About Us

With a combined experience of over 60 years Gavin Morgan and Gary Strickland have worked together since 1990. In the years prior to this they repeatedly found themselves competing against each other in their search for the best stock. They have always shared a love of strong design and high quality craftsmanship and with this in short supply they soon worked out that by combining forces they could achieve more and source the best. Initially they worked from their gallery in Kensington Church Street, London as JAG Decorative Arts. During that time they built up a large and loyal clientele of collectors, dealers and enthusiasts for high quality Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Our customers range from private collectors worldwide, museums and institutions to dealers alike.

In 2005 after 15 years of successfully running the gallery, in light of the changing nature of the antiques trade we felt the time was right for us to reduce our costs and deal exclusively from the website and by appointment. By doing this we have managed to bring high quality Decorative Arts to our many customers but at even better prices.

Specialists in Liberty metalwork and Archibald Knox in particular, Morgan Strickland Ltd also carry an extensive stock of good Jugendstil, Secession and Darmstadt, Wiener Werkstatte, WMF, Kayserzinn, Osiris, Art Glass including Lalique, Gallé, Daum, Schneider and Loetz, ceramics, good lighting and small furniture and fittings.

We are members of the UK and European trade associations LAPADA and CINOA.

In addition to the stock we carry, we are also very happy to provide a search service for your specific requirements.

We exhibit regularly at the LAPADA and Olympia Antique Fairs, The Antiques for Everyone show at the NEC, The Penman Chelsea Town Hall and Miami Beach, USA. See our Blog section for more details.

SHIPPING INFORMATION
Morgan Strickland Decorative Arts has nearly 20 years experience in shipping goods worldwide. Smaller items will be packed free of charge and will be sent by Federal Express. Furniture and fittings may incur extra packing charges and may need to be handled by a professional shipping company. In this case we will be pleased to obtain competitive quotes. Insurance, when required will be an additional 1% of cost price. All items will be immediately despatched upon receipt of cleared funds. All duties and import taxes will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

PAYMENT TERMS
All items may be purchased by the following methods:
UK drawn Sterling cheque, Sterling Money Order, wire transfer, Visa and Mastercard:

All funds will be cleared before items are shipped.
All prices quoted will include packing, but exclude shipping and insurance.
If cleared funds are not received within 7 days Morgan Strickland Decorative Arts retains the right to cancel all transactions.

DESCRIPTIONS AND ATTRIBUTIONS

All items are described to the best of our knowledge according to current expert opinion and generally perceived opinion at the time of publishing. We draw upon a vast reference library combined with over 50 years experience. Research is ever continuous in this field and attributions can change with new discoveries.

 

Morgan Strickland Decorative Arts Ltd

Company Registration no; 6431833

VAT Registration number: 932 6925 07

Proprietors: Gavin Morgan and Gary Strickland

 

 

 

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