2009 We will not be exhibiting At the Olympic Antiques Fair
Olympic Antiques Fair - Further Information :
Antiques are becoming increasingly attractive to a new generation of design-conscious 30 and 40 year olds and fulfil the ‘reuse, recycle and repair’ mantra of the times. They also appeal to those looking for alternative investment opportunities. With 28 categories ranging from furniture, art and sculpture to jewellery, glass and lighting the Winter Fair offers an exceptional choice of fine art and traditional antiques to these collectors as well as to interior designers and savvy shoppers.
Visitors can expect to find such delights as Chippendale armchairs, Lalique glass vases, 1920s Cartier earrings, Lowry oil paintings, Fornasetti screens, Silver spoons, Art Deco lighting, William de Morgan vases and much, much more. New to the fair for 2009 is a start-up exhibitors area to encourage dealers who are new to the trade and provide a fresh look to this established event.
The Winter Fair has become an event in the annual social calendar. Previous attendees have included Bono, Claudia Schiffer, Jemima Khan, Jools Holland, Jasper Conran, Bryan Ferry, Victoria Rothschild, Nicky Haslam, Kay Saatchi, Sir Peter Blake and interior designer Nina Campbell. The Fair charity for 2009 is the Venice in Peril fund.
Supported by the two most important trade associations, the British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) and The Association of Art & Antiques Dealers (LAPADA), every exhibitor has been approved by a panel of experts and these include some of the UK’s top dealers.
For anyone apprehensive about buying art or antiques for the first time, they should be reassured by the fact that Olympia works with over 100 experts across all the categories who inspect every single piece at the fair before it opens to the public. Throughout the Advisors in Antiques and Fine Art will be available to give visitors guidance on purchases.
The Winter Fine Art & Antiques Fair, Olympia 2009 will be held from 16-22 November 2009.