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Each month we pick out a selection of great pieces to showcase in our virtual window display.
A charming, wood Okimono of two toads, by Masanao
A fantastic and immaculately carved Camphar wood Okimono bearing the celebrated Masanao mark.
The carving depicts an adult toad with its offspring sitting on his back. Their eyes half-closed as if resting whilst still on the look out for something tasty.View
A dramatic Bronze Okimono depicting Emperor Jimmu
The figure stands on a Bronze base. He carried his long bow in his left arm with his right hand supporting the quiver containing his arrows. His robes billowing in the breeze as he stares forward with piercing Silver inlaid eyes.View
A fine Japanese Wakizashi Samurai sword
From our collection of Meiji-era metalwork and armoury this exceptional Wakizashi, complete with carved wood scabbard and Tanto.
The scabbard and hilt decorated with multiple Dragons flying through clouds and decorated with inlaid Mother of Pearl.View
Watch this space
In October 2020 we welcomed our friends from The British Antique Dealers’ Association, (BADA) to our Islington Galleries. BADA had been making a series of short videos showcasing the broad range of their membership. In this video, Kevin offers a brief insight to our business, takes a look around our galleries and shows an exceptional example of Japanese Meiji-era metal-work.
We are very proud to be long-standing members of the following established and well-respected arts and antiques communities:
Founded in 1918, the British Antique Dealers’ Association is the leading trade association for the fine art, design and antiques community.
Established in 1974, the Association of Art & Antiques Dealers, (LAPADA) is the largest and one of the most trusted associations of art and antiques dealers in the United Kingdom.
CINOA is the principal international confederation of art & antique dealer associations with over 5,000 dealers worldwide and more than 80 years’ experience in the trade.
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