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CADA at Compton Verney 2023

Hot off the press we are back from the Cotswolds Antique Dealers Association Fair at the beautiful Compton Verney. This year’s antique fair ran from the 17th – 19th of November and after the success of the first fair we attended last year we couldn’t turn it down returning again. The fair was once again […]

Insight | Antoine-Louis Barye

We are moving forward with our insight series and after a hugely popular Barbedienne blog we thought it would be prudent to stay within the same sector but focus on the earlier Animalia bronze sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye. Who coincidentally is mentioned in the Barbedienne blog after Barye’s drawings were purchased by Barbedienne. So this Insight […]

Insight | Ferdinand Barbedienne

Following our Insight series we are delving into one of Europes most renowned foundry metalworkers Ferdinand Barbedienne. A master of his craft Barbedienne was responsible for a huge range of metalwork in the 19th century and became known world wide for his high quality execution of reproduced Antique Bronzes. We are going to cover a […]

Insight | Cigarette Cases

In today’s blog I thought it would be fitting to have a conversation about Cigarette Cases. Although smoking cigarettes has become somewhat left behind across the majority of the population collection the Cases is proving to be a very popular market. As we have purchased several cases of the last few months we thought it […]

Our Petworth Park Fine Art & Antiques Fair

We are now a few weeks on since we attended the Petworth Park Fine Art & Antiques Fair within the spectacular surroundings of Petworth House and Park. The venue was stunning, and the marquee was located between the house and the lake on the grounds. The fair was hosted by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited headed by Ingrid Nilson who […]

Insight | The Komai Company Japan

In our latest post we are going to dive into the fascinating founding company of the Nunome Zogan inlay technique and that is the Komai company. At Jacksons Antique I would say its fairly common knowledge we are keen Japanese collectors ourselves and are extremely interested in not only the buying and selling of beautiful Japanese […]

Insight | Japanese Netsuke

Welcome to another Insight, this time we are focusing on the little Japanese Netsuke. We are delving into the history of the charming Netsuke and what made this little carved object so known around the world. As always, sit back relax and enjoy the read with a good cuppa and learn all about Netsuke. First, […]

Insight | Mappin & Webb Silversmiths

As we progress with our online blogs, we have received great feedback from our Insight series that initially was about English furniture makers. We have decided to expand the Insight series and run it with a mixture of subjects with the first being Mappin & Webb the Silversmith company. Below we dive into all things […]

5 Questions Antiques Trade Gazette

Callum Jacksons five questions for the Antiques Trade Gazette Magazine. For the full article please click here. 1) How did you get your start? Ever since I was young I used to buy things like Gameboys to sell on for a profit, and I’d always been keen on eBay and reselling. It just so happened […]

Battersea Decorative Fair Winter Edition 23′

We started the 2023 year off with the sad news that the NEC Art & Antiques For Everyone fair would be no longer going ahead which was a big blow to Jacksons Antique as it was our nearest premier antique fair. We seconded that with the news that Olympia Summer event would not be going […]

Art & Antiques For Everyone | Winter Edition

  Our final exhibition of the year will be at the Art & Antiques For Everyone held at the NEC in Birmingham. We have exhibited several times now and will be located in the same stand D11. The fair will run between the 24th–27th November. There is easy access via train and by car via […]

Japanese Satsuma Bowl Featuring Scenes From The Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō

As the nights start to draw in approaching the winter season I have found myself researching pieces that I have recently acquired alongside a good cuppa and the warmth of modern day central heating. Whilst looking at some new Japanese aquisitions I came across an in-depth view of The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tōkiadō and […]

Olympia Winter Antique Fair 22

Please see below for your complimentary e-ticket invitation to the Winter Art & Antique Fair held at Olympia London 1st-6th November. *IMPORTANT INFORMATION* As you have no doubt heard, due to strike action on November 3rd and 5th there will be travel disruption on Thursday and Saturday which will affect visitors travelling to the Fair. […]

Bronze 101

An overview of bronze, what we use it for, what it’s made from and why. Its the Bronze 101! A Breakdown  Often when we talk about statues or sculptures people often would think more towards marble, especially people not within the antiques trade. They would consider marble to be the more popular material of choice […]

Cloisonne | A Japanese Masterpiece

In today’s article I wanted to stretch a little outside of our well-known British heritage and talk about one of my favourite topics, cloisonne. Whilst cloisonne stretches back into ancient times, the Japanese arguably perfected the delicate technique in what’s known as their golden age of craftsmanship, the Meiji period circa 1868-1912. Defined, cloisonne is […]

History of British Furniture & Reigning Monarchs

Tudor Era Henry VII 1485-1509 Henry VIII 1509-1547 Edward VI 1547-1553 Mary I 1553-1558 Elizabeth I 1558-1603 Sub Period – Elizabethan 1558-1603 The house of Tudor was an English Royal house founded by Henry VII who ruled from 1485 through 1509. The Tudors originally descended from the Tudors of Penmynydd, Wales and succeeded the house […]

My Petersfield Antique Fair Sept 22′

Hi folks, After a couple of weeks has past, I’ve had time to collect my thoughts on the Petersfield Antique fair run by Caroline Penman with Penman Fairs (penman-fairs.co.uk). I’m sure most of you now know that this was my first ever time standing the true provincial fair within the heart of Hampshire. I must […]

The Old English Tea Caddy

In Britain we love a good cuppa and tea is a British staple, something recognised around the world. I wanted to talk about tea caddies in the latest article because well with the Jubilee and Wimbledon not long passed, I think everyone over the last couple of months has felt some patriotic characteristics & well […]