About Us

The Pedestal

The Pedestal holds specialist auctions in premium locations. Alternatively our Shop allows immediate purchase for client consignments allowing flexibilty to both sellers and buyers.

The historic setting of Moor Park Mansion provides the perfect backdrop for the Interiors auctions, featuring fine furniture and objects from the 16th-20th centuries alongside silver, carpets, rugs.

Our Luxury Design sales take place in the convenient central London location of Kent House, Knightsbridge.

Our team of knowledgeable specialists have many years’ experience in the international market across many collecting categories.

55 Prince's Gate Exhibition Road London SW7 2PG t. 020 7281 2790 info@thepedestal.com

Guy Savill

Guy Savill

Former UK Head of Furniture and Works of Art for Bonhams Auctioneers, Guy has worked in the auction world for 22 years. In the course of his career Guy has been a specialist in the key areas of the furniture market from the 16th to mid-20th centuries, ranging from early oak, Georgian, 19th century and Design furniture. For more than a decade Guy has focused on Fine English and Continental Furniture, overseeing the sale of important rediscoveries of furniture associated with key designers and cabinet makers including Thomas Chippendale, John Linnell, Thomas Hope, Ernest Gimson and Lawrence Alma-Tadema, and estate and house sales including Le Chateau de Vincy, Great Brampton House, Gribloch House and The Bracewell Collection of Furniture by Gillows. Guy has always taken a keen interest in the marketing of furniture, his sales being amongst the first to explore the possibilities of going online as well as photographing furniture away from the confines of the studio in period settings. Guy is a Founder Partner of The Pedestal

Sally Stratton MRICS

Sally Stratton MRICS

With over twenty-five years of experience in the world of fine furniture valuation and auctioneering, Sally brings a broad range of commercial and academic skills to The Pedestal. Her career began with the award of the Antiques Trade Gazette prize on the completion of the three-year Incorporated Society of Valuers & Auctioneers (Fine Arts and Chattels) course, she is a past Branch Chairwoman of the I.S.V.A Central London Branch and now a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (Fine Arts Division). She has also featured as a ‘Guest Expert’ on the BBC’s ‘Bargain Hunt’ Series. Sally started her career in the Fine Furniture Department of Phillips Auctioneers later becoming Department Director at Bonhams. A longstanding member of the Furniture History Society and the Regional Furniture Society, Sally has continued to develop her academic knowledge and commercial acumen, which has helped her make notable discoveries and sales of fine and important furniture. Sally is a Founder Partner of The Pedestal


Simon Green

Simon’s career in the auction industry began over 30 years ago and for the past 25 years he has worked for Christie’s as a furniture specialist based in the South Kensington saleroom. From 1993 - 2017 he oversaw and developed the successful specialist themed sales of early oak, so he has a particular interest and knowledge of early (circa 1500-1700) English and Continental furniture, tapestries and objects. Over the last ten years he has been part of the Interiors department at Christie's South Kensington, giving him a broader experience of the decorative arts at auction and current market trends. Simon has been a member of the Regional Furniture Society and the Furniture History Society since the early 1990’s and was a board member of the arts and antiques faculty of RICS from 2001-2010. He is currently on the Vetting committees of the Olympia art and antiques fair, the Battersea Decorative Fair and Masterpiece London.


Michael Prevezer

Michael was former international head of silver at Phillips Auctioneers where he started on leaving school at 18, working there for 30 years and then going on to be head of the silver department at Christie's South Kensington for 10 years. Specialising in all types of silver but with a particular interest in Continental silver, pioneering the sales in Geneva for Phillips for 7 years, he also handled Russian works of art, early silver spoons, gold boxes and Judaica and was responsible for cataloguing the James Walker collection, one of the most comprehensive and esoteric collections of silver to have come on to the market, as well as the silver for the Lord Raglan sale whilst at Christie's and the Martin Gubbins collection of spoons which concentrated on rare Scottish Provincial marks.


Charlotte Rogers

With a family background in fine antiques Charlotte combined her two great loves; fine objects and fashion and graduated with 1st Class Hons from the prestigious London College of Fashion before going on to build a reputation as a brand expert in the fine fashion accessories and handbag industry. Over the last 10 years she has travelled extensively building relationships with dealers and collectors worldwide and has a particular interest in the high fashion brands Chanel, Louis Vuitton and Hermès. Charlotte has managed the sourcing and sale of various important handbags including many iconic Hermès Kelly and Birkin bags, the timeless Chanel 2.55 and collections of fashion jewellery. She maintains strong relationships with international clients including high profile celebrities, society individuals and fashion stylists and has had her private vintage Chanel and Hermès collections featured in prominent magazines including, most recently, the Love Magazine modelled by super models Kaia Gerber and Edie Campbell.