Anthony Pratt ASFAVChairman
Tony has spent the past forty years working in the auction profession, having started as a Trainee with the firm of Burrows & Day in Ashford, and moved to Canterbury in 1988 as Fine Art Director for GA Property Services, from whom in 1991 he was able to effect a management buy-out and acquired the business here in Canterbury.
From then on, he has sought to nurture and develop the business to the success it is today. Acquiring the freehold of the building in 1996, a full refurbishment was made to the fine building, which was finalised in 2001 providing a first-class working and display area for the presentation and sale of Fine Art and Antiques.
As Chairman, working alongside Managing Director David Parker and Director Cliona Kilroy, Tony takes responsiblity for professional valuation work for Probate, Sale by Auction and Insurance. He is well known in the City of Canterbury and is Consultant to the Dean & Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral and Canterbury Museums.
Tony enjoys the interaction with clients, whether developing or selling their collections and he has a particular interest in English antique clocks, 18th Century furniture and silver.
Contact him today for any valuation related matter.