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    Sunday, October 29th, 2017

    Nicolas Mignard (1606-1668) – Portrait of Scipion du Roure (1628-1696) at Tomasso Brothers.

    Over 90 leading dealers representing the best of European and global antiques haved converge on the Park Avenue Armoury in New York  for the  for the fall edition of TEFAF (the European fine art fair) which runs until November 1.   The finest and rarest objects across a broad range of disciplines from ancient art to portrait miniatures to the arts of Oceania, Old Master paintings, furniture, silver, European ceramics, porcelain and glass are on offer.

    Tomasso Brothers, for example, have brought a rare portrait by Nicolas Mignard (1606-1688) of Scipion du Roure (1628-1696) of Nimes aged 30.

    Since last year TEFAF runs three fairs internationally, at Maastricht in The Netherlands and at New York in spring and fall.  The fall fair at the Park Avenue Armory will feature a cultural programme with institutions including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick and Neue Galerie. An exhibition of new photographs by Vera Lutter is on loan from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.  The fair runs until November 1.

    A c1770-1780 Sevres Bleu Celeste Vase a Perles at Christophe de Quenetain.

    George I green japanned bureau cabinet almost certainly by John Belchier (active in London from 1687-1753) at Ronald Phillips.