THE Chester Antiques Show celebrates its Silver Anniversary when it returns to the County Grandstand at Chester Racecourse from February 14-17.
The fair will have a silver theme, showcasing a variety of fine silver pieces from the past three centuries with prices to suit every pocket.
Silver specialists S&A Marsh from London will be showing a fine range of silver, including unique collector’s pieces, tableware, candelabra and candlesticks, tea and coffee sets, silver trays, wine goblets and all kinds of collectables.
Among their highlights will be a fine quality set of three George III sterling silver urn shaped sugar vases made by Thomas Henning of London, dated 1774, priced at £4,650, and a Georgian teapot made by Paul Storr, the famous London maker in 1819 at £3,950.
The specialist galleries include Jo Bennett from Manchester, showing collectable works by Northern School artists, Baron Fine Art from Chester with works by Louise Rayner, Warren Williams and Helen Allingham, and Rowles Fine Art from Oswestry with 20th century paintings by Keffyn Williams, Marcel Dyf, Helen Bradley, Beryl Cook, Montague Dawson and Kay Boyce. Graham Bentley from Warwickshire and Graham Reed from Yorkshire show a range of affordable drawings and watercolours.
Public admission to the show is £5. Call 01825 744074 or visit www.penman-fairs.co.uk.