Fulham Road Landmark Antique Shop, O. F. Wilson, to Sell Contents through Bonhams


LONDON.- The contents of the antique shop O. F. Wilson, a Fulham Road landmark, are to be sold by Bonhams as part of its Period Design sale on 7 June at the auction house’s Knightsbridge salerooms. The collection includes 18th and 19th century French, Italian and English furniture, early works of art, chimney pieces, mirrors, pictures and works of art with prices ranging from £100 to £15,000. A regular exhibitor at the annual Grosvenor House Art and Antiques Fair, O. F. Wilson was founded in 1949 by Oscar Frederick Wilson. Wilson, who went by the name Jack, soon established himself as a pioneer of painted and decorative furniture. Consequently the shop, which is located on the corner of Queen’s Elm Parade, attracted a loyal international clientele, including celebrities such as Hugh Grant, Elizabeth Hurley, who bought a number of pieces for her Chelsea home there, and Bryan Ferry. A number of high profile interior de