Latest News Articles by Frances Allitt

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5 Questions: Joost van den Bergh

17 February 2020

Joost van den Bergh deals from St James’s, London, and exhibits at fair such as the 'Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair' and the 'Open Art Fair' as well as taking part in 'Asian Art in London'.

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Exhibition staged in London by American dealer focuses on new wave of avant-garde photographic works

17 February 2020

Dealer Michael Shapiro’s exhibition of Modernist photography showcases works capturing a fundamental shift in style.

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Pritchard enlarges showroom in Welsh market town

17 February 2020

Drew Pritchard is enlarging his showroom in the Welsh market town of Conwy. The first set of works are set to last about six to eight weeks, and the shop will be closed from February 21-March 25.

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Ahmet opens new shop in Cecil Court

17 February 2020

Fine European porcelain specialist Serhat Ahmet has opened a new shop in London’s Cecil Court after more than five years in Grays Antique Centre.

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The web shop window: Victorian walnut davenport

17 February 2020

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Robert Young sells personal folk art creation as business vacates design studio

15 February 2020

Dealer Robert Young is taking bids on a work of folk art of his own creation.

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Ingres portrait among sales at latest Master Drawings New York

13 February 2020

A portrait by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (1780-1867) was among the sales at the latest staging of Master Drawings New York.

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Bruton antiques event put on hold as decorative fairs’ dates clash

12 February 2020

The annual Bruton Decorative Antiques Fair is cancelled this year due to a dates clash.

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Bomberg buoyant at London Art Fair

10 February 2020

Among several paintings by David Bomberg (1890-1957) that Beaux Arts London sold at London Art Fair (LAF) was an oil, 'Portrait of Dinora' (1952), offered for £70,000.

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Thinking caps on for Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair

10 February 2020

The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair is a destination for many dealers and collectors, but some exhibitors noticed a cautious approach from buyers at its most recent staging.

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Rugs and carpets move on up at latest staging of London fair

10 February 2020

The latest staging of The London Antique Rug & Textile Art Fair was marked by strong sales of carpets and fewer big-ticket sales, according to organiser and exhibitor Aaron Nejad.

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French celebration of the US at latest The Winter Show

10 February 2020

Across the pond in New York, the trade kicked off the year with the major international fair The Winter Show.

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Battersea fair provides a boost in dry January

10 February 2020

January has become a month of abstinence but bountiful fairs provided a welcome break.

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Well connected for a second time: Connect fair wraps up strong sales

10 February 2020

'Connect: London’s Independent Art Fair' wrapped up its second edition earlier this month, staking its place in the calendar of early fairs around the capital with rising sales and evolving strategies for organisation and selling.

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The web shop window: tortoiseshell creamware puzzle jug

10 February 2020

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Daum takes a woodland stroll

10 February 2020

Solo Antiques offers a selection of French Daum landscape cameo glass pieces at Stonyhurst College Antiques & Fine Art Fair this month.

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Chinese dressing table joins early sales at Chester decorative and antiques fair

07 February 2020

Susannah Midwinter of Midwinter Antiques was among the exhibitors opening for business at The Chester Decorative Antiques & Art Fair this morning.

International Autograph Auctions in liquidation

03 February 2020

International Autograph Auctions Ltd has ceased trading and is being placed in voluntary liquidation.

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Super-realist paintings on show in Cecil Court

03 February 2020

This acrylic on canvas, 8 Duncan Terrace (1977), by artist Graham Dean is on offer at Darnley Fine Art.

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5 Questions: book dealer Dr Jörn Günther

03 February 2020

Rare book dealer Dr Jörn Günther of Switzerland specialises in manuscripts, miniatures, and rare early printed books from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.