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Stolen Asian art recovered but much still missing from museum's collection

03 June 2019

Police have recovered a haul of stolen Asian artworks and returned them to the Museum of East Asian Art in Bath.

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Vintage rugs brought from Belgium to Bath fair

13 May 2019

Barry Fletcher specialises in vintage rugs and comes over regularly from Belgium to stand at the 50-dealer monthly Bath Vintage & Antiques Market.

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Hardwood bitong emerges at Bath auction

06 May 2019

A Chinese ‘sleeper’ emerged in a Vintage and General Sale at Gardiner Houlgate (20% buyer’s premium), Corsham, near Bath on April 25 courtesy of a textbook ‘scholar’s’ object.

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Bath fair toast to 30 years

11 March 2019

Exhibitors at Bath Decorative Antiques Fair toasted 30 years as the event opened last week.

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Chessboard checks into Bath fair in a selection of toys and games

18 February 2019

A selection of toys and games at the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair proves that antique playthings have their place as both decorative items and collectors’ pieces.

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Shout, shout, clear it all out! Tears for Fears sell tour gear to make room

29 November 2018

Specialist musical instrument auction house Gardiner Houlgate is to sell a cache of touring equipment from '80s band Tears for Fears.

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Recently released Queen film helps renew interest for vinyl collectors

12 November 2018

One of the busiest of Naomi Knight’s monthly markets at the Listed Green Park Station in Bath is her Christmas Vintage and Antiques Market.

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Bath event means it’s market day

20 August 2018

The monthly Bath Vintage & Antiques Market at the city’s listed Victorian Green Park Station is now in its seventh year.

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Blueberry books place in the trade

18 June 2018

In the books, maps and prints supplement in ATG No 2341, Pom Harrington of Harrington Rare Books observed that millennials are now looking at books and thinking they are “cool”.

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Bath brightened up even more by Gray

21 May 2018

Gray MCA plans to tap into a wide base of fashion enthusiasts and collectors as it moves into its first permanent gallery space in Bath this month.

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Chinese jades targeted in Bath museum theft

23 April 2018

Avon and Somerset police are appealing for information after a raid on the Museum of East Asian Art in Bath.

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Appeal to trade after burglary of Chinese works of art taken from Bath museum

23 April 2018

The Museum of East Asian Art was the victim of a daring raid by four masked men who stole rare artefacts from the Bath institution.

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Bath Decorative Antiques Fair welcomes the new and treasures the tradition in 29th edition

26 February 2018

Like most enduring events, the Bath Decorative Antiques Fair boasts a formula both familiar and distinctive which has been tempered by gradual changes.

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Bath vintage and antiques winter events offer Christmas present heaven

20 November 2017

Plenty of choice for possible Christmas presents is on offer at the upcoming Bath Vintage and Antiques Markets on Sunday, November 26, and Sunday, December 3, held at the old Green Park Station in the city.

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Cole carriage clock strikes a chord in Bath auction

13 November 2017

“No one can rival Thomas Cole for engraving in the 19th century,” said director Jamie South after this exhibition-quality carriage clock sold for £26,000 (plus 20% premium) at Gardiner Houlgate in Horsham, Bath, on October 25. It went to an American buyer towards the top end of the estimate.

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Bath’s Assembly Rooms host upcoming wedding show

16 October 2017

There is nothing so stylish in the world of vintage frocks as a 1930s wedding dress – all Hollywood-style glamour with long silky satin gowns.

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Rare Rolex Submariner wristwatch takes £135,000 at Bath auction

12 June 2017

For the serious collector of vintage Rolex Submariner wristwatches, the devil is in the dial detail. Dial variations found in this watch model were produced in low numbers and are therefore highly sought after.

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Police appeal for help to find bronze sculptures stolen from Bath antiques dealer

23 May 2017

Police are appealing to the trade to help find a number of bronze statues that were stolen from an antiques dealer in Bath.

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Bath tipped as a smart selection

25 March 2017

The 28th annual Bath Decorative Antiques Fair closed on March 5 after a four-day run which included its busiest opening trade day on record.

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Record attendance at opening day of Bath Decorative Fair

04 March 2017

The Bath Decorative Fair kicked off this year to a larger crowd than ever before on its opening trade day Thursday.