The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017: A Borro Review

The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017

The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair is the UK’s largest fair of its kind. This year it celebrated its 45th anniversary, attracting over 30,000 visitors. 160 of the top specialist dealers showcased their wonderful art and antiques worth up to £1 million. Borro was fortunate to take a look around the incredible displays – here are our top picks from the Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017!

This beautiful farm scene was painted by British artist, Edward Seago, who focused his art on animals and landscapes. The artist passed away in 1974 but his works still live on. This piece is set to sell for £59,500.

The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017

This piece was created by French artist Antoine Bouvard, called ‘St Mark’s Square and the Doge’s Palace’. As he was a trained architect, he loved to paint beautiful city buildings. This particular Venice city scape from the early 1900’s has a selling price of £37,500.

The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017

There were a lot of timepieces at the fair but we really enjoyed the gold contrast against the dark wood on this Daniel Quare clock. Daniel Quare created clocks for the royals, this particular one is from 1700. It is expected to sell for £60,000.

The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017

This beautiful piece was created by William Dring, and is entitled ‘Summer’. He was a 20th century portrait painter and this particular piece was displayed at the Royal Academy in 1954. It has a selling price of £19,500.

The Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017

This 18th Century mantel clock is incredibly unique. It has a marble base and column with four lions that support a marble ball and topped with the Apollo Belvedere. It was created by Jean-Gabriel Imbert in Paris in 1776. It is expected to sell for £29,750.

That concludes Borro’s top picks with classic clocks and 20th century paintings heading up the theme. Let us know what your favourite piece from the Olympia Art & Antiques Fair 2017 was by tweeting us at @borrobuzz.

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