22/8/2017

The LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair 15-20 September

Visit us on stand A16 at the upcoming LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair to view a remarkable collection of beautiful antique rugs, silk rugs, tribal rugs and decorative antique carpets from Persia and all over the world.
Opening times can be seen here – LAPADA opening times
Since its inception in 2009, the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair has [...]

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BADA Fair 2017 - 15th to 21st March

BADA Fair 2017 – 15th to 21st March

Visit us at the BADA Fair 2017 – 15th to 21st March on stand A38.  We have exhibited at this prestigious event in the antiques calendar for 10 years now on the same stand next to the restaurant.  Please contact us if you would like to receive an invitation to the fair.
Founded in 1918, BADA (The British Antique Dealers’ [...]

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House & Garden Nov 2016 – Antique Bakshaish carpet featured

We had the privilege of helping a client find a large antique carpet for a drawing room at Shanks House in Somerset.  This has been beautifully photographed and featured in November’s issue of House & Garden magazine.  Please view the pdf to see the carpet in question in the room.
The process required us to visit Shanks House with [...]

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September 13th 2016

LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair 2016

LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair visit us on stand A16 to see some rare antique silk rugs and fine Persian carpets. Running from September 13th to 18th 2016.

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LAPADA Antiques Fair 25th to 29th September

Our stand A19 at the LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair – Opens tomorrow 11am

We hope you can join us at this years LAPADA Art & Antiques Fair in Berkeley Square, London opening tomorrow at 11am untl 9pm.  The fair as always looks fantastic with such a wide variety of items from specialist art and antique dealers, [...]

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Carpet sets $33 million world record!

A rare 17th century Safavid-era Isfahan carpet sold at Sotheby’s in New York last week for a staggering $33 million. The anonymous bidder, who participated by phone, paid $33,765,000 for the 17th-century Persian piece, which came from the bequest of William Clark, the industrialist and U.S. senator who donated more than 200 works of fine art and rugs to the [...]

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LAPADA 2012 Object Of The Year Competition

Antique Zejwa rug shortlisted
A good reason to write a newsletter is to share some exciting news!
Our rare antique Zejwa rug has been shortlisted through to the final group for the 2012 LAPADA ‘Object of the Year’ competition, heading through to the next round of judging.
After the success of last years entry, an unusual green [...]

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Our Lapada Preview

LAPADA antiques fair – 21st to 25th September
The LAPADA antiques fair located in Berkeley Square is finally upon us and we are pleased to have some exciting carpets & rugs to showcase this year.  The fair is in the heart of Mayfair and is a fabulous day out, with a huge variety on display as dealers exhibit from [...]

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House and Garden Magazine


Recommended in House and Gardens March issue. Featured is a clients house with an antique Mahal carpet that was purchased in-situ from us.

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Bada Handbook 2010


Every year The British Antique Dealers Association compile the BADA handbook to allow dealers to showcase a particular piece that has great provenance or rarity within their field. In 2010 we displayed an exquisite mid 19th Century antique tribal Qasghai rug, which was extremely fine and in perfect condition.

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Hali Magazine


HALI (the name means carpet in Turkish) is the glue that holds the international rug and textile art market together. Described as “the benchmark against which all other art publications measure their quality”, HALI is an international quarterly magazine of exceptional style, brimming with information. It is essential reading for the amateur and the connoisseur alike. Farnham Antique [...]

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Country Life – Object of the Year feature


We entered this years LAPADA & Country Life ‘Object of the Year’ competition with a beautiful antique Karachov rug, Circa 1870 from the Caucasus. We have been successful in making it into the final of the competition and in May’s issue of Country Life they have featured our rug along with the other 15 finalists. If you would [...]

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BADA Handbook 2011/2012


Antique Heriz, Persia, Circa 1890 – 2.19 x 2.32m showcased for the annual BADA (British Antique Dealers Association) handbook.

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BADA Handbook 2011/2012


Antique Karabagh, Caucasian, dated 1894 – 1.22 x .90m showcased for the annual BADA (British Antique Dealers) handbook.

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BADA Handbook 2009/2010 page 5


Antique Carpets & Rugs by Roderic Davies. A fantastic article written for the BADA Handbook 2009/2010 edition highlighting various aspects of weaving along with some beautiful rug images.

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BADA Handbook 2009/2010 Page 4


Antique Carpets & Rugs by Roderic Davies. A fantastic article written for the BADA Handbook 2009/2010 edition highlighting various aspects of weaving along with some beautiful rug images.

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BADA Handbook 2009/2010 page 3


Antique Carpets & Rugs by Roderic Davies. A fantastic article written for the BADA Handbook 2009/2010 edition highlighting various aspects of weaving along with some beautiful rug images.

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BADA Handbook 2009/2010 page 2


Antique Carpets & Rugs by Roderic Davies. A fantastic article written for the BADA Handbook 2009/2010 edition highlighting various aspects of weaving along with some beautiful rug images.

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BADA Handbook 2009/2010 page 1


Antique Carpets & Rugs by Roderic Davies. A fantastic article written for the BADA Handbook 2009/2010 edition highlighting various aspects of weaving along with some beautiful rug images

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Antique Rugs 1983 Front cover


This publication ‘Antique Rugs’ by R. Benardout features two early caucasian rugs we have from a private collection of rare early pieces.

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Antique Kazak in 1996 ‘Woven Stars’


A rare perfect condition antique Kazak rug featured in R. Benardout’s 1996 ‘Woven Stars’ publication. This is one of many early rare caucasus rugs from a private collection.

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Antique Daghestan in 1983 ‘Antique Rugs’

 

Dated 1898, this fine Daghestan prayer rug is a rare piece. Featured in ‘Antique Rugs’ publication by R. Benardout in 1983, he catalogued the rarest, unusual rugs from all over the world. We have several of these early caucasian rugs which also feature in the books.

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Front cover 1996 ‘Woven Stars’


This stunning early Lesghi rug was featured on the front cover of R. Benardout’s 1996 ‘Woven stars’ publication which showcased some of the best rugs from all over the world.

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18th to 24th March 2015

BADA Antiques & Fine Art Fair

11am – 9pm Weds 18th
11am – 8pm Thurs 19th
11am – 8pm Friday 20th
11am – 6pm Sat 21st
11am – 6pm Sun 22nd
11am – 8pm Mon 23rd
11am – 6pm Tues 24th
The British Antique Dealers’ Association is the trade association for the leading antique dealers in Britain.  Since its [...]

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10th to 12th October 2014

The Esher Hall Antiques & Fine Art Fair

Friday11.00 – 18.00
Saturday10.30 – 18.00
Sunday10.30 – 17.00
We are pleased to announce we shall be exhibiting at the 2014 Esher Hall Antiques & Fine Art Fair, located at Sandown Park Racecourse.  Joining Ingrid Nlson and the Antique Dealers Fair Limited is a great privilege, she has been organising these antique events across the country since [...]

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23rd to 28th September 2014

The Lapada Art & Antiques Fair


11.00 – 21.00 Tuesday 23rd – * Collectors’ Preview
11.00 – 17.30 Wednesday 24th
11.00 – 21.00 Thursday 25th
11.00 – 19.00 Friday 26th
11.00 – 19.00 Saturday 27th
11.00 – 17.00 Sunday 28th
* Collectors Preview by invitation only
We are members of LAPADA, which is the Association of Art [...]

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