cars & Motorcycles sale also proved a great success. 
 
Nicole Frères music box
Nicole Frères music box

 

A rare circa 1861 Nicole Frères music box coming up in our 18th June Fine Art & Antiques 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.

 

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