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    Antiques.co.uk - June Newsletter

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    The Lost Fragment

    Iain Michael Brunt is delighted to be able to show this work from July 2016 in Berkeley Square, London: The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) by Based Upon.

    Based Upon's The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) is over 3 meters in length, comprising 5 tons of granite and bronze. The work is Based Upon's second public sculpture, following the unveiling of the 10 metre high A Grain of Rice in Hong Kong last year. The Lost Fragment (a prosthetic fallacy) will preview at Masterpiece London (30th June – 6th July) before showing in Berkeley Square for the remainder of 2016.

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    A Rare & Unusual Find
    Picking our way around a closing down sale we came across in a very dusty dark corner a late 19th century bronze model of the Warwick vase by H Luppens & Cie, made probably around 1890. Sadly it has lost its original plinth but that certainly does not detract from its classical lines. The urn form body is flanked to each side by an intertwined handle and is decorated in relief with grape vines, classical busts and lion pelmets. There is an oval pastille to one side which reads H Luppens & Cie / Bruzelles / bronze d'art. The urn measures 23cms in height. For sale by one of our sellers
    Smugglers Cottage Dorset

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    Made In Occupied Japan
    MADE IN OCCUPIED JAPAN AICHI TOKEI DENKI CLOCK

    This vintage wall clock is particularly unique as it is stamped 'Made in Occupied Japan', the term used for the time period from the end of World War II in 1945 through to April 25, 1952. It was during this time that the Allies 'occupied' Japan and it was a requirement that products for export had this stamp. Because of this specific and relatively brief dating, items with this mark are rare & very collectible. For many collectors the social history attached to this further adds to the appeal.

    Aichi Tokei Denki was founded in July 1892 in Nagoya Japan. Today the company still exists but specialises in water & gas meters.

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    AICHI TOKEI DENKI CLOCK
    A Sad Note
    A sad note from one of our long standing sellers Tony Hopkins.

    After six enjoyable years in the antiques business I have decided it is time to retire. The shop in Somerset closes at the end of June, so we are selling the remaining stock at reduced prices. Most items are listed on www.antiques.co.uk. 

    Please contact us if anything takes your fancy.

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    Superb Georgian Rosewood Side Table, C1820
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    The Vintage Trader

    The Vintage Trader stocks an inspiring collection of antique and decorative items from 19th century through to vintage mid-century pieces. Vintage drinks trolleys, French chandeliers, antique French mirrors and decorative objects all find space in this dealers eclectic online store.

    'A distinctive look with French influence hoping to bring character and individuality into todays modern homes'.

    Based in West Sussex (an hours drive from London) would love for you to pop in, by appointment.

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    The Vintage Trader
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    D.A. Antiques & Fine Art

    Our company was founded in 2012. D.A. Antiques & Fine Art it ranked in the top 10 antiques companies in Eastern Europe.

    In our collection you can find a large collection of Meissen ceramics and Faberge jewelry. Our offices are located in Poland and Ukraine. Worldwide Shipping.

    We guarantee the authenticity of each items. All of our items are insurance in Vienna Insurance Group. Our bank Swedbank provides a bank guarantee for the amount of each transaction. Money back 15 business days.

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    D.A. Antiques & Fine Art
    Competition
    We're starting our quiz again and there’s a prize for the correct answer, a free gold account on www.antiques.co.uk allowing you to list unlimited items for sale and reach over 1 million visitors worth £500-00. You'll need to have read our blogs and then use our search engine facility to get the answers. Good luck!
    1/ Name at least one example of a statement pieces from the ones we've suggested in our blogs this week

    2/ In one of our blogs, we mentioned something that you use to make coffee with, what was it?

    3/ Which item did we mention in our statement piece blogs that could help your bathroom look bigger?
    Terms and conditions apply. All participants must be over 18 years of age, they should be a new member to antiques.co.uk and for the correct answer they will receive a free gold membership on www.antiques.co.uk worth £500-00

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    Chandelier
    Quiz!