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.

20/21 British Art Fair to be relaunched at new venue in June 2017

30 March 2016

The 20/21 British Art Fair will be relaunched next summer at the newly refurbished Mall Galleries in St James’s.

Colnaghi's stand at TEFAF 2016

TEFAF 2016: final reports indicate solid sales overall

24 March 2016

The 29th staging of TEFAF Maastricht will go down as a good edition of the fair with dealers reporting decent sales overall and the changes made for this year’s event meeting general approval among the standholders.

Third man arrested in connection with death of silver dealer Robyn Mercer

24 March 2016

Police have arrested a third man in connection with the death of antique silver dealer Robyn Mercer.

Tributes paid to Robyn Mercer as two men are granted bail

22 March 2016

Tributes have been paid to Robyn Mercer, the antique silver dealer who was found dead at her home in West Molesey, Surrey last week.

TEFAF 2016 stand of dealers Charles Ede

Ten things we learned at TEFAF 2016

21 March 2016

ATG reporter Frances Allitt took her first trip to TEFAF Maastricht and, as well as witnessing the colour, excitement and love for art and objects that pervade the fair, she also learned some valuable lessons from dealers and visitors.

Second man arrested in connection with Robyn Mercer murder

17 March 2016

Surrey Police have confirmed that a second man was arrested today on suspicion of the murder of antiques dealer Robyn Mercer.

Man arrested over antiques dealer death

15 March 2016

Police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of antiques dealer Robyn Mercer who was found beaten to death at her home in West Molesey, Surrey.

Roelandt Savery at Colnaghi TEFAF

TEFAF 2016: dealers report museum purchases among string of sales on opening day

11 March 2016

The aisles were busy at the opening of the 29th edition of TEFAF Maastricht 2016 and a decent stream of sales to private buyers added to the buzz created by some significant museum acquisitions.

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10 shots of the TEFAF preview

10 March 2016

With the preview of TEFAF 2016 now underway, ATG gives you a snapshot around the stands of the fair.

French banks close UK trade accounts as part of clampdown on money laundering

09 March 2016

Tighter regulations surrounding fraud and money laundering are prompting French banks to close the euro accounts of some UK dealers and shippers.

Lapada Conference

Dealers told ‘modernise and keep it simple’

03 March 2016

How can you bring your business in line with the latest best practices and generate more sales without investing a fortune?

Pelham sale is end of era for London trade

02 March 2016

Sotheby’s are offering 180 lots of English and continental furniture and works of art from the ‘public and private collections’ of Alan Rubin, director of London and Paris dealership Pelham Galleries.

Silver figure of a beefeater by Berthold Muller

UK dealers told to destroy ivory antiques in US

25 February 2016

Four London dealers were made to deface valuable antiques after they imported objects into the US without declaring their ivory content.

Keverne takes chair of Asian Art in London

16 February 2016

London dealer in Chinese works of art Roger Keverne will return as chairman for this year’s Asian Art in London event from November 3-12.

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Mallett sells up in Mayfair and Manhattan

10 February 2016

Troubled dealership Mallett are to look for new galleries in London and New York after putting the blue-chip leases of both of their current premises up for sale.

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Pimlico dealers protest against redevelopment

27 January 2016

ATG readers are being encouraged to join the campaign to prevent a key part of London’s Pimlico Road from redevelopment.

Mallett heads depart after turbulent 2015

31 December 2015

The upheaval at venerable Mayfair and Manhattan dealership Mallett continued at the end of 2015 with the departure of two senior executives.

Neville and Mallett New York branch tied to embezzlement case

31 December 2015

The New York branch of Mallett and the company’s former director in the Big Apple, Henry Neville, are embroiled in the case brought by US authorities against Robert A Olins, the disgraced former chief executive of a technology company.

Scott collection fires the market for English clocks

18 December 2015

One of the most ambitious dealer selling exhibitions of recent memory – the Tom Scott collection of clocks at Carter Marsh – has concluded with market-defining sales for the Winchester dealership.

Colnaghi: a new gallery and succession plan

05 November 2015

Colnaghi, the venerable London Old Master dealership, is to merge with art dealers Coll & Cortés (London and Madrid).