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 operating across different categories.


Time for a weaving do: Asian art dealer celebrates Japanese bamboo art in latest exhibition

29 May 2023

A London exhibition highlights the intricate art form that uses Japanese bamboo.


Business booms as stars align for Cooper fairs

29 May 2023

Cooper Events is experiencing something of a boom time with 10% attendance increase.


The web shop window: An Edwardian table croquet set

29 May 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online.


Art dealer Moore-Gwyn takes radical approach for latest exhibition

29 May 2023

'A Wagon on the Street at Kingston, Sussex', c.1906, is one of two pictures by Robert Bevan (1865-1925) included in Harry Moore-Gwyn’s latest exhibition.

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5 Questions with marine salvage specialist Mark Jameson of Trinity Marine

29 May 2023

Mark Jameson owns Trinity Marine, a specialist in salvaging fittings and fixtures of ocean liners and warships.

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Gallery holds Giambologna extravaganza

22 May 2023

Stuart Lochhead Sculpture will offer a group of five Mannerist bronzes by Florentine sculptor Giambologna (1529-1608) and his pupils as part of the summer edition of London Art Week.


TEFAF New York fair sales highlights

22 May 2023

An Egyptian polychrome sarcophagus panel from the Late Dynastic Period was one of the highlight sales at the recent TEFAF New York.


The web shop window: A 'silent woman' pub sign

22 May 2023

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


Dealer news in brief including a show of works by artist Patrick Caulfield

22 May 2023

Josh Lilley Gallery of Mayfair, London, is exhibiting a group of pictures, sketchbooks and collaged papers by Patrick Caulfield (1936-2005), many of which have never been seen before.


5 Questions with Simon Clarke of Christopher Clarke Antiques

22 May 2023

Simon Clarke runs Christopher Clarke Antiques with his brother Sean in Stow-on-the- Wold.


Bath time in Manchester

22 May 2023

The Vintage Home Show runs in three locations including the atmospheric and restored Victoria Baths in Manchester


Career path leads to brocante buzz

22 May 2023

Event held in Oxfordshire village includes a talk by dealer who also stars in a TV antiques show


Ideal for impressing cool customers

22 May 2023

This classy teak wine cooler exudes Mid-century style, all clean lines and simplicity.


Maurice Estève visits London a second time

22 May 2023

With the museum dedicated to the French artist Maurice Estève closed for renovation, a St James’s gallery is displaying watercolours this summer.


William Crotch covered in St James’s show

15 May 2023

This view of Wadham College, Oxford, by William Crotch (1775-1847) is the first and earliest in a catalogue of his works on show at Guy Peppiatt Fine Art.


Marylebone fest is back in antiques-rich area

15 May 2023

After a four-year absence the Church Street Antiques Fair is returning to Marylebone in London on Sunday, June 11.


Coronation fever at Arthur Swallow Fairs

15 May 2023

A coronation theme was taken up by some of the dealers at Arthur Swallow Fairs’ three-day decorative home and salvage show at Ripley Castle, near Harrogate.

Suffolk event offers the pick of Provence

15 May 2023

Lovers of the le style français can look forward to the week-long annual French summer market to be held at the home of dealers Cathy and Peter Bullen next month.


Focus on female artists still at the forefront

15 May 2023

Welcome focus on women painters in recent years shows no sign of slowing down amid great interest and demand


Six Joseph Knibb clocks star in a stellar collection

15 May 2023

This eight-day walnut longcase clock is one of six by Joseph Knibb in a 16-piece collection on offer from dealer Ben Wright.