Art Antiques London Consolidates Success with Strong Sales and Increased Visitor Numbers

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LONDON.- Art Antiques London had much to celebrate when its doors closed on Wednesday 15th June after eight very busy days. The Fair acted as a magnet for collectors and connoisseurs with many established buyers visiting the Fair. Visitors commented on the light airy feel of the Fair and responded very well to the mix of disciplines and objects on display. Strong sales were reported across the board, the lecture series was universally praised and the restaurant, run by the Admirable Crichton, was an outstanding success. The final visitor figure was in excess of 15,500, and up just under 10% on last year. The visitor profile was very international with Middle Eastern and Asian buyers making their mark. A number of dealers made significant sales to Australian collectors. 2011 marked 30 years of Haughton International Fairs. The International Ceramics Fair and Seminar was launched in 1982 and when Art Antiques London was