Art and Antique Dealers


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About Lapada and our Art & Antiques Dealers

LAPADA is the largest professional trade association of art & antiques dealers in the UK. Over 500 dealers represent expertise across the entire spectrum of art and antique items: furniture, fine art, carpets, tapestries, antiquities, clocks, ceramics, decorative objects, silver and jewellery.

Membership is only offered to those who meet the Association’s strict membership criteria, regarding experience, quality of art & antiques and knowledge of their field. This is to underpin and ensure that the public know that, when they buy from a LAPADA member, they are purchasing exceptional quality and assurance, alongside their chosen piece.

Lapada Members

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569 Certified Dealers

All LAPADA members abide by our strict Code of Practice. Membership is only open to those who meet the Association's requirements as to quality of stock and expertise.


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Stay Informed With Our “Object of the Week” Newsletter

Be the first to hear about LAPADA news, offers and forthcoming events including complimentary tickets to fairs across the country.

Curated Collections


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PORTABLE COPYING MACHINE, JAMES WATT & COMPANY Birmingham 1795 37.7 x 29.5 x 12.7 cm (when closed) £6,500 A portable copying machine, invented and manufactured by James Watt & Company (Birmingham, 1795). Complete with brass roller, detachable mahogany handle, original wetting and drying books, Wedgwood-stamped basalt inkwell and white-metal oval label bearing inscription ‘J. Watt […]
RICHARD SMITH, ‘MALLARD’ Original Bronze Edition of 25 L: 14.5″ In his studio in his Gamekeeper’s cottage on a sprawling Hertfordshire estate, Richard Smith works undisturbed except for the occasional call of a pheasant. From his 40 years as a successful painter of wildlife, coupled with his life surrounded by, and working with, game birds, it […]