Archive for October, 2008

New In – Blue Cactus By Riccardo Licata 1997

New In today is a glass sculpture by the famous Italian artist Riccardo Licata. It is one of his later works and is dated 1997. Born in 1929, his works are now to be found in the museums of modern art of Venice, Milan, Mulhouse, Alessandria, Rome, Turin, Warsaw, Sao Paulo, Vienna, New York, Stockholm, […]

New In – An Early 19th C Italian, Neo-Classical Commode

New In today is an early 19th Century Italian four drawer commode, painted throughout in the Neo-Classical manner. It has a shaped black marble top. Incredibly stylish, this piece would make an exciting focal point for a hallway or drawing room. At 130cm wide, it is of good scale. It can be found here:

New In – A Large 19th C Swedish Console

New In today is this large and impressive Swedish console table, supported on two scrolled legs with water gilded swags and a faux marble plinth. The back of the console contains an old mirror plate and the top is made of shaped white marble. It dates to the early 19th Century but has had much […]

Friend Of The Month, October – Quindry

This month I would like to introduce my friend Gwenola Pilard, who is better known by the name of her company ‘Quindry’ Quindry specialises in 20th century furniture & decorative arts sourced mostly in France but also in Italy and in England, offering a mix of stylish, unusual and good quality pieces. Their selection . […]

New In – A Large Early 19th C Swedish Trumeau Mirror

New in this week, is this large, early 19th Century trumeau mirror, Swedish in origin, it is painted in lemon & grey, which has distressed with age. The trumeau ‘panel’ above is of simple design and the actual mirror plate is made out of mercury glass & again has aged beautifully. Would Look great above […]


We understand that all of us, the so called ‘recessionistas’, have to tighten our belts and pull in our horns. However it’s not all doom & gloom! In light of the current financial climate and concerns, we have decided to re-price all of our stock to see where we can cut right back where necessary […]

The Affordable Art Fair – Battersea Park

It is time again, for the autumn affordable art fair to held as usual in the Battersea Park exhibitor centre. It takes place this time between Thursday 23rd and Sunday 26th October. There are over a hundred galleries exhibiting and each gallery must have works by at least three living artists. All works are priced […]

October’s Offer: Buy One Bedside Cupboard & Get The Second with 60% off

Our offer for October is a good one! – If you buy one of these matched pair of 19th Century French mahogany bedside ‘pot cupboards’ we will give you the other for just 40% of the ticket price. They can be found here

New In- A Pair Of 19th C French Brass Chandeliers

New In are a pair of unusually shaped French chandeliers in solid brass. They each have six lights and are of good weight. Suitable for a room with low ceilings. They date to the mid 19th Century They can be found here

New In – Large 19th C Fifteen Light Silver Flemish Chandelier

New In is a very large silver plated brass Flemish chandelier. It comprises three tiers and has fifteen lights. It dates to the early 19th Century.

New In – Pair of Silver Chenet

New in today are this pair of French, silver plated bronze chenet. Of good weight and detail, they would look great in a fireplace, as decorative items . . . . or why not have them converted into lamps? They date to around c.1840 and have been re-silvered. They can be found here

New In – A Pair of 18th C Italian Candlesticks As Lamps

New In today are this large pair of mid 18th Century Italian candlesticks. They are polychrome painted and have traces of water gilding. We have had these converted into very elegant lamps and they would look fabulous with large white shades. There are three pairs available. They can be found here

New In – A Russian Samovar Lamp

New in today is a very stylish, silver plated, Russian samovar. It has some very fine detailing and dates to around c.1810-20. We decided to have this converted into a lamp, but it has not been drilled, therefore not compromising the integrity or value of the piece. It can be found here

Item Of The Month In Depth, October – Merrow & Associates Table

This month, I would like to shine a spotlight on a Merrow & Associates table that we have in stock. It is unusual in that it is on a hydraulic riser in order to adjust the height and is an irregular shape. It has a chrome base and the table itself is rosewood veneered. It […]