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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Mickey and Minnie return to Glamis Castle

30 May 2022

This pair of Mickey and Minnie Mouse toys has been on quite an adventure.

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The Wight man for William and Mary

30 May 2022

Isle of Wight antiques dealer Kevin Morris specialises in pottery including early English delftware and Italian maiolica.

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Busy Brussels: BRAFA and Civilisations fairs coming up

30 May 2022

From mid-June Brussels will be a hive of activity on the art and antiques front with plenty on offer to interest residents and draw visitors to the city.

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Traders and buyers united by cross purposes

30 May 2022

TEFAF New York and Eye of the Collector are both cross-collecting fairs with an emphasis on Contemporary art but staged in historic buildings and also offering antiques.

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Paris plots a path to Asian art

30 May 2022

French capital follows the examples of New York and London for a dedicated week of events

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Dealers hoping for a jubilee bounce in Windsor and Berkshire

30 May 2022

American customers are reappearing and dealers are hoping for a jubilee trade bounce

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That’s the spirit: Sim pictures Brit social history and culture

30 May 2022

A 12-picture series titled The Modern Rake’s Progress is at the heart of a new exhibition from British picture dealer Andrew Sim of Sim Fine Art.

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The web shop window: 18th century armchairs

30 May 2022

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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Going platinum: the market for royal memorabilia

30 May 2022

English jubilees, coronations and investitures have long been occasions not only for a national celebration but also for manufacturers to cash in with an array of souvenirs. In this special report we turn the spotlight on royal items offered and sold by dealers and auction houses

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5 Questions: Steve Nutt of Windsor Rare Books

30 May 2022

Steve Nutt runs Windsor Rare Books and exhibits at IACF and Etc Fairs. He is on AbeBooks and on Instagram @windsorrarebooks

NAJ Summit

Jewellery event speakers revealed

25 May 2022

The National Association of Jewellers’ Institute of Registered Valuers (IRV) has announced the keynote speakers for its upcoming conference this summer.

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Dealers on the Brexit effect: Oven ready trade or a half-baked mess?

23 May 2022

Special report looking at the experiences of art and antiques businesses after Brexit

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Masterpiece to include Wrest Park treasures

23 May 2022

Clock specialist Carter Marsh will dedicate much of its stand at Masterpiece London to the third and final part of the remarkable John C Taylor collection of horological items.

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Art market: Bingham collection ends on a high note

23 May 2022

London dealer in historic instruments also amassed paintings on a musical theme

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Big firms keep wheels in motion

23 May 2022

Large firms have found it far easier to continue moving goods in the face of Brexit regulations.

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Brexit: what the trade bodies are doing to help

23 May 2022

Dealers’ association LAPADA collaborated with shipping company Gander & White, the high net worth advisory group Rawlinson & Hunter and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport to produce a free, public guide of Brexit FAQs, which is available via the organisation’s website’s main page.

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Plea for help to restore historic barns housing antiques centre

23 May 2022

A family of antiques dealers are hoping to raise funds to continue the restoration of two Elizabethan barns in the Surrey countryside that house their centre.

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Dealer news in brief including an upcoming show of Botanical art

23 May 2022

A round-up of news and events from around the trade.

Brexit red tape: some brief relief

23 May 2022

An extra layer of Brexit bureaucracy due to be introduced next month has been delayed, giving the art and antiques sector a temporary reprieve.

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Brexit: further concerns including the cost of import VAT

23 May 2022

ATG speaks to four members of the trade about the impact of Brexit

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