The founders of Leslie & Baggott bring their specialist knowledge and years of experience to ensure that customers are given the right advice, demystifying the buying process, whether an item is attractive but of relatively small value or of international importance. In addition to the retail side, Leslie & Baggott offer advice to clients on the best way for them to buy and sell art and antiques.
Henry, the son of an antique dealer owned an antiquarian bookshop in Stow on the Wold for 10 years, he then joined Bonhams in Edinburgh as a specialist for 6 years where he managed their Sporting Sales and the Book Department. He has a keen eye for design, both traditional and modern.
Miranda Leslie ran Christies jewellery department in Scotland and in Amsterdam and then Bonhams Jewellery in Scotland before becoming Managing Director there for 10 years. As well as having a career in jewellery and being a Fellow of the Gemmological Association, Miranda has numerous other areas of interest in the art world as well as in interior decoration.
Alex Leslie has been a journalist for over 10 years, writing for a range of publications and focusing for the last few years on disruptive technology. At Leslie and Baggott Alex will be responsible for communications and the web site, and frankly he cannot wait to write about less disruptive issues than the rise of robots and artificial intelligence.