An English Fairground | The John Barker Collection

An English Fairground | The John Barker Collection

Thursday 7 March 2024 | 4pm

In Person and Online

Sale number: A1135
Lots: 47

This fantastic array of captivating, colourful carvings represents a lifetime's passion, pieced together over fifty years by one of the country's most avid and discerning collectors of English fairground art. John Barker bought his first horse as a child whilst on a family holiday and has never looked back. The collection includes significant works, important pieces in the history of the carousel, and items of notable rarity and quality. 

 

 

Romany Relics

Old Days, High Days and Holidays

John Barker 

 

Purchase Information

London Viewing | Highlights

A selection of lots will be on view Wednesday 14 - Monday 26 February at our London Gallery, 15 Cecil Court, London WC2N 4EZ, as follows:

Monday-Friday, 11.30am - 5.30pm

Saturday, 1pm - 5pm

Sunday - Closed

For more information, please contact 0203 971 2500 | london@sworder.co.uk 

 

Stansted Viewing | Auction

Viewing will be held at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE, as follows:

Sunday 3 March, 10am - 1pm 

Monday 4 March, 10am - 5pm

Tuesday 5 March, 10am - 5pm

Wednesday 6 March, 10am - 5pm 

Thursday 7 March, 10am - 4pm

 

The auction will take place at our Stansted Auction Rooms, Cambridge Road, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8GE. 

 

COLLECTIONS

To save you having to wait, we operate a mandatory booking system for collections.  Please book your appointment 24 hours in advance, to ensure your items are ready when you arrive. 

 

All items will be available to collect from the day of the sale at our Stansted Auction Rooms.  Please select ‘Collection’ as your appointment type when booking your collection time.

 

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