Antique furniture dealer Mallett was founded in 1865 by John Mallett in Bath, and later moved to London's Bond Street in the 20th century. It has changed ownership a number of times and is now part of Gurr Johns.

In 2023 it was relaunched as an adviser and agent to clients seeking to buy, sell, loan, conserve and research furniture and decorative art collections.

Rufus Bird

Mallett makes a comeback at Gurr Johns

24 April 2023

Historic dealership Mallett has been relaunched with furniture specialist Rufus Bird to lead the firm.

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Stanley Gibbons starts bankruptcy process for subsidiary Mallett after New York lease dispute

21 September 2021

Stamp and coin dealership Stanley Gibbons Group has begun a Chapter 11 process in the United States for its US subsidiary Mallett Inc.


Stanley Gibbons Group says Mallett claim now resolved

24 June 2019

Stamp and coin dealership Stanley Gibbons Group is due to receive £850,000 to resolve “all outstanding claims involving certain former directors of Mallett”, it announced on June 14.

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Dreweatts, Mallet and Saatchi Gallery team up to remember Berenice in mod Brit exhibition

03 July 2018

Dreweatts 1759, Mallett and SALON, the project space at Saatchi Gallery, have teamed up to stage an exhibition of the paintings of British artist Berenice Sydney (1944-83), her first major UK show in 30 years.


Mallett reunited with Dreweatts as Bailey plans relaunch of brand trio

05 February 2018

Antiques dealership Mallett and book specialist Bloomsbury are to be relaunched this year after being reunited with former stablemate Dreweatts.


Mallett reunited with Dreweatts and Bloomsbury after sale by Stanley Gibbons

31 January 2018

Antiques dealership Mallett has been reunited with its former stablemates Dreweatts and Bloomsbury following a £100,000 purchase by Gurr Johns-owned Dreweatts.


Dreweatts set third Mallett stock sale date

16 October 2017

Newly-independent Dreweatts will hold a third – and probably final – Mallett stock sale from Donnington Priory next month.


Stanley Gibbons gives up on Pall Mall space

18 September 2017

Less than six months after holding its first auction in its Pall Mall home, Stanley Gibbons’ The Fine Art Auction Group (TEFAAG) has left the central London premises and is in the process of selling the lease.


Extension given to Mark Law to complete purchase of auction house Dreweatts

01 August 2017

The completion of Mark Law’s deal to buy Dreweatts from stamp dealer group Stanley Gibbons has been delayed for a second time due to a change in financial backing for the £2.4m purchase.


Austrian dealer moves into former Mallett premises

05 June 2017

White walls, harsh lighting, edgy urban location: this is the usual checklist for global contemporary art galleries, writes Laura Chesters.

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Mark Law becomes new owner of auction house Dreweatts and dealer Mallett

09 May 2017

Former auctioneer and ceramics specialist Mark Law and investor Gavin Alexander have bought auction firm Dreweatts and dealer Mallett from stamp dealership Stanley Gibbons.

Stanley Gibbons

Stanley Gibbons sells auction firm Dreweatts and dealer Mallett

09 May 2017

Stamp and coin dealership group Stanley Gibbons has sold furniture dealer Mallett and auction firm Dreweatts to a newly formed company.

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Stanley Gibbons boss tells investors ‘better days are ahead’

04 January 2017

Troubled collectables firm Stanley Gibbons has promised investors it is close to a “turning point” after more than a year of major upheaval.

Neville awaits sentencing in Mallett embezzlement case

14 October 2016

Henry Neville, former director at Mallett and head of their New York branch, has pleaded guilty to all criminal charges relating to an embezzlement case brought by US authorities.

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Dealers Mallett to move with Fine Art Auction Group to Pall Mall

14 September 2016

Pall Mall is known for its members clubs but The Fine Art Auction Group, parent company of Dreweatts-Bloomsbury and Mallett, are to set up a London hub on the street in a bid to relaunch their interiors business.

Mallett's Ely House set to become contemporary art gallery

11 May 2016

A top European contemporary art gallery is set to take over the Mayfair premises of troubled dealership Mallett.

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Mallett sells up in Mayfair and Manhattan

10 February 2016

Troubled dealership Mallett are to look for new galleries in London and New York after putting the blue-chip leases of both of their current premises up for sale.

Mallett heads depart after turbulent 2015

31 December 2015

The upheaval at venerable Mayfair and Manhattan dealership Mallett continued at the end of 2015 with the departure of two senior executives.

Neville and Mallett New York branch tied to embezzlement case

31 December 2015

The New York branch of Mallett and the company’s former director in the Big Apple, Henry Neville, are embroiled in the case brought by US authorities against Robert A Olins, the disgraced former chief executive of a technology company.

Ely House to become London auction venue

05 June 2015

Auctioneers Dreweatts-Bloomsbury are to make increasing use of Ely House – Mallett’s showroom on Dover Street – as their primary London sale venue.