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.

Quinneys

Antiques dealer film Quinneys to be released next month after seven years in the planning

06 November 2021

A film of the play Quinneys will be available online next month with screenings also planned.

Jade T Rex

Rare Fabergé jade Tyrannosaurus Rex emerges in US regional auction

03 November 2021

A rare Fabergé jade carving of a Tyrannosaurus Rex comes for sale at a US regional auction house this week.

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Fifties 'Venus' by Dadaist designer among delights at thriving Suffolk centre

01 November 2021

After three lockdowns but also a successful start in 2020, in April this year Graham Hessell finally threw open the doors to his Melford Antiques, Interiors & Lifestyle Centre.

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5 Questions: Vintage watch dealer Tom B

01 November 2021

Tom B has been interested in antiques since youth when he accompanied his father around car boots and charity shops. He founded GungaDin Watches in 2015 focusing on vintage and pre-owned timepieces.

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Dee day for Scone Palace comeback

01 November 2021

After two cancelled fairs due to the pandemic, the biannual Scone Palace Antiques & Fine Art Fair in Scotland is back with a new edition scheduled for November.

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Second part of Dr John C Taylor clock collection goes on sale via Winchester specialist

01 November 2021

As an inventor and an entrepreneur, Dr John C Taylor feels a special affinity with the pioneering clockmakers of the English Golden Age. And it is this connection that has guided his collecting across several decades.

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Auction house Tennants hailed as great northern fair venue

01 November 2021

The Northern Antiques Fair looks set to move permanently from Harrogate following a successful first outing at the new venue of the Tennants auction house complex in Leyburn.

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The web shop window: English delft dish from 1701

01 November 2021

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

Jacopo Bassano painting

Getty Museum acquires major Italian Old Master

30 October 2021

The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has acquired a painting by Venetian artist Jacopo Bassano (c.1510-1592).

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Asian Art in London East Asian award winners revealed

28 October 2021

With its annual festival of exhibitions and sales in full swing, Asian Art in London has announced the winners of its East Asian art awards.

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Roman bronzes find home at Yorkshire Museum

27 October 2021

A wealthy US donor and a London antiquities dealership helped ensure a hoard of Roman bronzes recently discovered by metal detectorists will soon be on public display.

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Join the tribe

27 October 2021

Non-European ethnographic art is a one of the new categories at Fine Arts Paris, represented by Patrick and Ondine Mesdagh from Brussels who will be showing a selection of pieces from four continents.

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Frieze gets physical at long last

27 October 2021

Twin events returning to London park generate encouraging overseas interest

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Gallery duo aim to set new sculptor’s reputation in stone

27 October 2021

This autumn, galleries Willoughby Gerrish and Tomasso have joined forces to hold a ‘conversation in stone’ between the Contemporary sculpture of Emily Young (b.1951) and a selection of antique works.

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Sparkes charger generates a buzz at the Pavilions

27 October 2021

This earthenware charger was painted by Catherine Sparkes (1842-1910), a genre, flower painter and illustrator who made a significant contribution to the development of faience pottery at Doulton Lambeth.

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Obituary: Pottery dealer Roger de Ville

27 October 2021

It is with great sadness that I was informed of the sudden death of my good friend and colleague in the trade Roger de Ville… thankfully he was at home and he passed away quickly at the amazing age of 86 years old.

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Thirst for knowledge

27 October 2021

This Old Master painting by the 18th century Italian landscape artist Andrea Locatelli (1695-1741) will be shown at Fine Arts Paris by L’Horizon Chimérique from Bordeaux.

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The web shop window: 1960s rosewood worktable by Danish architect Finn Juhl

27 October 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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Help on hand to jump Brexit hurdles

27 October 2021

Decorative art dealer duo started their own advisory service to cope with new Brexit rules

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Panel from a monumental Parisian wallpaper work

27 October 2021

Early wallpapers and wall coverings are specialities of Carolle Thibaut-Pomerantz.

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