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Quality Items were in the frame at The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair at Cheltenham

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Was Cheltenham a barometer of the antiques trade today?  Well clocks were certainly in demand and although a mixed result overall, there were a number of really good sales, at The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair held in association with LAPADA at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire  on 27th-30th November 2008, including a £35,000 Lowry drawing from Neptune Fine Art to a new client from Derby. Read the rest of this entry »

The North Cotswold Freecycle Group is growing daily

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The North Cotswold Freecycle Group was set up in September 2006 and is a branch of an incredibly fast-growing International Freecycle movement, which began in Tucson, Arizona, USA on 1st May 2003. The North Cotswold group now boasts over 1500 members and is growing daily. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Winter Cheer from Simon Chorley Art and Antiques at Prinknash

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Thursday 20th November 2008 – 10.30 am. The next auction at Simon Chorley Art and Antiques should bring some winter cheer to Prinknash with a varied selection of fine paintings, porcelain and works of art. Read the rest of this entry »

The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair at Cheltenham

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Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th November 2008 - The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair in association with LAPADA. The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH.
The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair is Cheltenham’s most prestigious and elegant fine art and antiques fair and is now in its 5th year at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse.

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Plenty of Life in the Auction Market-Results of 23rd October Simon Chorley Sale

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Amid the turmoil in world financial markets there has been plenty of life in the auction market at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques.  Perhaps some people are investing money in antiques as an enjoyable ‘safe haven’ while the banks are wobbling.  Certainly book and postcard buyers were out in force on 23rd October tempted by a fine selection of both categories. Read the rest of this entry »

A Cabinet Decision – Sold for £65,000

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Simon Chorley Art & Antiques kicked off their Autumn season with a fantastic price achieved at last week’s blockbuster  auction (Thursday 18 September 2008) when a local Gloucestershire family sold a  Louis XIV ebony, ivory and tortoiseshell cabinet, c 1650, for an astonishing £65,000 against an estimate of £20,000-£25,000. Read the rest of this entry »

Simon Chorley’s next auction includes selected items from Prinknash Abbey

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Thursday 18th September 10.30 am – Simon Chorley Art & Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX.
After a busy summer Simon Chorley Art & Antiques are kick-starting the autumn sales with another blockbuster auction on 18th September. Buyers will be able to purchase a slice of history as selected items from Prinknash Abbey go under the hammer.
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Influences & Inspiration – an exhibition of Arts & Crafts from the 1860s to the present day

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Wednesday 10th September – Wednesday 24thSeptember 2008  -10.00 am – 4.00 pm
Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire, GL4 8EX

Simon Chorley Art and Antiques, in conjunction with John Beer of OsbornandMercer.com are pleased to present their 2008 Arts and Crafts exhibition, ‘Influences and Inspiration’. This is a combined loan and selling exhibition which will provide a rare opportunity to purchase furniture and decorative objects from the period together with pieces produced today using the same methods and ideals. Read the rest of this entry »

Bench makes it’s mark at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

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The highlight of Simon Chorley’s fine art sale on Thursday 26th June was undoubtedly Lot 665, an Irish early 19th century. While the seat had suffered some damage and a poor varnish, it ticked enough of the right boxes to realize a sale topping £26,000 against an estimate of £1500-£2000.
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Summer Blockbuster Sale at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

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Thursday 26th June 2008- Simon Chorley, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX
The forthcoming summer blockbuster sale is full of interesting collections and is sure to generate a lot of interest from a variety of buyers and collectors.

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