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The art and antiques market continues to grow its presence in the online sphere thanks to the development of online catalogues and auctions, dealer portal sites as well as giant trading sites such as eBay.


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The web shop window: portrait miniature of artist's sister

07 June 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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The web shop window: Elizabeth I oak coffer

31 May 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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The web shop window: Chippendale period satinwood and marquetry desk

17 May 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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Cotswold group returns with Instagram flower show as dealers predict ‘Insta fairs’ are here to stay

15 May 2021

Instagram showcases are remaining popular with art and antiques dealers despite the reopening of physical events and shops.

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The web shop window: English bureau plat which appeared in James Bond film Dr No

10 May 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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Contribute to website? Be our guest

03 May 2021

Guest and Gray, trading from a gallery in central London at 58 Davies Street, decided to launch a new website during lockdown.

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Click and flick through books

19 April 2021

Having missed the ritual of perusing bookshelves in shops and fairs due to lockdown, Marc and Marcia Harrison of Netherlands gallery Harrison Hiett Rare Books have launched a digital ‘fully clickable’ catalogue to replicate the experience for their clients.

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The web shop window: a ‘tour de force’ of Meiji craftsmanship

19 April 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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Battersea Dec reflects the new way of doing business

12 April 2021

The Decorative Antiques & Textiles Fair (DATF) has announced the launch of its latest iteration of the online platform, Digital Decorative, which was set up in response to the cancellation of its physical fairs during the pandemic.

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The web shop window: John Bratby's portrait of Guy the Gorilla

12 April 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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Amsterdam tribal fair online, take two

12 April 2021

This dance mask known as a takü, would have been used during rituals to mourn the dead by the Cubeo tribes of present-day Colombia and Brazil.

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Funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies helps Art UK improve access to public art

07 April 2021

Public access to artworks in UK collections has been given a boost with a tie up between Bloomberg Philanthropies and Art UK.

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Rutherston eases market woes

29 March 2021

Trading with EU member states has become more difficult and expensive since the UK left the European Union, but one dealer may have found a way to avoid the bureaucratic hurdles.

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The web shop window: Portland stone chimney piece

29 March 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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Online bidding: The key moment

22 March 2021

Fifteen years ago an auction was held which heralded the online transformation in the bidding process and opened sales up to potential buyers across the world

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The web shop window: Regency mahogany wine cooler

08 March 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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The web shop window: Julie Held acrylic on canvas

22 February 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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The web shop window: Graeco-Egyptian gem mounted in a gold ring

08 February 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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Pocket watches demand rockets

08 February 2021

Dealers’ online retail site reveals the pocket watches collecting market has become one of the biggest growers.

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Tribal Art London reports increased numbers of online visitors

08 February 2021

This Karamojong headrest from Uganda was one of more than 100 objects offered at Tribal Art London’s (TAL) online event, Spirit Animals. It was sold by tribal art specialist Kezhia Field for £450.

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