Meet The Team

Auctioneers & Valuers

Mark Wise BA Hons ASFAV

Mark Wise BA Hons ASFAV
Company Director & Auctioneer

Mark joined Mitchells in 1987 when auction sales of furniture and household effects were held, on an ad hoc basis between livestock sales, in the cattle market itself. Mitchells have always sold antique furniture and effects however Mark concentrated solely on this building Mitchells reputation. Part of the cattle market was converted into a saleroom in the early 90s and a programme of specialist Furniture and Fine art Sales was introduced.

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James Forster BA Hons ASFAV

James Forster BA Hons ASFAV
Head of Fine Art and Furniture

James is a valuer and Auctioneer with twenty years of experience in both the London and Provincial auction rooms. A generalist with a detailed knowledge of British and European art he has a particular interest in print making and post war British art.  Roles have included working for Sotheby's Valuation Department, where he travelled in the UK and Europe cataloguing high value picture collections, and as the principal valuer for Artbanc, a London based American art advisory firm.

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