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The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17 - 22 April 2018

 Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

Sue Norman Blue & White Pottery, Bourbon Hanby Antiques, Chelsea, London SW3

Set of four Lambeth Doulton stoneware planters, c1882.  Price £1200

 

Event: The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair
Organiser: Harvey (Management Services) Ltd
Venue: Battersea Evolution (The Marquee), Battersea Park, London
Date: 17 - 22 April 2018

Enquiries:

Tel: 020 7616 9327

 Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

Hudson Antiques - Japanese Fukagawa pot and cover of large dimensions, 63cm tall x 37cm wide. Circa 1880. Priced at £1250.

ABOUT THIS FAIR:

Of the three Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fairs each year, the Spring edition is the event when the exhibitors, more than 150 this April, put on their best show with garden-related decoration to bedeck and embellish the rich panoply of unusual period design, objects and 20th century classics mixed with fine and decorative antiques in a beguiling blend of splendour and surprise for which this event has become known. 

What sets the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair apart from the competition is the creativity and inspiration of the stand displays, the relaxed and cheerful atmosphere and a thrilling element of the unexpected; you never know what you might find around each corner. From period shop signs and advertising accessories to taxidermy, objets trouvés and fossils, exhibitors have an eye for the distinctly unusual! Decoration has never been such fun.

Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

 

Thomas Woodham Smith - Mid-C19th giltwood rope stool attributed to AME Fournier. France, c1870. 

 Price £5500

 

Since its launch in 1985, the fair has been recognised as the foremost antiques event for the design trade. It was the first major London fair to combine formal and decorative antiques with art and accessories for the interior decorating buyer, and one of the earliest antiques events to introduce post-war and mid-century modern design, re-purposed antiques and contemporary art. The Fair has always offered industrial and salvaged architectural antiques.


 Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

Philip Thomas - Very unusual woven leather chair and matching footstool. French circa 1970. Priced at £1650.


Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

Jonathan Hope - Beadwork dance apron, imported cotton and glass beads on fibre, from Geelvink Bay, New Guinea. C19th. Priced at TP £2250


WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THIS FAIR:

Foyer inspiration for visitors in April 2018 will be An Ornamental Menagerie, directing the spotlight on designs, objects and works of art featuring creatures great and small, familiar and exotic. Furniture decorated with carvings such as classical lions’ paws or chinoiserie Ho Ho birds; formal and folk art favouring beloved pets and domesticated beasts; decorated textiles; nostalgic toys; lamps in the form of carved or cast birds and animals. The kingdom of fauna provides truly endless possibilities, and past designers and artists have taken them all to heart.

All exhibits in the now eagerly awaited foyer exhibition are drawn from the stands in the fair and are very much for sale!

Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

S&S Timms Antiques - A pair of ormalu spaniels, c1830.  Price £1850.


New exhibitors for Spring 2018 include Delobelle & Delobelle Belgium, English antique furniture C17th-C20th, Violet Grey Decorative Gardens, Devon, William Cook Fine Antiques, Berkshire, Twentieth Century Posters East Finchley, London, Mark Mitchell Paintings and Paul Mitchell Mirror Frames Brook St, London W1, Hossack & Gray, decorative antiques, design and upholstery, Somerset and Tom Stewart Liberty, London, formerly of 52 Meters, contemporary design.

 

Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018


Jenna Burlingham Fine Art - Gerald Festus Kelly (1879-1972) The Beach, c1907 Oil on panel 7inx6in / 17.8cm x 15.2cm

Priced in the region of £8500. 

Works of art from the ancient to the contemporary, including sculpture, paintings, prints and photography, are an important element of the Fair, as befits their role in a polished interior scheme and the fair welcomes returnees Anthony Hepworth, Modern and Contemporary Fine Art, Julian Simon Fine Art, traditional and C20th art, Morgan-Davies Art, Contemporary art, with a focus on fashion-inspired works.

Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

 

Maison Artefact - Late C18th/early C19th Swedish centre table with gilded carved decoration and marble top. Price £5800 

ANF recommends: regular long-term go to exhibitors to head to for before they sell out: Martin D Johnson Antiques, Lewes, Maison Artefact, Lillie Road, London, Adam Calvert Bentley, Battersea, London, Collier Antiques Ltd, based at Hemswell Antiques Centre, Lincolnshire, Nadin & Macintosh, Sherborne, Dorset and Brownrigg, Tetbury.

Well-behaved dogs (on leads) are welcomed, so take a walk in Battersea Park and bring your dog when you shop!

 Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

John Bird Antiques  - Anglo-Indian lacquered trunk on original stand, made in Beirilly, near Delhi, c1830. Priced at £1850.


TICKET INFO:

Admission to the fair is £10.00 at the door (catalogue gives re-admission throughout the week), or register at www.decorativefair.com to join the mailing list for free tickets.

The Fair is easily accessed from Chelsea, Sloane Square and Knightsbridge using the frequent courtesy shuttle service to the Fair from outside the Sloane Square Hotel. Delicious food at Megan’s Kitchen, a brasserie and bar, is available all day (don’t miss the teatime cakes or the reviving Bloody Marys), whilst on-site packing and shipping facilities make life easy for international and UK buyers.

 

Cover Image: Jonathan Hope - Beadwork dance apron, imported cotton and glass beads on fibre, from Geelvink Bay, New Guinea. C19th. Priced at TP £2250.



News & Fairs Previews

The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17 - 22 April 2018

 Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

Sue Norman Blue & White Pottery, Bourbon Hanby Antiques, Chelsea, London SW3

Set of four Lambeth Doulton stoneware planters, c1882.  Price £1200

 

Event: The Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair
Organiser: Harvey (Management Services) Ltd
Venue: Battersea Evolution (The Marquee), Battersea Park, London
Date: 17 - 22 April 2018

Enquiries:

Tel: 020 7616 9327

 Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

Hudson Antiques - Japanese Fukagawa pot and cover of large dimensions, 63cm tall x 37cm wide. Circa 1880. Priced at £1250.

ABOUT THIS FAIR:

Of the three Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fairs each year, the Spring edition is the event when the exhibitors, more than 150 this April, put on their best show with garden-related decoration to bedeck and embellish the rich panoply of unusual period design, objects and 20th century classics mixed with fine and decorative antiques in a beguiling blend of splendour and surprise for which this event has become known. 

What sets the Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair apart from the competition is the creativity and inspiration of the stand displays, the relaxed and cheerful atmosphere and a thrilling element of the unexpected; you never know what you might find around each corner. From period shop signs and advertising accessories to taxidermy, objets trouvés and fossils, exhibitors have an eye for the distinctly unusual! Decoration has never been such fun.

Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

 

Thomas Woodham Smith - Mid-C19th giltwood rope stool attributed to AME Fournier. France, c1870. 

 Price £5500

 

Since its launch in 1985, the fair has been recognised as the foremost antiques event for the design trade. It was the first major London fair to combine formal and decorative antiques with art and accessories for the interior decorating buyer, and one of the earliest antiques events to introduce post-war and mid-century modern design, re-purposed antiques and contemporary art. The Fair has always offered industrial and salvaged architectural antiques.


 Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

Philip Thomas - Very unusual woven leather chair and matching footstool. French circa 1970. Priced at £1650.


Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

Jonathan Hope - Beadwork dance apron, imported cotton and glass beads on fibre, from Geelvink Bay, New Guinea. C19th. Priced at TP £2250


WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THIS FAIR:

Foyer inspiration for visitors in April 2018 will be An Ornamental Menagerie, directing the spotlight on designs, objects and works of art featuring creatures great and small, familiar and exotic. Furniture decorated with carvings such as classical lions’ paws or chinoiserie Ho Ho birds; formal and folk art favouring beloved pets and domesticated beasts; decorated textiles; nostalgic toys; lamps in the form of carved or cast birds and animals. The kingdom of fauna provides truly endless possibilities, and past designers and artists have taken them all to heart.

All exhibits in the now eagerly awaited foyer exhibition are drawn from the stands in the fair and are very much for sale!

Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

S&S Timms Antiques - A pair of ormalu spaniels, c1830.  Price £1850.


New exhibitors for Spring 2018 include Delobelle & Delobelle Belgium, English antique furniture C17th-C20th, Violet Grey Decorative Gardens, Devon, William Cook Fine Antiques, Berkshire, Twentieth Century Posters East Finchley, London, Mark Mitchell Paintings and Paul Mitchell Mirror Frames Brook St, London W1, Hossack & Gray, decorative antiques, design and upholstery, Somerset and Tom Stewart Liberty, London, formerly of 52 Meters, contemporary design.

 

Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018


Jenna Burlingham Fine Art - Gerald Festus Kelly (1879-1972) The Beach, c1907 Oil on panel 7inx6in / 17.8cm x 15.2cm

Priced in the region of £8500. 

Works of art from the ancient to the contemporary, including sculpture, paintings, prints and photography, are an important element of the Fair, as befits their role in a polished interior scheme and the fair welcomes returnees Anthony Hepworth, Modern and Contemporary Fine Art, Julian Simon Fine Art, traditional and C20th art, Morgan-Davies Art, Contemporary art, with a focus on fashion-inspired works.

Antiques News & Fairs - Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair 17 - 22 April

 

Maison Artefact - Late C18th/early C19th Swedish centre table with gilded carved decoration and marble top. Price £5800 

ANF recommends: regular long-term go to exhibitors to head to for before they sell out: Martin D Johnson Antiques, Lewes, Maison Artefact, Lillie Road, London, Adam Calvert Bentley, Battersea, London, Collier Antiques Ltd, based at Hemswell Antiques Centre, Lincolnshire, Nadin & Macintosh, Sherborne, Dorset and Brownrigg, Tetbury.

Well-behaved dogs (on leads) are welcomed, so take a walk in Battersea Park and bring your dog when you shop!

 Antiques News & Fairs - Spring Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair - 17th - 22nd April 2018

John Bird Antiques  - Anglo-Indian lacquered trunk on original stand, made in Beirilly, near Delhi, c1830. Priced at £1850.


TICKET INFO:

Admission to the fair is £10.00 at the door (catalogue gives re-admission throughout the week), or register at www.decorativefair.com to join the mailing list for free tickets.

The Fair is easily accessed from Chelsea, Sloane Square and Knightsbridge using the frequent courtesy shuttle service to the Fair from outside the Sloane Square Hotel. Delicious food at Megan’s Kitchen, a brasserie and bar, is available all day (don’t miss the teatime cakes or the reviving Bloody Marys), whilst on-site packing and shipping facilities make life easy for international and UK buyers.

 

Cover Image: Jonathan Hope - Beadwork dance apron, imported cotton and glass beads on fibre, from Geelvink Bay, New Guinea. C19th. Priced at TP £2250.