Expert Advice

Our expert advice section may be of help with any further information you require about our specialist stock. If you are looking for some specific information please do not hesitate to contact us. Please note that we are unable to give free advice over the internet concerning clients own items or collections.

GLOSSARY OF SCULPTURE AND ART GLASS

HOW TO TAKE CARE AND CLEAN BRONZES

 

Read our blogs for more expert antiques advice


 

  • HOW BRONZE SCULPTURES ARE MADE/CAST

    How bronze sculptures are made/cast

    One of our key specialities at Hickmet Fine Arts is sourcing bronzes of exceptional quality. Be they Animalier, Romantic, Historical, Art Nouveau or Art Deco, we have a real appreciation for the finest antique bronze sculptures. Today we are delving deep into the process of wax casting to tell you how bronze sculptures are actually made today.   ‘Lost Wax’ […]

    26th February 2018


  • The Delights of Museums & Exhibitions

    To really get the full experience of art and antiques, one can’t understate the value of visiting museums and exhibitions. Viewing these collections, which are curated by experts who take the utmost care to include the absolute best of the best, brings so many benefits. Whether you are already an avid collector or just starting out on your antiques journey, […]

    22nd December 2017


  • THE RELEVANCE and effect OF PROVENANCE TO ANTIQUES

    The Relevance of Provenance to Antiques

    In the world of collectables, art and antiques, provenance refers to an object’s history. This can include its exhibition in leading museums and galleries, as well as who owned the object, when and where. Today we are taking a look at the effect of the latter. Having an interesting previous owner can increase interest in a piece in a number […]

    10th November 2017


  • investment guidance ART NOUVEAU THE NEXT BIG DEAL

    Art Nouveau… the next big deal?

    Art Nouveau and Art Deco are often confused. Most probably due to the fact that both movements occurred at the beginning of the 20th Century and both start with the word ‘art’. This, however, is where the similarities end. Art Nouveau was named after the famous Parisian art gallery “La Maison de l‘Art Nouveau”, owned by avant-garde art collector Siegfried […]

    17th October 2017


Page 1 of 6

Hickmet Fine Arts

GALLERY EIGHTY FIVE
85 PORTOBELLO ROAD
LONDON
W11 2QB
UNITED KINGDOM

David :+44 (0) 7971 850 405
Gallery :+44 (0) 2072 436 365
Office :+44 (0) 1342 841 508
Fax :+44 (0) 1342 841 879

Digital Marketing Agency

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This