Iconastas of Piccadilly, in the heart of London’s West End was established by Chris Martin-Zakheim and John Gaze in 1974. They’ve been trading for over 25 years. Their shop is small but it is packed with an ever changing stock of Russian art from ancient times right up to Communist art and lacquer boxes.

They are honoured that many famous collections around the world have items from their shop. Their clientele ranges from paupers to Princes with the occasional Queen thrown in!

Examples of items for sale include Russian Works of Art and Porcelain, Soviet Art & Communist Art and Cigarette Cases.

Jermyn Street: Iconastas of Piccadilly Arcade

Gardner Figure

Russian, a rare 19th century Gardner figure of Sobakevich from “Dead Souls” by Gogol.

Gardner figure
Soviet Radio

Soviet, a rare and “show-stopping” radio, with the look of a 1950’s American car dashboard.

Soviet Watches
Watches with dials painted with the Imperial Eagle.

Concordski figure

The Russian’s answer to Concord that failed to leave the ground at the Paris air show in 1977.

Symbolic Case
A highly symbolic Russian cigarette case with a naked girl holding a snake aloft, one foot on a skull with ruby eyes, the other behind an owl with sapphire eyes.

Symbolic Case
Iconastas (5 Piccadilly Arcade, London, SW1Y 6NH)