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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Human body and a horse’s head in harmony

18 October 2021

The Tang dynasty, considered a golden age of reform and cultural advancement in China lasting from 618-907, is the focus of Eskenazi’s exhibition .

Bernard Leach dish

British studio ceramics feature in US collection coming to auction

18 October 2021

The studio pottery collection of the late US dealer Dr John Driscoll will be offered at Phillips in conjunction with specialist Maak.

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Take to the flaw: a jade ewer

18 October 2021

Jade ewers such as this one represent cu da ming.

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The web shop window: a Japanese pipe case

18 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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Technical masterpiece that emerged in the Song and Yuan dynasties

18 October 2021

This reticulated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase is one of the stars in an exhibition at Littleton & Hennessey in Duke Street, London.

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Good times in a boat artwork combines tradition and modernity

18 October 2021

Created with handmade paper, gold leaf and ink, this large work Good Times: Boating Together was made in 2020 by Yao Jui-chung (b.1969).

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Vote of confidence for St James’s with Asian art dealers moving to the area

18 October 2021

A group of Asian art dealers have committed to new spaces in St James’s.

Vanessa Bell

Latest instalment of London Art Week online events kicks off with focus on the Bloomsbury Group and Charleston

16 October 2021

London Art Week's third instalment of Art History in Focus returns with online talks, themed editorials and live exhibition tours.

The Ryedale Roman Bronzes

Yorkshire Museum buys Ryedale Roman Bronzes from London dealer with help from wealthy donor

15 October 2021

A hoard of Roman bronzes discovered by metal detectors and sold at auction by Hansons in May has been sold to the Yorkshire Museum.

LAPADA Conference

Three things we learned at this year’s LAPADA Conference

14 October 2021

Dealers returned to London this week for the LAPADA Conference 2021 which had the theme of ‘Reset & Refresh’.

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Battersea dealers delighted to be busy once again

11 October 2021

Exhibitors at The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair in Battersea Park celebrated a busy event, with opening day sales up by about 10% on the last fair held in January 2020.

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Ludlow fair is fully booked

11 October 2021

Two Cs Fairs is fully booked indoors at Ludlow Racecourse on Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24.

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On the shortlist: Asian Art in London award nominees

11 October 2021

The awards shortlist for Asian Art in London’s Indian and Islamic season have been announced. The Antiques Trade Gazette Award for Outstanding Indian or Islamic Work of Art from an Auction House and the Apollo Award for Outstanding Indian or Islamic Work of Art from a Dealer each have three finalists. Winners will be announced on October 21.

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Go on a treasure hunt at Firsts

11 October 2021

Tolkien classic in bespoke binding is one of the highlights as the London event returns

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New specialist at Jenna Burlingham

11 October 2021

Modern British art gallery Jenna Burlingham Fine Art has appointed Lydia Wingfield Digby as its new gallery specialist.

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Asian art dealer previews: Krishna in child form

11 October 2021

Propped up against a huge bolster and bedecked in jewels sits Navneetpriyaji, one of the child manifestations of the Hindu deity Krishna.

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Asian art dealer previews: Tiger goddess

11 October 2021

This 19th century painting illustrates a scene from the Devi Mahatmya, a famous Sanskrit text centred on the figure of the Hindu mother goddess Devi.

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Tale of Bedouin life roams into new London event

11 October 2021

This October, the capital hosts The London Autumn Book Fair – a fresh addition to the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association’s (PBFA) 2021 calendar.

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Asian art dealer previews: Splendour and worship

11 October 2021

Made from green chlorite mineral rather than bronze, this 8th century Kashmiri sculpture group represents the Hindu god Vishnu with his two attendants, Gadadevi and Chakrapurusha.

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Asian art dealer previews: Hund sculptures

11 October 2021

Made from fired clay, this 12in (30cm) high bust head of a bodhisattva comes from a little explored group of sculptures found at Hund, a small township on the ancient site of Udabhandapura in Pakistan, once the capital of the Hindu Shahi kingdom.

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