The best antiques experts for high-net-worth individuals in 2022

The best antiques experts for high-net-worth individuals in 2022

The best antiques experts for high-net-worth individuals in 2022

Welcome to the Spear’s ranking of the best antiques advisers for high-net-worth individuals in the UK. The list features our Top Recommended advisers 

For high-net-worth individuals who enjoy collecting antiques, an expert adviser can be an indispensable guide to what is a complex and often opaque industry.

An antiques adviser can lend their specialist knowledge of particular fields to help collectors to source, sell and purchase antiques in a prudent manner. Many are able to find off-market opportunities for collectors interested in a particular niche, and introduce them to items that they might have been unaware of.

Advisers in the Spear’s index range from Solomon Aaron, the fourth generation in his family to run David Aaron, the antiquities dealer and art advisers to kings of Egypt, to Roman Goronok, relentless detective in search of the finest violins, to Ian Butchoff, specialist in 18th and 19th century furniture and objet d’arts.

Spear’s publishes annual rankings of the top private client advisers and service providers to HNWs. These are drawn up on the basis of peer nominations, client feedback, telephone and face-to-face interviews, data supplied by firms, as well as information gathered by the Spear’s editorial and research teams.

The sports and betting advisers featured are included in the table below, along with their Spear’s ranking and focus. 

Click on the individual names to be directed to more detailed profiles of each adviser on The table is ordered alphabetically by surname.

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