Dubai's latest art gallery Sukoun Gallery is to officially open on October 6, with over 500 items more than one hundred years old on sale.
Antiques, art and furniture from the LEVANT region are at the core of the collection on show at Sukoun Gallery in Sunset Mall.
Founded by the highly-respected pair of Walid Akawi and Emad Ghanam, both of whom are avid art collectors, it will launch on October 6, 2016, with a special celebration attened to by media and VIP guests.
"I have always enjoyed complimenting modern styles with historic elements," Walid Akawi said, reflecting on his gallery. "Sukoun Gallery will give buyers the chance to go back to their roots, and experience the incredible breath of furniture, antiques and art from over 100 years back."
Items dating back to the late 18th Century feature, such as an Ottoman casket, while oher items on display at Sukoun Gallery include a Dore bronze and hand painted porcelain clock (France 1875-1885), a pair of French mahogany and ormolu mounted marble top consoles dessertes, antique Middle East Flintlock Holster Pistol, and an Islamic rug commissioned by The Sultan Abdulhamid II.