Category Archives: Rose Antiques Fairs

Treak Cliff Cavern

View of Treak Cliff Cavern

Treak Cliff Cavern is one of only two Blue John mines in the world. Both mines are located beneath Treak Cliff Hill Castleton, Derbyshire, but Treak Cliff Cavern is the older of the two having been established sometime between 1745 and 1750.

Into the Mine at Treak Cliff Cavern

Blue John is semi-precious fluorospar containing yellow purple and blue bands and has been worked for centuries to produce decorative wares and architectural structures including vases and columns, examples of which can be found in the finest stately homes across the UK including Chatsworth and Buckingham Palace.

The original mine closed in 1926, but eventually came under the control of the Harrison family in 1945 who have since developed the mine as a source of Blue John jewellery rock for the production of ornamental pieces.

Cliff Blue Vein Elephant Carving hand-finished at Treak Cliff Cavern.

Treak Cliff Cavern and gift shop is open to the public from 10am every day with the exception of the 25th December and runs a number of daily tours of the mine

Treak Cliff Cavern will be presenting a Blue John exhibition at the York Racecourse Antiques Decorative and Fine Art Fair on the 8th and 9th June 2018, covering the history of Blue John mining at Treak Cliff Cavern whilst giving visitors to the fair a unique opportunity to buy exquisite and unique antique, vintage and contemporary bespoke pieces of ornamental Blue John wares and jewellery, examples of which are shown below. The exhibition will be accompanied by a daily talk about Treak Cliff Cavern entitled “Treakcliff Cavern and the Story of Blue John”.

For Further information about Treak Cliff Cavern or to inquire about any of the items shown on this page visit the Treak Cliff Cavern web site at http://www.bluejohnstone.com/ or email Treak Cliff Cavern at treakcliff@bluejohnstone.com Alternatively, for an informal chat about the mine and the products of the highly skilled artisans at Treak Cliff Cavern call 0044 (0)1433 620571.

Garret & Hurst Sculpture

French Alabaster bust titled Odette c1910 by Alfred Jean Foretay (1861-1944)

Garret and Hurst Sculpture are dealers in fine original antique bronze and marble sculpture  acquired from private clients across Europe and the U.S.A. . They specialise in original early 19th century sculpted and cast figurative works from artists such as Signoret-Ledieu, Louis Ernest Barrias, Antonio Ugo, Edmond Lefever, Adrien Gaudez, Alfred Jean Foretay and Eugene Delaplanche, animalier works by artists such as Charles Valton, Adelgunde Vogt, Clovis Masson, Edouard-Marcel Sandoz, Jules Moigniez and Paul Comolera and contemporary works by  Robert Glen and Margot Homan.

Garret & Hurst Sculpture will be exhibiting at the Rose Antiques Fairs York Racecourse Antiques Fair on the 8 and 9 June 2018.

For further information about any of the items shown on this page e-mail   info@garretandhurst.co.uk or for an informal chat call Garret and Hurst Sculpture on 01342 311 729 or Mobile 07976 247 942.

Malcolm Eglin Antiques

Malcolm Eglin Antiques is a friendly Northumbrian dealership specialising in decorative antiques, fine art and period 17th, 18th and 19th century furnishings perfect for interior design.

Malcolm Eglin Antiques, dealer in fine antique furniture, furnishings, paintings and lighting

Malcolm Eglin Antiques is based just North of Bywell, Near Stocksfield, Northumberland, NE43 7AQ.

Malcolm Eglin  Antiques will be exhibiting at the Rose Antiques Fairs York Racecourse Antiques Fair on the 8th and 9th June 2018.

For further information or to view, buy or pre-order any of the antiques below, e-mail Malcolm Eglin Antiques at malcolm@malcolmeglinantiques.com  or pat@malcolmeglinantiques.com Alternatively, for an informal chat about stock items, call Malcolm Eglin Antiques on 01434 609609 or 07966 398123.

Wigs On The Green

Wigs On The Green

Portrait Miniatures of Richard & Agnes Hey of Minster Yard York c1836

Established by Cynthia McKinley in 2000, Wigs On The Green specialises in fine portrait miniatures, silhouettes, and small portraits, predominantly from the 18th and 19th centuries. Portraits are selected for their historical interest and character. They are not only by listed artists but also those who painted and drew for their own entertainment and pleasure – true to life portraits, with real character and, often, a pretty face!

This year,  Wigs on the Green will be exhibiting amongst a host of other things, a lovely pair of Portrait Miniatures of Richard and Agnes Hey. Richard Hey (1804-1860) was one of the original 300 fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons and was surgeon to the York County Hospital and Institute to the Blind. Richard Hey also lectured on surgery at the York School of Medicine and was surgeon to the Female Penitentiary. He and his wife Agnes both lived at Minster Yard York.

The portrait of Agnes was painted in 1836 by Noel Norton Carter, a York based artist who had retired from serving in the 101st Regiment of Foot. The portrait of Richard is by a different unknown hand.

For further information about stock and an informal discussion, e-mail Wigs On The Green at cynthia@wigsonthegreen.co.uk or for an informal chat about any of the items on this page call +44(0) 1904 794711 or +447962 257915.

 

 

 

Bryan Bowden

Bryan Bowden dealer in fine antique 18th century to 20th century ceramics

Dealer in 18th, 19th and early 20th century ceramics, small furniture including one of the best collections of Rockingham Porcelain in the North of England. This year Bryan will also be exhibiting a collection of fine Royal Worcester porcelain including a number of signed pieces decorated by J Stinton.

Bryan Bowden will be exhibiting at the Rose Antiques Fairs York Racecourse Antiques Decorative and Fine Art Fair on the 8-9 June 2018.

For further information about any of the items displayed on this page, e-mail Bryan Bowden at enquiries@bryanbowdenantiques.co.uk

Marmaduke’s Emporium

The Marmaduke's Emporium stand at the 2016 York Racecourse Antiques Decorative and Fine Art Fair

The Marmaduke’s Emporium stand at the 2016 York Racecourse Antiques Decorative and Fine Art Fair

Marmaduke’s Emporium

Dealers in fine 18th, 19th and 20th century ceramics.

Marmaduke’s Emporium will be exhibiting at the Rose Antiques Fairs York Racecourse Antiques Fair on the 8 – 9 June 2017.

For further information about stock and an informal discussion, e-mail Marmaduke’s Emporium at richard.m.collier@btopenworld.com

Lancaster House Antiques

Lancaster House Antiques

Lancaster House Antiques, dealers in fine antique clocks, furniture, furnishings, lights and ceramics.

Lancaster House Antiques, dealers in fine antique clocks, furniture, furnishings, lights and ceramics.

Lancaster House Antiques deals in fine antique furniture, porcelain, long case clocks silver, fine art, and an array of lovely decorative arts and crafts pieces.
Lancaster House Antiques will be exhibiting at the Rose Antiques Fairs York Racecourse Antiques Fair on the 8-9 June 2018.

For further information about stock items and an informal discussion, email Lancaster House Antiques at jawwhittaker@btinternet.com