THE MAYFAIR ANTIQUES & FINE ART FAIR, in association with Wetherell, London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London W1, 9th – 12th January
Doulton Lambeth lidded jar, c1890, £1,550 from AD Antiques
This fair is now in its second year and as Ingrid Nilson, Director of The Antiques Fair Limited, explains, “Visitors travelled from various parts of the world and from around the UK to attend our first London fair. We were proud when they remarked that is was a totally unique event, full of interesting works, informal with a lovely relaxed atmosphere. We aim to build on this reputation and feel we have a great mix of dealers, who can help us achieve an even better offering for visitors in January.”
16th century Portuguese or Spanish parcel gilt footed silver salver, £35,000 from Mayflower Antiques
This year there are forty-four specialist dealers exhibiting a wide range of art and antiques. All taking part are member of either the British Antique Dealers’ Association or LAPADA The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers.
Art Deco signed La Verre Français butterfly cameo vase, 35cm high, French, c1925, £4,450 from Hickmet Fine Arts
While most who exhibited last year make a welcome return there are newcomers, including the Mayfair Gallery, Wimpole Antiques, The Blackbrook Gallery and ceramics expert Philip Carrol. There is a really wide range of antiques, books, silver, jewellery and prints, watercolours and paintings from all periods, including Asian art.
‘Street scene with clock tower’ by LS Lowry & Harold Riley, pencil and crayon, £47,500 from Haynes Fine Art of Broadway
All in all a great start to the New Year.
H Moser & Cie 18ct gold hunting cased pocket watch in enamelled case with the Russian Imperial crest, c1890, £34,000 from Anthony Green Antiques
Opening times: Thursday 12noon – 9pm Friday 11am – 6pm Saturday 11am – 6pm Sunday 11am – 5pm
Tickets & enquiries: £10, including catalogue (and re-admission)
The Antiques Dealers Fair Ltd
+44 (0)1797 252030 or email@example.com
A pair of early 18th century carved wood pillars, Portuguese, c1700, £7,800 the pair from Galerie Arabesque