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Press Release: The 35th Bath Decorative Antiques Fair 2024 - What to expect…

Press Release: The 35th Bath Decorative Antiques Fair 2024 - What to expect…

Bath, UK – The Roman City of Bath, with its splendid Georgian architecture and buzzing restaurant vibe, is set to host the 35th Bath Decorative Antiques Fair from 15-16 March 2024, with a preview on Thursday 14 March. 

Taking place at The Pavilion, the event offers a unique opportunity to explore an eclectic mix of antiques, art, and design spanning several centuries.

This year, The Pavilion will become a hub for those who appreciate the beauty of decorative antiques for the home and garden. With a focus on quality and originality, and sustainability, expect to see a variety of items ranging from the practical elegance of farmhouse tables and the bold lines of chateau furniture to the intricate details of painted cabinets and the robust character of statuary. 

Long term exhibitors Elham Antiques (pictured below) never disappoint with grand scale country house painted dressers and cupboards and decorative pieces for the garden to create unique and  beautiful relaxed homes & garden spaces.


Elham Antiques

Elham Antiques

The fair captures the essence of English and Continental gardens and rural charm with its selection of cast iron urns, garden benches and charming French bistro tables and chairs. These pieces, offered by respected dealers like Simon Wharton Antiques (pictured below) bring a touch of the outdoors into the home.

 

Simon Wharton Antiques

Wharton Antiques

Textile enthusiasts will find a rich palette of colours and textures to explore. Newcomer Su Mason Antique Textiles is a specialist in antique French linens and textiles from the 18th to 20th century. Alongside returning exhibitor Rug Addiction, known for their captivating Antique Persian & Kurdish Rugs, will display a collection that spans the globe. 

Art remains a vibrant component of the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair, with offerings that traverse time from solemn period portraits to the bright and bold strokes of modern art. A standout piece is a Swedish still life from circa 1940 from Julian Green Gallery, representing the fair’s dedication to diverse artistic expressions that cater to every taste and many time periods.

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Jo's Objects of Desire

Acknowledging the ever strong presence of Mid Century design, the fair welcomes collections Smith & Moon Interiors who delight in blending period pieces with the clean, functional aesthetics of the 20th century. 

 

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Shep's Antiques

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No 1 Lewes

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Wareham's Antiques

Featuring 28 returning and 11 new exhibitors, including notable names like Dolly Daydream with an inspiring and eclectic mix of global antiques and ephemera a and Jo’s Desired Objects who knows how to deck a stand with buyable vintage furniture and accessories for the home and garden,  Nick Waters Fine Art who also deals in Mid Century furniture and Shep’s Antiques dealing in fine Continental furniture and a wide range of decorative antiques and Wareham’s Antiques showing a collection of Swedish painted furniture, the 35th edition of the fair promises to uphold its tradition of embracing the decorative antiques trade in all its facets to inspire the design traditions that influence our living spaces.

 

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Mary Hossack Antiques

 

Event Details:

  • Preview: Thursday, 14 March 2024, 12 noon – 5 pm
  • Fair Dates: Friday, 15 March & Saturday, 16 March 2024, 10 am – 5 pm
  • Location: The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU
The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU
14-16 March 2024