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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Battersea's Decorative fair celebrates the Bauhaus

16 September 2019

The centenary of the influential design school provides a theme for the final Battersea Park fair of 2019

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Antiques Anonymous festival returns to Marylebone

16 September 2019

A one-day antiques festival returns to London’s Church Street for its third year.

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An invitation to look at Ernst

16 September 2019

'La horde de barbares' (1934) by Surrealist painter Max Ernst (1891-1976) is offered in an exhibition dedicated to the German artist at M&L Fine Art.

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The web shop window: a watercolour of soldiers by Claud Lovat Fraser

16 September 2019

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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Mid-century in the mainstream but dealer highlights the eco difference between period and ‘style’

16 September 2019

Mid-century style is very much on the rise at the moment – as the organisers of the two Midcentury Shows in London know well.

Dovehouse plans return of Little Chelsea

16 September 2019

Good news comes with the relaunch of a two-day fair in central London. Jane Alexander of Dovehouse Antiques Fairs, which runs monthly antiques fairs in Dorking, has announced that she is taking over the Little Chelsea Fair.

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Eclectic sales at London’s 12th tribal gathering

16 September 2019

A Madonna and Child sculpture from 19th century Luba culture in the Democratic Republic of Congo was among the sales at Tribal Art London, where the theme was Mother, Muse and Maker.

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Two collections from celebrated interior designers to be offered at auctions at Bonhams this autumn

12 September 2019

A collection from interior designer and socialite Nicky Haslam and another from decorator and dealer Christopher Hodsoll will be offered at auction at Bonhams London.

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BADA chief Marco Forgione: ‘We’ve sold the fair to ensure its future. Change was essential.’

11 September 2019

In a controversial move, the British Antique Dealers' Association has sold a majority stake in its annual fair to external investors, who will relaunch it as The Open Art Fair.

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TEFAF New York Fall adds collaborative element for fourth edition as exhibitor line up is announced

10 September 2019

Old Master dealer Colnaghi and antiquities specialist Cahn are among exhibitors participating in series of curated booth collaborations debuting at the fourth edition of TEFAF New York Fall.

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BADA sells its London fair

09 September 2019

The British Antique Dealers’ Association has sold a majority stake in its annual fair to “make it sustainable for the future”.

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Latest sales at London’s tribal gathering

09 September 2019

Dealer Ian Shaw sold this Tutsi shield, made of lightweight wood with natural pigment and offered for £13,000, to an interior designer from Denmark at last week’s 'Tribal Art London' fair.

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Antiques help modern skills

09 September 2019

In September 2017 we featured Charlie King and Sam Sparrow, both then aged 13, who were offered places by Philip and Claire Crosthwaite at their monthly Hingham Antiques Fairs in Norfolk.

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Florence attracts new faces from London for 31st staging

09 September 2019

The Biennale Internationale dell’Antiquario di Firenze (Florence Biennale) opens this month for its 31st edition – celebrating 60 years of showcasing and selling art and antiques in the city.

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5 Questions with Aeneas Bastian

09 September 2019

Aeneas Bastian is director of Bastian gallery in Berlin and London. It was founded by his parents, Céline and Heiner, in 1989 and expanded to Mayfair earlier this year.

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Galloway features punch bowl at Duncombe Park Fair

09 September 2019

A large Georgian silver punch bowl made in 1824 (below) is available to buy from Highland Antiques of Aberdeen for £2450 at the next Galloway fair.

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Obituary: Glass specialist John P Smith (1940-2019)

09 September 2019

John Smith, who died on February 24, was a well-known figure in the world of glass, contributing much to knowledge in this field and selling unusual and interesting glasses to museums and collectors all over the world. A Fellow of the Corning Museum of Glass from 2000, he had an international profile and vetted glass at the Maastricht fair in recent years.

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The web shop window: Last Men of the Revolution

09 September 2019

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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PAD London: The prime design destination

09 September 2019

This Mayfair event provides an eclectic selection for professionals and public alike

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Lomax in history groove

09 September 2019

Organiser holds events in notable properties with fine heritage

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