Tuesday 16 June 1998
IF YOU thought Scottish watercolours were all heather and stags at bay, take a look at the first London exhibition of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Water-Colours at the Bankside Gallery, from Thursday until 12 July. It includes an accomplished abstract by Charles MacQueen, The Ribat of Monastir, his memory of a mosque in Tunisia, priced pounds 2,100. Prices range from pounds 198 to pounds 7,500. Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 (0171-928 7521).
THE SILVERSMITH David Clarke, 31, who graduated from the RCA last year, turns dining tables into play spaces with his tree-like fruit bowls. His designs are pounds 1,725 to pounds 4,500 from Friday to 16 July in a group show, Silver Patinated and Polished, at the Leslie Craze Gallery, 34 Clerkenwell Green, London EC1 (0171-608 0393).
INDIA'S 16th-CENTURY invaders, the Moguls, insisted on drawing and painting that had perspective, unlike the flat indigenous style of the time. One result is the 18th-century portrait above. It is estimated at pounds 100 to pounds 200 in Christie's South Kensington's big clear-out sale of Oriental, Tibetan, Himalayan and Islamic Art from the London dealers Spink. The sale is Friday and Saturday (10.30am daily), 85 Old Brompton Road, London SW7 (0171-581 7611).
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