Antiques Young Gun of the Year 2014

Following the success and attention gained by last year’s awards, the shortlist for the 2014 Antiques Young Gun of the Year award has been announced.
Founded last year by Gail McLoed, George Johnson and Mark Hill and awarded to Timothy Medhurst of Reeman Dansie Auctioneers, the Antiques Young Gun of the Year award is open to anyone working in the business aged 39 or under including people who are working for auction houses, learning how to be restorers, organising regional and international fairs and, of course, dealing.
This year’s award has gained extra gravitas by the involvement of 11 senior-level members of the industry, dubbed the ‘Antiques Heavy Artillery’ including:

  • Stuart Atkinson, Fontaine Decorative
  • Marc Allum, BBC Antiques Roadshow
  • Lennox Cato, Lennox Cato Antiques and BBC Antiques Roadshow
  • Mark Goodger, Hampton Antiques
  • Ashley Gray, Gray Modern and Contemporary Art
  • Patrick Macintosh, Macintosh Antiques
  • Steven Moore, BBC Antiques Roadshow
  • Spencer Swaffer, Spencer Swaffer Antiques
  • Ian Towning, Bourbon Hanby Arcade and Dickinson’s Real Deal
  • Nigel Worboys, Antiques are Green and Worboys Antiques
  • Robert Young, Robert Young Antiques

Up for grabs at this year’s prestigious award ceremony, to be held on Friday 4th July at Alfies Antiques Market, will be one of eight Lorfords’ showcase awards, a mentorship with one of the 11 ‘Antiques Heavy Artillery’, the Judith Miller Award for Outstanding Potential and, of course, the much coveted Antiques Young Gun of the Year award.
The shortlist for the 2014 Antiques Young Gun of the Year award is:

  • Alys Dobbie, Nanadobbie
  • Amanda Pickett, Clarke Pickett
  • Daniel Larsson, D. Larsson Interiör & Antikhandel
  • Edd Thomas, Edd in the Clouds
  • Henry Saywell, 52 Meters
  • James Gooch, Doe & Hope
  • Jason Clarke, Jason Clarke Antiques
  • Jon Irvine; Lily Trunfell, No. 1 Lewes
  • Marika Clemow, ATG Media
  • Matt Goymer, Delphis Antiques
  • Matt Wise
  • Oliver Leggett, Lacy Scott & Knight
  • Paul Jones
  • Robyn Alston, On the Wall Antiques
  • Serhat Ahmet, Serhat Ahmet Antiques
  • William Potts, Just William Collection

Cadogan Tate would like to wish all the finalists the best of luck for the awards. Anyone wishing to join the Antiques Young Guns as a member or would like to find out more about the awards, should visit

Information correct at time of publication