Plateaux is London's latest gallery for contemporary jewellery, furniture, ceramic and glass, to open on Butler's Wharf. Featured are a grid of understated ceramic square plates (above right), pounds 50 each, by Kate Allsop, Joe Atkinson's glass bowls (above) from pounds 225.
Simon Pengelley's table legs defy gravity while freeing up more floor space. At Habitat, from 27 Sep- 23 Oct, his simple and stylish wooden tables with laminated tops are (below, from left): "Joint" in beech; "Lunar" cherry top and aluminium legs; "V" in beech. Prices start from pounds 700 plus VAT
Stone goblin, 23" high. Lot 413, pounds 300-pounds 500. Bronze cranes (top), late 19th-century Japanese, 24" high. Lot 580, pounds 1,000-pounds 1,500 the pair, at Sotheby's sale of Garden Statuary & Architectural Items at Summers Place, 23 Sep
A clapperboard summerhouse, called the Sunshine Room because it revolves 360 to track the sun, is on auction amongst the urns and gates, chimney pieces, and water garden ornaments at Sotheby's on 23 September. This rare Bolton and Paul early 20th-century wooden summerhouse has an arched shingle felted roof above tongue and groove upper section with side windows and a pair of front doors. The clap- boarded lower section on a pine floor and an iron mounted turntable with wheels, bears the brass makers' plaque,"Bolton Paul, Norwich, England", the same as so many steam engines of the timeReuse content