Partridge Fine Art

Partridge Fine Art was a leading dealership for over a century before it finally closed in 2010.

Specialising in top-end decorative furniture, it operated from a building known as ‘The Palace of the Arts’ in London’s New Bond Street.

Frank Partridge 18th century European furniture

Frank Partridge opens London gallery after more than a decade without premises

05 April 2016

London dealer Frank Partridge has opened a new shop in Knightsbridge specialising in 18th century French and English furniture and works of art.


Clarification: Partridge Fine Arts Limited

19 December 2012

In ATG No 2062 dated 20 October 2012, we published an article entitled “Court Orders in Partridge Case reveal extent of Amor trio’s defeat”.


Partridge’s Palace of the Arts leased to Halcyon Gallery

22 February 2010

WHEN the ‘To Let’ signs in the windows at the former Partridge Fine Art gallery on Bond Street were removed earlier this month, and ‘Let’ signs took their place, rumours abounded as to who the new tenants might be.

Law joins Mellor and Jemmett in legal battle

18 January 2010

MARK Law, former chairman of Partridge, has joined former directors David Mellor and Christopher Jemmett in their bid to remove their guarantor status relating to the purchase of the firm.

Law joins fight against former Partridge owners

11 January 2010

MARK Law, the former chairman of Partridge Fine Art, has issued a statement confirming his intent to sue the previous owners of the Bond Street dealership for the money he has laid out for the purchase of the firm since 2005.

Writs fly over latest chapter in Partridge saga

04 January 2010

THE extraordinary saga over Partridge Fine Art has taken another twist with a legal row over claims of long-term systematic fraud and faking by the Bond Street dealership.


Partridge name and assets sold to consortium

18 September 2009

IT all seemed done and dusted as the galleries were cleared and the landlords put To Let signs in the front window. But now it appears there may be life in the Partridge name yet, as an unnamed consortium announced last week that it had acquired the brand.


Removal men move in at Partridge

07 September 2009

THE removal men descended on New Bond Street last week to begin the task of clearing out the stock at Partridge. By the morning of Friday, September 4, the biggest object left in the window was a large roll of bubblewrap being used to pack up the antiques for loading onto several lorries parked along the street.

Mark Law aims to buy back Partridge Fine Art as he blames bankers

04 August 2009

PARTRIDGE Fine Art chairman Mark Law has told ATG that the firm’s bank called in administrators after giving him only 90 minutes notice to pay off their £3m loan facility.

Partridge Fine Art seeks buyer after going into administration

21 July 2009

PARTRIDGE Fine Art, the landmark Bond Street dealership in business for more than 100 years, went into administration this week.


Summer shows take Partridge in a new direction

19 May 2008

Partridge Fine Art are to roll out a summer programme of exhibitions and other events at their Bond Street gallery, playing host to major names in the art and antiques trade in the process.

Partridge open Sundays as aquisition is complete

29 April 2008

MARK Law and his fellow directors of Amor Holdings have completed their acquisition of Partridge of Bond Street about 18 months ahead of schedule.


Partridge to sell $40m collection

22 October 2007

Not all the major single-owner collections are sold at auction. Last week Partridge Fine Art announced exclusively to ATG that they have secured the $40m (£20m) collection of Texas media and communications entrepreneur Scott Ginsburg for sale in their New Bond Street galleries.


Appeal for witnesses after £250,000 gems theft at fair

18 June 2007

Partridge Fine Art lost £250,000 worth of jewellery to thieves at the Summer Olympia Fair. The thieves struck at the dealers’ stand on Sunday afternoon, when four items were taken. The police were informed immediately and Partridge spokesman Oscar Humphries told ATG that they were hopeful of recovering the gems.


HRH Princess Michael joins Partridge as president

22 January 2007

NEW Bond Street dealers Partridge have announced that HRH Princess Michael of Kent has joined them as president of the firm.

Partridge sale totals $12.5m – enough to meet obligations with a bit left over

22 May 2006

CHRISTIE’S May 17 sale of Partridge stock in New York went according to plan, with a hammer total of $12.5m (£6.65m).

Partridge book BADA fair stand as takeover deal goes ahead

10 January 2006

PARTRIDGE are to relaunch themselves on the fairs scene with a stand at the British Antique Dealers Association fair in March.

Christie’s £6m Partridge sale – New York in May

14 December 2005

CHRISTIE’s will stage a sale of 200 items from Partridge’s stock in New York next May.

Mark Law takes over Partridge

26 November 2005

Plans to rejuvenate firm include big stand at Olympia

Partridge devalue by £10m in bid period

23 August 2005

A much-publicised decision to devalue their stock by £10m, is the headline figure of the six-monthly accounts published by Partridge Fine Arts.