Ian Woodward

Ian was born and raised in Cheshire. He went to school in Winsford, and left at age 18 to work for cattle auctioneer’s Wright Manley in Beeston as a trainee auctioneer and clerk.

Ian moved to into the saleroom in 1995 where he got his introduction to furniture and antiques. After leaving the company briefly to co-run a business with his wife, Ian returned in 2003 to manage the saleroom. He joined the team at Trevanion Auctioneers in 2019, and now oversees the furniture and clocks, as well as taking to the rostrum on auction days alongside Christina and Ashley.

Ian currently lives in Nantwich with his wife. In his spare time he enjoys walking his dogs, watching films and listening to classic British rock.

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Roaring 20’s Prove Music to Bidders’ Ears: April 2024

Jewellery fit for a princess was at the heart of Trevanion Auctioneers’ April auction.  The star of the show was an early 20th century diamond set bracelet made for Russian Princess Irena Obolensky (1917-1996).

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Delftware Delights: March 2024

Spring was in the air at Trevanion Auctioneers’ March auction, and the promise of warmer weather was perfectly captured by one of the star lots – a rare near pair of Bristol Delft ‘Farmyard’ plates, circa 1730, each polychrome decorated with a cockerel amongst manganese purple trees.

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February Auction Cooks up a Storm: February 2024

In the strike-bound, power-cut plagued Britain of the 1970s, there emerged an artist whose joyful, bold and colourful depictions of larger-than-life women having fun, were a ray of light in an otherwise drab world.

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Diamonds and Dogs yield Top Results: November 2023

They traditionally say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend and dogs are a man’s best friend, and bidders at our hugely popular Fine Art and Antiques auction in November certainly seemed to agree with this sentiment with both diamonds and dogs among the top prices achieved over the two-day auction.

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Picture Perfect: October 2023

With the night’s drawing in, there’s nothing better than finding something bright and beautiful to lift the gloom, and buyers at our two-day Fine Art and Antiques specialist October auction were spoilt for choice!  Day one saw bidders vying for a beautiful selection of jewellery, with sapphires and diamonds the stars of the show. 

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A Sparkling Success: August 2023

Trevanion Auctioneers are celebrating following the huge success of their recent jewellery auction which was the largest offering of jewellery in the nine year history of the firm.

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Country House Collection: June 2023

Managing Partner and Founder, Christina Trevanion, reflects on a fascinating and unique auction held by Trevanion at a historic Country House in Cheshire.

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Colour Change Sapphire Suprise: May 2023

A rare and unique ring won the hearts of bidders at our May Fine Art & Antique auction.  Lot 160 , a mid 20th century certified colour change sapphire cluster ring, attracted bidding from around the world, eventually selling for £4,200 plus buyer’s premium. 

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Lots of Love: February 2023

Love was certainly in the air during our February Valentine’s auction, where a spectacular sapphire and diamond ring sold for an incredible £15,000 + Buyer’s Premium. The ring, which featured an impressive 13.8 carat Burmese sapphire, was discovered amongst a collection of vintage and costume jewellery from an estate in Shropshire

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Banishing the Winter Blues: January 2023

After a roaring start to their first auction of the year, the team are looking forward to a busy 2023. Many of the top results of the day came from the furniture section, which included a fine Jacobean chest of drawers and a two section chest of the same period, which made £2,200 and £1,500.

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Enigmatic Faces of the Interregnum

Christina Trevanion reflects on the sale of a rare 17th century painting which sold for more than a quarter of a million pounds.    There are moments in an auctioneer’s life that ‘stick’, and recently, perched on top of a ladder, in a rather damp and tumbling down out-building, I had one of these.  For hanging