Fine Arts: Spanish colonial treasures lead way in Finch & Co sale

A selection of the art collector’s stock is up for grabs this week at Christie’s

1st November, 2020
A Halley’s Comet brooch is up for auction at Christie’s, estimated at £1,500-£2,000

Exotica is the spice of life, but where do collectors source those exceedingly rare items? Peep in the little black book of any connoisseur and you’ll find the name Finch & Co. Run by husband-and-wife team Craig and Jan Finch, since 1983 their Brompton Road, London base has been a treasure house of ethnographic works of art and antiquities.

Global institutions that have acquired items from them include the British Museum, the V&A, and...

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