We were lucky enough to exhibit some of our bronze statues on a stand at the Hampton Court Flower show. If you haven't been to this event then you've really been missing out - it's the largest flower show in the world held in the grounds of one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. It's an annual event run by the Royal Horticultural Society in early July.
Canononbury Antiques were thrilled to bits to be able to display some of our bronze statues on the stand. As you can see we chose to give our range of bronze animals an airing. Hence you can see lions and gorillas amongst the foliage, a bronze tortoise munching on the grass, plus deer, hippos, heron and elephants grazing on the wild plains of South West London. Judging from the reactions from the throngs of visitors to the stands, our bronze animals were quite a hit.
Photo: Massive bronze statue of an American Eagle surrounded by a rookery of heron
If you ever in the area in early July it's a must visit event. Hampton Court is in the London Borough of Richmond and easily accessible from central London via train. At any other time of the year the Palace is worth a visit for it's gardens, antiques, stately interiors, art and the world's first tennis court. We have many foreign visitors to Canonbury Antiques and we always recommend a jaunt to Hampton Court.
At our North London showroom we have a massive display of large bronzes - in fact we have enough bronze animals to start a bronze zoo. Including elephants, bears, gorillas, monkeys, lions, panthers, tortoise, deer, dogs (of all shapes and sizes) and many others. We also specialise in large architectural bronzes including fountains, blackamoors, art deco statues and art nouveau figurines. Please come and pay us a visit to our North London showroom - after, of course, a visit to Henry VIII's favourite Surrey stomping ground, the great Hampton Court Palace.
Please enjoy our photo gallery below:
Photo: Pair bronze lifesize lions prowling
Photo: art nouveau bronze statue on the grounds of Hampton Court Palace
Photo: Bronze elephant statue
Photo: Bronze gorilla statue - architectural garden bronzes
Hampton Court Flower Show
Hampton Court Palace
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