ATG Editor-in-Chief Mark Bridge, centre, announced the winners of the Antiques Trade Gazette 2011 Awards for outstanding works of art on sale during Asian Art in London at the Gala Party in The Dome at the Victoria and Albert Museum on November 8.
Pictured with him, left, is Fabio Rossi of Rossi & Rossi in
Clifford Street, who won the three-dimensional works of art award
for an 11½in (29cm) high Buddha Sakyamuni, in bronze with silver
inlay, from Kashmir, complete with its original cast bronze back
panel and dating to the 17th century.
Also pictured with Mr Bridge is dealer Carlo Cristi, who won the
two-dimensional works of art award with an unusually large, 4ft
11in x 2ft 5in (1.5m x 74cm), mid-7th century AD, Central Asian
polychrome silk fragment decorated with large roundels containing
confronted lionesses feeding cubs.
Mr Cristi was exhibiting throughout Asian Art in London
at The Weiss Gallery in Jermyn Street.