Starting in the corridor we find Castaside which specialises in theatre ephemera; posters, programmes, brochures, leaflets and flyers, all late Victorian to current and mainly West End. This is a real treasure trove and a must see for any theatre fanatic.
Gloria Sinclair, has been in Alfies since 1978 dealing in English and continental porcelain, objects and jewellery.
Duncan Clarke specialises in the hand woven textile traditions of West Africa and supplies distinctive vintage fabrics to major museums, decorators and private collectors. This stand is really special and well worth a visit!
Lastly is Manley J Black, Manley specialises in unusual and decorative objects and has been in Alfies since the 1980's. His stock ranges from French Armoires to Battersea snuff boxes.
Stay tuned for the next two entries about the first floor as there are lots more dealers to follow!