Category Archives: Furniture & Interiors

Living Between Tradition and Modernity

Saffronart is excited to announce its April auctions dedicated to two important lifestyle defining categories. The Design Sale on 18 – 19 April presents furniture and lighting from important design movements of the 20th century, when craftsmen, designers and artists … Continue reading

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Closing of Elegant Design

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart New York covers the results of the popular Elegant Design 24 hour sale.   New York: Tuesday March 25th marked the opening of Elegant Design, Saffronart’s premier vintage interior design sale. The sale was immediately followed … Continue reading

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Which should I pick anyway?

Rashmi Rajgopal turns to well-known architect and interior designer Ashiesh Shah for his take on the lots featuring in Elegant Design, Saffronart’s upcoming auction If not for that disclaimer, you’d probably be conjuring a very skewed image of someone’s dining … Continue reading

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Campaign Furniture: Historical Function and Design

Elizabeth Prendiville of Saffronart shares a brief introduction to campaign furniture anticipating the upcoming sale “Elegant Design”.   New York: Campaign furniture has a distinct role in history due to its unique blend of beautiful aesthetic and simple usability. Born … Continue reading

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The Charm of Ebony

Saffronart’s forthcoming auction ‘Elegant Design’ features some amazing ebony furniture. Elisabetta Marabotto unearths the fascination with one of the most enduring and sought-after of woods  London: Our upcoming Elegant Design auction features a collection of stunning furniture, as well as … Continue reading

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Elegance Under Canvas

Shivajirao Gaekwar of Saffronart shares some information on the campaign furniture available as part of Saffronart’s upcoming Travel & Leisure Auction Mumbai: Representative of a more elegant time, campaign furniture is synonymous with luxury travel, the gentleman traveller, historic military … Continue reading

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From Floor to Ceiling: A Symposium on South Asian Murals and Floor-drawings

Emily Jane Cushing recommends an upcoming Symposium on South Asian murals London: The South Asian Arts Group (SAAG) and The Centre for Research and Education in Art and Media (CREAM) have joined forces for an exciting 2013 symposium on South Asian … Continue reading

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Wynyard Wilkinson on ‘Silver from the Indian Sub-Continent 1858-1947’ at Saffronart

Emily Jane Cushing shares a note on a talk given by Wynyard Wilkinson at Saffronart in London London: On Wednesday 15 May, before the preview of the new Saffronart exhibition ‘Silver From the Indian Sub-Continent 1858-1947’ author and Antique silver specialist … Continue reading

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New Islamic Art Galleries at the Louvre

Guest blogger Saranna Biel-Cohen explores the stunning new galleries of Islamic art at the Louvre in Paris Paris: Last year we featured a series of blog posts about the new Islamic wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New … Continue reading

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A Word of Thanks & Happy 2013!

Dear Readers, Here’s wishing you a very happy and prosperous 2013 ! The past year was an eventful one for Saffronart as we introduced an array of new categories and collectibles by way of our auctions and The Story, our … Continue reading

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