Archive for March, 2010

Easter Closing

I will be closing from tomorrow Maundy Thursday 1st April until Tuesday 6th April for the Easter holiday. I would like to wish you a very happy Easter break. I myself will be travelling up to my little seaside village in Northumberland, where I have the privilege of offering to my Parish Church a fine […]

Friend Of The Month, March – CBR Interiors

It has been a while since I added a ‘Friend of the month’, not through lack of friends! but more lack of time. CBR Interiors Ltd is a London based interior design firm specializing in private residential interiors and high-end lettings.  Aside from work in Shanghai, Switzerland and the USA, the majority of our projects […]

New In – A Pair Of Early Italian Carved Silver Leaf Altarsticks Now As Lamps c.1720

A pair of early Italian carved wood altar-sticks now converted into table lamps. The fronts of silver leaf and the backs have traces of blue polychrome paints. . . c.1720. . . Measure: 94cm tall (with shades)

New In – A Large Italian Carved & Painted Candlestick c.1780

A large Italian carved and painted candlestick. Can be converted into a lamp. . . c.1780. . . Measures: 65cm tall. . .

New In – An English Regency Gilt Bronze & Blue Glass Chandelier c.1830

A fine English gilt bronze dish chandelier comprising a blue glass plate and hung throughout with fine quality rule drops. . . c.1830. . . Measures: 81cm high x 43cm diameter

New In – Pair Of Italian Architectural Armchairs In The Style Of Gio Ponti c.1955

A pair of Italian architectural armchairs in the style of Gio Ponti, Milan. On tapering rosewood legs and newly upholstered in ‘rain’ coloured velvet. . . c.1955. . . Measures: Measures: 76cm wide x 78cm deep x 75cm high (backs) x 39cm high (seats)

New In – An Italian Carved Limewood Frame c.1780

An Italian carved limewood frame, probably a reliquary. . . c.1780. . . Measures: 38cm high x 32cm wide

New In – A Pair Of Italian Armchairs By Marco Zanuso, Milan c.1957

A pair of Italian armchairs by Milanese architect and designer Marco Zanuso (c1916-2001). On brass splayed legs and newly upholstered in blue/grey velvet with brass button backs. . . c.1957. . . Measure: 74cm wide x 77cm deep x 74cm high (backs)

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

A pair of Italian armchairs by Ico Parisi, Milan. . . With sculpted and buttoned backs and newly upholstered in mink velvet with dark brown facings. . . c.1954 Measure: 72cm high (back) x 74cm wide x 76cm deep

The BADA Antiques Fair, Sloane Square 17th – 23rd March

The 2010 BADA (British Antique Dealers Association) antiques & fine art fair starts today (Wednesday 17th March) and continues until Tuesday 23rd. As usual it is held in a purpose built exhibition hall in the Duke of York’s barracks next to the Saatchi gallery, just off Sloane Square. Over 100 of the country’s finest dealers […]

New In – A Large Pair Of Vivai Del Sud Of Milan Porcelain Surrealist Lamps c.1969

A large pair of Italian porcelain lamps by Vivai Del Sud of Milan. In mother of pearl glazed porcelain, they are in the surrealist manner with stylised mermen, fish and shells. . . c.1969. . . Measure: 59cm high x 49cm wide x 21cm deep

New In – A Pair Of Large French Carved & Water Gilded Wall Lights c.1840

A pair of large French carved and water gilded wall lights in their original distressed condition. . . c.1840. . . Measures: 52cm high x 42cm wide x 22cm deep

New In – A Large Pair Of English Painted Mahogany Architectural Wall Brackets c.1880

A large pair of English painted mahogany architectural wall brackets. . . c.1880. . . Measures: 64cm high x 34xm wide x 16cm deep

New In – A Large French Ebonized & Water Gilded Cushion Mirror c.1820

A large French ebonized & water gilded cushion mirror with a mercury glass plate. . . c.1820. . . Measures: 122cm High x 104cm wide c8cm deep

New In – A Nest Of French Gilt Brass Tables c.1950

A nest of three French, gilt brass occasional tables with mirror tops and velvet undersides. . . c.1950. . . Measures: 52cm wide x 37cm high x 36cm deep (largest)

New In – A Pair Of Architectural Armchairs By Osvaldo Borsani c.1958

A pair of Italian, architectural armchairs by Osvaldo Borsani. In rosewood and newly upholstered in ‘rain’ coloured velvet. . . c.1958. . . Measure: 90cm high x 63cm wide x 73cm deep