Holt Antiques at
Walsingham Mill
The Old Mill
Cokers Hill
Little Walsingham
Norfolk
NR22 6BN
England

Purveyors of quality original antique 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Century oak and country furniture, fine art and decorative period items

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07551 383897

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13/06/20 - An Important Update Regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) 13th June 2020

Holt Antique Furniture Ltd and its related Companies would like to update you on what's happening at our antiques store “Holt Antiques at Walsingham Mill” with the continued threat of Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Dear Customers...

As you are probably aware, the Coronavirus outbreak has caused unprecedented turmoil to the retail shop / High Street sector since 23rd March 2020 with all non-essential shops being forced to close. The UK Government has taken the decision to allow this sector which, includes Antiques Stores, to re-open from 15th June 2020, but only if we are able to meet specified criteria set out in the "COVID 19 HEALTH & SAFETY GUIDELINES". 
 
We must act responsibly during this challenging period, to ensure that the safety and wellbeing of both our staff and customers continues.

With the above in mind, we have had to make the difficult decision to keep our store at Walsingham closed for the time being to the general public. This situation will again be reviewed at the end of July 2020.

MUCH OF OUR STOCK IS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE VIA OUR WEBSITE (WITH NEW STOCK ADDED WEEKLY) where we are committed to maintaining our outstanding level of service. Please see:

www.holtantiquefurniture.com

The Management Team at Holt Antiques would like to thank every one of you for your continued support during this time.

Robin Dunkley

Managing Director, Holt Antique Furniture Ltd

 

 

Cambridge University Interest - 18th Century Antique Gesso, Gilt & Polychromed Coat of Arms, The Arms for Cambridge University

  • Reference : 4283
  • Availability : Sold
  • Dimensions : Height 20 1/2" x Width 16 1/2"
  • Price : ¬£Sold

Information

A stunning and very sensitively restored 18th Century armorial shield representing the Coat of Arms for Cambridge University, the Arms granted in 1573 by Robert Cooke, Clarenceux King of Arms and a graduate of St. John's College, for use by the Chancellor, Masters, Fellows and Scholars as a corporate body.

The arms are on a red background, a cross of ermine fur between four gold lions walking but with one fore-leg raised, and facing the observer. These lions must always face the left-hand edge of the page or item on which the arms are displayed. On the centre of the cross is a closed book with its spine horizontal and with clasps and decoration, the clasps pointing downward.

Condition - restored - please see the images above which show the condition when the Arms arrived and now that they have been returned to their former glory.  We are indebted to Jo Green, Gilder, for her assistance in restoring this panel with the use of traditional gesso, gold leaf and polychrome.

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