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.

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The web shop window: Welsh sycamore mortar from c.1800

29 August 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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Burlingham in tune with the house mix

29 August 2022

Nestled in 400 acres of land in Hampshire is Heckfield Place, a Georgian manor house masterfully restored and renovated into a luxury hotel.

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Dreweatts to hold sale of items from Windsor House Antiques

29 August 2022

Auction house Dreweatts will conduct a sale at Barnwell Manor, Northamptonshire – home to dealership Windsor House Antiques – on September 7.

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York National Book Fair coincides with the ILAB Congress taking place in Oxford

29 August 2022

Visitor numbers are likely to be swelled above the usual 1000 a day at the annual 'York National Book Fair' held at the city’s racecourse on Friday and Saturday, September 9-10.

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Dealer's Auerbach exhibition underlines artist's strong link with his sitters

29 August 2022

'Frank Auerbach: The Sitters' at Piano Nobile includes over 40 paintings and drawings with around a third of the works for sale.

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Tribal art: Worlds of opportunity in Paris

29 August 2022

International array of visitors will be strolling the streets during the Parcours des Mondes to peruse and buy tribal art

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Call to arms: fairs in Bristol and Birmingham

29 August 2022

Organised by Tricorn Fairs, the biannual Bristol Fine Antique Arms Fair returns on Sunday, September 11, at a new venue: the Aztec West Hotel and Spa.

Costs bite but B2B is robust

29 August 2022

B2B Events has a run of upcoming events this month including its two-day Detling antiques, vintage and collectors’ fair at the Kent County Showground on Saturday and Sunday, September 10-11.

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London tribal art event back as physical edition

29 August 2022

Tribal Art London returns as an in-person event this year with a roster of more than 20 international exhibitors.

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Grosvenor Prints' new catalogue offers more than 220 items

29 August 2022

Over 220 items (and counting) are in the forthcoming Catalogue 119 – the latest offering from Covent Garden dealership Grosvenor Prints.

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5 Questions: antiquities dealer Rolf van Kiaer

29 August 2022

Rolf van Kiaer runs web-based antiquities dealership Helios Gallery with Samantha Neal.

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Top stories this week – including Michael Baggott’s opinion on being forced to make online payments when buying at auction

28 August 2022

The top stories on this website over the last week included silver dealer Michael Baggott wondering if the days when dealers carried bundles of notes in their pockets is now a thing of the past.

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Fake or Fortune team investigate whether Sitwell sketch is a Modigliani

24 August 2022

In the second episode of the new Fake or Fortune? series, Fiona Bruce and Philip Mould investigate whether an artwork inherited from writer, critic and art collector Sacheverell Sitwell is a real Amedeo Modigliani sketch.

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British Art Fair sets out its fresh staging

22 August 2022

The British Art Fair is boosting its Contemporary profile for its first outing under Ramsay Fairs next month.

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An artist taught by Bomberg: London exhibition displays Leslie Marr paintings

22 August 2022

Portland Gallery shows works by painter who studied under David Bomberg at Borough Polytechnic

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Dealer Wace takes his shows on the road after gallery closure

22 August 2022

Different way of operating involves exhibitions, some non-commercial, in a variety of premises.

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Contemporary works in demand at Cotswolds fair

22 August 2022

A pair of Contemporary mixed media works by Yorkshire artist Susan Brown were among the standout sales at the Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Art Fair.

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Egyptian visions in exhibitions

22 August 2022

Time for some 21st century Egyptomania: this year marks 200 years since Jean-François Champollion deciphered hieroglyphs and a century since Howard Carter uncovered Tutankhamun’s tomb.

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5 Questions: antiquities dealer Guy Rothwell

22 August 2022

Guy Rothwell runs Antiquities Online.

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IACF relaunches Ally Pally fair

22 August 2022

Traders welcome the return of the organiser’s only London event which was last held in 2020

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