The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at The Mere, Cheshire Boutique in style, the fair plays host to some 30 specialist dealers, mainly members of BADA & LAPADA, each displaying a different discipline & offering for sale a huge variety of unique works of art.
News-Antique.com - Jan 25,2017 - After a lapse of one year due to commitments at The Mere, The Antiques Dealers Fairs Limited is delighted to announce the return of The Antiques & Fine Art Fair at The Mere, which takes place at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa, Chester Road, Mere, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 6LJ from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 February 2017. This year, the fair is supported by NFU Mutual Knutsford.
Boutique in style, the fair plays host to some 30 specialist dealers, mainly members of BADA and LAPADA, the leading UK's trade associations, each displaying a different discipline and offering for sale a huge variety of unique works of art, antiques and antiquities spanning the centuries. All items are for sale.
This is one of Cheshire's most established art and antiques events offering visitors the opportunity to source the very best including traditional and contemporary paintings; fine period furniture, antique and designer jewellery; vintage watches; silver; 19th century and contemporary sculpture; ancient Greek and Roman artefacts; antique lighting; glass; maps and prints; Arts & Crafts, English and Continental porcelain, as well as a host of spectacular decorative objects dotted around the fair.
Now in its sixth year, the fair has created a loyal following amongst collectors, interior decorators, private and corporate buyers offering an unrivalled choice from the traditional to the unusual and quirky, all under one roof. Free parking and refreshments are available throughout the day making it a one-stop shop and an enjoyable day out.
New exhibitors this year include Lucy B Campbell Gallery, Fileman Antiques, Holland Murray Fine Art, Howell 1870, J Dickinson Maps & Prints and Morgan Strickland Decorative Arts. After a gap, John Newton Antiques and Shapiro & Co are returning to the fair.
If there is space on your wall for an eye-catching work of art, Richwood Fine Art, specialist in Modern British and contemporary art, is bringing an eclectic collection of works including a gouache study for the painting Four Colours, Black +White Visual Grey, Warm and Cold Yellow Sensation by Bridget Riley, c1981, priced at £44,200. Similarly, from the same dealer, Crying to the Wall: My God! My God! Will she relent by Patrick Caulfield (1936-2005) is for sale at £33,800. Holland Murray Fine Art, new dealer to the fairs circuit, is showing a further selection of Modern British paintings, sculptures and prints including paintings by John Hoyland RA (1934-2011), who was widely acknowledged as one of the greatest artists of his time. One of his effervescent acrylics on canvas for sale at £24,000 is Hope Morning 27.04.07. Lucy B Campbell Gallery represents award winning and emerging contemporary British, European and American artists, photographers and sculptors. The stand features a riot of colour with charming works such as Niger by Manuel López Herrera, £8,800.
Haynes Fine Art is offering a comprehensive display of work by northern artists such as Brian Shields (1951-1997), Arthur Delaney (1927-1987), Harold Riley (b. 1934) Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887-1976), Helen Bradley (1900-1979) and William Ralph Turner (1920-2013). For a more