Iain Byatt-Smith

Iain Byatt-Smith,

Auctioneer and Valuer

Iain joined us in early 2020, after 11 years with Bonhams, then since 2018, Tennant’s in Yorkshire.

Educated at Fettes College, he has a Fine Art Diploma from Christies; a BA in Art History and Classics; and an MA in Art Market Appraisal from Kingston University, for which he achieved a distinction. He is currently studying for his MRICS qualification.

His specialist areas include furniture, pictures, sporting memorabilia, militaria, ceramics, glass, and works of art.

He has written numerous articles for the antiques trade press on the encouragement of the younger generation into the art and antiques world. Whilst working in Bonhams Edinburgh, he was Chairman of the Innovators Group, a stimulating venture, specifically aimed at engaging with a younger clientele.

In his spare time, Iain enjoys country pursuits, winter sports and golf. He is also a keen music lover and has been a DJ at university clubs, local and European events.



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