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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5 Questions: Duncan Phillips

31 October 2022

As well as working in marketing for various major fairs and dealers, Duncan Phillips of Somerset deals in his own right, specialising in 19th and 20th century watercolours and studio ceramics

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The web shop window: Glass butter dish

31 October 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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Ladies were flasking for trouble

31 October 2022

Solo Antiques brings a Daum glass and silver absinthe or opera muff flask to the next Scone Palace Antiques & Fine Art Fair in Perth.

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Toadstools head from Battersea to the US

31 October 2022

Highlight sales at the recent Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair included a collection of 40 stone and painted garden toadstools.

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Obituary: Antiques dealer Danny Robinson

31 October 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce Danny Robinson has passed away peacefully after a short stay in hospital at the age of 84.

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Chelsea Pensioner portrait offered at Perth exhibition

31 October 2022

This English watercolour of a Chelsea Pensioner c.1900, priced at £500, is among the offerings at the Christmas 2022 exhibition held jointly by former business partners Malcolm Innes and Anthony Woodd.

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Obituary: Glass dealer Shane Theophilus

31 October 2022

We are sad to announce the sudden death of Shane Theophilus (August 23, 1954-October 22, 2022).

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Fair report: Cotswold event has high-end appeal

31 October 2022

Vetted fair may be compact in scale but still packs a punch

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“Some truly original ideas": why dealer chooses to focus on Mid-century furniture

31 October 2022

Specialist event focuses on a popular period when ‘some truly original ideas’ developed

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Clock fairs at the double

31 October 2022

If horology is your passion then two events coming up will prove timely.

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Victoria many times over

31 October 2022

Taking place in Carmarthen at the United Counties Showground on Sunday, November 13, is the antiques and fleamarket which was run for many years by dealers Robert and Carol Pugh but is now organised by the showground itself.

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Heathrow fair ready for take-off

31 October 2022

The biannual Heathrow Aircraft Enthusiasts Fair has been attracting collectors for 30 years and is now run by Carl McQuaide.

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Event that is ‘something a bit different’

31 October 2022

The fairs run by So Last Century stand out from the regular traditional antiques format

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Two French fairs become one

31 October 2022

First edition of 'Fine Arts Paris & La Biennale' resulting from a merger takes place in Paris this month

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Auctioneer renowned for woodworking tool sales offers art collection at Olympia fair

31 October 2022

An exhibition of pictures comes to the next 'Winter Art & Antiques Fair Olympia' from an unexpected source: the auctioneer in antique woodworking tools David Stanley.

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Asian Art in London’s East Asian award winners announced

27 October 2022

At a gala party held at the Victoria & Albert Museum last night Asian Art in London announced the winners of its latest awards.

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New faces and locations across auction houses and galleries

25 October 2022

The latest appointments and openings across the art and antiques sector.

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Asian Art In London Awards – 2022

24 October 2022

Asian Art in London announced the winners of the first group of its awards last week.

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Shepton Mallet put in the picture

24 October 2022

The three-day fair welcomed renowned photojournalist for a swish magazine showcase.

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Twenty years of tribal art

24 October 2022

An Abelam hornbill sculpture from Papua New Guinea is among the highlights at the Tribal Art Fair in Amsterdam.

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