FLORIS VAN DER VEN Van den Ven [Amsterdam] Vanderven and Vanderven Oriental Art, specialises in Asian art with an emphasis on Chinese and Japanese export porcelain. Also included are early bronzes and terracotta objects dating from as early as 3000 BC as well as Chinese works of art and colonial furniture. Sinds 2008 there is a specialist Japanese department. The firm has sold to numerous private collectors, decorators, museums and historic houses in the world. Every sale should be a festive occasion, where the client should feel happy with the object and the sale process. We aim to provide all the academic information with our object in a written report. We also offer a door to door delivery service. The client therefore buys with full confidence and utmost convenience. The business is run from offices in an historical building in the centre of the medieval town of 's-Hertogenbosch. MICHAEL BIHAIN [Brussels] Having trained as a butcher and as a carpenter, Michael Bihain studied interior design at the St Luc Institute in Liege and at the University of Hull in England. He is currently working with companies and distribution firms on developing furniture, jewels and accessories. He has set up the BIHAINprod studio in London which deals exclusively with the conception of unique creations for private customers. Michael Bihain also produces some of his products such as 'OYON', the first mural fruit basket. He currently teaches furniture conception at the St Luc Institute. His works are regularly exposed at exhibitions in Paris, London, Milan and some of his pieces are part of the permanent collection of the Seoul's Design Museum. He has been nominated for the 'Award Design Report' in Milan 2007, won the 'Help for creation and innovation' prize and has been chosen to design the furniture of the British Council in Paris. CESARE LAMPRONTI [Rome] Cesare Lampronti specialises in old master paintings since 1961 and from that period is very active on the international scene and in auction rooms. He has published since 1983 more than 12 catalogues about gallery's exhibitions focusing on still-lifes, landscapes and views of Italian and Flemish artists from the 17th and the 18th century.