In a glorious location opposite the Royal Albert Hall, exhibitors come from the USA, Israel, Belgium, France, The Netherlands and the UK come together to exhibit furniture, silver, jewellery, sculpture, antique pottery and porcelain, paintings, Chinese and Japanese works of art and textiles, clocks, books, maps, historic medals and 20th century art and objects.

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The Hohenzollern Collection of a group of 45 ancient bronze statuettes from the Sigmaringen Castle branch of the family will be unveiled at the fair. The collection was bought by dealer Ted Few around 15 years ago and he and an academic colleague have been meticulously cataloguing them ever since; a silver-mounted Meissen tankard, dated 1745, decorated with a huge spray of European flowers by Johann Gottfried Nitzschner from Brian Haughton Gallery; a pair of exceptionally fine carved glass Edward VII claret jugs with silver mounts, dated 1901 from Silverman Antiques; and a pair of Imperial yellow silk monumental wall hangings from the Qianlong period (1736-1795) from Jacqueline Simcox.

Art highlights include a very rare lifesize head study for George V's State portrait by Sir Luke Fildes RA, exhibited by Sim Fine Art, specialist dealers in 20th century war art. The artist donated the work to the famous Red Cross Sale in 1918 at Christie's to raise money for the victims of the Great War where it sold for 100 guineas (roughly £20,000 in today's money) where it has remained in the same collection every since.

Fairhead Fine Art Ltd is bringing Futbol by Salvador Dali (1904-1989), 1979, a study for the Olympic Medallion made for the American Olympic Committee which is for sale together with the 1984 Silver USA Olympics Medal by Salvador Dali priced at £32 000.

Shani Joel, born 1991, who won the Saatchi Prize aged 17, is showing Buddha, composed from mixed media such as ceramic embellished with shells, jewellery, butterflies and fabric, with Vanessa Clewes Salmon Modern & Contemporary Art.

At Ted Few, an ornately carved mulberry wood goblet and lid inscribed around the base, 'Shakespeare's mulberry wood from New Place 1867' from Timothy Millet. Shakespeare bought New Place for his family in 1597 and the mulberry tree which grew in the garden of New Place was widely reported to have been planted by Shakespeare himself. By the mid-18th century the tree had grown to a prodigious size and New Place was bought by a Reverend Francis Gastrell. He had little regard for the link with Shakespeare and had the mulberry tree felled and in 1759 he had the entire New Place property demolished and it has never been built on since.

Londoners will enjoy the extremely rare poster map of London's Underground, 1932, by Frederick Stingemore, an employee of the Underground from Altea Gallery with a price tag of £12 500.

The fair programme also boasts an exciting range of lectures. Find out more information about the fair here.

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