Dealers

Dealers come in all shapes and forms, from small sole-traders to powerhouse galleries. Both play an integral role in the art and antiques market.

They often specialise in a given fields such as jewellery, ceramics, paintings, Asian art or coins but there are also plenty of general dealers operate across different categories.

Jane Austin's Emma

Rare copy of Jane Austen’s Emma to go on display in the UK after US buyer agrees loan deal via book dealer

06 October 2022

A rare copy of Jane Austen’s Emma will go on display at Chawton House, the former home of the novelist’s brother, after an arrangement was agreed with the US buyer of the book and dealer Peter Harrington.

The Open Art Fair

The Open Art Fair set to spring back into action

03 October 2022

The Open Art Fair is set to return next spring. Part owned by BADA (British Antique Dealers’ Association), it is scheduled to run in a purpose-built marquee in Duke of York Square, Chelsea, from April 19-23.

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PAD prepares for a joyful London return

03 October 2022

PAD London returns for its 14th staging at Berkeley Square, London, coinciding as usual with Frieze Week.

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Salon set for sizeable 2022 staging in New York

03 October 2022

Salon Art + Design puts the emphasis on the eclectic nature of its offering, bringing together vintage, modern and contemporary design and setting it against 20th century art.

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Frieze Masters feels positive

03 October 2022

Following last year’s event after Covid delays, optimism is high for the 10th edition

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Global interest in Chester

03 October 2022

A pair of 19th century globes by the Newton family is on offer from FE Anderson of Welshpool at the Chester Decorative Antiques & Art Fair.

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The web shop window: Gothic Revival oak hall chairs

03 October 2022

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.

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Organisers of So Last Century report robust business at fairs

03 October 2022

String of events such as So Last Century experience strong interest

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Timing tricky but tribal art sales still strong

03 October 2022

David MalÍk made his appearance at Tribal Art London (TAL) worthwhile through the sale of two African sculptures: a Luba female figure and a Chokwe sculpture.

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Antiques in the Park: a venue with great potential

03 October 2022

“The feedback from dealers and visitors was very good and as a venue the showground has great potential for growth with excellent road links,” said Kate Button of Black Dog Events as she talked about her new event, Antiques in the Park.

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5 Questions: Art dealer Dominic Sanchez-Cabello

03 October 2022

Dominic Sanchez-Cabello’s current exhibition promotes pictures by lesser known historic artists.

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Antiques in Tents at Burton Court for its 10th year

03 October 2022

Grade II-listed manor house Burton Court near Leominster, Herefordshire, is the setting for Antiques in Tents’ next fair on Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, with 50 dealers.

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Whole lotta love for Ludlow

03 October 2022

Fairs are often good places to celebrity-spot and one of these sighted at the Ludlow fair was the veteran Led Zeppelin rock great, Robert Plant.

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Something in the Scottish air

01 October 2022

Jon Scheuler, an American Abstract Expressionist known for his depictions of Scotland, is the subject of two Waterhouse & Dodd exhibitions next month.

Emma Ward

A new art dealer, auction house and a book – updates from across the world of art and antiques

27 September 2022

New faces at Lyon & Turnbull, Hansons plus a newly launched art dealership and a new auction house are among the latest Movers & Shakers news.

Emma Ward

Art specialist Emma Ward to create new dealership with Fabrizio Moretti

26 September 2022

Dickinson Gallery’s managing director Emma Ward and James Roundell have left to set up a firm with Old Master specialist Fabrizio Moretti.

Nocturne

Colnaghi makes sales after dusk at BADA Week show

26 September 2022

Colnaghi has kicked off the second annual BADA Week early with several pictures from its exhibition already sold or reserved.

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Single-owner collection takes Root in Bath instead of clinging on to London hotbed

26 September 2022

Does the Contemporary art auction market need levelling up?

BADA Week

BADA reels in eager visitors

26 September 2022

The British Antique Dealers' Association's special week of events involves both online and gallery exhibitions.

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Colnaghi of London teams up again with Barcelona galleries

26 September 2022

Barcelona-Paris: 1860-1936 A Journey to Modernity includes a c.1914-15 painting, 5ft 6in x 23in (1.82m x 60cm), by Ramon Casas titled La Parisienne.

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