Fire destroys entire showroom stock of Aberdeenshire dealer
An Aberdeenshire dealer whose shop was destroyed by a fire last week says she may not return to deal from a shop.05 May 2016
The reel deal: items wanted to value at this year's vintage fishing tackle fair05 May 2016
Now in its 12th year, the annual 40-dealer National Vintage Fishing Tackle Fair is increasingly attracting visitors, some from Germany, Italy and Denmark, to have their vintage tackle valued by dealers, particularly by Neil Freeman of event sponsors Angling Auctions.
New jewellery and antiques fair launched in Miami05 May 2016
The Palm Beach Show Group have announced the launch of a new fair in Miami Beach.
- Record price for British motorcycle as Brough Superior makes £331,900
- 04 May 2016
- New customs rules on Temporary Admissions come into effect
- 04 May 2016
- Christie’s to stage themed evening sale of British Art in London this summer
- 03 May 2016
- Books with a twist – Charles Dickens first editions emerge in Wolverhampton
- 29 April 2016
- Trading places: people moves at Mossgreen, Roseberys and Freemans
- 28 April 2016
Buying Guide Taxidermy
By the late Victorian era, virtually every large village in the UK had a resident 'professional' taxidermist and almost every home a stuffed bird or mammal of some description.
Buying Guide Mouseman
Robert ‘Mousey’ Thompson (1876-1955) was an English craftsman inspired by the British vernacular tradition.
Buying Guide Card Cases
The visiting or calling card was an essential accessory to any proper Regency or Victorian lady or gentleman. And the cases in which they were carried were status-enhancing accessories too.
Lido fair going swimmingly at ‘Brixton Beach’27 April 2016
Moses Otunia, who owns the vintage furniture shop Bleu in Herne Hill, launched the Modern Movement Fair at the nearby Brockwell Lido, in Brockwell Park, south London, in 2008.
A mouldy caravan, an old bureau, a hidden drawer and the diamond brooch hiding within27 April 2016
A rotting old caravan propped up on a farm might not sound like the kind of place you’d expect to discover a valuable family heirloom. But for a Devon-based furniture restorer, it proved just that when they found an Art Deco brooch believed to be a rare piece hiding within the contents of the van.
New fair launched at The Oval cricket ground26 April 2016
The Oval, the international cricket ground at Kennington, south London, which is home to Surrey County Cricket Club, is the location of a new annual fair run by the founders of the Midcentury Modern shows.
Climbing the ladder is harder than ever, says Richard Green25 April 2016
Dealers starting out today will struggle to replicate the success of established Old Master dealers, according to Richard Green.
Galleries fear higher rents in Cork Street redevelopment25 April 2016
Fears are growing that independent London art dealers will be priced out of new premises being built in Cork Street as property developers have started targeting high-end international galleries.
Taxi driver’s £40 car boot find turns out to be £75,000 Indian miniature22 April 2016
A large Indian gouache on paper miniature was the unexpected highlight of a specialist Islamic & Indian Arts sale at Roseberys in London last week.
Tindle paintings trundle into Folkestone saleroom21 April 2016
A selection of works by David Tindle (b.1932) will be offered at Grand Auctions in Folkestone on May 9.
Musée Delacroix buys portrait of George Sand at Fontainebleau auction21 April 2016
A portrait by Eugène Delacroix redolent with associations to Nineteenth century French Romanticism has been secured by the Paris museum dedicated to his work.
Here's to the next 45 years20 April 2016
With ATG Media, publisher of Antiques Trade Gazette, celebrating its 45th anniversary at a party in central London, key industry figures attending the event gave their views on what ATG means to them and their businesses.
Advertising on the move: Robert Opie’s Museum of Brands heads to new site in London19 April 2016
Just before Easter, the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in Notting Hill wrapped up 14,000 pieces of design dating from the Victorian era to the present day.