ON HIGH is Oxford's
favourite venue for buying antiques. Twenty five friendly dealers offer
extensive experience across a wide range of areas including:
Silver and jewellery
Books and music
Linens, vintage fashion and accessories
Ceramics and glass
Pictures, prints and maps
Antiquities and collectables.
Today's antiques were
yesterday's crafts. The Centre
includes a separate gallery featuring the work of local craftspeople
covering ceramics, jewellery, woodturning, glass, wraps and
paintings. It includes work by members of the Oxfordshire
Craft Guild and of the Oxford
April 2014 Easter
Easter is an important time
in the Christian calendar and a time for holiday and celebration of the arrival
of spring. Our window for April is blooming with flowers, a
selection of eggs and egg cups and a collection of chickens and bunnies long
associated with Easter-time.
People enjoy giving and receiving chocolate
eggs but it is only in the last 100 years or so that Chocolate eggs have been
introduced. Before then people gave carved wooden eggs or eggs made from
precious stones. In the Antiques world the most well known are the
jewelled eggs made by Faberge for the Russian Royal family at the end of the 19th and early 20th Century. Sadly
we do not have a Faberge egg in store but we do have a variety of decorative
and novel pieces for those who are seeking something a little different from the
ubiquitous sweets and chocs!
We are open all over the Easter weekend, Saturday
as usual and then opening at 11am until 5 pm on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and
Whilst visiting us
why not take advantage of our special offer. Antique
usually only available by subscription. Now you can purchase a copy
from us for
the cover price of £4 but we will give you a complimentary copy of each
last three issues of Antique Collecting if
you commit to a
Collecting is the quintessential British publication for enthusaists
and collectors. Written by experts, it offers invaluable
and information on a wide range of antiques and decorative objects,
from everyday artefacts to museum pieces. Each issue includes
details of forthcoming auctions and fairs, sale results and exhibition
news. Noted for its high quality illustrations and accurate
descriptions "if I had to recommend one antiques magazine to the
general collector, it would be Antique Collecting" David
BBC Antiques Roadshow.
right in the heart of Oxford, located at 85 High Street, opposite
Queen’s College and two minutes walk from Magdalen Bridge.
We accept all major credit cards.
Opening hours are 10am to 5pm
(11am to 5pm Sundays and Bank Holidays)
Telephone 01865 251075.