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 operating across different categories.

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Top artworks set to star in LAPADA’s 50th anniversary exhibition

22 May 2024

Online show features everything from fine art to furniture, Asian art to antiquities

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Eye on the needle for Firsts fair

20 May 2024

A book elaborately illustrated with needle-work samples and commemorating Queen Victoria’s first trip to Ireland as monarch was one of the standout sales as 'Firsts London’s Rare Book Fair' opened.

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Online dealer showcase announced as part of LAPADA 50th anniversary celebration

20 May 2024

LAPADA has unveiled plans for its 50th anniversary including a summer exhibition and a new series of events around its flagship fair.

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Eye on an object: A collection of glass slides from Victorian designer John Hardman

20 May 2024

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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Showpiece collection of British ceramics comes from Australia

20 May 2024

Australian pharmaceutical chemist Robert Francis Burke started building his collection of Chelsea and Worcester porcelain in the 1970s, long before the days of the internet.

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Springtime brings Asian art focus to Paris

20 May 2024

Annual specialist extravaganza held in Paris involves galleries, auction houses and museums

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Five Questions with art dealer Simon Rastall

20 May 2024

Simon Rastall, one of the exhibitors at the recent Annual Buxton Decorative Antiques & Art Fair, runs Rastall Art, which specialises in 20th century paintings.

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Impressionism anniversary marked in major St James's exhibition

20 May 2024

Gallery with family connections stages a show 150 years on from Paris exhibition where the art movement began

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Two brocantes to put in your diary this summer

20 May 2024

Brocantes bring a taste of summer to the nation's country houses – here are two to attend this year

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LAPADA announces plans for Berkeley Square Fair

17 May 2024

Flagship event is scheduled for a later date and comes with new events for next edition

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Dorset police appeal for information following burglary at antiques centre

17 May 2024

Lone thief took several high-value items of jewellery

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British studio pottery features among TEFAF New York sales

16 May 2024

Lucie Rie and other Modern masters delight buyers at recent fair

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Antique arms and armour trade defends itself in wake of mail sword ban

13 May 2024

Antique arms and armour dealers and auctioneers have come together to lobby against couriers restricting delivery of antique examples.

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The words of God with a silver lining: miniature silver psalter comes to London book fair

13 May 2024

This miniature 17th century psalter in a contemporary pierced and engraved openwork silver binding is priced at £15,000 by Bernard Quaritch at Firsts: London’s Rare Book Fair.

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Five questions with Ilka Gansera-Levegue

13 May 2024

Ilka Gansera-Levegue of Art & Horse Racing Gallery in Newmarket. She will be exhibiting at Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair from May 17-19.

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Posters that steal the show

13 May 2024

Designs promoting exhibitions can be a great way to collect on a tight budget

MS Rau opens pop up in Colorado

13 May 2024

New Orleans art, antiques and jewellery firm MS Rau is expanding and will open a second seasonal location in Colorado, on June 6.

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Second editions: Worth having second thoughts

13 May 2024

First editions are not always the be-all and end-all for collecting

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Huge new Hancocks home open for business

13 May 2024

Jewellery specialist Hancocks London is celebrating its move to a new, larger premises. Leaving Mayfair after 175 years, the dealer has opted for St James’ (as revealed in ATG No 2631).

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Philip Mould collaborates on his first Treasure House stand

13 May 2024

Art dealer Philip Mould and interior designer Edward Bulmer first met in their early 20s while students at East Anglia University and have remained friends ever since.

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