Dealers' Diary


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Latest edition of Tribal Art London focuses on female representations in this field

19 August 2019

An example of a 'ngaady a mwaash' mask made by the Bushoong Kuba peoples is among the large offering of female-themed items at the next staging of 'Tribal Art London' (TAL).

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Jacobson shows a personal touch

19 August 2019

Bernard Jacobson, who has bought and dealt in works by artists such as Henri Matisse, David Hockney and Ben Nicholson, is not afraid to show off a little.

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The web shop window: English silver-plated student lamps

19 August 2019

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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5 Questions: Michael Wilson of Highland Antiques

19 August 2019

Michael Wilson of Highland Antiques in Aberdeen specialises in rare and collectable antique silver.

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West country dealers keeping busy in August

19 August 2019

This still-life painting by Joan Gillchrest (1918-2008), offered for £1995, is part of an online exhibition staged by Devon dealership British Ceramics and Paintings.

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Tetbury: Taking the long view in the ‘antiques capital of Gloucestershire’

12 August 2019

ATG explores Tetbury’s Long Street to discover dealers evolving to lure casual buyers as well as connoisseurs

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Catalogues keep August active with wide array of items available

12 August 2019

The traditionally quiet month of August means that fairs and exhibitions are thin on the ground while some dealers take a few well-earned weeks off.

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Visitors to Westonbirt fair ‘happy to travel and keen to buy’

12 August 2019

A 19th century plaster bust of Napoleon was among sales at the recent Cotswold Decorative Antiques & Art Fair, which takes place in Westonbirt School near Tetbury three times a year.

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Dealers in Tetbury get ready for Brexit disruption

12 August 2019

The dealers of Tetbury who trade with the Continent are determined to work through whatever turbulence Brexit may bring. A no-deal departure, likely to result in tariffs and customs checks, would present problems for import and export of stock.

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Antiques dealer Howe London holds warehouse sale for the first time

12 August 2019

Antiques dealer and furniture designer/maker Christopher Howe hosts a warehouse sale this autumn giving buyers access to his entire stock for the first time in his 30-year career.

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The web shop window: Portrait miniature by William Wood

12 August 2019

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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5 Questions: Jerrard Nares of Mytton Antiques

12 August 2019

Jerrard Nares of Mytton Antiques deals in 18th and 19th century furniture and related decorative small items from his shop in Shrewsbury.

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Welsh gallery sings praises of a quiet life

12 August 2019

'View from the Back of 72 Bute Street' is one of the pictures by Welsh painter Charles Burton available at Martin Tinney Gallery this month.

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Textiles testament to the past on show from dealer's collection

05 August 2019

Patchworks stitched together by successive generations in poor Japanese communities offered in Kensington exhibition

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Mirror images give snapshot of Paris style

05 August 2019

Original lithographs by Joan Miró and Marc Chagall star at Eames Fine Art’s exhibition 'Behind the Mirror'. Held at the Bermondsey galley from August 8-September 1, the show is named for the magazine, Derrière le Miroir, the leading modern art publication in 20th century Paris along with Verve.

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Galleries: latest moves and news including redevelopment at Abbott and Holder

05 August 2019

A round-up of news and moves from dealers and galleries.

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The web shop window: Chippendale-period partner’s desk

05 August 2019

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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5 Questions: Martyn Fowler of Puckhaber Decorative Antiques

05 August 2019

Martyn Fowler (answering 5Qs below) and his mother Jackie Harris run Puckhaber Decorative Antiques in Lillie Road, London. The firm has been showing at the Decorative Antiques and Textiles Fair in Battersea for more than 10 years and launched a second shop on the High Street in Rye, East Sussex, in May.

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‘Spanish Phillip’ comes home to Scotland with pooch picture

22 July 2019

Edinburgh gallery Fettes Fine Art offers a painting by Scottish artist John Phillip at its local Galloway Fair this week.

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The web shop window: Ornate ash armoire with a mysterious past

22 July 2019

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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