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Plenty of Life in the Auction Market-Results of 23rd October Simon Chorley Sale

Amid the turmoil in world financial markets there has been plenty of life in the auction market at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques.  Perhaps some people are investing money in antiques as an enjoyable ‘safe haven’ while the banks are wobbling.  Certainly book and postcard buyers were out in force on 23rd October tempted by a fine selection of both categories.

The next Art and Antiques Sale from Simon Chorley

Thursday 23rd October  10.30 am. Simon Chorley Art & Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX
The next general art and antiques sale at Simon Chorley promises to offer something for every pocket and every interest with the usual collections of privately sourced material containing a few surprises.

A Cabinet Decision - Sold for £65,000

Simon Chorley Art & Antiques kicked off their Autumn season with a fantastic price achieved at last week’s blockbuster  auction (Thursday 18 September 2008) when a local Gloucestershire family sold a  Louis XIV ebony, ivory and tortoiseshell cabinet, c 1650, for an astonishing £65,000 against an estimate of £20,000-£25,000.

Simon Chorley's next auction includes selected items from Prinknash Abbey

Thursday 18th September 10.30 am - Simon Chorley Art & Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX.
After a busy summer Simon Chorley Art & Antiques are kick-starting the autumn sales with another blockbuster auction on 18th September. Buyers will be able to purchase a slice of history as selected items from Prinknash Abbey go under the hammer.
 

Bench makes it's mark at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

The highlight of Simon Chorley's fine art sale on Thursday 26th June was undoubtedly Lot 665, an Irish early 19th century. While the seat had suffered some damage and a poor varnish, it ticked enough of the right boxes to realize a sale topping £26,000 against an estimate of £1500-£2000.

Summer Blockbuster Sale at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

Thursday 26th June 2008- Simon Chorley, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX
The forthcoming summer blockbuster sale is full of interesting collections and is sure to generate a lot of interest from a variety of buyers and collectors.

A fine collection of Chinese Pottery for Sale at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques

Thursday 26th June 2008- Simon Chorley, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire,GL4 8EX
A sale of a fine collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain. Four private collections, all from Gloucestershire, containing examples from the Song dynasty (960-1279) right through to the 19th century, will be sure to get the collector's attention.

Ebrington and District Gardening Club - Annual Plant Sale

Sunday 18th May - 14.00 to 17.00 Ebrington Village Hall, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire
The Club will have its own stall plus a number of Club Members will be selling their own plants.
Come and buy from a wide range of interesting and unusual plants and have a Cream Tea at the same time. This is a very good afternoon out in a lovely village in the Cotswolds, the countryside and the gardens are looking lovely at this time of year, and you will remember your visit to Ebrington when those plants are blooming in your own garden.

Chipping Campden and Charringworth - Sale of Lordships of the Manor

Thursday 15th November 14.00 - Auction in London of these two Lordships of the Manor

Lordships of the Manor are among the oldest titles in England and pre-date the Norman Conquest, begun by William I at the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

The Manor was the pivot of the Feudal System and by the reign of Edward the Confessor(1042-66) the Lord of the Manor was the most important person in village affairs. The Domesday Book compiled in 1086 listed 13,418 Manors and their owners.

Whichford Pottery Annual Sale plus a visit from Chris Beardshaw


Friday 23rd November to Sunday 9th December - Whichford Pottery, near Shipston on Stour

Whichford Pottery are very well known in gardening circl

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