News & Events

We want to keep you informed what all that we are up to. Such as upcoming events, news, fairs and other interesting Vanderven endeavours! You can subscribe to our monthly newsletter to never miss a new story.

TEFAF Maastricht 2024 Newsletter

Published on 02 February 2024

Read all about our participation in the upcoming TEFAF Maastricht 2024, the publication of our newest catalogue and the launch of The Royal Dresden Porcelain Collection digital platform.

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Provenance II | 2-4 February

Published on 01 January 2024

In honour of our new catalogue: Provenance II- Tracing the History of Objects, we will open up our gallery from Friday 2 February - Sunday 4 february 2024. You are all welcome to have a look inside our beautiful gallery and enjoy the collection preview for TEFAF Maastricht.

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Winter Solstice Newsletter 2023

Published on 12 December 2023

While 2023 comes to an end, 2024 brings new opportunities and exciting challenges. Read more about the announcement of our new catalogue and our gallery exhibition that will take place in February.

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PAN Amsterdam 2023

Published on 11 November 2023

We are delighted to be participating in PAN Amsterdam, the pre-eminent autumn fair in The Netherlands for fine art and antiques. Read more about the fair, events and the objects that will be on display.

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October Newsletter

Published on 10 October 2023

Autumn is now truly upon us and it's gradually getting darker and colder. After coming back from Hong Kong, we are now on our way to Munich Highlights. We also have some excited dairy dates and exhibition tips to share with you.

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Autumn Newsletter

Published on 09 September 2023

The Summer months are drawing to a close and Autumn is approaching with a full schedule for Vanderven Oriental Art! We have some wonderful art fairs coming up. Read our newsletter to find out more.

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Summer Newsletter

Published on 06 June 2023

The gallery will be closed for the second half of July. In the meantime, should you miss the world of Chinese art, we have included some great reading suggestions and some interesting exhibitions we highly recommend.

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Because Paris is Always a Good Idea...

Published on 04 April 2023

We were so happy to be able to greet so many of you during TEFAF Maastricht last March. It was also such a joy to be able to do the whole event without restrictions. But there has been no time to sit still, as we are in full-swing of the preparations for our participation in the Printemps Asiatique in Paris. We are particularly delighted to be exhibiting in Red Lacquer Room of the iconic Red Pagoda.

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TEFAF Maastricht 2023

Published on 12 December 2022

We are so very pleased that TEFAF Maastricht will go ahead in its normal timeslot in March! We would love te welcome you at the MECC.

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PAN Amsterdam 2022

Published on 12 December 2022

We are delighted to be participating at PAN Amsterdam again. It is still the pre-eminent fair in The Netherlands for fine art and antiques and well worth visiting. We are following-up on last year’s theme of Living with Chinese Art and once again collaborating with the brilliant RA Studios for the stand. Reineke Antvelink will be creating another sumptuous living space using beautiful Rubelli fabrics and her latest furnishing designs. Our collection of Chinese objects will obviously complete the whole concept.

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Autumn Announcements

Published on 10 October 2022

As we leave the summer behind us we have some very exciting things coming up! Unfortunately we won't be able to travel to Hong Kong for this year's Fine Art Asia Fair. Hopefully next year we will be able to join our friends overseas. We are however participating in something new... Click to read more!

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TEFAF Maastricht 2022

Published on 06 June 2022

Read our latest newsletter here as we are heading to Maastricht

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Spring Forward 2022

Published on 04 April 2022

After a really wonderful gallery exhibition last month, lauching this year’s catalogue Sanjiao, we are pleased that finally various events can take place in the coming months. We will kick off in April with Art Affair Amsterdam (7-10 April). It runs simultaneously with the online fair The DAAF. TEFAF Maastricht will now finally take place 25-30 June (preview 24 June). 

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TEFAF Maastricht

Published on 02 February 2022

We are thrilled to announce that the 35th anniversary edition of TEFAF Maastricht will take place Saturday, June 25 – Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the MECC in Maastricht.

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PAN Amsterdam 2021

Published on 11 November 2021

New stricter covid-measures for The Netherlands were announced this evening (12 Nov). This has led to the following (additional) measures being put in place for the PAN Amsterdam fair: Opening hours have been modified: The fair will be open tomorrow 13 Nov (preview) 12-6pm. All other days 11am - 6pm. There will be no evening events.

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ON FIRE | 10 - 12 Sept

Published on 08 August 2021

For our upcoming gallery exhibition, we have chosen to focus on the element fire. Throughout the history of mankind, fire has been vital to the existence of humans, as well as being the key to progress. Man has been sustained and nurtured by fire – as it has always been used for cooking, warmth and of course the creation of ceramic vessels and works of art.

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TEFAF ONLINE | 9 - 13 September (Preview Day 8 September)

Published on 08 August 2021

Due to the pandemic there will be a second TEFAF Online. Each TEFAF participant (New York & Maastricht) have been invited to present a single highlight which best represents their area of expertise. With over 255 of the world’s very best dealers it will form a curated platform showcasing important artworks spanning nearly 7,000 years of art history. What sets it apart is the fact that all objects featured in TEFAF Online have been meticulously vetted by experts in their respective fields. The platform will have several features which have been designed to reprise the sense of immediacy, serendipity, normally only experienced at physical fairs.

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Amsterdam Art Affair

Published on 05 May 2021

It is with great pleasure that 12 leading dealers in the field of art, antiques and jewellery invite you to the second edition of Art Affair in Amsterdam Hilton.

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Imitation & Inspiration

Published on 05 May 2021

Our newest catalogue is out now!

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The Dutch Art & Antiques Fair Online

Published on 03 March 2021

With ongoing COVID restrictions and another spring without live events, a group of Dutch antique dealers have joined forces to organise a short and snappy online presentation - The DAAF.

The Dutch Art & Antiques Fair is leading the way, join us!

Hilton, Amsterdam

Published on 12 December 2020

Considering the recent developments regarding the Covid regulations in the Netherlands it is with mixed feelings that we have decided to postpone Art Affair until further notice. We hope to welcome you soon and toast together to good health in the New Year.

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Watch our previous livestream episodes here!!

Published on 11 November 2020

We will discuss the history of Chinese Ceramics, illustrated by five representative objects from major periods in Chinese art history (Han, Tang, Ming, Kangxi & 19th century). We will also show other examples from the period and place them in their historical context.


TEFAF Online

Published on 10 October 2020

A year ago, no one would could have guessed at the amount art events going online in all shapes and sizes. Searching for the right format, the experienced TEFAF-team have sought to translate an in-person fair visits to an interesting and exciting virtual setting. The in-person fair experience can never really be superseded, so they have not tried to mimic a physical fair.

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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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Amsterdam Art & Antiques Week

Published on 09 September 2020

We are taking up residence in a beautiful canal house with five other dealers, and presenting our Chinese porcelain.

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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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Outdoor Gallery Weekend Part Two

Published on 08 August 2020

After the success of Outdoor Gallery part One, we are once again opening our doors in the weekend of 4- 6 September, with a special collaboration with Via Palazzino - About Interiors. Friday till Sunday open from 12 - 7 pm.

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Outdoor Gallery Event

Published on 07 July 2020

Our gallery has already been operational for several weeks, we now want to take it to the next level by adding an outdoor gallery space! We have started the transformation and hope you will come and enjoy the results. We will of course have all the necessary corona measures in place for your safety.

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Virtual Tour of our Stand

Published on 03 March 2020

If you didn't had the chance to visit this years TEFAF Maastricht, no need to pout, you can visit our stand right here with this virtual tour! A whole new experience in itself, go and check it out!

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Tableau Magazine

Published on 02 February 2020

Vanderven Oriental Art is gespecialiseerd in Chinees porselein uit de 16e, 17e en 18e eeuw en terracotta objecten uit de Han- en Tang-dynastieën. Het familiebedrijf besteedt veel aandacht aan de herkomst van objecten en is vaste gast op TEFAF.

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Gallery weekend 30 Nov - 1 Dec 2019

Published on 11 November 2019

Our red room is transformed by Reineke Antvelink (RA Studio) into a warm and contemporary dining room.

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50th Anniversary Vanderven Oriental Art!

Published on 10 October 2019

In honor of our 50th anniversary we presented a newly refurbished space, transformed into a comfortable living area by interior designer Reineke Antvelink. In this room we demonstrate how Chinese art fits into a contemporary interior. An inspiring mix of old and new!

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Fine Art Asia 3 - 7 October 2019

Published on 10 October 2019

The 15th edition of FAA was the first in partnership with Masterpiece London. Again this year we exhibited ancient Chinese Bronzes, porcelain, works of art and lacquer. We were aware that the news coverage of the current situation in Hong Kong is causing concern worldwide however we had a wonderful time coming to the beautiful city of Hong Kong again this year!

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