News & Events

January 2014

January 2014

Happy New Year to you all. We are hoping 2014 will be a lucrative and rewarding year and that interesting and unique pieces will be sourced. Reflecting back to a year ago, we did not envisage the market picking up, but it did and hopefully it will continue to do so. The Decorative Arts have […]

December 2013

December 2013

The festive season has arrived and the end of the year is fast approaching. There has been an increase in sales over the last 12 months and we are hoping that this will continue to improve in 2014. The last Decorative Fair in Battersea Park was a success for us and many other dealers and […]

November 2013

There have been some interesting exhibitions taking place in the past few weeks. The Pavilion des Arts Decoratifs, PAD showed in Berkeley Square. A great setting in central London for a  selected picking of international and national dealers selling top end 20th century design and art. This was closely followed by Frieze London, revamped this year and working in […]

October 2013

October 2013

The Autumn Decorative Fair in Battersea Park was  filled to the brim on the opening day. Decorators, dealers and private people were keen to buy. In the first hour,  two of our mid-twentieth century paintings were sold, shortly followed by another two. Our Quinet table was bought by  existing clients, as was our Max Sauze ceiling light and […]

September 2013

September 2013

After a few weeks of rest, we are back  with some new stock.  Items are being restored, cleaned and prepared for the forthcoming Autumn Decorative Fair in Battersea Park. The October fair is always anticipated with great excitement. Dealers will have sourced new stock from all over Europe.  If you are not added to our […]

August 2013

August 2013

After a busy few months we are now heading to France for the summer. The perfect place for a holiday and for sourcing more stock. Whilst the art/antiques market slows down in the summer, Peter remains busy. Peter offers a rewiring service for antique lighting. Anything from a simple clean and rewire with silk flex […]

July 2013

July 2013

The Olympia Fine Art Fair is now over. The beautiful blue mirrored and bronzed metal framed Fontana mirror sold on the opening, as did the smart privately commissioned French 1960’s desk to a New York Decorator. Our Italian glass based coffee table sold to the trade and our signed Maison Charles table lamp to a […]

June 2013

June 2013

The Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair is in full swing. Midway through the fair we have replenished the stand. Now showing are a pair of interesting 1950’s French armchairs covered in grey velvet; an extendable floor to ceiling standard lamp; a gilt metal Bagues coffee table; a gilded iron and oak Maison Ramsay side table […]

May 2013

May 2013

Preparations are under way for the Olympia International Fine Art & Antiques Fair which runs from the 6-16th of June www.olympia-art-antiques.com  After a 3 year absence we are delighted to be back. We will be exhibiting some interesting lighting such as an elegant early 50’s Venini ceiling light, a very good Maison Charles table lamp […]

April 2013

April 2013

The  Spring Decorative Fair in Battersea Park is opening soon and you can visit us there in our normal spot. www.decorativefair.com. Following  a recent trip to France where we sourced some new stock, we will be selling an ebonised desk with ormolu mounts in the manner of Maison Jansen, an interesting wooden carved console; an early handblown […]

March 2013

March 2013

We will be exhibiting at the Chelsea Antiques Fair from the 13th to the 17th March. On display there will be  a good selection of paintings including works by artists such as Robert Le Berger, Mary Audsley, Theodore Fried, Henry Sanders, Patrick Dolan and Alfred Egerton Cooper. Styles varying from realistic subjects to more abstract expressionist ones. […]

February 2013

February 2013

The Decorative Fair went well. Good decorators bought from us, as did many new clients. Our small portrait of a girl by Broutin and the interesting 1950’s abstract by Andre Poujet both sold to private collectors.  The stitched leather swing arm wall light by Jacques Adnet went to the trade and the large ebonised campaign […]