Archive for September, 2008

Art London – Royal Chelsea Hospital

As well as the Battersea decorative antiques fair taking place from today, across the river in the grounds of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea is this years Art London. It takes place between Thursday 2nd and Monday 6th of October. With over 80 galleries displaying works on their stands of over 1000 artists from all over […]

Restoration Services

A new addition to our website is our restoration section, where we discuss the various services that we offer at very competitive prices. Given the nature of the work, all our services are limited to the London area, with the exception of chandelier cleaning and restoration, where a full quote will be given including travel. […]

New In – A Pair of English Silver Drum Lanterns

New in today are this very attractive pair of English, 19th c silver plated brass drum lanterns. The detailing is very fine and each has six lights and curved, glazed panels. They meaure: 71cm high x 36cm wide More photographs can be found here

Battersea Decorative & Antiques Fair

It is time again for the autumn decorative fair! As usual it takes place in the exhibition hall in Battersea Park. Parking is available there and a shuttle bus and taxi service is running from Sloane Square. It starts tomorrow, Tuesday the 30th September and ends on Sunday the 5th of October. For opening times […]

New In – A 19thc French Cage Chandelier

New in today is a very elegant, French, bronze framed cage chandelier. It is hung with very good quality cut glass drops and pendants with a cut glass centre and ball to the base. It has eight arms and dates to the early 19th Century. This chandelier would be very suitable for a drawing or […]

New In – A 19thc French Mahogany Tray Table

New In today is a very useful and attractive, French mahogany tray top table. It has two pull out surfaces and a lower shelf. It is nicely decorated with brass mounts and the removable tray itself has a plate glass bottom… It would look very elegant in a drawing room, either used for serving tea […]

New In – Two Pairs Of 1930’s Silver Plated Hexagonal Lanterns

New In this week are are two pairs of large, silver plated brass hanging lanterns. Hexagonal in shape, with glazed panels and a three way central fixing. English in origin and date to the c1930’s. Very unusual to find a set of four but we will sell them as pairs. Measure: 74cm in height x […]

September’s Offer: Dont Miss – 50% Off !

For September only, this early 19th Century, Regency chaise longue is HALF PRICE! It is made of Cuban mahogany which has been bleached in order to give it a more contemporary feel. It is upholstered using the original horsehair stuffing in a neutral linen You Can find it here

Hire Something ?

Are you looking for unusual decorative items or a chandelier to take on loan? This could be for: A photo shoot Promotion Party Shop display Talk to us about it, it’s all possible! Mark

New In – A 19thc Carved Wooden Dog

New in this week is a very unusual object – A Northern European, early 19th Century carved wooden dog, probably a greyhound. The earliest representation of a type of greyhound is to be found on an ancient Egyptian bas relief dating to c4000BC. They have always however been popular hunting dogs in Northern Europe and […]

New In – A Pair of Empire Style Chandeliers

New in this week is a charming pair of patinated gilt metal, French Empire style chandeliers. These are later copies of the early 19th Century models which in turn were based on ancient roman oil lamps. Each chandelier has five branches. Given their scale, they would be suitable for a home with low ceilings or […]

New In – A Silver Plated Flemish Chandelier

New in this week, is a two tier, silver plated brass chandelier, which dates to the late 18th Century. Silvered later on, it has arms which are held in place with pins, typical of this period. It has during the 20th Century been drilled for electricity and can easily be wired again or used with […]

New In – A Large Silver Hanging Lantern

New in this week is a large English, silver plated brass, hexagonal hanging lantern in a classical form. It is of good weight with nice detailing such as pineapple finials. It dates to around c.1900. It is electrified with six fixtures and thus would provide a lot of light . . . . Would look […]

Friend Of The Month, September – David Arbus

The Great Choir, Looking East, Canterbury Cathedral This month I would like to introduce you to one of our friends within our ‘link’ section, David Arbus. David has been a personal friend for many years. We met back in 1994 when I used to hang out in a black cassock amongst the gloomy Romanesque arches […]

Circa @ Tent London

The Uk’s largest vintage design show is taking place @ Tent London, Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL from the 18th – 21st September. Circa proves that good design never dates. Here top dealers of high quality vintage furniture, lighting and accessories display their wares. Design-aware buyers visit Circa every year to purchase 20th […]

Something To Sell?

Maybe you have a chandelier, light fixture or lamp that you no longer need? Perhaps you are updating your look, moving house or have inherited lighting? We are always interested in taking a look. We are happy to come out to you or better still send us a photograph by email and we can advise.

Decorex 2008

This years decorex is taking place between the 21st – 24th September at the Royal Hospital Chelsea, which is just down the road from us. With over 300 exibitors this year and in the elegant setting of Wren’s building, it will be well worth a visit. You can get further details at If you […]

The Pimlico Road

The Pimlico Road, has for many years been considered one of the most interesting places to shop in London for the stylish and the unusual . . . . it’s interesting mix of antique shops, interior design, galleries, restaurants and boutiques has been recently invigorated with the addition of the Daylesford Organic outlets and the […]

Interior Designer?

If you are an interior designer / decorator, you may be interested in our trade prices and commission offers. We are always looking to establish new working relationships with designers and we look after our exsisting one’s by constantly updating our trade prices and incentives. We also try our best to source items that we […]

Ebury Trading New Section is online

New section Glass, Silver, Porcelain & Jewellery is online NOW. This new range contains about 60 items, have a browse at We will be adding descriptions very soon!