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Over 50 years of experience

Your expert in rare & authentic Chinese art of the highest quality.

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Our expertise and in-depth knowledge, are combined with an exceptionally high-level of research, advice and service. As a small family business, we really believe in the importance of providing a bespoke service with a very personal touch.

Our latest endeavours

Stay up to date about the newest pieces of Chinese art, exhibitions, collections and other inspiring news about Oriental artworks and our services.

Become a citizen of this new art city and enjoy this unique online experience!

Published on 10 October 2020

We are really excited to be part of this unique limited time, interactive fine art experience – which will be totally different from existing platforms and viewing rooms. Art city enables you to navigate a birds eye view city and enter galleries and visit them at your leisure. It will feel as if you personally entering each location – 360 degree images enabling a customized visit, almost as if you are physically there. You can also make direct contact with each gallery allowing for instant inquiries and purchases.

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Postponed: Experts as Guests in Düsseldorf!

Published on 10 October 2020

Five long time TEFAF dealers are bringing together an eclectic mix of art covering more than 3000 years. This pop-up exhibition is a unique collaboration - a scaled down and safe event - juxtaposing the highest quality art from different fields. For four days you will have the opportunity to meet the international specialists in their fields and explore this fantastic cross-over art event! 

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Parcours de la Céramique, Paris!

Published on 09 September 2020

We are exhibiting in a pop-up gallery space in the Rue Paul–Louis Courier 7,  just off the Rue du Bac ( 7Th Arr.).

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Update:

Art City October– The Innovative Digital Fair

23-28 October 2020

Preview 22 October (On Request)

Unfortunately due to covid-19 Düsseldorf - Meet the Experts is postponed
Gallery Location: Beck & Eggeling Bilker Strasse 5, 40213 Düsseldorf, Germany.

In the last weekend of October (29 October - 1 November), you can visit us in Düsseldorf. We will be joining a small group exhibition hosted by Beck & Eggeling with several TEFAF colleagues including Eric Gilles Fine Art (Brussels), Charles Ede (London) & Kunstgalerij Albricht (The Netherlands).

Amsterdam & Gallery | 22-29 November
In the week in which Pan Amsterdam would normally take place, we will be organising a collaboration in Amsterdam, as well as an activity in our own gallery. So make space in your diary,  as our events will also be part of a cluster of art & antiques happenings taking place in this period.

TEFAF All Access Series

TEFAF and Vanderven Oriental art created this video together to showcase a look inside our gallery for the TEFAF Meet the Experts – All Access series.

Vanderven history

Over 50 years of experience

In the last 50 years we have earnt an excellent reputation, on which existing and new clients can rely. Now, with the second generation at the helm, we have built up a broad and varied collection with an extensive and reliable worldwide network in which we source our works. The variety of objects is just immense – which never fails to surprise and encourage us. .

Chinese Porcelain Dinner Service

Amazing Chinese blue and white porcelain dinner service from the late eighteenth century!

Chinese blue and white porcelain dinner service from the late eighteenth century

TEFAF Maastricht Virtual Tour

If you did not have a chance to visit our stand during TEFAF, let us guide you through it with a virtual tour. Follow the link below to start your virtual experience!

Satisfying a timeless exuberance!

With great pleasure, we present you our 2020 catalogue Sancai – Three Colours! It is a celebration of Chinese ceramics that have a recognisable decoration in mainly three colours: green, brown and or amber with uncoloured areas in white. Though these are the main colours in this palette, it may encompass other colours as well. We have chosen this particular subject as it spans a long period of Chinese ceramic history. This well known romatich poet named Li Bai is a great example of sancai, three colours!

Discover the beauty of Oriental art in all our catalogues

Our newest catalogue is now online! Each catalogue is carefully made and dedicated to a specific type, period or collection of the finest Chinese artwork.

Eight Magazine 'Living with Chinese Art'

This is our brand new first edition of our magazine Eight – Living With Chinese Art. With this magazine we aim to show the world how beautiful and accessible Chinese art can be and how well it works as part of an interior. Inspiration was also the key word, when we were deciding what content to include within the pages. There are a monumental amount of things we can get excited about in our world, so making a selection was not easy. Firstly we opted to show our objects in three completely different settings, classic as well as modern, which we think truly reflects the versatility of Chinese works of art. We hope that you will enjoy reading the magazine, as much as we did making it. Be inspired by the beautiful images, interesting people and through them enter our world!

It's the team effort that transforms an artwork in a Vanderven object.

The company is run by a small but expert team of four. Each one of us has it's own expertise with one passion we all share: Chinese art.

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