I have been a collector of antiques for more than forty years, and for the last seventeen years I have been dealing in my area of specialist interest which is British porcelains made in the years prior to 1850. I trade in quite a broad range of values and types of wares, which can include collectable and formerly useful items as well as fine ornamental pieces.
I offer a retail outlet at the Mission Hall Antiques Centre in Barnard Castle Co. Durham which is close to the A66 and the North Yorkshire and Cumbrian borders. I am also available by appointment, and I am always pleased to talk to specialist collectors, and also to the many people who may only buy something because they just happen to like it.
When sourcing new stock, I like to bear in mind particular criteria, such as condition, quality, rarity and cost, as I do like to satisfy as many of these attributes as possible before I make acquisitions. In addition, I try to seek out those special pieces which are so difficult to find at the right price these days.
Moreover, I like to think that I am an approachable person, and if you think that I may be able to help you, then please see my contact page for details of how to get in touch with me.
We shall again be exhibiting this year at the Northern Antiques Fair to be held at Tennants’ Auction House in Leyburn. The fair will be open from Thursday 28th September until Sunday 1st October, and we shall be bringing some choice pieces of fresh stock for all to see. Please do get in touch if you are not on our mailing list, and we shall be happy to send you complimentary invitation tickets.