In a few weeks, the marquee will be hoisted in the grounds of Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex and over 50 specialist fine art and antiques dealers will gather for the annual Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair.
For three days, from Friday 11 to Sunday 13 May 2018, this little area of southern England, known for its antiques shops and art galleries, will be alive with visitors enjoying the market town of Petworth, its famous National Trust mansion and The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited’s annual event.
The fair has gained an impressive reputation over the past three years and has more exhibitors this year, many of which are members of BADA or LAPADA The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers.
Some 17 newcomers this time include:
- Blackbrook Gallery from Leicestershire with 19th century naïve animal paintings
- Hatchwell Antiques from Chelsea in London offering inspiring design pieces, some created from highly sophisticated aircraft parts, engines and models
- Flaxman Fine Jewellery from Windsor
- Dansk Silver by Jane Burgett specialising in Georg Jensen and other Scandinavian silver jewellery
- Art of the Imagination selling limited edition books, original book illustrations and contemporary sculpture
- Flying Colours Gallery, dealers in established and emerging contemporary British artists (painters and sculptors), with a good selection of Scottish art
- Freya Mitton from Somerset showing 20th century British art by established artists
- Millington Adams Ltd dealers in fine British period furniture and art
- precious Flora from Antwerp cleverly displaying and selling antique and vintage floral inspired jewellery
- S&J Abbott Ceramics Plus selling 18th to 20th century ceramics, prints, silver and other small collectables
- Solo Antiques specialising in Art Nouveau and Art Deco sculpture and glass (mainly European) as well as Arts and Crafts (English & Scottish) of the period 1880 to 1935
- Sylvia Powell with ceramics and glass by modern masters like Picasso and Dalí
- Titus Omega selling decorative arts from 1870 to 1950, which encompasses Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts periods