The Winter Olympia Art & Antiques Fair is open for business 2nd – 8th November 2015. The vetted event is run in association with both BADA and LAPADA and features a series of talks organised by the V&A. Chris & Angela Legge, Gallery Yacou, Brian Macdonald and Aaron Nejad are amongst the 120 exhibitors to be found there.
London-based Gallery Yacou
An unusual north Caucasian rug, late 19th century, Gallery Yacou
Chris & Angela Legge from Oxford who won a prize for stand presentation
Chris Legge talks with a client in front of an Ersari Turkmen carpet and dazzling Qashqa’i kilim
A 19th century Persain jijim, Chris & Angela Legge
Gulli Gul detail, Ersari Turkmen carpet, 19th century, Chris & Angela Legge
Zewja rug, northeast Caucasus, 19th century, Aaron Nejad
Qashqa’i gabbeh carpet, 19th century, Aaron Nejad
Jan Kath Erased Heritage carpet with Mamluk design and silk highlights, Chris & Angela Legge
Chris & Angela Legge
Bukhara suzani, Uzbekitsan, 19th century, Chris & Angela Legge
Brian Macdonald whose stand includes a Memling gul Genje runner and a number of tribal rugs from southern Iran
Qashqa’i rug, southwest Persia, late 19th century Brian Macdonald
A Central Asian corner on Brian MacDonald’s stand including a Baluch rug and sofreh and a Tekke Turkmen main carpet and Yomut okbash.
Qashqa’i gabbeh carpet with elements of kilim design, Brian Macdonald