Jill Palmer Antiques - A travellers sample miniature wrought iron gate, c1890, £950
David Levi Antiques - Group of geometric painted wood solids, Art School, 1960’s. Priced at £600-£1200.
Henry Saywell - “Francis” by Derek Stafford (b.1934), oil on board, signed DS dated 1980. Priced at £15,000.
|ABOUT THIS FAIR:
London's largest and most diverse antiques fair, The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair, is returning to Battersea Park this Spring. 150 exhibitors will be in attendance from across the UK and Europe, offering a broad selection of period design pieces dating from the C18th to the 1970's.
The fair generates a relaxed and laid back atmosphere where visitors can enjoy the spectacle of fine and decorative furniture and interior accessories, art, sculpture, garden artefacts, architectural elements, jewellery, curiosities and objets trouvés, on stands designed to entice by leaders in the field of decorative and period antiques, interior design and the Decorative Arts, providing exciting ideas on how to incorporate distinctive pieces and period items in the home.
Henry Saywell - 'Ecliptic' by Harold Cohen, Oil and cut canvas on Canvas, 1962, Signed & inscribed. Priced at £18,000.
Atkins Antiques - Italian sideboard with green marbled effect glass top by Mobilificio f.lli Barsotti, Pisa, Circa 1957. Priced at £4700.
M. Goldstein - Mirror manufactured by Simon Rohrer of Liverpool around 1880.
Magus Antiques - A 1920s Italian decorated Lacca Povera-style commode. Priced at £4,200.
|WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THIS FAIR:
The foyer display, The Morning Room Revisited, will focus on the rising trend for a new area in the home that embraces our love of bringing the outdoors inside, with a tranquil space reclaimed for adults away from the hubbub of open-plan living. April is the quintessential month in the year to be inspired by beautiful ideas for displaying decorative ceramics or glass, garden urns for growing herbs and plants, a florist’s table, and a seating sanctuary for taking in the outdoor view.
An exciting clutch of new exhibitors from home and abroad will be debuting at the Fair this Spring. Galeria Miquel Azueta from Barcelona, specialists in contemporary art and C20th designers such as Le Corbusier and Charlotte Perriand; Justin Evershed-Martin, specialising in rare and distinctive decorative arts from the last 200 years; Mary Wise Antiques will present a selection of antique porcelain, ceramics and objets vertu; Atkins Antiques will showcase fine country house antique furniture; James Green, son of long time exhibitor DJ Green Antiques, specialist in mainly mid century modern furniture and accessories; Nigel Bartlett, specialist in the finest antique chimney-pieces in marble, stone and wood, furniture, works of art and objects; Gerald Robinson, specialist in fine antique and period accessories in luxury materials by leading makers; Cool Stuff Across The Pond, presenting mid century and vintage, unusual accessories such as military lighting; Wilkins & Wilkins, specialists in historic portraits and pictures, from C17th to C20th and sculpture "Head, Body & Soul", and James Cohen Rugs.
Popular exhibitors returning this Spring include M. Goldstein, specialist in art, antiques and decorative objects such as mirrors, lighting and tribal art; Cave Decorative Arts, specialists in English and Continental furniture and works of art; Steenberg, specialist in country house antiques; Nadia Phillips Aboriginal Art, bringing contemporary aboriginal art from the Western desert communities; Christine Schell, specialist in silver and antique objets vertu, and decorative antiques; Robin Ruddy, presenting formal to fun pictures, furniture and objects; Julian Simon Fine Art, bringing a selection of C19th & C20th English & Continental paintings and objects; Fine & Vintage, specialising in antique and period furnishings and decorative accessories; and Verde Gaban, specialist in European antiques, period design and works of art.
Held three times a year, this event is the go-to destination and meeting place for international decorators, collectors and style-conscious private buyers and a regular visitation of high profile names from stage and screen including David Beckham, Eddie Redmayne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Fiona Fullerton and Guy Ritchie.
Galerie Arabesque - Cauliflower lidded bowl/tureen with bird atop, by Jacob Petit, Paris, 1860. Priced at £675.
Odyssey Fine Arts - Late C19th French Aptware tureen, cover and stand with impressed marks. Priced at £320.
Timothy Langston Fine Art & Antiques - A mid C19th side table with satin birch top of exceptional colour, English, circa 1860. Priced at £2500.
Cover Image: Jill Palmer Antiques - A travellers sample miniature wrought iron gate, c1890, £950.