ABOUT US

Stephanie Connell is based in Surrey and has worked in the art and antique sector for over 15 years.

Our online store offers design led and iconic pieces. We only sell and buy pieces we love! The stock offered in our store includes important graphic design, strong design aesthetic and historically important collectors items.

As experts in 20th century popular culture the collection focuses on historic figures, cinema, travel and leisure. We uniquely offer a full service package including retail, private consultation valuations, acquisition and sales advice

WHO WE'VE WORKED WITH

Stephanie has worked in conjunction with a number of high profile institutions and companies, during her career including:

OUR BACKGROUND

StephanieConnellportrait-crop

Prior to establishing her retail business, Stephanie worked within the fine art auction industry for over 12 years. From 2006 to 2014 Stephanie was employed with Bonhams Auctioneers – one of the worlds leading auction houses. As the former Director of their Collectors sales and Head of the Entertainment Memorabilia department, highlights from her career include: the Eric Clapton Sale of Guitars & Amplifiers; Doctor Who – The Auction on behalf of the BBC; the sale of George Harrison’s family archive; auctions in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies (including the record-breaking sale of the original Maltese Falcon statue for over $3.4 million) and the sale of Jackie Kennedy’s pearls (Stephanie modelling in photo!). Additionally Stephanie worked on the Bonhams October 2015 sale of the estate of the late Lord Richard Attenborough, and with the late Sir Christopher Lee for the sale of his Lord of the Rings collection.

Stephanie has a Masters Degree in Fine Art Valuation, a Bachelors Degree in the History of Art & Design (including Film History) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Interior Design.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

We specialise in decorative objects and ephemera from the 19th and 20th centuries. We focus on pieces which encapsulate the era in which they were created or which represent the design style of the period.

ORIGINAL FILM POSTERS

As recognised specialists in vintage movie posters we handle the unusual and iconic. Our collection includes original posters from across cinematic history – silent era to the 1980s. If your looking to invest in film history look no further

ROYAL MEMORABILIA

Our online store offers collectors the opportunity to buy pieces of British history, we specialise in Royal pageantry and items which relate directly to events including coronation furniture, invitations and portrait photography.

ILLUSTRATION ART

Illustration art department includes unique original designs for posters, magazine covers and advertising, as well as architectural and technical drawings.

Tel

+44 (0)1306 640407 / +44 (0)7834 183911

Email

info@stephanieconnell.com

Contact