The Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association Fair is all set to make a much-awaited return to Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP from Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th April 2015.
Now in its fourth year, the fair organized by the Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association is made up of 29 exhibitors of which 5 are guest dealers invited by The Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers’ Association (CADA) who would exhibit antiques and collectibles alongside the 24 members of the Association. All works are for sale with prices ranging up to £100,000.
Marine art lovers will enjoy “Frigate Getting Underway” signed and dated 1854 by William Joy (1803-1866) from Stuart Boyd Fine Art. Elizabeth Harvey-Lee, specialist print dealer is bringing an original etching from 1898 of Rudyard Kipling by William Strang RA, an admirer of Kipling. Other highlights include antique boxes that are very collectable items, such as an octagonal tortoiseshell tea caddy, c1820, price £8,750 or an exquisite amboyna silver gilt vanity box, c1854, price £8,500 both from Hampton Antiques. Fair highlights include an oil painting with Witney Antiques of Anne Barlow attributed to Godfrey Kneller, the leading portrait painter of the 18th century.
The fair will be raise money for the Winston Churchill Memorial Window: a new stained glass window on the South side of St Martin’s Church in Bladon designed by Emma Blount, a young stained glass award-winning artist. St Martin’s Church has the honor of being the last resting place of Sir Winston Churchill, and the place is visited by thousands of people each year and 2015 marks 50 years since Churchill’s death.
Call 01993 813874 for more information and to book.