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Unique Antique Gifts That Will Arrive In Time For Christmas

Unique Antique Gifts That Will Arrive In Time For Christmas

If you are still searching for that perfect gift, you need look no further. We have put together a list of some of our favourite pieces to inspire you. As the saying goes, sometimes the best is saved until last. This can also apply to Christmas presents! The good news is that with our deadline set for the 20th of December, you can still place an order in time for Christmas.

First on our Christmas gift list is the perfect gift for the collector of all things nautical. Or maybe just someone that appreciates great craftsmanship.

Royal Mint silver

Royal Mint sterling silver ‘Royal Hind’ Model Ship

This beautiful limited edition model portrays Sir Francis Drake’s flagship, the ‘Royal Hind’, in all its well-armed and nimble glory.

Price  – £300.00

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One of the wonderful things about gifting art is that it isn’t just beautiful to look at, but also serves as an investment. This first piece is by the hugely collectable figurative artist Zinsky, and would be the perfect gift for a lover of contemporary art.

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Winter is coming’ by British artist Zinsky

This stunning limited edition embellished canvas is one of only 95 produced by acclaimed contemporary artist Zinsky. It depicts a breathtaking likeness of Game of Thrones character John Snow, which commands attention and respect.

Price – £200.00

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Maybe abstract art is more suitable, with this original acrylic painting by British born contemporary colourist Duncan Macgregor, showing a Yacht on the water in his uniquely recognisable style.

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Mooring’ by British artist Duncan Macgregor   

In this wonderful piece, Duncan uses richly textured acrylics with contrasting shades and shapes that convey such energy. Internationally renowned as the UK’s leading contemporary colourist, his work can be found in many galleries and private collections and is very sought after.

Price – £1500.00

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Film memorabilia makes a brilliant present because it captures the nostalgia and magic of people’s favourite movies. For fans of 007, this first item is the perfect opportunity to own a piece of movie history.

James Bond spy loved poster

James Bond ‘The spy who loved me’ movie poster

This vintage poster of the 10th film in the James Bond franchise, ‘The Spy who loved me’, is an excellent depiction of its action-packed namesake. Framed, it would look fantastic on display in any home.

Price – £300.00

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Whether you are looking for something fit for a Jedi Master or just a fan of 80’s sci-fi, this next item makes the perfect present.

Kenner Power Droid figure

A Kenner Star Wars ’Power Droid’ figure 

There is something very special about owning a piece of Star Wars history. This fully sealed vintage figure is a ‘Power Droid’ from Return of the Jedi. A true Star Wars fan will know that these little  droids were referred to in the‘Galaxy’ as ‘Gonks’ because of the honking sounds that they made. It would be a great addition to a collection.

Price – £500.00

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Presents for the home are great, as they can add a touch of magic and personality to someones living space. The following two pieces are from the Moorcroft Pottery, one of the best-known names in British ceramics. Their vibrant colours and intricate designs would bring joy to any home.

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Puffin vase by Moorcroft Pottery

Designed by Carol Lovatt, this beautiful hand-painted squat style vase depicts a coastal scene with puffins in an array of colour. Moorcroft pottery is highly collectable and retains its value.

Price – £300.00                                                                          

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Moorcroft ‘Black Tulip’ table lamp by Sally Tuffin

This table lamp, designed by Moorcrofts Art Director Sally Tuffin, is hand painted with the ‘Black tulip’ pattern. Sally’s love of nature shines through her Moorcroft patterns, and this piece is no exception.

Price – £170.00   

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This next gift idea is functional art at its finest, with one of Charles O Perry’s ‘Puzzle’ sculptures. Mr Perry, also known for designing Jewellery for Tiffany & Co, took much of his inspiration from the geometry found in nature. This is very evident in the design of this rare collector’s piece.

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Zen puzzle paperweight sculpture by Charles O Perry

This beautiful multi-purpose piece is as visually appealing as it is mentally challenging. It comprises five interlocking brass pieces that create a beautifully tactile puzzle. But it also serves as a paperweight and a sculptural display. It is hand etched with the artist’s signature, a lovely personal touch.

Price – £400.00

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This final gift is something for outside the home. A cast iron planter is a great way to add a touch of beauty and style to an outdoor space, and is the perfect gift for someone that enjoys their garden. Not only do urn planters offer the ideal aesthetic, but they can also be used as vessels for plants or other decorative items.

Campana Urn

Cast iron campana planter urn

This stylish ‘Campana’ shaped urn would be a wonderful addition to any garden. Cast in iron, with a decorative square plinth, it offers the opportunity to create elegant plantings without much effort.

Price – £160.00

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For more collectable Christmas gifts, take a look in our shop where we have an extensive range of unique and collectable options. If you need any help don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your requirement on 01932 640113 or email 

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