With the amazing weather we've had of late its too hot to be stuck inside. Instead, why not take a look at our brand new Antiques Fairs calendar on Antiques.co.uk - many Antiques Fairs are held at the weekends meaning that its easy to get out and about in the sunshine and still get your fix of beautiful treasures and rare finds!
Alternatively, why not scroll down below to view what some of our favourite partners are offering this month? With over 20,000 antiques to browse through and over 500,000 viewers a month, there's no better place to buy, sell and love antiques than Antiques.co.uk!
www.poloantiques.com are exhibiting this Sunday the 4th July at the Cheshire Polo club for the Schmitz Cargo Bull National 8 Goal Finals and Luncheon they are pleased to be launching two new polo artists Charles Evans and Guy Warner.
With a complete redesign of their website and after 15.000 valuations done in just over 8 months, Valuemystuffnow.com continues to be the fastest growing online art valuation website that guarantees to provide you with a valuation of your art, paintings, silver, furniture, drawings or other antiques and collectables within 48 hours. All this in three simple clicks from £3.89 per item! All of their specialists have worked for Sotheby's, Christie's or one of the other leading auction houses. As they don't buy or sell items, their specialists can be totally unbiased and look at the items completely objectively.
This month a special 'Ebay seal' has been created for each valuation which customers can use in their Ebay listings and give that item further credibility, thus giving potential buyers extra confidence to place a bid.
Hampton Antiques have the pleasure of selling this fine Georgian Urn Tea Caddy. Made of Cuban Mahogany, it has polychrome decoration and white & green foliage around the lid's edge and top edge of the caddy. The urn body and dome of the lid are beautifully painted in a 'trompe l'oeil' style to simulate fluted sides. The top has a delicately-carved Ivory fluted finial. A superb, unique piece which was once exhibited at the BADA and Christies Art Treasures Exhibition in 1932.
We are specialists in Fine Antique Boxes & Accessories including tea caddies, knife boxes, jewellery boxes, decanter boxes, writing slopes and desk & decorative accessories.
Rare portrait of Vice Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson, signed Lemuel Francis Abbott C1760-1802 (16 X 20)
A rare chance to acquire an oil on canvas laid down on board of the famous vice admiral of the fleet "Lord Nelson"
Famous for his role in the Napoleonic wars and especially "The battle of Trafalgar" in which he lost his life, after the famous victory in 1805.
He became a national hero and received a state funeral Nelsons Column Monument stands in Trafalgar Square in London.
The portrait is after the studio of artist Lemuel Francis Abbott, whose signature is visible in the bottom right margin of the portrait.
There is an identical portrait which hangs in 10 Downing Street and a larger example hangs in the National Gallery London.
The painting would benefit from a little restoration and in particular to the dark background seen above Nelsons right shoulder and extending up to the top left corner.
Estimates for this are only £200-300 to refurbish all areas needing attention.
Offers in the region of £3,995 are sought for this rare painting. CONTACT: 07765 856171 ANYTIME
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Regent Antiques has been trading in London for nearly three decades. They are one of the UK’s leading dealers of antique and antique reproduction furniture and their superb website gives the public access to its extensive inventory at trade prices.
If you crave the charm and elegance of the Old World in your home, look no further than Regent Antiques of London for your inspiration. Whether your taste is English or Continental, ornate or minimalist, they have something for you.
The site displays items from a wide range of categories. Superb photography highlights every detail of the piece and easily allows one to imagine its impact in their home. From the traditional old English designs of the Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian Eras to the unparalleled opulence of the court of Louis XV and the French Empire, there is something for everyone. Purists and niche collectors will take heart in the wide range of antique items available at trade prices while others will prefer the extensive antique reproduction offers that allow one to own a piece that could only otherwise be found in a museum or royal palace.
But this website offers more than traditional furniture items. With fine porcelain, glassware, silver and silver plate wares, bronzes, fine paintings, and a wide range of other unique decorative pieces such as mirrored furniture, you could easily redecorate your entire home from this site alone.