For the Rare & Beautiful

With an expert eye for quality luxury goods of the past, the company combines British town and country house tradition with modern requirements. We proudly present an outstanding collection of antique furniture & collectibles from the past 300 years of international culture. With over 1000 works from English, European, Asian and American collections, our stock of Antique Furniture, Lighting, Arms & Armour, Clocks, Grand Tour Sculpture, Oceania, Oriental & European Works of Art is rich, varied, and world-class.

Who we are

Founded by Nicholas Wells in 2012 and built on 15 years of antique dealing experience at Mallett & Sons in London and New York. Wells enviably leverages market knowledge and international connections to access and secure the very best antique pieces for clients. Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd are top antique dealers in London, equipped to assist you to furnish your home and nourish your desire to own the best.

Nicholas Wells are experts in traditional British and European antiques

Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd of London specialise in unique and rare high-quality antique furniture, works of art, Oceanic and Islamic Arms and Armour. Established in 2012 the company are prominent antique dealers in London, who sell to institutions, interior decorators and private collectors worldwide. Notable sales include the Nizam of Hyderabad’s gold and diamond-encrusted silver jubilee presentation sword and the Ali Khan Dunhill Aquarium gifted by Sir Winston Churchill. Important discoveries include the “lost” Lorenzo Bartolini Chatsworth Tazza last recorded in a photograph of the sculpture hall of 1900 and a previously unrecorded magnificent pair of Blue John Atheniennes attributed to Thomas Hope.

The archive

Discover the pieces you missed, the treasures we have handled and coveted, the pieces we enjoyed discovering, researching and delivering to our international clients. 

Access to hundreds of outstandingly high quality items

Our collection of antiques is constantly evolving, we have hundreds of items online, all chosen by experts for the condition, quality and design aesthetics. You will discover countless unique and rare antiques at Nicholas Wells Antiques.

Memorable Acquisitions

Pair of Regency Pier Tables

£58,000

George III Vermeil Sugar Caster

£3,600

Walter Van Nessen Art Deco Table Lamps

£4,900

Gilt Bronze and Glass Pendant Lantern

£10,500

Deccanese Bidriware Hookah Base

£3,300

Sold

17th Century Baroque Wall Mirror

Sold

Latest catalogues

Browse our online catalogues, items are presented with the freedom to show pieces in a varied and exciting design, combined with essays and expanded research. Enjoy browsing and seeing our collection in a new light. 

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Latest arrivals

Pair of Regency Pier Tables

£58,000

George III Vermeil Sugar Caster

£3,600

Walter Van Nessen Art Deco Table Lamps

£4,900

Gilt Bronze and Glass Pendant Lantern

£10,500

Deccanese Bidriware Hookah Base

£3,300

Sold

17th Century Baroque Wall Mirror

Sold

Many thanks for enhancing our lives!

Well Nicholas, the Elm Dresser finally arrived and is already in daily use. It is utterly magnificent and full of charming character. It has been well worth the wait. I have a wonderful photo of the dresser in situ. I have attached it to this message, All the very best and many thanks for enhancing our lives!
Richard, Dallas, Texas​