October 2018 - Fair Highlights

October 2018

Latest Highlights from the Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia 2018

The acclaimed Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia will return from October 29th to November 4th on the Gallery Level on the National Hall of Olympia London. With over 20,000 objects of outstanding quality, the fair is the last important art and antiques fair before Christmas. The dark winter nights give the event a seasonal sparkle and luxurious atmosphere.

New exhibitors to the 2018 edition include: Ted Few, Berlin Walls, Antikbar Original Vintge Posters, Fine Art Commissions, The Englishman Fine Art, Cantelo Antiques, Markov and Walton House Antiques.

Regular returnees include: Haynes Fine Art, Morgan Strickland Decorative Arts, Anthea AG Antiques Ltd, Jeroen Markies, Wakelin and Linfield, Steve Sly Japanese Works of Art, Sarah Colgrave, Mary Cooke, Serhat Ahmet and The Old Corkscrew (South Africa).

Art Consultant Vanessa Curry will be doing highlights tours of the fair and there will be a variety of cultural and interior talks throughout the fair.

Amongst the pieces for sale will be: art, furniture, silver, mirrors, sculpture, ceramics, Art Deco, mid-century modern, jewellery, textiles, glass and photography. Each object will be individually vetted by independent experts

Comet car mascot by Rene Lalique

These were made in the 1920s to sit on car radiator mounts as the ultimate luxury accessory. Lit from within, they created a warm glow at night - the faster the car went the brighter the glow. This very rare piece originates from a private owner who inherited it from his grandfather, who would tell stories of the comet's rare appearances.

This model was introduced in 1925. Within the original Breves radiator is a mount with a coloured lens. £98,500. Exhibitor: Hampton Antiques

Extremely rare large pair of Regency Period circular gilt-wood convex mirrors with original mirror plates.

Surrounded by ribbed and moulded concave frames with applied ball decoration. Circa 1820

£28,000 Exhibitor: S&S Timms

Guerrier Tartare Arrêtant son Cheval by Antoine Barye. 37cm high. c 1870

One of the most important animali bronze subjects by Antoine L Barye entitled 'Guerrier Tartare Arrêtant son Cheval' - The bronze of a fierce Tartare warrior mounted upon his muscular stead in full battle uniform with excellent rich green, orange and black patina and very fine hand chased surface detail, signed Barye and Inscribed F Barbedienne Fondeur.

£17,500 Exhibitor: Hickmet Antiques

To London by Jet Clipper Pan Am (1950s) Artist: Aaron Fine

Original vintage travel poster advertising London by Jet Clipper, Pan American World Airways, World's Most Experienced Airline. Fantastic mid-century modern design on blue featuring a red double decker London bus. The background depicts a scene of buses at Piccadilly Circus with illuminated advertising boards for Bovril, Schweppes and Wrigley's.Exhibitor: Antikbar. Original Vintage Posters

A rare solid, 14K satin gold bracelet designed by Knud V. Andersen

A rare solid, 14K satin gold bracelet designed by Knud V. Andersen for Anton Michelsen. Denmark c.1970. Exhibitor: Grasilver

Tulips No 1, 1969

Tulips No 1, 1969 by Ivon Hitchens British 1893 – 1979 Oil on canvas Canvas size: 30 x 20 inches Signed, 1969 £95,000 Exhibitor: Haynes Fine Art

Antique 18th century Neapolitan marble bombe serpentine commode

An unusually large mid 18th century Neapolitan bombe and serpentine fronted commode retaining its original marble top. Retaining its original gilded brass sabeaux. Width 130.2cm, height 85.1cm, depth 66cm. Italy. C1760. Exhibitor: Wakelin and Linfield

The fair will have its own entrance (Entrance D) at the Apex corner on Hammersmith Road and be accessible from Spirit of Christmas as well.

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Located on the gallery level in the elegant National Hall in London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX, the Fair is extremely easy to get to.

Opening hours are:
Monday 29th October Private Preview 3pm – 9pm Collectors Preview evening 6pm -9pm £35Tuesday 30 October 11am – 6pm
Wednesday 31 October 11am – 6pm
Thursday 1 November 11am – 9pm
Friday 2 November 11am – 6pm
Saturday 3 November 11am – 6pm
Sunday 4 November 11am - 5pm

Tickets are priced at £15 in advance and £20 on the door and £35 on Preview day.

The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia takes place at the Olympia National, London, W14 8UX. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit www.olympia-antiques.com