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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BRAFA returns to early slot in the fairs calendar

21 November 2022

BRAFA Art Fair in Brussels has announced its dates for the 2023 edition.

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British wartime pictures: Tragic times brought inspiration

21 November 2022

Ahead of home front exhibition dealer says the war transformed often mundane art styles

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Obituary: Glass dealer and chandelier expert Martin Mortimer (1928-2022)

21 November 2022

It is with great sadness that I have to report the death of Martin Mortimer on October 1 following a challenging short illness. He passed away peacefully at home aged 94.

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Super sampler selection in Oxfordshire

21 November 2022

Oxfordshire dealership Witney Antiques’ latest exhibition features early example of band samplers.

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The web shop window: 1920s 'barber’s shop' oak chair

21 November 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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Phoenix rises to the occasion

21 November 2022

Under the banner of Phoenix VAM Fairs, Sara Hughes’ vintage, antique and militaria fairs in Petersfield, Hampshire, are going from strength to strength, she says.

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Youth of today love a good fair

21 November 2022

London event organiser says many visitors post-pandemic restrictions are new to antiques

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Dealer's London buying trip led to Venice

21 November 2022

Expecting to collect a bureau advertised on marketplace Gumtree, a dealer spotted two 18th century Venetian scenes leaning against a wall in the home he visited.

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Going shopping in Suffolk

21 November 2022

A dealer who launched an antiques centre in 2007 in a Suffolk town has made some alterations including changing it to a shop.

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Fairs news in brief including Pop Up Vintage Fairs next event

21 November 2022

A roundup of news and events from around the fairs world

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Dealer news in brief including treen in demand at Collins Antiques

21 November 2022

A roundup of news and events from around the trade

Hampstead Antique & Craft Emporium

Hampstead antiques emporium to close after Christmas

16 November 2022

A group of antiques dealers in north London are hoping to have more time to save their local antiques centre.

TEFAF date revealed for 2023

14 November 2022

TEFAF Maastricht is returning to its spring slot next year.

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Augustus John exhibition follows sister Gwen's at Cardiff gallery

14 November 2022

Welsh gallery holds exhibition on the Welsh artist hot on the heels of a show about his sister

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Abbott and Holder holds show dedicated to artist Gerald Marks

14 November 2022

Though largely unknown on the market today, British artist Gerald Marks (1921-2018), the subject of a show at Abbott and Holder, had a colourful life. For a long time that colour was red.

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The web shop window: an Anglo-Japanese style cabinet

14 November 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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5 Questions: Petworth dealer Brijitte Dreyfus

14 November 2022

Brijitte Dreyfus runs Mandrake Petworth, offering art, books and furniture.

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East Anglian works feature at Suffolk dealer's winter exhibition

14 November 2022

This snowy scene by Suffolk artist Thomas Smythe (1825-1907) features in English and Continental Antiques’ winter exhibition in Eye.

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Swallow swoops on Cotswolds

14 November 2022

Organiser announces 2023 launch of another decorative home and salvage event

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Grandma’s going to Eastleigh

14 November 2022

Chris Brown, co-organiser of the ever-expanding Grandma’s Attic Fairs, is on a roll.

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