Raphael and Joshua Sinai offer documented and unusual examples of remarkable decorative art and design from the 19th and 20th centuries – an eclectic selection drawn from Europe, Asia and America.
Encouraged to open a gallery by their father, Eli Sinai, Raphael and Joshua returned to London after gaining invaluable and productive experience in New York City, Raphael as a specialist in the 20th-century decorative arts department of Christie's auctioneers and Joshua with a private dealer and collector specializing in 19th-century decorative arts.
The twins now travel continuously in search of new treasures, acquiring original, authentic and documented works of art. As well as presenting a vibrant, constantly changing display in their London galleries, they also contribute significant pieces to museum exhibitions around the world. To date these have included Gallé: A Centenary at The Broadfield House Glass Museum, United Kingdom; Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama at the Jewish Museum, New York; Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages at the Seattle Art Museum, The Toledo Museum of Art, The Dallas Museum of Art and The Carnegie Museum of Art; Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal Court at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Inventing The Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs, 1851-1939 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City and The Carnegie Museum of Art.