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Decorative Delights at Cotswolds Summer Antiques Fair

Posted on 3rd July, 2017

11th – 13th August 2017.

Westonbirt School, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QG

A rare set of wooden spice drawers, a Chinese antique pair of brass door handles, twentieth century glamour handbags and an 18th century carved wooden back set from a pony trap will be among the many rare and desirable pieces going on sale this summer at The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair at Westonbirt School, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire from 11th – 13th August 2017.

With specialist dealers from across the country, this regular summer event is enormously popular not only with regular keen collectors but fashion conscious interior designers looking for unusual furnishing pieces and decorative accessories of all shapes and sizes. There are prices from less than £25 to more than £25,000 on sale and a treasure trove of discoveries to be found.

Exhibiting as usual will be Fu Ts’ang Lung Oriental Antiques who will be offering a range of Chinese and Tibetan carvings, bronzes, drawings and works of art including a most decorative pair of antique brass door handles sourced from China priced at £275.

Exhibitor Candice Horley who trades as Twentieth Century Glamour will be showing vintage 1950’s handbags and 1920’s-70’s sparkling costume jewellery with signed piece from such highly sought-after makers as Trifari, Dior, Miriam Haskell, Joseff, Monet and Marcel Boucher.

Fine quality period furniture will be on sale from W.R.Harvey Antiques from Witney who specialises in the Georgian and Regency periods and pieces for the drawing room, dining room and study. Particularly impressive will be a late 17th century carved oak court cupboard dating from around 1670, priced at £2,670 …..

The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair is organised by Sue Ede, well-known from organising 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.

For the full press release click here The Cotswold Decorative Antiques & Art Fair 11th – 13th August 2017




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