Paul Viney - Chairman Image

Paul Viney - Chairman

Paul was educated at Rugby and began his career at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. He then worked for the National Trust at Waddesdon Manor, the former Rothschild home near Aylesbury. In 1971 he joined Phillips Auctioneers where he was Vice-President in New York for three years and European Director from 1986-92 which included conducting trilingual auctions in Geneva. He joined Woolley and Wallis as Managing Director in 1995 and became Chairman …
John Axford - Deputy Chairman Image

John Axford - Deputy Chairman

Asian Art
John Axford is counted among the top Asian Art specialists in the auction world, described by Roy Davids and Dominic Jellinek, in their recent publication, 'Provenance - Collectors, Dealers & Scholars: Chinese Ceramics in Britain & America' as:  "The enterprising director of the Ceramics, Glass and Oriental departments … [who] has on occasion in recent sales outgunned his London rivals." In 2005 John discovered an exceptional Yuan dyn…
Clive Stewart-Lockhart - Managing Director Image

Clive Stewart-Lockhart - Managing Director

Clive Stewart-Lockhart joined Woolley and Wallis in May 2012, as Managing Director.  His career started in 1974 at Sothebys and included short spells at Bluetts, Oriental Art Dealers, and Bonhams.  In 1982 he moved from Sothebys to the auctioneers Dreweatts, which he helped build into a major regional saleroom, becoming Deputy Chairman. Clive has been a specialist on the BBC Antiques Roadshow for 22 years. He has also lectured on a number of cru…
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Amanda Lawrence - PA to The Chairman and Managing Director

Amanda is PA to Paul Viney and Clive Stewart-Lockhart and has worked for the Company since 2013.  She arranges all written valuations and fronts our free monthly valuation mornings.
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