Auction Report June 2024: Like father, like son


An Omobono Stradivari and two Vuillaumes were the standout lots during a varied spring auction season in London, as Kevin MacDonald reports

Spring sales are usually that little bit less grand than autumn ones, and such was the case in 2024. Ingles & Hayday (I&H) offered only 164 lots after withdrawals (down from 307), and Brompton’s 257 (down from 270). Only Tarisio, which continues to edge its way back into the London market, increased its offerings to 63…

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