The AGM 2021 online auction included a late 19th-century writing slope, a Bentley copy of Sense and Sensibility, portrait pendants, and other treasures.
AGM 2020 Auction
The AGM 2020 auction (held online during the pandemic) included rare and vintage books, figurines of Emma and Elinor, a lovely Georgian pin/pendant and original art featuring Chawton House.
Lady Molesworth's copies of Austen
Published in 1856 by Richard Bentley, this set of Jane Austen’s novels initially belonged to a fashionable self-made Victorian hostess whose social gatherings redirected political careers and included literati such as Dickens, Macaulay, and Thackeray. These books were donated to Chawton House by the winning bidder.
Post Valentine's Day 2020
A private coaching session was donated to Chawton House by Matchmakers In The City, a leading concierge matchmaking firm in LA, NYC, DC, and SF.
Valentine's Day 2020
We celebrated the rehanging of the portraits at Chawton House with an auction of these charming 14k gold antique miniature hand-painted portrait earrings.
For those not attending the AGM 2019 in person, three of the most exciting historical items were made available for online bidding.