Thirty pieces of exquisite and inventive silver jewellery by Malcolm Appleby MBE, Britain’s leading Silversmith-Engraver, have just arrived into the gallery. Three of his handcrafted bowls in silver with gilt interiors are also available. Malcolm grew up near Biggin Hill in Kent.
The Winter Exhibition runs from Saturday 3 December at 10am until Christmas Eve at 3pm. Selling displays feature silver jewellery and bowls by Malcolm Appleby MBE, who is Britain’s leading Silversmith-Engraver. Rare Venetian and Bohemian trade beads from the collection of a well-known expert, Stefany Tomalin, are also available to purchase, along with her latest book. Original Art Deco bronzes, Lalique glass, Arts and Crafts Movement designs by Archibald Knox and Liberty, and much more will soon also be shown on the website. Call 01959 561234 if you are seeking a particular item. We are happy to post pieces to you.
Malcolm Appleby MBE’s remarkable engraved silver jewellery and bowls are collected worldwide. A collection of his rings, pendants, love tokens, bangles and cufflinks has just come into the gallery, along with two of his exquisite tumber bowls.
A beautiful example of a Harris Lebus Sideboard with a copper panel is now available. An Art Deco “Cloud Suite” attributed to Epstein, which can be reupholstered to your requirements, has also arrived in the Furniture Warehouse in Edenbridge. Call the gallery for an appointment on 01959 561234
The popular Furniture Warehouse Sale takes place on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th October 2016 at Easistore, Enterprise Way, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 6HF. Come and browse 2000 sq.ft. of Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Gothic Revival and Art Deco furniture, laid out over 5 or more rooms. The warehouse is open from 10am-5pm this weekend, and The Design Gallery is also open extended hours of 10am-5pm on both days. The Furniture Warehouse can also be visited by appointment with John on 01959 561234 / 07785 503044.
We will be standing at the Voewood Decorative Arts Fair on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October 2016. The fair is open from 10am-5pm both days. Voewood was designed by Edward Schroeder Prior (a pupil of Richard Norman Shaw) between 1903 and 1905 and the Arts and Crafts house is a unique butterfly design. The house is privately owned and rarely open to the public. Two for One Tickets can be downloaded at www.style1900.org The Design Gallery will be open as usual.
The Eltham Palace Art Deco Fair takes place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 September from 10am – 6pm. We will be taking fabulous new furniture, lighting and jewellery stock to the Great Hall. Owned by English Heritage, the Art Deco mansion commissioned by the Courtauld textile millionaires sits alongside the medieval and Tudor palace that was inhabited by successive monarchs including Richard II and Henry VIII. The Design Gallery will be open as usual from 10am-5.30pm on the Saturday and 1pm to 5pm on the Sunday.
Our Summer Sale is ending on Tuesday 30th August at 5pm. We are open on Bank Holiday Monday 29th August 2016 from 12 noon to 5pm. Looking forward to seeing you soon.
A dramatic Arts and Crafts Movement Oak Sideboard attributed to Wylie and Lochhead of Glasgow has come into the gallery this week. Decorated with chequered inlays, it has four cupboards, five drawers and a display area to the top with glass doors. Now showing on the website.
The Design Gallery Summer Sale commences Saturday 6 August and runs until Tuesday 30 August. Discounts of up to 20% are available (bespoke furniture and bespoke lighting are not included). Warehouse appointments are available 7 days a week, where discounts can be negotiated as usual. Newly arrived: silver and gold pieces by Malcolm Appleby MBE, original Art Deco centrepiece with elephants, large Art Deco bowl by Schneider, and an Archibald Knox for Liberty rare tea and coffee service. Call 01959 561234.
A dramatic, original Art Deco Cocktail Cabinet with unusual fiddelback veneers and bird’s eye maple interior has arrived into The Design Gallery. Call 01959 561234 or see the website for further details.
A rare Arcibald Knox for Liberty Tudric Tea and Coffee Service and Tray have arrived in the gallery, along with a WAS Benson Copper and Brass Tea Set, a patinated John Pearson acorns and oak leaves Tray and a Margaret Gilmour Glasgow Desk Blotter