Professor R M Hicks Collection Features in Mallams' April Asian Art Sale

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Mallams’ next Asian Art Sale takes place at the Cheltenham saleroom on 27 and 28 April, and includes a collection of 150 lots from the late Professor R M Hicks OBE. Her eclectic collection includes early Tang and Song ceramics, Chinese bronzes, Chinese rank badges and fine robes, as well as Middle Eastern Icat coats, panels, and skirts, many of which are labelled with details of the provenance and place of purchase.

Also included in the sale is part of the estate of Patrick Dockar-Drysdale (1929-2020) from Wick Hall, Radley, who was an Oxford graduate and a Canadian linguistics expert.  Another part of his estate, including his library, tribal collection, furniture and works of art, is being auctioned in the Oxford Library Sale on 23 and 24 February. Find out more here

Mallams is accepting entries for its April Asian Art Sale until 1 April so please contact William Fisher for a free, informal valuation by emailing him at or by calling the Cheltenham saleroom on 01242 235712. 

Alternatively, you can go along to Mallams’ upcoming Chinese, Indian & Japanese Art Valuation day taking place on Wednesday 9 March.  The Asian Art specialists will be at Mallams’ Oxford saleroom between 10am and 1pm and at the Abingdon Saleroom from 2-4.30pm.  For location and contact details click here


Published: 16th February 2022
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