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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Birds and the boys are the facts of life in Edinburgh

10 July 2017

The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh’s next pair of exhibitions from July 21-August 28 features works of the birds and the boys.

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Two appointments to Fine Art Society's board of directors

10 July 2017

Rowena Morgan-Cox and Sara Terzi have been appointed to the board of directors of The Fine Art Society (London and Edinburgh).

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Antiques for Everyone tests market atmosphere to see what’s hot and what’s not

10 July 2017

The Antiques for Everyone fair is dubbed by the organiser as “a barometer for what’s in vogue with collectors, interior decorators and furnishers”. So what are dealers to do when pressure for their offerings slackens?

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Previews: £30,000 plus

10 July 2017

A set of four hunting scenes by John Nost Sartorius (1759-1828) is being offered on the art market for the first time at Rountree Tryon Galleries in Mayfair.

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Contemporary art complements range of Cotswolds furniture

10 July 2017

Original House, a Cotswolds dealership that specialises in industrial furniture, antique painted French furniture and unique interior objects, has branched out into contemporary art.

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Evolution of a book business

10 July 2017

Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson has opened an antiquarian bookshop in the headquarters of an online used books business.

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5 Questions: Paul Kembery of Kembery Antique Clocks

10 July 2017

Paul Kembery of Kembery Antique Clocks in the West Country is a regular exhibitor at Antiques for Everyone and will stand at the upcoming edition.

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Art appointment in Paris

10 July 2017

Fleur Callegari has joined the team of Les Enluminures as art director. She will be based in the Paris gallery of this firm which specialises in medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, miniatures and jewellery (the gallery has other bases in Chicago and New York).

Honeypot Antiques

Surrey antiques centre to close after 21 years of trade

07 July 2017

Property redevelopment plans are to force the closure of Surrey’s Honeypot Antiques Centre this summer.

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WATCH: Dealer Robert Young speaks about 'record-breaking' Masterpiece fair

06 July 2017

The eighth annual Masterpiece London concluded yesterday after two previews and a seven-day run.

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Cork Street gallery seeks to widen buyer base by welcoming Bitcoin

06 July 2017

A Cork Street gallery has become the first in the UK to accept digital currencies such as Bitcoin.

Art and Antiques Fair Olympia

WATCH – “I’ve sold things at Olympia that I couldn’t sell at Masterpiece”

05 July 2017

This year was the 45th anniversary of the summer Olympia fair or, as it is now known, ‘The Art & Antiques Fair Olympia’. ATG visited during the middle of its latest run to gauge how exhibitors were finding the event this year.

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Mayfair centre Grays Mews to close due to Crossrail chaos

03 July 2017

Rocketing business rates and the impact of building works for Crossrail are to force the closure of Grays Mews.

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TEFAF takes first steps towards launching e-commerce platform

03 July 2017

TEFAF is to trial its own online selling platform at the fair organisation’s autumn New York event, with a view to building a permanent e-commerce presence.

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Labours of love from fieldwork

03 July 2017

Painter who fled London to create country scenes is now the subject of a Holborn show...

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European union is revived at Whitford Fine Art

03 July 2017

Whitford Fine Art’s ongoing exhibition Trans-Channel Crossing brings together works by four artists, two from the UK and two from Continental Europe, who lived and worked in both places after the Second World War.

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Previews: £30,000 plus

03 July 2017

AD Antiques, run by British art pottery specialist Alison Davey, is selling this grotesque spoon warmer by the Martin Brothers.

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Wander through a Welsh county

03 July 2017

Carmarthenshire is full of delights for antiques buyers. Here, we look at a brocante trial, views of castles coming up at a fair and another event in which you can go potty at a botanic garden.

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Obituary: David Newell-Smith (1937-2017)

03 July 2017

David Newell-Smith, who together with wife Sonya ran the Tadema Gallery in Camden Passage, died on June 11.

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5 Questions: Marc and Marcia Harrison

03 July 2017

Book dealers Marc and Marcia Harrison were originally based in the UK but now live and work in the Netherlands. Alongside their business, Harrison-Hiett Rare Books, they continue to manage the annual PBFA International Fair in London.

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