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ART DECO AND ART NOUVEAU SCULPTURE & GLASS
Established in 1936, Hickmet Fine Arts is an international family run business and one of the world’s most important dealers in original Art Deco and Art Nouveau Antique Sculpture and Art Glass. David Hickmet is recognised as a leading authority in these fields and serves on the vetting committees for important Antiques Fairs throughout the UK.
Our expertise in the acquisition of original, authentic and high-quality sculpture and glass has allowed us to develop long-term relationships with many discerning clients including private collectors, trade buyers, museums and interior designers worldwide. Presenting the finest quality Antique Sculpture including Art Deco and Art Nouveau figures by Chiparus, Preiss, Villanis and Moreau complemented with Animalier bronzes by Barye, Bonheur and Mene with an exquisite selection of Art Glass from Lalique, Daum, Gallé and Loetz… we pride ourselves on our integrity and approachable manner and are always happy to discuss our pieces and to pass on our expertise.
'I have received the sculpture safe and sound. She is lovely. I like it very much. Thank you very much for being so patient. It is a pleasure and an honour to buy a treasure from HICKMET.'
Senor E Brawn - Madrid
“I would just like to say how much I am delighted with my purchase of the elephant and rhino. They are on the table by my chair in the drawing room, where I can see them all the time, lit up by the daylight across the room. Thank you so much for my purchase!”
Mrs Watson – Sussex, UK
“I promised myself that I would not be buying anything else and you’ve done it again, that’s called irresistible”
The Parker Family, Oxford
“Many thanks for the Certificate for the Lorenzl figure – I am very happy with the lovely lady – she is backed by a large mirror so I have two wonderful views. I was very pleased to meet you again at the recent fair and will look forward to the next time”
Mr. P Jagger - Coventry
“I have just got home and unpacked the Gallé vase, it is even more beautiful than I thought, thank you for giving me the confidence to buy this piece of history”
Lawrence Oakley, Oldham
“Definitely the best choice of Art Deco sculpture we have ever seen – simply brilliant!”
Mr/s Steven Price, Cardiff
“I am amazed at the quality of your stock and look forward to buying more bronzes from you”
Maria Crawford, Surrey
“You have given me an understanding, an appreciation and a trust in buying antiques”
Mrs Penny Carson, Manchester
“Thank you – for making collecting a pleasure again”
Peter Miles, Newscatle
“The only problem I have is that I cannot resist adding to my collection now!”
“Your selection and quality of stock is the best I have found anywhere in the world.”
Steve Cummings, New Zealand
“I’m always impressed with the service I find when I visit your stand and now I will be a returning client.”
M Mikhalev, Moscow, Russia
“Dear David, thank you for the valuation certificate for the lovely bronze study which we bought from you at Petersfield Antiques Fair. We are very pleased indeed with it. We look forward to see you again at a future event.”
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