About Us

JS Fine Art is a long established family owned and run business. We have had the pleasure of serving many thousands of buyers and sellers across a wide range of antique property.

We often hit the headlines for discovering rare and valuable pieces, and we provide a first class service and professional advice to all clients.

Please browse the website for more information and of course we are always very happy to discuss your requirements in person or over the phone. You can rely on a warm welcome at all times.


Joe Smith founded J.S. Auctions in 1993. He is an auctioneer and valuer whose specialist interests are early period and vernacular furnishings, sporting goods and scientific instruments, as well as campaign furniture and related items. enquiries@jsfineart.co.uk

Veronica Smith co-founded J.S. Auctions in 1993 and helps deal with the day to day running of the business, accounts and enquiries. veronicasmith@jsfineart.co.uk

Simon Davies is a highly experienced auctioneer and valuer having previously worked at Bonhams for fourteen years, and before that, Holloways in Banbury for fifteen years and Fellows in Birmingham for seven years. Simon is keen to help the business continue to expand at the site and will welcome requests for house visits with a view to valuations. simondavies@jsfineart.co.uk

Jodie Houghton. Junior jewellery valuer and cataloguer. Jodie brings a wealth of of time served experience and qualifications to our jewelery and general valuations department.

Rob Black. Saleroom manager & Co-ordinator A lifetime experience in the decorative antiques business, Rob ensures the display of consigned lots are shown to their best advantage

Tanya Shelton – Office Manager enquiries@jsfineart.co.uk

Kyle Golby- general sale manager

Our portering staff are:

Gerry Melvin

clint jarvis

Paul King

Robert Melvin

Steve Rolfe

We also have a wide range of consultants, who we use when necessary for more specialized items and collections.