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Oxford Classics is a partnership of highly regarded experts John Langin and Michael Staniforth. From their base in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, they use their combined experience to source, restore and offer for sale a uniquely high quality selection of paintings, objects d’art, porcelain and metalware to clients the world over.

John Langin

John Langin has traded as R A Barnes, his shop in Putney and Portobello Market stall in London for over 45 years. Listed in CINOA’s 5,000 leading art and antique dealers worldwide, John is also a LAPADA member. His reputation has been built on superior quality of stock, honesty and integrity and for his specialist knowledge, particularly in Wedgwood, Chinese and European porcelain and metalware.


Michael Staniforth

Before founding Oxford Classics Art and Antiques Michael Staniforth worked for over 20 years at one of Britain’s major International institutions. There he was involved with the museum’s collection of world famous paintings and objects d’art and built up an invaluable knowledge of art and antiques and an enviable contact list of artists and celebrities. He has been working successfully with John for many years in the purchase, sale and specialist restoration of paintings and frames.


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