Internet

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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Specialist dealer plays his cards right with new website

27 April 2020

Dealer Timothy Millett, a specialist in historical medals and associated works of art, has launched a website to sell greeting cards based on images of some of his favourite objects.

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Sworders to roll out online auctions in May

20 April 2020

Sworders is launching a new calendar of online-only and timed online auctions to satisfy demand from clients for sales next month.

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Charles II era purse stars in US online show

20 April 2020

Following the raft of recent Covid-19 cancellations, The Antique Dealers’ Association of America (ADA) is seeking to help its members with an online antiques exhibition.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 30 objects available from dealers' websites

20 April 2020

Our selection of 30 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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Book of Hours made for Charles VIII of France offered online by Les Enluminures

20 April 2020

This small-scale book of hours, below, was made c.1490-93 for Charles VIII of France. Containing 12 full-page and 10 small miniatures by the Master of the Chronique scandaleuse, it is offered by Les Enluminures for $575,000 as part of its online initiative: a Books of Hours online update to be sent out biannually.

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Art dealers at home… and on the internet: dealers invite viewers to their homes and gardens  

17 April 2020

While the country has been in lockdown I have visited Philip Mould’s bedroom, Derek Johns’ wild flower garden, Simon Dickinson’s folly and Rhod McEwan’s Highland home.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 40 objects available from dealers' websites

13 April 2020

Our selection of 40 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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New name and management for Buckinghamshire auction house

11 April 2020

Buckinghamshire’s Dickins Auctioneers has rebranded to Claydon Auctioneers.

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Coronavirus: The Arts Society launches online education initiative for over-60s

08 April 2020

A new digital platform launched today by The Arts Society offers a series of arts education events aimed to help the older population stay “connected, educated, entertained and informed” during the coronavirus outbreak.

‘There are tools out there to operate in this new world’

06 April 2020

A number of industrial and commercial-focused businesses have operated online-only and timed auctions for some time and have systems in place that allow for very little contact between individuals.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 40 objects available from dealers' websites

06 April 2020

Our selection of 40 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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“The longest time I have ever spent on the rostrum” – Lyon & Turnbull’s live online sale delivers results

03 April 2020

Lyon & Turnbull held a remarkably successful sale of Decorative Arts on April 1 – the firm’s first using the ‘live online’ format.

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British Bespoke Auctions hosts online-only sale with help from a... parrot

01 April 2020

British Bespoke Auctions in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire is the latest to proceed with an online-only auction.

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Showcasing 40 fabulous objects from dealers’ websites

30 March 2020

In this issue we feature 40 fabulous objects available to buy on dealers’ websites.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 40 objects available from dealers' websites

30 March 2020

Our selection of 40 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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Shops are shut and fairs cancelled… so dealers are going digital to showcase items

30 March 2020

In recent days dealers have turned to new ways of selling as the world went to war against coronavirus. For traders across the board, online has now become the new normal.

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Fellows sticks to family values as jewellery auction is staged from owner’s home

27 March 2020

Auction house Fellows of Birmingham has started holding live online sales of jewellery and watches ‘from home’. Managing director and auctioneer Stephen Whittaker conducted the latest sale in his own front room in rural Shropshire.

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Vendors support Lyon & Turnbull’s move to sell online

27 March 2020

The Edinburgh and London auction house Lyon & Turnbull is to press ahead with its two April sales as ‘live online only’ events. The firm’s sales of Decorative Arts: Design since 1860 (April 1) and Contemporary & Post-War Art (April 16) will feature auctioneer Gavin Strang on the rostrum in Edinburgh but no one else in the room.

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The web shop window: a 1932 classic British motorcycle

23 March 2020

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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Auction house Paddle8 files for bankruptcy protection

19 March 2020

The online auction house Paddle8 has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in New York.

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