From September 29 to October 4 in its Battersea Park locale, across the river from Chelsea, Sloane Square and Knightsbridge, London’s Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair will showcase 145 dealers' painted, decorative and fine antique furniture; rare and unconventional objects; collectors’ items, and elegant 20th-century design, as well as art hailing from every period. Founded in 1985, the fair was designed by London-based decorative antiques dealer Patricia Harvey and her husband Ralph to target the interior design trade.
Notable names attending fairs of years past include Rose Tarlow, Michael S. Smith, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Nicky Haslam, Veere Grenney, John Minshaw, Chester Jones, Nina Campbell, hoteliers Kit Kemp and Olga Polizzi, Oprah Winfrey, Madonna, Florence Welch, Gwyneth Paltrow, Eddie Redmayne, Adele, Bryan Ferry, Matthew Williamson, Sir Paul Smith, Burberry’s Christopher Bailey, Sir Terence Conran, Tom Dixon and Trisha Guild.
Scenes from previous Fairs
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