Sarah Priest is Regional Manager for the Midlands, based in Bonhams' Knowle office. She travels throughout the West Midlands, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Herefordshire and Leicestershire offering valuations for auction, probate and insurance purposes. She has a particular expertise in ceramics and glass.
Since joining Bonhams, Sarah has sourced many interesting and valuable items - including a Meissen Bottger stoneware teapot, circa 1710, which sold for £78,000, and a very rare and large Imperial carved polychrome lacquer 'nine dragon' box and cover, which sold for £212,500.
Sarah has spent over 25 years in the fine art auction industry and for several years ran the regional specialist ceramics sales in the Midlands and Edinburgh. She holds a Master's degree in History of Art from the University of St Andrews and is qualified as a valuer through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.