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Tuesday 09 June 1998
The fair, in Park Lane, west London, opens on Thursday, June 11 (11am- 5pm) until June 20, other weekdays (11am-8pm) and on weekends (11am-6pm). Entry fee is pounds 15 for a single including handbook (pounds 13 in advance), pounds 25 for a double including handbook (pounds 22 in advance), pounds 8 for a single ticket during the last two hours of each day (without a handbook it's still pounds 8), and children under 12 with an adult get in free (0171-495 8743).
AT THE other end of the price range, with no reserve price over pounds 100, an auction of 390 works from the studio of 34-year-old German painter Claudia Bose, who graduated from the Royal Academy two years ago. She is raising money for her forthcoming sabbatical in Berlin.
Eighty per cent of estimates are pounds 20-pounds 150. The auction is tomorrow (7pm), and the paintings are on view until then, at the Proud Gallery, 5 Buckingham Street, Strand, central London - where Bose's earlier solo show realised prices of over pounds 3,000. Her portrait of a Jewish man, Golders Green, 30 by 22ins, oil on paper, is estimated at pounds 100 (reserve pounds 40) in the sale (0171-839 4942).
THE FIRST-EVER fair dedicated to textiles - rapidly rising in value - opens with 50 dealers this week in London, the market's hub.
Among textiles for sale is a mid-20th century embroidered cotton wall hanging, 6ft by 4ft, from a Kazakh nomad's yurt (hut) on the borders of Siberia, where the Kazakhs are again herding their yaks and camels after fleeing to Mongolia from the Russians. It is pounds 1,000 at the stand of the Kew dealer Dennis Woodman (0181-878 8182).
The Hali International Antique Carpet and Textile Art Fair is at Olympia 2, Thursday-Monday, entry pounds 5 (0171-710 2135). The adjacent Olympia Fine Art and Antiques Fair is until Sunday (0171-370 8186/8212).
POTTER Mary Rich, trained by David Leach in the early Sixties, has potted full-time in Cornwall for the past 36 years. Her porcelain bowls, which show Middle Eastern influence, are glazed and fired three times. She applies liquid bright gold and other lustres. The bowls, ranging from 12-20in, pounds 140-pounds 350, together with a selection of her bottles and pots and porcelain by Emmanuel Cooper and Mary Vigor, are in Perspectives in Porcelain, at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, until Sunday (10am-5.30pm seven days a week). Inquiries (01626-832223).
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