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.

Bennet and Brown

Landlord agrees to let restorer stay in north London shop after petition

29 November 2016

A north London independent antique restorer who faced eviction has got the go-ahead to stay.

Laomedon Refusing Payment to Poseidon and Apollo

Art detectives needed for the nation

28 November 2016

Do you know who this bespectacled gentlemen is? Or whose hand is behind this painting of ‘Laomedon Refusing Payment to Poseidon and Apollo’? If you think you do, you could become an art detective for the nation.

Portobello

Trade reacts to Portobello plans

24 November 2016

Portobello Road traders remain unconvinced of revised plans to develop the vintage end of the west London market.

Mathias Ary Jan

French dealers’ association SNA appoints Mathias Ary Jan as new president

23 November 2016

The French national antique dealers’ association Syndicat National des Antiquaires (SNA) has appointed Mathias Ary Jan as its new president at a meeting of the board of directors yesterday.

Mirror frame

Dealer helps Fitzwilliam track down trophy mirror in France

21 November 2016

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge hopes to raise the final £65,000 needed to buy a 17th century gilded mirror frame for its collection.

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They said what?! The week (14-20 Nov) in quotes from the art and antiques world

20 November 2016

In our weekend series, Antiques Trade Gazette brings you a selection of quotes from dealers, auctioneers, collectors and others. This week, sacrifice is urged in the name of progress and a fair organiser hints at her formula for success.

St James's

Antiques trade gives verdict on protection policy for Mayfair and St James’s

18 November 2016

Concerns remain for the future of the historic art and antiques districts of Mayfair and St James’s despite planning protection coming into force last week.

Majestic Hotel

Galloway Antiques Fairs find two new venues for 2017

17 November 2016

Galloway Antiques Fairs have announced plans to hold fairs in two new locations in 2017.

Portobello plans

New £10m Portobello market development revealed

15 November 2016

A charity aiming to redevelop the vintage market end of London’s Portobello Road has revealed a new £10m scheme.

Eskenazi early Chinese

Dealers at Asian Art in London make sales despite apparent decrease in international visitors

14 November 2016

The 19th edition of Asian Art in London closed on Saturday at the end of a nine-day run which featured crowds that were reportedly subdued but still ready to buy.

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They said what?! The week (7-13 Nov) in quotes from the art and antiques world

13 November 2016

In our weekend series, Antiques Trade Gazette brings you a selection of quotes from dealers, auctioneers, collectors and others – from grumbling US shoppers to clocks sold in hospital.

FT letter from trade body heads

Trade bodies unite to fight tax reforms that impact art and antiques trade

11 November 2016

Efforts to protect the trade’s Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) against tax reforms gathered steam this week with the publication of a letter from three leading trade associations in the Financial Times.

Chelsea Books

ABA reports 50% rise in sales during their annual Chelsea Book Fair

10 November 2016

The Chelsea Book Fair, which closed November 5 after a two-day run, has reported an increase in sales of nearly 50% on last year’s fair.

St James's

London’s gallery districts Mayfair and St James’s get special planning protection

10 November 2016

The historic art and antiques districts of Mayfair and St James’s last night received designated protection by Westminster City Council planners as part of a new policy for central London.

Trevelyan main

Freya Mitton holds Modern British art exhibition in pop-exhibition restaurant of former Masterchef contestant

09 November 2016

Twentieth-century British art dealer Freya Mitton is staging an exhibition within the pop-up restaurant run by Andrew Kojima of Masterchef fame.

Art dealer Philip Mould

Dealers Philip Mould and Simon Phillips weigh into St James's planning row

09 November 2016

Dealers Philip Mould and Simon Phillips have intervened in the fight to save Jermyn Street's tapestry gallery and archive in St James's.

Lorfords Tetbury

Lorfords to open London satellite store

09 November 2016

Lorfords, the Cotswolds-based antiques and interiors business, has announced the opening of a new London showroom.

S Franses

London dealers plan pressure group to protect St James’s

08 November 2016

Gallery owners in the St James’s area of London are to form a pressure group in the hope of preserving the area as an art and antiques hub.

L&T debate panel

Digital technology drives younger dealers and the art market in China

07 November 2016

The younger generation in China is fuelling the art market and the trade must embrace digital technology to compete, according to a panel of Asian art experts.

ATG quotes of the week

They said what?! The week (31 Oct-6 Nov) in quotes from the art and antiques world

06 November 2016

In our weekend series, Antiques Trade Gazette brings you a selection of quotes from dealers, auctioneers, collectors and others – from dreaming up a new television series to raising money to secure art for the nation.

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