Antiques Shows | Sep 20, 2016 |
Largest-ever Decorative Antiques Fair returns to London
Boh staff

Kicking off September 27, the autumn iteration of London’s Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair will be the largest of its kind, hosting exhibitors in Battersea Park who will hew to this year’s theme of “Scandi Days and Nordic Nights.”

The fair, which is held three times yearly, features furniture, design and art for sale, largely from Great Britain and Continental Europe (particularly France, Italy and Scandinavia), an uptick in furniture by Brazilian and American postwar designers and antiques and artwork from Russia, the Middle East and Asia.

Among the 11 new exhibitors to appear at the show are Rupert Cavendish Antiques, with Biedermeier and art deco furniture and carpets; Julian Simon Fine Art, with English and Continental paintings from the 18th to mid-20th centuries; Fine & Vintage, which specializes in vintage leather, luggage and trunks; Just Japanese, offering antique and contemporary Japanese pieces; Joost van den Bergh, with Indian and South East Asian art; The British Antique Furniture Restorers’ Association (BAFRA); Verde Gabán, with European antiques; Cave Decorative Arts, with fine furniture and works of art; Alexia Amato Antiques, offering fine glass and objets de virtu; TOAD, which will supply antiques and decorative arts; and a collective from Alfie’s Antique Market of London.

The “Scandi Days and Nordic Nights” theme will be on view in the foyer, with classic 18th- and 19th-century styles, as well as 20th-century design from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland on display. The pieces appearing in the foyer are available for sale from exhibitors at the fair, and two vignettes will encapsulate the seasons of summer and winter in Scandinavia. The show will run from September 27 to October 2.

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