Northern Antiques Fair returns to Harrogate

Lowther Castle fish bowls at Northern Antiques FairOver 40 of the UK’s top antiques, art and design dealers will attend The Northern Antiques Fair at the Harrogate Convention Centre.

Dating back to 1951, the four-day Northern Antiques Fair is Harrogate’s longest standing art and antiques event and will feature a wide range of dealers from October 3 to 6.

Highlights around the fair include:

  • a pair of famille verte Lowther Castle fish bowls on Victorian George II style giltwood bases, c 1820, price £65,000 from Burton Antiques.
  • an early 16th century figure of St John the Apostle, which came from an old private French collection, priced at £6,000.
  • a Regency bracket clock made by John Garth of Harrogate around 1825
  • an oil on canvas of Knaresborough by William Greaves (1852-1938) who was born in Leeds, studied at Sheffield College of Art and mostly painted oils of the Yorkshire area, this is priced at £5,500
  • a York canteen of fiddle design cutlery for 12 settings dated 1812-48 by Barber, Cattle and North. York was one of the seven provincial assay towns of England until its final closure in 1858.


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