Archive for June, 2009

Item Of The Month In Depth, June – Ico Parisi Sofa & Chairs c.1956

This month I would like to emphasise items already sold (within a day of purchase!) because of their current appeal and also because it may be possible to source them again. This classic Ico Parisi sofa with matching armchairs has become synonymous with 50’s Italian chic. Its clean curved futuristic appearance back in the 50’s […]

Friend Of The Month, June – Pip Seymour

Soft Shock, Oil On Linen. . . This month I would like to introduce Philip ‘Pip’ Seymour, an artist friend who will be displaying some of his recent work on my website, so it seemed appropriate to tell you more about him at this time. . Pip Seymour Born, 1962 – Bradford, Yorkshire. Pip Seymour […]

New In – ‘Me Me Me’ By Ian Robinson

A screen print on canvas entitled ‘Me Me Me’ by Ian Robinson. . . c.2009. . Measures: 72cm high x 58cm wide x 4cm deep. . Ian Robinson is a Northumbrian artist now living in London. The inspiration for this work was taken from a tube journey, when Ian spotted dozens of London ‘Metro’ free […]

New In – A Rare 18th Century Italian Chandelier

New in today is a rare and unusual Italian carved giltwood chandelier, with metal gesso covered arms and applied pale blue paints. The chains are comprised of tiny blue glass beads and cut glass lozenges. Seen here without it’s nozzles. c.1790 Measures: 73cm high x 70cm wide

New In – A Pair Of Ico Parisi Armchairs c.1954

New in (and SOLD!) today is A pair of Italian armchairs by by the designer & architect Ico Parisi (1916-1996). Of rounded form and on patinated brass legs. In their original fabric. c.1956 Measure: 65cm wide x 74cm deep x 72cm high (back) x 34cm high (seat) En suite with a matching sofa If you […]

June’s Offer: A Large 1840’s French Mirror at half price!

My offer for June is the chance to buy this large carved and water gilded French cartouch mirror for half price! It dates to around 1840, contains its original mercury glass and measures: 146cm high x 89cm wide. Please contact me for more details.

New In – ‘Blue Lobster’ By Paul Karslake FRSA 2004

New in is this exciting new aquisition from a private collection A large modern surrealist oil on panel entitled ‘blue lobster’ by Paul Howard Douglas Karslake FRSA. c.2004 Measures: 183cm high x 123cm wide Paul Karslake, has become one of the most sought after contemporary artists of our time and is perhaps best known for […]

New In – A Large Pair Of Murano Glass Chandeliers c.1940

New in today are this large and impressive pair of Italian hand blown Murano glass chandeliers. The contrasting colours are very pale yellow, pink and blue. Each of twelve arms. c.1940 Measure: 110cm high x 1 metre wide

New In – Three French Wall Lights

New in today is a set of three large French wall lights in distressed gilt metal hung with cut glass lozenge shaped pendants with rosettes. Of cage form. Newly electrified c.1940 Measures: 50cm high x 33cm wide


This lamp was stolen from my shop yesterday, which was mildly irritating. It is 76cm tall