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The term 'antiquities' refers to artefacts from prehistory to roughly Medieval Period. The term is very broad and covers the Classical antiquity of Greece and Rome, ancient Egypt, ancient Near Eastern cultures and delves into prehistoric periods and Asian civilizations.
Christopher Martin
Christopher Martin
C.J. Martin (Coins) & Ancient Art Ltd

About Lapada and our Art & Antiques Dealers

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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All LAPADA members abide by our strict Code of Practice. Membership is only open to those who meet the Association's requirements as to quality of stock and expertise.


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LARGE VICTORIAN MAHOGANY BUREAU DESK W: 60″   H: 53″   D: 30″   £3,450 An exceptional mid-Victorian 5ft bureau-desk in figured mahogany, constructed in four sections for ease of movement. The lower section with twin pedestals, the door opening to reveal four deep mahogany lined drawers in each pedestal. The height of the desktop […]
VERY RARE PAIR LARGE CHARLES II CHALICES London 1675 H: 13″    .925 silver This fine and rare pair of large Charles II silver chalices were made in London in 1675 by WG conjoined. The covers were made to fit in c.1730 by John Gamon; the maker’s mark is only struck four times. Measuring almost […]