Archive for June, 2010

‘Masterpiece 2010’ The Chelsea Barracks 23rd – 29th June

. Today is the day! : The long awaited ‘Masterpiece’ fair, which in part takes over the old Grosvenor House Antiques fair but will become so much more. In their own words: . . . ‘Masterpiece London is set to be one of the most exciting international events to occur in the capital for years. […]

New In – An Italian Walnut Bureau Cabinet c.1790

An Italian walnut bureau cabinet comprising three lower drawers, a fall front writing compartment and cabinet above with the original mercury glass. . . c.1790. . . Measures: 182cm high x 63cm wide x 40cm deep

New In – Pair Of Mughal 22kt Gold, Chalcedony & Emerald Cufflinks

Pair Of Mughal, double endend 22kt gold, chalcedony & emerald cufflinks. . . 20th Century

New In – A Pair Of Ancient Stalagmite Clusters

A wonderful pair of ancient stalagmite clusters.(from the Greek stalagma meaning “drop” or “drip”). . . Measure: 40cm high x 39cm wide (largest)

New In – A Charming French Water Gilded Mirror c.1890

A French water gilded and decorated mirror with a stylised bow cartouche. . . c.1890. . . Measures: 64cm high x 44cm wide

New In – A Large Pair Of Fer Forge Wall Applique By Raymond Subes c.1935

A large pair of French wall applique in fer forge of high quality by Raymond Subes. . . c.1935. . . Measure: 64cm high x 34cm wide Raymond Subes c.1891-1970 Raymond Subes is one of the most renowned French metalworkers of the Art Deco period. His notoriety as an ironworker is practically equal to that […]

Pimlico Road Summer Party – Tuesday 22nd June

It is time again for the Pimlico Road Association summer party! Once again, London’s most stylish street opens its doors after 6pm and welcomes everyone to come along and see what is current and as a thank you to customers old and new. Most of the shops take part and make a huge effort to […]

New In – A Large Wall Applique By La Maison Bagues c.1940

A large French three branch wall applique by La Maison Bagues of Paris of typical foliate form in silver leaf and faux rock crystal. . . c.1940. . . Measures: 64cm high x 35cm wide x 26cm deep

New In – A Set Of Four Signed Murano Glass Wall Lights c.1960

A set of four Italian wall lights, comprising a single leaf in murano glass with a collage of coloured  glass on the inside. With brass fittings, they are signed by the artist. . . c.1960. . . Measure: 36cm high  x 21cm wide x 18cm deep

New In – A Large Pair Of English Silver Chandeliers c.1860

A large and impressive pair of English silver chandeliers. Of six branches with fine detailing throughout. . . c.1860. . . Measure: 1 meter high x 110cm wide

New In – A Pair Of Fontana Arte Wall Lights c.1950

A pair of Italian wall lights by Fontana Arte. Consisting of a concave disk with pale blue edges and a twin branch light fitting in gilt brass and glass resembling horn. . . c.1950 Measure: 30cm high x 21cm wide

London International Fine Art & Antique Fair, Olympia From Today Friday 4th – Sunday 13th Of June

Today sees the start of the biggest and busiest gathering of Antique and Fine Art Dealers in the UK at the Olympia exhibition hall. June has traditionally always been the busiest month for us all and certainly this years summer fair at Olympia is showing no sign of slowing down. The fair has been slightly […]

New In – An Italian Sofa Of Rounded & Scalloped Form By Ico Parisi, Milan c.1955

An Italian sofa by the designer Domenico (Ico) Parisi (1916-1996). Of rounded form with a scalloped back and on patinated brass legs. . . Newly upholstered in a blue/grey velvet with grey silk cord trimming. . . c.1955 Measure: 155cm wide x 89 high (back) x 52cm high (seat) x 86cm deep

New In – A Pair Of Italian Armchairs By Marco Zanuso, Milan c.1958

A pair of Italian armchairs by the Milanese architect and designer Marco Zanuso (c1916-2001). On brass splayed legs with coral enamel, the frames of these architectural chairs are fashioned out of metal and are of good heavy construction. They are currently in their original fabric and are ready for re-upholstery. . . c.1958. . . […]

New In – An Italian Sofa By Marco Zanuso, Milan c.1958

An Italian sofa by the Milanese architect and designer Marco Zanuso (c1916-2001). On brass splayed legs with coral enamel, the frames of these architectural chairs are fashioned out of metal and are of good heavy construction. They are currently in their original fabric and are ready for re-upholstery. . . c.1958. . . Measure: 150cm […]

Kensington Antiques Fair – Today 3rd June – Sun 6th June

Today (Thursday 3rd June) sees the opening of the annual West London Penman fine art and antique fair in Kensington Town Hall. . . Like the fair held in Chelsea Town Hall, this smaller fair can easily be overlooked and overshadowed but is worth a visit. This year there are nearly 60 exhibitors with a […]