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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England relaxes coronavirus restrictions but recommendations remain in place

14 July 2021

The UK government has confirmed that from July 19 in England many of the coronavirus restrictions will be relaxed.

Watercolour on paper by Sam Szafran

Growing gains early on at London Art Week

12 July 2021

Exhibitors at London Art Week have reported a good flow of visitors to galleries as well as demand for the online series of talks.

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The web shop window: Stanley Matthews' silver tea service

12 July 2021

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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Saddle up for equine art

12 July 2021

Rountree Tryon Gallery in Petworth is turning itself into a stable of equine art this month.

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Record Pilkington’s vase sold to friend of its decorator

12 July 2021

A Pilkington’s vase that fetched an auction record for the Lancastrian Pottery last month has sold to a friend of the factory’s decorator Gordon Forsyth (1879-1952), who created the rare piece.

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Wonderful time at Petworth after 15 months of not going out

12 July 2021

Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair review courtesy of ATG reader Cordelia Hudson.

Joan Eardley picture

Outsider who gained acceptance

12 July 2021

Exhibition showcasing work of Joan Eardley takes place at gallery which championed her

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Go wild to appreciate Scotland

12 July 2021

Pictures by two women artists depicting the landscapes and flora of Scotland are the focus of a new exhibition at Thompson’s Gallery.

Meg Thompson

5 Questions: Meg Thompson of Thompson’s Gallery

12 July 2021

Second-generation dealer Meg Thompson joined Thompson’s Gallery in 2011.

Royal Mail advice

New VAT rules for EU imports take effect this month

08 July 2021

New VAT rules have been put in place by the European Union for distance selling.

London Art Week

London Art Week talks commence online

06 July 2021

The latest edition of London Art Week is underway and a series of talks and lectures accompany the in-gallery exhibitions held by dealers across London.

Eric Knowles

Antiques Roadshow specialist Eric Knowles turns dealer at new Kent emporium

05 July 2021

Decorative arts specialist Eric Knowles has become a dealer and teamed up with others in the trade to launch a new emporium in Kent.

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The web shop window: Contemporary stoneware artwork

05 July 2021

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

Summer Sundays for Portobello and Golborne

05 July 2021

Portobello and Golborne Markets are now running on Sundays as well as the Saturdays throughout the summer until August 11.

Koopman Rare Art

Silver dealer Koopman confident about move

05 July 2021

Koopman Rare Art has moved to Mayfair after more than 50 years in the London Silver Vaults on Chancery Lane.

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5 Questions: Old Master portraiture dealer Elizabeth Fitzsimmons

05 July 2021

A third-generation dealer, Elizabeth Fitzsimmons specialises in Old Master portraiture and has recently launched her first website selling portraits from the 16th-20th centuries.

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Selling with intent at Petworth fair

05 July 2021

The Petworth Park Antiques & Fine Art Fair returned last month with 60 exhibitors and plenty of sales.

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Petworth delivers on high hopes

05 July 2021

There was strong footfall – despite the football – as dealers relished the return of Petworth fair

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Flying in for the Henley Decor after last-minute site change

05 July 2021

Despite a last minute move to a new site, the Henley Décor Fair at the end of May was a big success, said organiser Gary Wallis.

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Make a date for Lewes

05 July 2021

Lewes is well known to antiques and vintage-hunters.

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