Brilliant Blue & Wonderful White: Chinese Porcelain

When it comes to design, there is no pairing more iconic than blue and white.  Today we are looking at the history of blue and white designs alongside examples of blue and white porcelain in our collection - click on the photographs to learn more about eaech piece. Blue and white decoration is synonymous with … Continue reading Brilliant Blue & Wonderful White: Chinese Porcelain

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A Highlight for Asian Art in London: A Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases

This year's Asian Art in London is coming to a close, and we wanted to share a very fine pair of Chinese famille rose baluster vases and covers that we have just acquired for the collection.  Each vase is elaborately decorated with pheasants in a rocky landscape with flowering peonies. Chinese famille-rose porcelain refers to … Continue reading A Highlight for Asian Art in London: A Pair of Chinese Famille Rose Vases

Behind the Scenes: Photographing Our Collection

Photography is a fundamental part of running any art gallery, including ours.  These photographs go on our website, in our catalogues, and through the variety of social media channels we use to share our collection. We take photographs in our gallery when possible, as shown in the leading image when we had our magnificent George … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Photographing Our Collection