December 2016


A Year Reviewed...

It is with some surprise that I look back on the year and see all that we have been up to. I always ramble on too much and so this time I will leave it to the pictures to do the talking.  

I wish to thank you for your interest and support over the past 12 months.

With season's greetings and best regards

Alex
Notable Sales



'Flying Swans' 
by David Wynne (1926 - 2014) 
Circa 1968

A truly monumental 19th century Italian Istrian marble wellhead Circa 1880

'Boy with Swan' 
lead fountain after  Theodore Kalide  (1801 -1863)
Circa 1930


A fine 20th century Bronze Mercury, after Giambologna 
Circa 2000

The New Hall Staircase
Circa 1660

A large pair of composition stone reclining greyhounds
by Austin and Seeley
Circa 1880


A fully restored Burton Showman's Wagon
Circa 1920

A fine French lead fountain group in the manner of Joseph Louie August Claudin.  Circa 1860

A stained glass panel depicting William Shakespeare
Circa 1900


A patinated bronze sculpture by Ralph Brown R. A. (1928-2013)
Monogrammed and dated 1982
Edition 2/10

A pair of Continental wrought iron and toll work garden gates
Circa 1910

A pair of Austin and Seeley composition stone pea hens
Circa 1870
We have been busy...

Study Day - The Lee Priory Gothick Library by James Wyatt  (1746-1813)


Original bookcases from the Library Ante-Room with fan vaulted Gothick plaster ceiling

Study Day on t he 
Lee Priory Gothick Library, 
James Wyatt (1746-1813)

Lectures:  'The Strawberry Factor' by Peter N. Lindfield,  Plaster Restoration by  Philip Gaches 
Jon Isherwood Sculpture - Installation at Tremlett Mews, London


Jon Isherwood Sculpture
unveiled at the newly completed Tremlett Mews in London N19

'Untitled'
Jon Isherwood Sculpture
Circa 1984

Art in Archway
Charles Mador Architects' redevelopment of  Tremlett Mews 

The Cotswold Art & Antique Dealers' Association Exhibition


CADA Exhibition
'Why Antiques?'


  'Why Antiques?'
22 September - 16 October 2016

CADA Exhibition
'Why Antiques?'
2016 Shows



RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Royal Hospital Chelsea, London
24 - 28 May 2016

GROW London
Battersea Park, London
24 - 26 June 2016

Decorex International
Syon Park, Middlesex
18 - 21 September 2016


Landscape Show
Battersea Park, London
24 - 28 May 2016

CADA Art & Antique Fair
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
21 - 24 April 2016

CADA Art & Antique Fair
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
21 - 24 April 2016


American Association of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Annual Meeting & EXPO

My plantation tour
New Orleans, USA
21 - 24 October 2016

My swamp tour
New Orleans, USA
21 - 24 October 2016
Removal of a panelled room - the Architectural part of Heritage


Occasionally we are asked to purchase and remove later panelling

19th century panelling made up of different styles to look old

All panelling, and for that matter garden ornament, removed with permissions in place
We are in a book!


'Cotswolds Uncovered' 
by Charles Birchmore

Unique people, places  and landscapes in the Cotswolds

My brother Adam 
gets a look in
  




Our 2017 Garden Catalogue 
will be out soon...

 


Best regards

Alex
01386 584414

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