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LAPADA member Serhat Ahmet talks about collecting Meissen Porcelain, known in Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries as the most innovative and sought after by royal courts and the aristocracy; it was called 'white gold', due to its huge expense to purchase.
Serhat Ahmet
Serhat Ahmet
Serhat Ahmet Limited
meissen-porcelain
Most significant portrait miniature collections also contain portrait enamels. These usually resemble watercolour portrait miniatures in their framing and size, yet they were produced in a very different way and their creators were more closely associated with watchmakers and jewellers than with the manuscript illuminators who evolved the first portrait miniatures.
Philip Mould OBE
Philip Mould OBE
Philip Mould Portrait Miniatures

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LAPADA is the largest professional trade association of art & antiques dealers in the UK. Over 500 dealers represent expertise across the entire spectrum of art and antique items: furniture, fine art, carpets, tapestries, antiquities, clocks, ceramics, decorative objects, silver and jewellery.

Membership is only offered to those who meet the Association’s strict membership criteria, regarding experience, quality of art & antiques and knowledge of their field. This is to underpin and ensure that the public know that, when they buy from a LAPADA member, they are purchasing exceptional quality and assurance, alongside their chosen piece.

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Object of the Week – Mughal Chini Kana Panel India c. 1620 H: 31cm   W: 38.75   Diameter: 2.5cm This magnificent mottled red sandstone Mughal panel dates from the beginning of the 17th century. The elegant long necked vase (surahi) is seen in relief below three of the cusped arches and a footed tray…
Object of the Week – A Beautiful Art Nouveau Cameo Glass ‘Alpine Vase’ by Daum Frères c.1900 H: 12cm   W:14cm    £7,500 An outstanding Art Nouveau cameo glass vase enamel painted with a view of the Alps, the mountainous landscape with a quite stunning realism and incredible depth of perspective, signed Daum Nancy with the Cross of Lorraine.…