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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From Roman fragments to jigsaws: dealers sell for charity

11 May 2020

Dealers might not be on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis but many are trying to do their bit through charity sales. Here is a quick look at some of the businesses pledging proceeds to good causes.

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Dealers report sales at PBFA's inaugural online fair

11 May 2020

A 1902 calendar from Hasegawa, Tokyo, filled with colourful illustrations and verse was among the sales at the Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association’s (PBFA) first virtual fair.

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Supreme pair of wartime printmakers featured at Osborne Samuel

11 May 2020

Two of the most sought-after British artists of the First World War, Paul Nash and CRW Nevinson, are celebrated in an online exhibition at Osborne Samuel this month.

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Campaign furniture exhibition keeps trade on the move during lockdown

11 May 2020

Virtual exhibition showcases more than 80 items designed to be portable and flexible

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Government lays out steps to reduce lockdown in the UK

10 May 2020

UK Prime minister Boris Johnson spoke to the nation on Sunday evening to set out his government's latest response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Art and antiques businesses may be able to reopen premises later this month under guidance to be issued by government on Sunday

07 May 2020

A number of businesses should be able to reopen this month when relaxations to the current UK lockdown are announced by prime minister Boris Johnson on Sunday, May 10.

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Soviet Dollar features among item new AntikBar website

04 May 2020

This set of 10 detective novels is by ‘Jim Dollar’, the pseudonym of Soviet author Marietta Shaginian (1888-1982), whose writing is described as ‘satirical fantasy fiction’.

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Aussie art dealer looks back on UK influence

04 May 2020

The UK and Australia have a strong connection, highlighted by commemorations such as the recent Anzac Day (April 25) to remember Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought in the First World War.

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Dealers Online: ATG's selection of 20 objects available from dealers' websites

04 May 2020

Our selection of 20 objects to view and buy from dealers online.

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Obituary: dealer Michael Fenn

04 May 2020

Michael Fenn was born on November 5, 1941, in Petts Wood, Kent, and died on Sunday, April 19, this year.

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Print fair joins the online revolution to display works during lockdown

04 May 2020

The 'London Original Print Fair' (LOPF) is one of the many dealer events moving online as the coronavirus lockdown continues.

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Coronavirus: Dealers sell antiquities to give NHS and homeless charities a boost

30 April 2020

When coronavirus first led to a UK lockdown, some dealers reported feeling powerless to help or even to sell. Now traders are launching more and more efforts to transact while doing some good.

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Chance to record with Sting, have a coffee with Hillary Clinton or a Shakespearian acting lesson with Sir Patrick Stewart: all up for grabs at charity auction

28 April 2020

Sotheby’s and Google will auction star-studded experiences to raise money for the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

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

27 April 2020

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

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Sotheby’s online-only sale of works from Rafael Valls yields benefits to both auctioneer and dealer

27 April 2020

The London auction house holds its first online-only sale dedicated to a single dealer

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The Dutch kids are all right: child portraits continue to bring demand

27 April 2020

Unlike in other parts of Europe where portraits of children were a rare phenomenon, the Dutch Republic experienced a rapid increase in this genre of painting between 1500-1700.

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Obituary: Silver dealer John Gewirtz

27 April 2020

It is with great sadness that I announce the sudden death of my father and mentor, John Gewirtz, aged 81.

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Brighten up your home and support charity with art dealers' offerings

27 April 2020

The last few weeks of lockdown may have left you wishing you could do more to fight coronavirus. Or they may have left you feeling like that blank stretch of wall in the living room could really do with brightening up.

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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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Obituary: Modern design dealer Roger Lloyd Tonkinson

27 April 2020

My father, Roger Lloyd Tonkinson, trained and worked as an architect until 1997 when he and my mother Anne moved to St Ives, Cornwall.

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