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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Organisers of So Last Century report robust business at fairs

03 October 2022

String of events such as So Last Century experience strong interest

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Timing tricky but tribal art sales still strong

03 October 2022

David MalÍk made his appearance at Tribal Art London (TAL) worthwhile through the sale of two African sculptures: a Luba female figure and a Chokwe sculpture.

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Antiques in the Park: a venue with great potential

03 October 2022

“The feedback from dealers and visitors was very good and as a venue the showground has great potential for growth with excellent road links,” said Kate Button of Black Dog Events as she talked about her new event, Antiques in the Park.

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5 Questions: Art dealer Dominic Sanchez-Cabello

03 October 2022

Dominic Sanchez-Cabello’s current exhibition promotes pictures by lesser known historic artists.

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Antiques in Tents at Burton Court for its 10th year

03 October 2022

Grade II-listed manor house Burton Court near Leominster, Herefordshire, is the setting for Antiques in Tents’ next fair on Friday and Saturday, October 14-15, with 50 dealers.

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Whole lotta love for Ludlow

03 October 2022

Fairs are often good places to celebrity-spot and one of these sighted at the Ludlow fair was the veteran Led Zeppelin rock great, Robert Plant.

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Something in the Scottish air

01 October 2022

Jon Scheuler, an American Abstract Expressionist known for his depictions of Scotland, is the subject of two Waterhouse & Dodd exhibitions next month.

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A new art dealer, auction house and a book – updates from across the world of art and antiques

27 September 2022

New faces at Lyon & Turnbull, Hansons plus a newly launched art dealership and a new auction house are among the latest Movers & Shakers news.

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Art specialist Emma Ward to create new dealership with Fabrizio Moretti

26 September 2022

Dickinson Gallery’s managing director Emma Ward and James Roundell have left to set up a firm with Old Master specialist Fabrizio Moretti.

Nocturne

Colnaghi makes sales after dusk at BADA Week show

26 September 2022

Colnaghi has kicked off the second annual BADA Week early with several pictures from its exhibition already sold or reserved.

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Single-owner collection takes Root in Bath instead of clinging on to London hotbed

26 September 2022

Does the Contemporary art auction market need levelling up?

BADA Week

BADA reels in eager visitors

26 September 2022

The British Antique Dealers' Association's special week of events involves both online and gallery exhibitions.

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Colnaghi of London teams up again with Barcelona galleries

26 September 2022

Barcelona-Paris: 1860-1936 A Journey to Modernity includes a c.1914-15 painting, 5ft 6in x 23in (1.82m x 60cm), by Ramon Casas titled La Parisienne.

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Young’s show catches the eye

26 September 2022

This silhouette of a trophy brown trout and fishing fly in pen, ink and watercolour on paper is offered as part of Robert Young Antiques’ exhibition Tiddlers and Whoppers.

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Fruits of artists’ labours

26 September 2022

Karen Taylor stages Pomegranates and papaya: 19 watercolours of fruit and vegetables online.

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Dealers' Diary News in brief

26 September 2022

A round up of the latest art and antiques dealer related news.

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In the frame: Collectors and film prop buyers are among those boosting the market for antique picture frames

26 September 2022

Usually overshadowed by the art that lies within, it is often forgotten that frames themselves can be a fundamental part of the overall value.

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5 Questions with art dealer Anthony Fuller of Gladwells Rutland

26 September 2022

Anthony Fuller of Gladwells Rutland specialises in “fine traditional painting of quality, those that don’t need a title” and exhibits at the Northern Antiques Fair (September 29-October 2).

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Corn Exchange grows into antiques arcade

26 September 2022

A former theatre, corn market, auction rooms, exhibition space and council office has been “reanimated” as an “emporium” by a group of art and antiques dealers.

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Banknotes mark end of an era

26 September 2022

Examples from the UK and Commonwealth featuring the late queen make mementoes.

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