As the world’s most buoyant art market, New York City provides the ideal context for a TEFAF Fair outside Maastricht, and allows a vital, transatlantic meeting ground for a global community of dealers, collectors, curators, interior designers and art-and-antiques enthusiasts. This third edition, which has already attracted Asian and Islamic World dealers to exhibition, continues to strengthen and attract new exhibitors such as Sebastian Izzard from New York, joining the Japanese exhibitors. The gallery will be exhibiting a range of classical Japanese prints and paintings, alongside other works of art, such as a 17th-century, porcelain, Nabeshima serving dish. Other Asian dealers include Gregg Baker from London, who is offering a selection of screens and other Japanese works of art. Galerie Delalande is from Paris and is showing tobacco and opium related artefacts. Littleton & Hennessy, from London, are bringing a number of Chinese works of art, including a selection of pottery works from the Tang dynasty. From New York, Erik Thomsen, who specialises in Japanese Art, will be showing a selection of Japanese screens, lacquer objects and other works of art. Vanderven Oriental Art is based in The Netherlands and focuses on Chinese works of art, specialising in Chinese ceramics. From London, Jorge Welsh offers cross-cultural works from Africa, India, China and Japan, with an emphasis on Chinese
The main focus of TEFAFs fair is on fine and decorative arts from antiquity to 1920 and New York, building on the reputation of the founding fair in Maestricht in The Netherlands, is becoming a favourite fair to visit for collectors from around the world.
• TEFAF New York Fall, from 27 to 31 October, Park Avenue Armory, New York, tefaf.com. The VIP Opening is on Friday 26 October