The 2017 Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair

The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair, supported by Wetherell and NFU Mutual Godalming, Westminster Ballroom, London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1, 5th – 8thJanuary 2017

Rare French Empire ormolu mantle timepiece of chariot form with white enamel dial forming the wheel, surmounted by Amour being pulled by two dogs, c1810, from Richard Price.

Rare French Empire ormolu mantle timepiece of chariot form with white enamel dial forming the wheel, surmounted by Amour being pulled by two dogs, c1810,
from Richard Price.

I always enjoy both writing about and visiting this fair as it makes a great way of starting a new year.  There is a tempting mixture of paintings, watercolours, silver, jewellery, sculpture, clocks and watches, glass, ceramics, rugs and 20th century design to be seen and purchased.

Allium flower hand-forged galvanised steel with blown glass, 2.5m or 3.2m, from QEST scholar Jenny Pickford,

Allium flower
hand-forged galvanised steel with blown glass, 2.5m or 3.2m,
from QEST scholar Jenny Pickford,

This year the fair will also be showing the skills and works of craft scholars from QEST (The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust). So you may well be digging deep into your pockets!

Egyptian Amulet of Bes, 2cm long x 1.9cm wide, Ptolemaic period, 332–30 BC, from Ancient & Oriental

Egyptian Amulet of Bes,
2cm long x 1.9cm wide, Ptolemaic period, 332–30 BC,
from Ancient & Oriental

 

Spanish, Andalusian School, early 19th century Spanish Guerilla Encampment, Peninsular War oil on panel 23½" x 31½" Original Spanish, early 19th century, carved and indistinctly signed G.... ? on a rock lower centre. Indistinctly inscribed in Spanish on an envelope lower centre, the last word possibly being "Linares". Original Spanish, early 19th century, carved and gilded frame, from Atelier

Spanish, Andalusian School, early 19th century
Spanish Guerilla Encampment, Peninsular War
oil on panel
23½” x 31½”
Original Spanish, early 19th century, carved and indistinctly signed G…. ? on a rock lower centre.
Indistinctly inscribed in Spanish on an envelope lower centre, the last word possibly being “Linares”.
Original Spanish, early 19th century, carved and gilded frame,
from Atelier

 

Gilt decorated amethyst decanter with matching stopper, Russian, c1790, from Fileman Antiques

Gilt decorated amethyst decanter with matching stopper,
Russian, c1790,
from Fileman Antiques

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Harcourt Tiara, 18ct yellow gold and platinum tiara entirely set with fine white diamonds, c1900, from The Gilded Lily

The Harcourt Tiara,
18ct yellow gold and platinum tiara entirely set with fine white diamonds, c1900,
from The Gilded Lily

 

Mid 19th century walnut stool with tapestry top on raised cabriole legs, c1860, from S&S Timms Antiques

Mid 19th century walnut stool with tapestry top on raised cabriole legs, c1860,
from S&S Timms Antiques

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lincs sycamore and acrylic colours, 7'' high x4''x4'' from QEST scholar Joey Richardson

Lincs
sycamore and acrylic colours, 7” high x4”x4”
from QEST scholar Joey Richardson

 

View from the Dining Room by Susan Ryder RP NEAC oil on canvas signed 30" x 36" from Manya Igel Fine Arts

View from the Dining Room by Susan Ryder RP NEAC
oil on canvas
signed
30″ x 36″
from Manya Igel Fine Arts

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Temple Guardians, signed E Bouret bronze and ebonised wood, 39cm high, dated 1871 from Hickmet Fine Arts

Temple Guardians, signed E Bouret
bronze and ebonised wood, 39cm high, dated 1871 from Hickmet Fine Arts

 

A rare George III silver drum tea caddy by Andrew Fogelberg, made in London in 1773, 4.5" x 4" diameter (base), 13oz, from Mary Cooke Antiques

A rare George III silver drum tea caddy by Andrew Fogelberg, made in London in 1773,
4.5″ x 4″ diameter (base), 13oz,
from Mary Cooke Antiques

 

 

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ASIAN ART IN LONDON 2015

Asian Art in London, 5th – 14th November 2015

A pair of imperial, yellow silk monumental hangings, decorated with phoenix as symbols of the empress. The hangings, each composed of eight panels, form a mirror-image pair and are woven with nine phoenix in gold thread amongst five coloured clouds and above rocks and waves. Chinese, Qianlong period, 1736-1795 Height: 3.45 m (11 ft. 4 inches) Width of each hanging: 5.68 m (18 ft. 8 inches) Provenance: Private European family since c. 1912 Jacqueline Simcox Ltd www.jacquelinesimcox.com

A pair of imperial, yellow silk monumental hangings, decorated with phoenix as symbols of the empress. The hangings, each composed of eight panels, form a mirror-image pair and are woven with nine phoenix in gold thread amongst five coloured clouds and above rocks and waves.
Chinese, Qianlong period, 1736-1795
Height: 3.45 m (11 ft. 4 inches)
Width of each hanging: 5.68 m (18 ft. 8 inches)
Provenance:
Private European family since c. 1912
Jacqueline Simcox Ltd
http://www.jacquelinesimcox.com

This really is a special time in London for it sees sixty international dealers, major auction houses and museums and most importantly collectors from around the world come together for a celebration of Asian Art in all its varieties.

The companion piece Jacqueline Simcox Ltd www.jacquelinesimcox.com

The companion piece
Jacqueline Simcox Ltd
http://www.jacquelinesimcox.com

There are selling exhibitions, lectures and auctions across London and I include some of them here for your interest.

Jiang Shan Chun | China’s History Teller Peace Series - Portrait of Two Families II oil on canvas 207 x 135 cm Original Photograph (right) Albemarle Gallery www.albemarlegallery.com

Jiang Shan Chun | China’s History Teller
Peace Series – Portrait of Two Families II oil on canvas 207 x 135 cm
Original Photograph (right)
Albemarle Gallery
http://www.albemarlegallery.com

 

Tureen, Cover and Stand Qianlong period circa 1740 Scandinavian Market Length of Stand: 17 inches; 43cm Height of Tureen & Cover: 15 inches 38cm Cohen & Cohen www.cohenandcohen.co.uk

Tureen, Cover and Stand
Qianlong period circa 1740
Scandinavian Market
Length of Stand: 17 inches; 43cm
Height of Tureen & Cover: 15 inches 38cm
Cohen & Cohen
http://www.cohenandcohen.co.uk

 

Sotheby's Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection London | 11 Nov 2015 LOT 12 A HUANGHUALI SQUARE GAMES TABLE, QIZHUO QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY ESTIMATE 30,000-50,000 GBP www.sothebys.com

Sotheby’s
Classical Chinese Furniture from a European Private Collection
London | 11 Nov 2015
LOT 12
A HUANGHUALI SQUARE GAMES TABLE, QIZHUO
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
ESTIMATE 30,000-50,000 GBP
http://www.sothebys.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A pair ofwhite jade cups with their original stands in the form of lotus petals, dating from the 18th Century Marchant www.marchantiques.com

A pair of white jade cups with their original stands in the form of lotus petals, dating from the 18th Century
Marchant
http://www.marchantiques.com

 

FALCON GEM-SET PENDANT India (Deccan), 17th century Height: 7.8 cm. Width: 5.9 cm. Depth: 2.2 cm Simon Ray, Indian and Islamic Works of Art www.simonray.com

FALCON GEM-SET PENDANT
India (Deccan), 17th century
Height: 7.8 cm. Width: 5.9 cm. Depth: 2.2 cm
Simon Ray, Indian and Islamic Works of Art
http://www.simonray.com

 

Liu Jianhua Trace 2 Copyright Liu Jianhua Courtesy Pace London. www.pacegallery.com

Liu Jianhua
Trace 2
Copyright Liu Jianhua Courtesy Pace London.
http://www.pacegallery.com

 

Ma Desheng Untitled 1986 Ink on Chinese paper 69 x 92 cm (17 x 36 ¼ in) Image courtesy the artist and Rossi & Rossi Rossi & Rossi www.rossirossi.com

Ma Desheng
Untitled
1986
Ink on Chinese paper
69 x 92 cm (17 x 36 ¼ in)
Image courtesy the artist and Rossi & Rossi
Rossi & Rossi
http://www.rossirossi.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dreweatts Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art Sale, Monday 16th November 2015 A fine Chinese soapstone group from Qing Dynasty presumably depicting a scene from the Han dynasty. Estimated at £10,000-15,000

Dreweatts
Chinese Ceramics and Asian Works of Art Sale, Monday 16th November 2015
A fine Chinese soapstone group from Qing Dynasty presumably depicting a scene from the Han dynasty. Estimated at £10,000-15,000

 

A Selection of Pieces From The Nicolas Thompson Collection For Sale Online. R & G McPHERSON ANTIQUES www.orientalceramics.com

A Selection of Pieces From The Nicolas Thompson Collection For Sale Online.
R & G McPHERSON ANTIQUES
http://www.orientalceramics.com

 

ORPIMENT 雄黄 by ANDO Saeko (b.1968) Coloured lacquers, seashell, egg-shell and metal inlays on a wooden panel 45 x 90 cm Sealed Simon Pilling www.simonpilling.co.uk

ORPIMENT 雄黄
by ANDO Saeko (b.1968)
Coloured lacquers, seashell, egg-shell and metal inlays on a wooden panel
45 x 90 cm
Sealed
Simon Pilling
http://www.simonpilling.co.uk

 

25 Blythe Road: LIVE SALE: Arthur Millner - ISLAMIC, INDIAN, HIMALAYAN and SOUTH-EAST ASIAN ART ,11th November 2015 Lot 320 - A MANUSCRIPT BOX (SADAIK) Burma (Myanmar), early 20th century 25 x 61 x 22.5cm Estimate: £200-£300 www.25blytheroad.com

25 Blythe Road:
LIVE SALE: Arthur Millner – ISLAMIC, INDIAN, HIMALAYAN and SOUTH-EAST ASIAN ART ,11th November 2015
Lot 320 – A MANUSCRIPT BOX (SADAIK)
Burma (Myanmar), early 20th century
25 x 61 x 22.5cm
Estimate: £200-£300
http://www.25blytheroad.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Falling Blossoms 2015. Oil on Panel. 75 x 40 cm (29.5 x 16 in) Shine Artists www.shineartists.com

Falling Blossoms
2015. Oil on Panel. 75 x 40 cm (29.5 x 16 in)
Shine Artists
http://www.shineartists.com

 

 

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