Question Time: Meet the Dealers

As specialists in their fields, we've asked Antiques for Everyone exhibitors to answer a few questions for visitors.

Do you want to know why they started dealing? The experts top tips for collectors? Their best buy?

 

Gemma Redmond, Gemma Redmond Vintage

  1. What do you deal in?

    I sell designer and finely crafted vintage costume jewellery, dating from the late 1800s through to the 1990s. I select pieces for their wearability, craftsmanship, special design, eye-catching colours, prestige and back-stories. I’m really particular about selecting items for the way in which...

Catherine Glover, Trivette

  1. What do you deal in?

    Antique and period jewellery and vintage watches

     

Chris Ixer, Art World Gallery

  1. What do you deal in?

    We Specialise in French, Italian and Cornish paintings and sculpture.

     

Mike Wilson, Highland Antiques

  1. What do you deal in?

    Silver

     

Alan Walker, Alan Walker - Fine Antique Barometers

  1. What do you deal in?

    Boys Toys, for the Man who has everything (else!). Barometers, Barographs and related Meteorological Instruments.

     

Ben, David and Chrissie Tulk, Madelena Ltd

  1. What do you deal in?

    Majolica, Staffordshire figures, English samplers, Wedgwood lustre, Minton Secessionist and WMF Art Nouveau

     

David Hickmet, Hickmet Fine Arts

  1. What do you deal in?

    The finest quality 19th and 20th century European sculpture and art glass.

     

Paul Foster, Paul Foster Books

  1. What do you deal in?

    Rare, antiquarian and collctable books and other works on paper. I stock books from the 16th to the 21st centurie on most subjects, including travel, economics, arts and  history, but at same time I allways have a good selection of literary first editions and childrens and illustrated books from...

Brian Carruthers, Bac to Basic Antiques

  1. What do you deal in?

    A broad range of porcelain and glass. My main speciality areas being Royal commemorative, Queen Victoria through to Queen Elizabeth II, Military Commemoratives – Boer War, First World War, Second World War, Belleek Irish Porcelain and Victorian and Edwardian coloured glass.

     

Hazel Forbes, Apex Antiques Ltd.

  1. What do you deal in?

    We are dealers in art nouveau and art deco ceramics.

     

Catherine Hunt, Catherine Hunt Oriental Antiques

  1. What do you deal in?

    I deal in Pre 1750 Chinese Ceramics from the Song, Yuan, Ming and Early Qing Dynasties mainly and in Chinese 18th and 19th century Textiles mainly rank badges.

     

Jane Sanderson, The Antiques Bazaar

  1. What do you deal in?

    I specialise in the following areas: Ruskin, English Arts and Crafts silver; Arts and Crafts to Art Deco jewellery; Georgian glass and objets de vertu.

     

Dr Morgan Denyer, Penrose Antiques

  1. What do you deal in?

    We deal in fine 18th, 19th and early 20th century silver, porcelain, small furniture, boxes and works of art along with good quality vintage watches. 

Mike Emeny, Art of the Imagination

  1. What do you deal in?

    We are specialist dealers in original book illustrations, contemporary fine art bronzes and publishers of fine limited edition books.

     

Sally Hone, Opus Antiques

  1. What do you deal in?

    I am a dealer in treen, which means an object turned from one piece of wood and comes from the word tree, and small wooden decorative items.

     

Ron Hodgson, Ashleigh House Fine Art

  1. What do you deal in?

    I deal in Victorian and 19th century European oil paintings.

     

Dave Hornik-Unger, Decodave

  1. What do you deal in?

    I specialise in Art Deco focusing specifically original and authentic pieces dating to the period of 1915 to 1960. My inventory displays the uncluttered items and geometric shapes that are iconic of these periods working perfectly in any contemporary or earlier room setting. We specialist in...