Marchant, founded in 1925 by Samuel Sydney Marchant (1897-1975), are one of the world’s most respected dealers in Chinese and Oriental art. Since 1952, Marchant have been at the same location in Kensington, London, W8. The gallery is a specially-designed building containing two-floors of exhibition space. The specialties of the company are Imperial Chinese Ming and Qing porcelains, jades, cloisonné, pottery and works of art. Emphasis is placed on rarity, quality and provenance. Marchant pride themselves on fine pieces that have passed through their hands, many now in major museums and collections worldwide. Services that can be undertaken are the buying and selling of pieces and collections, commission bidding in auctions around the world and specialist advice.
People behind the Company
Founded by Samuel Sydney Marchant in 1925, today Marchant have three-generations working together in the company; Richard Marchant, Stuart Marchant, Laura Marchant, Natalie Marchant and Samuel Marchant. Other staff members include Simon Abraham-Gregory, Yiyi Chen and Violet Mclaren.
Having been in the art world for over 95 years, Marchant have an impressive and interesting history. Their insights and experiences have shaped the business through the decades.Timeline & History