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Press release 2024 - The 35th Bath Decorative Antiques Fair

Press release 2024
The 35th Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
15-16 March 2024
Preview Thursday 14 March

Celebrating its 35th edition, the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair is a premier event showcasing a wide range of decorative items, country house furniture, art from renowned exhibitors and an array of accessories for both indoor and outdoor spaces. 

This year's fair promises to be an exceptional experience, blending history with contemporary design.

Expect to see a captivating selection of English, French, and Nordic antique furniture and designs. Exhibitors will be showing grand painted cabinets, distinctive chateau furniture, commanding statuary, cast iron urns, and garden benches tailored for outdoor elegance. Discover farmhouse tables, rustic oak furniture, intriguing architectural elements, unique salvage pieces, and diverse lighting options. An opulent mix of antique textiles, intricate needleworks, and rugs sourced globally, complemented by a collection of folk art, mirrors, early glass, and English and Continental pottery will be shown by a number of regular exhibitors at this cherished event in the calendar. The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair also boasts a wide spectrum of art, ranging from period portraits to Modern & Contemporary pieces by celebrated artists.

This leading regional decorative antiques fair will yet again create an exciting sourcing opportunity and kindle inspiration for both the antiques trade, designers and homemakers, when exhibitors will align their displays with the prevailing trend of seamlessly blending styles from different eras.

 

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Kore Purchase - Pair of open arm English chairs original paint with rush seats c 1830

 

Among the popular decorative specialists at Bath are Acanthus, Coach House Brocante, Barrows Antiques, Desired by Lucifer Fitzwardo, DJ Green Antiques, Dolly Daydream Interiors, Elham Antiques, Feathered Interiors, Jo’s Objects of Desire, King George Antiques, Kore Purchase, Mary Hossack Antiques, No. 1 Lewes, Smith & Moon Interiors, Visage Gallery and William Morris Antiques. Adding a flavour of semi formal Country House antiques will be Grayshott Antiques, Sheps Antiques, Walton House Antiques, The Bath Chap and Olive Interiors.

Positioned at the beginning of the Spring season, Bath Decorative Antiques Fair offers much temptation for the buyers of antiques for the garden and conservatory. Long time exhibitors Linda North Antiques, Simon Wharton Antiques, Skye’s Place and Elham Antiques together with recent arrivals Ludgate House Antiques and Warehams Antiques & Interiors, are all specialists in the indoor/outdoor trend of mixing fabulous stone, glass and metal in decorative schemes.

 

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Grayshott Antiques - A Fine Napoleon Day Bed PAO

The fair will spotlight an arrangement of fine and decorative art, showcasing the expertise of various specialists in 2024 with both new and long standing dealers. Participating in 2024 will be Berlin Walls, Granta Fine Art, Thomas Spencer Fine Art, Larkhall Fine Art, Paul Atterbury, Nick Waters Fine Art, and Julian Green Art, presenting a diverse collection of artworks spanning from the 18th to the 20th century.

 

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Julian Green Art - Painting by Paul Leon Frequenez, France Circa 1900

 

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Nick Water Art -  John Hoyland, RA – ‘Wish’

The Bath Decorative Antiques Fair has consistently embraced the folk art genre, and the upcoming Spring event will welcome the return of Hiscock & Shepherd. Their impressive collection will feature a diverse collection of items, such as samplers, paintings, early pottery, glass, and textiles. 

A fantastic selection of rugs and textiles will also be on display including Country House carpets and rugs from Asia and the Levant, from dealers Galerie Arabesque, Rug Addiction and Su Mason Antique Textiles.

 

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Su Mason Antique Textiles

Year after year, the prominence of Mid Century design has continued to rise at the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair. Particularly noteworthy in 2024 will be Not Wanted on Voyage and Nick Waters Art. Expect to see pieces from distinguished designers including furniture, lighting, wall art and accessories. Also in addition but not limited to 20th century treasures, the exquisite collection from Glass of All Ages adds to the allure of the fair.

 

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1923 Antiques - Regency Ebonised Gilt Painted Pine Waterfall Bookcase

 

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Glass of All Ages

 

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Coach House Brocante - On a handmade 1820s riveted wrought iron steps is a section of a children’s 22 piece dinner service in Porcelain 1870s

 

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Dolly Daydream Interiors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Visage Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes to editors:  

An exhibitor list is available at bathdecorativeantiquesfair.co.uk  

 

The 35th Bath Decorative Antiques Fair 

Website: www.bathdecorativeantiquesfair.co.uk

Date: 15-16 March 2024

Preview Thursday 14 March

Venue: The Pavilion, North Parade Road, Bath, BA2 4EU

 

Opening Times:

PREVIEW: Thursday 14 March - 12 – 5pm

Admission with ticket or Business Card

Otherwise £10.00

 

PUBLIC:

Friday 15 – Saturday 16 March: 10am – 5pm

Admission: £5.00

Complimentary tickets available via website

 

Instagram: @bathdecfair

Pinterest: BathDecFair

Twitter: @bathdecfair

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/BathDecorativeAntiquesFair

 

ORGANISER:

Sue & Peter Hodder

Tel: 01278 784912

HI RES IMAGERY AND FURTHER INFORMATION FROM:

Molly McNeaney 07722 860391

molly@theantiquemarketingcompany.co.uk

 

 

The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU
14-16 March 2024