Fit for a Princess: A George III Chimneypiece attributed to Robert Adam

Continuing our week of all things royal, today we are highlighting a rare and important George III pine chimneypiece possibly designed by Robert Adam for Harewood House.  The carving throughout is of exceptional quality in the neo-classical taste, with carved laurel wreaths and bell flower swags and classical urns.  The surface would have been gilded or … Continue reading Fit for a Princess: A George III Chimneypiece attributed to Robert Adam

Tuesdays are for Textiles: Antique Needlework Panels & Cushions

In 1770 the French designer Charles Germain de Saint-Aubin published a treatise on embroidery, L'Art du Brodeur, known in English as The Art of the Embroiderer.   As the Royal Embroiderer (Dessinateur du Roi pour la broderie et la entelle) to king Louis XV, Saint Aubin was responsible for crafting dresses, corsets, and festive costumes for the King … Continue reading Tuesdays are for Textiles: Antique Needlework Panels & Cushions

LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair: September 15-20 2017

We are delighted to be participating in this year's LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair, which runs from September 15-20 in Mayfair's Berkeley Square.  Since its inception in 2009, the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair has grown to become a foremost international showcase for art and antiques, as well as one of the most prestigious events … Continue reading LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair: September 15-20 2017

Designer Spotlight: Garrow Kedigian of Garrow Kedigian Designs

It is impossible to walk in a room designed by Garrow Kedigian and not be blown away immediately by his clear enthusiasm and passion for what he does.  Born in Montreal, Garrow attended the McGill School of Architecture and trained with renowned designer William Hodgins in Boston before moving to New York to start his … Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Garrow Kedigian of Garrow Kedigian Designs