This striking Seagull & Fish vase made between 2004-06 by Dennis Chinaworks and originally in a limited edition of 40 is priced at £750 with specialist dealer Mary Whettem who is standing at Grandma’s Attic Fairs in Woking on December 4.

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“We are launching a new fair in Eastleigh in Hampshire on New Year’s Day, Sunday, January 1”, he reveals.

“We’re fully booked for our next Art Deco and Mid-century Modern Fair in Woking’s Leisure Centre on Sunday, December 4 with a waiting list. So that’s 170 tables with 100 different exhibitors. We’ve done three fairs in Woking and it’s gone from strength to strength and each time we’ve hit 1000 through the door.”

Looking at the organiser’s 2023 calendar, that now makes 26 monthly events in seven locations across southern England.

Tuffin time

Mary Whettem will be standing at Grandma’s Attic Fairs in both Woking and Eastleigh.

For the past 24 years she has dealt exclusively in the studio ceramics designed by Sally Tuffin for Dennis Chinaworks. She said: “We usually have about 100 current and discontinued pieces and some rare limited editions. Prices range from £50 for a roundel up to £1000-plus for large rare limited editions.

“On the discontinued lines animal and bird pieces have always been popular and many people love the Klimt as well as the fashion designs.”