Auctioneer’s Comment

Top Dog

An oil painting of a dog, which had spent years hidden away in the roof of a Devon cottage, sold for £3,400 in the Charterhouse January picture auction.

“Whilst you should never leave a dog in a hot car I am also sure you should never leave a picture of a dog in the attic for decades!” Commented Richard Bromell. “Apart from being covered in a film of dust and cobwebs, it was in remarkably original condition and would certainly be described as being market fresh.”

The Devon owner took advantage of the home visit service Charterhouse offer

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Stamp of Approval at Charterhouse Auction
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Cache in the Attic
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