Alexander had already served fifteen years in the trade (from working at Sothebys to picture framing, and a good, long stint for a well known dealer on Pimlico Rd) and his first shop, which opened in 2009, was a natural progression. He now deals predominantly from barns and a showroom in Hertfordshire, by appointment only, though a London presence is still being kept at 299 Lillie Rd, SW6 7LL, if clients and buyers prefer to see or collect items from a London Address.
Apart from an obvious leaning towards good quality, clean and simple Taxidermy ( usually Victorian and Edwardian, but also modern, cases), light oak, late 19thC furniture of simple form is most evident, complimented by ornithological and sporting books and prints and general and often unusual decorative objects, many with a leaning toward Natural History. But the cases of birds and antelope busts are perhaps the most obvious:
"I have always been attracted to taxidermy as an art form and I try to source and buy the best; I really think it can compliment both the furniture and overall decoration of a room whatever the style."
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