Battersea Decorative & Antiques Fair

It’s my first grand fair as an exhibitor!
I chose the consistently amazing Battersea Decorative & Antiques Fair to launch my new venture as a dealer in postwar Czech glass design, which I still believe is a hugely under-rated area. I’m standing with Lalique, Gallé and Daum specialist dealers M&D Moir, and I have to say that amidst all the decorative delights, our stand is ablaze with colour!
My stock includes designs by many of the great names in postwar Czech glass design, from Frantisek Vizner to Jiri Suhajek, Vladimir Zahour, Pavel Hlava, Frantisek Koudelka, Hana Machovska, and more. I’m particularly delighted with a selection of five flashed and cut vases designed by Ladislav Oliva in 1968, one of which is seen above. These pieces are extremely hard to find, and you won’t find a selection like this again in a hurry! My stock is priced from £35 to £1,800, so there’s something for every pocket. Nearly every piece also comes with an information card, which has an image of the piece, gives you the fascinating story behind the design, puts it in context, and gives important information about the designer. And if nothing tempts you, which I doubt, I’m also selling a range of my own books including Fat Lava, Hi Sklo Lo Sklo, Caithness Glass, and Cracking Antiques, the TV tie-in book from my BBC2 antiques and interiors series with Kathryn Rayward,
When you visit, you’ll find truly eye-watering and inspirational displays that showcase the zeitgeist of interiors, and the true spirit of antiques, vintage and mid-century modern.The fair runs from Tuesday 24th until Sunday 29th April, opening at 11am, and closing at either 7pm or 8pm (6pm on Sunday), so there’s plenty of opportunity to visit. For more information about your visit, click here.
Our stand is 26, and can be found on the outer wall on the right hand side of the pavilion. You can’t miss the colour!
I’ll look forward to seeing you there – it’ll be fun!

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