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Art Searching and Buying


We act on behalf of customers who wish to acquire works of fine and decorative art. More often recently we’ve been asked to visit clients homes/collections, who are interested selling for an appraisal. We can signpost customers in the right direction and will can offer attractive prices, saving them the hassle of auction houses and their commissions. ¬†We can usually do this through email or messaging services, to save people the time as well.


The staff at Bell’s Galleries have experience in sourcing and acquiring items on behalf of clients, both at auction and by private negotiation. We have an expanding wish-list, and will always keep an eye out for pieces that people specifically collect or want to acquire.

Our service

We advise on the quality, condition, provenance, rarity and value of each piece, ensuring our clients achieve best possible value with every purchase. Whilst many acquisitions are made at auction, we also offer advice and negotiate purchases on behalf of clients through art dealers and private sources.

Independent advice

We have no affiliation to any particular auction house or art dealer, and our sole aim is to maximise our clients advantage.


We offer an assurance of confidentiality in all our transactions and operate with complete discretion to protect the identity of anybody we help.