antiques shows | May 19, 2015 |
Masterpiece of London party highlights interest across the pond
Boh staff
By Staff

Hosted by Elissa Cullman, Jamie Drake, Audrey Gruss, Alexa Hampton, Margaret Russell, Scott Snyder and Rose Tarlow, the co-chairs of the International Friends of Masterpiece London, a May 11 cocktail reception at Hampton's New York City home drew attention to this year’s upcoming Masterpiece London fair. Hampton's home was recently featured in AD, a supporter of Masterpiece London. 

Alexa Hampton, Ellie Cullman; Susan Zises Green, Nicholas Walsh

Eileen Hill, Freddy Hill, Daisy Hill Sander, Alexa Hampton, Philip Hewat-Jaboo

The renowned art, antique and design fair will run June 25 through July 1, with a preview on June 24, at London’s Royal Hospital Chelsea. One hundred and fifty-plus galleries will showcase museum-quality pieces hailing from over 3,000 years of compelling art history, with notable works including modern arts from Aktis Gallery, Crane Kalman Gallery, Dickinson and 88-Gallery Paris/Hong Kong; 17th-, 18th- and early 19th-century furniture from Edward Hurst, rare books and manuscripts from Peter Harrington; French and European artwork and clocks from Pascal Izarn; contemporary art from Hirschl & Adler, impressionist and 20th-century masters' art from Thomas Gibson Fine Art and contemporary furniture from David Gill Galleries, among many others.

Roses and Paysanne Assise et Chevres; both at Richard Green

Some of this year’s first-time attendees include Richard Green and David Gill Galleries, both of the U.K.; Parisian decorative arts dealer Kraemer Gallery; Van Cleef & Arpels of France, Jacques de la Béraudière of Switzerland and Nilufar of Italy.

Mattia Bonetti, Console “Venetian,” 2012, at the David Gill Galleries

Pair of Louis XVI paperweights and a Louis XIV casket; both at Kraemer Gallery

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