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 operating across different categories.

ATG letter: I’m still waiting for fair refund

26 June 2023

I have been shown an article in ATG (No 2586) regarding Richard Cawood, the former organiser of the Antique Home & Vintage Fair that ran at York Racecourse for several years.


5 Questions with Craig Finch of Finch & Co

26 June 2023

Craig Finch of Finch & Co offers antiquities, ethnographic art, European sculpture and fine art.


The web shop window: Underground stations map

26 June 2023

Thousands of items are available to buy from dealers online. Here we pick out one that caught our eye this week.


Specialist map fair gains praise for attracting overseas participants

26 June 2023

Key to the success of the London Map Fair was an international outlook combined with keeping it local.


Ally Pally prepares for relaunch

26 June 2023

New organiser reveals strong trade interest and visitor pre-bookings for the eagerly awaited event


Emporium joins the line-up

26 June 2023

The owners of an antiques centre in a large leisure and shopping village near Stowmarket in Suffolk are opening a second branch nearby just two years after the first one welcomed its first buyers.


Can you use PrayPal?

26 June 2023

A new antiques centre has opened in a former Baptist chapel in Newark.


BADA looks to sell Old Street investment as demand for office space falls

19 June 2023

The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) is weighing up selling its investment property in London.

Witchcraft book

PBFA returns to north west with Preston fair

19 June 2023

The Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association (PBFA) has launched a new two-day premier book fair to take place in Preston this summer.

William Holman-Hunt’s medal

Holman-Hunt’s RSA medal purchased by the Ashmolean

19 June 2023

A medal awarded to Pre- Raphaelite Brotherhood artist William Holman-Hunt (1827- 1910) has been purchased by the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford from dealer Tregeagle Fine Art.

Owen Jones table

Table captures Carlton House Terrace look

19 June 2023

English architect and designer Owen Jones (1809-74) was no stranger to large decorative projects when he was hired to design the furniture and interiors for No 16 Carlton House Terrace in St James’s.


Interview: ‘It’s not so much a business but a way of life’

19 June 2023

Ahead of David Messum’s major show of British paintings in London and Marlow, the veteran dealer tells ATG about his long career – and how he relaxes on a terrace in Corfu with a paintbrush and a G&T


Great Scots: dealer exhibitions and auctions in Scotland this summer

19 June 2023

The art world in the Scottish capital and beyond is gearing up for a busy summer season

Skull poison bottles

World-famous bottle and advertising fair returns to Elsecar

19 June 2023

International stallholders are among those all set for a renowned bottle and advertising fair and auction


Nottingham's Lady Bay Vintage fair to open with 40 dealers

19 June 2023

Forty dealers spread across four venues in Nottingham a few minutes walk from each other is the enticing prospect for Mid-century buyers.


Country theme part of latest Ludlow Racecourse antiques fair

19 June 2023

An antiques fair with a country twist is on offer at Ludlow Racecourse from Two C’s fairs over the weekend of Saturday, and Sunday, July 1-2.


London Art Week widens decorative arts remit

19 June 2023

Collaborative London galleries event signals renewed appreciation of this collecting field


5 Questions with Rachel Elwes

19 June 2023

Rachel Elwes is a director at Ben Elwes Fine Art, one of the participants in London Art Week.


Bugatti antelopes feature at first Treasure House Fair

19 June 2023

Deux Antilopes Koudou or Caress, c.1911, by Rembrandt Bugatti, is on offer at the inaugural The Treasure House Fair from French exhibitor Univers du Bronze.


London Art Week: Exhibitor numbers back to pre-lockdown levels

19 June 2023

More than 50 dealers are taking part in London Art Week with exhibitions in their galleries or online