Archive for December, 2008

New In – c.1964 Large Oil On Canvas By Leon De Leeuw

New In today is this large oil on canvas by the artist Leon De Leeuw. It depicts parents walking their child towards a bridge in a park. It dates to c.1964 and was purchased in an exhibition at the Phoenix Gallery, Madison Avenue, New York in 1965. LEON DE LEEUW ‘Born in Paris, De Leeuw […]

New In – A Pair of c.1960-70’s Italian Candlesticks

New In today is this interesting pair of Italian chrome plated brass candlesticks with an industrial/mechanical theme. They are of good weight and date to around the c.1960-70’s They can be found here

New In – c.1970’s American Oil On Canvas Of A Male Nude

New In today is this American impressionistic oil on canvas of a male nude. It is unframed and unsigned and dates to the c.1970’s It can be found here

New In – c.1940’s Italian Blue Agate Grapes

New in today is this Italian blue agate, single bunch of grapes with a gilt metal vine leaf. It can be found here

New In – c.1930-40’s Oil On Canvas Of A Moroccan Boy

New In today is this delightful impressionistic oil on canvas of a Moroccan boy. It is unsigned and newly framed. It dates to around the c.1930-40’s It can be found here

New In – A c.1940’s Oil On Canvas Of The Montmartre, Paris

New In today is this unsigned oil on canvas from the Montmartre in Paris, look up towards the Sacre Coeur. It is fascinating because it depicts an artist painting a fellow artist and it is unfinished. It has been newly framed and dates to around the c.1940’s. It can be found here

New In – A c.1950’s Ceramic Goat By Italica Ars Of Florence

New In today is a ceramic sculpture depicting a goat by the Florence based firm Italica Ars, part glazed depicting leaves on i’ts back. It is also signed by the artist and dates to the c.1950’s It can be found here

New In – Pair of c.1940’s French Bedroom Chairs

New in today are this pair of ‘cute’ French bedroom chairs. The carved cabriole legs are painted in black and caramel. They have been newly upholstered in black ribbed fabric with lime green piping. The can be found here

New In – c.1950’s Aldo Tura Parchment Obelisk

New in today is a goatskin parchment obelisk by Aldo Tura of Milan. c.1950’s It can be found here

New In – c.1960’s Blue Glass Dish

New in today is an irregular shaped blue and clear glass, hand blown dish. Probably Italian dating to the c.1960’s It can be found here

Friend Of The Month, December – Guy Reid

This month I would like to introduce the sculptor Guy Reid. I met Guy when I was working as the Parish assistant in St. Matthew’s Westminster, where Guy was the artist in residence at the time. His workshop was located in the large tower of the Church and each morning and evening Guy would join […]

Christmas Opening Times

We will be closing for the Christmas holiday at 6pm on Tuesday the 23rd December and will open on the following days during Christmas week before resuming as normal at 10am on Friday the 2nd of January: Saturday 27th 10am-5pm Monday 29th 10am-5pm Tuesday 30th 10am-5pm If you wish to speak to me directly or […]

December’s Offer: Pair of c.1940’s French ‘Fer Forge’ Console Tables At Half Price

December’s offer is a give-away! – this large pair of french fer forge and marble topped demi-lune consoles at HALF PRICE You can see more photo’s and get the measurements here

New In – Six English Silver Salts c.1902

New In today are a set of six silver twin handled, navette shaped pedestal salts with blue glass liners. There is an embossed foliate pattern on both sides. They are stamped with makers mark HM and were made in Birmingham c.1902. Gross weight 7.41oz Perfect for the festive season ! They can be found here […]

New In – ‘Red Factory’ By Phillip Kelly c.1992

New in today is this very striking industrial painting, an oil on board, entitled ‘Red Factory’ It is the work of the Irish painter Phillip Kelly (born 1950) and is signed and dated c.1992. Phillip exhibits in galleries both in Dublin, London and the United States. More on Phillip can be found here, courtesy of […]

New In – A Geometric Ceramic Sculpture By Eddie Kent c.2004

New in today is an interesting geometric sculpture by the 20th Century British ceramic artist Eddie Kent, using a copper based raku glaze teqnique. Eddie specialises in decorative pots and vessels greatly inspired by Gothic, Celtic, Aboriginal and African motifs in his carved and boldly executed designs. He is based in Buckinghamshire and these pieces […]

New In – British Post War Oil On Board Of Two Figures Embracing c.1950’s

New In today is this large British post war oil on panel of two abstract figures in an embrace. It uses grey’s blues and pink’s in its composition. It will shortly be mounted in a lime washed frame. It is unattributed and dates to the c.1950’s. It can be found here

New In – c.1960’s Italian Copper Wall Lights

New In today are this unusual pair of uplighters of Italian origin, marked Brevatatto ‘FB’. They are comprised of patinated, pierced tubes in a ‘Gaudi-esque’ manner. They date to the early c.1960’s. They can be found here

New In – An Italian Surrealist Alabaster Lamp c.1940-50

New In today is this elegant Italian alabaster lamp in a neo-classical surrealist form. The cylindrical domed form contains a separate alabaster column inside. It dates between c.1940-50.

New In – Aldo Tura Goat Skin Parchment Bar Cart c.1950

New In today is this very stylish bar cart by the famous Milan designer Aldo Tura. The trolley is in excellent condition and is comprises two shelves of rosewood covered in lacquered goatskin parchment. The metal work comprising supports, handle and fretwork gallery is gilt bronze and of fine detail. The casters are made of […]