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Ashbey's Galleries Fine Art Auctioneers

43-51 Church Street

Cape Town , Western Cape

South Africa   8001

Telephone : +27 21 423 8060

Fax : +27 21 423 3047

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Our History

The name Ashbeys Galleries has been known in Cape Towns Art and Antiques circles since 1891, the year that Edwin Rivers Ashbey started his small Picture Framing and Artists Materials Shop in Whitehall at the corner of Burg Street and Greenmarket Square.

The business then changed hands in 1914 to the Robinson family; Morris Robinson continued until he handed over the reins to his son Basil Robinson in 1946, upon his return from the war. Basil developed the business further and incorporated frequent Art and Antique Auctions.

After many moves Ashbeys Galleries finally settled in 1962 in their own premises at 43-51 Church Street, a Georgian Double Story Building dating from the mid 1700s.

Ashbeys Galleries has had many highlights over the years, having held the first exhibitions... Read more Read more

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