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Fabulous Period Pieces Highlight Cotswolds Spring Fair

Posted on 28th February, 2017

Westonbirt School, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire

31st March – 2nd April 2017

A fabulous Tiffany lamp will be among the many superb antiques and works of art going on sale at The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair at Westonbirt School, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire from 31st March – 2nd April 2017.

With specialist dealers from across the country, this regular spring event is a purchasing hot spot for anyone interesting in period accessories, original antiques, decorative furnishings and original works of art. There are prices from less than £25 to more than £25,000 and a treasure trove of discoveries to be found.

American designer Louis Comfort Tiffany produced these fabulous richly decorated lamps, vases and glass that characterised the Art Nouveau period. This piece, which is a superb and very rare 1930’s replica, will be on sale from Paul Burnett Antiques for £35,000. Original examples now sell for upwards of £60,000. Among the many regular exhibitors will be W.R.Harvey Antiques specialising in period furniture, who promise a superb pair of mahogany and upholstered leather armchairs dating from the Regency period and made by the famous company of Gillows. They are priced at £25,000 and described as one of the most impressive articles of English furniture to be seen at the Cotswolds Fair for many years.

The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair is organised by Sue Ede, well-known fromorganising the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair and the famous Shepton Flea at the Bath & West Showground. ‘This is one of our longest-established events,’ explains Sue, ‘first run in 1989 and every year since then, appealing to collectors and home decorators across the region.’

The fair takes place in Westonbirt School’s grand hall, Orangery and adjoining rooms. There is a panelled restaurant, free parking and many visitors also visit nearby the antiques hub of Tetbury. The fair is open 11am-5pm daily. Admission is £5.00.

For the full press release click here – The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair 31st March – 2nd April 2017.




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