The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair After a successful launch in January 2013, The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair organised by The Antiques Dealers Fair Limited, takes place for a second time at the five star London location.
priced at £22,000. Oak specialist Peter Bunting is bringing a Continental early carved two-door cupboard, c1570, selling for £6,500. WR Harvey & Co (Antiques) Ltd has an impressive William and Mary period oyster veneered kingwood kneehole desk by Thomas Pistor of Ludgate Hill, c1690, priced at £50,000, and a Chippendale period mahogany ‘spider-leg’ table, c1760 and priced at £3,500. This table was part of the collection of JS Sykes of Grosvenor Square, who was one of a close circle of British and American collectors of Georgian furniture.
Remaining on the theme of Grosvenor Square, Angelika CJ Friebe Ltd is bringing a vue d’optique, originally developed in France and popular with collectors during the 18th and 19th centuries. This original hand coloured copper engraving Vue de la Place de Grosvenor à Londres was published in England in 1766, and is selling for £450 (framed). Keeping with the London theme, Peter Bunting has a gesso on canvas showing a London scene, Lambeth Palace on the River, English, c1800, and priced at £3,500.
The fair’s exhibitors are exclusively drawn from members of The British Antique Dealers’ Association and LAPADA The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers. This boutique event entices a discerning international audience of collectors, interior designers and those who appreciate surrounding themselves with beautiful things.
One of London’s most stylish hotels, The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square is situated in the heart of Mayfair, just minutes from the West End’s shopping streets and Park Lane. Light refreshments can be found in the fair’s foyer and upstairs Gordon Ramsay’s two restaurants maze and maze Grill offer fine dining and New York grill inspired food.
The fair is vetted with a dateline of 1970 for most disciplines.
Event: The Mayfair Antiques & Fine Art Fair, in association with Wetherell
Venue: The London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6JP (entrance in Duke Street)