Closing Day November 2014 NYC Pier Antique Show

It’s early Sunday, day two of the NYC Pier Antique Show and you’re already up and at the 94th street pier parking lot off loading your 2nd round of quality hand picked pieces and with help, you carry your new inventory to your installation. This has become old hat to you. You’re a pro now.…

Waiting at the New York Antique Show

Opening Day New York Antique Show 2014

New York Antique Show Run-Down It’s 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning at the New York Antique Show. There is plenty of free parking to be had this early in the morning in this part of town. It’s a short walk to the 94th street pier from here. Taxis are dropping off exhibitors at the front doors of…

November 2014 NYC Pier Antique Show

We had an installation in the November 2014 NYC Pier Show. In the business this event is known as a premier show. It was exciting and full of energy. It was well managed and promoted by the U.S. Antique Shows organization. The fellow vendors and customers were interesting and engaging. Was it worth it? Will…

Mid Century Modern Candelabras from Maine

Recently we were sent a photo of an interesting pair of mid century modern lamps from a contact in the state of Maine. From the photo they looked like wildly ornate brass and wood candelabras. From a photograph another road trip was planned. From just south of Boston to a small burg in south central…

Surviving the Mid Century Modern Log Jam

I have been on the hunt for select items that are not so common in the way of mid century or Danish modern.  In the recent past I was worried that the MCM period would become an internet log jam by way of its own clutter.  And a quarter of a million mediocre chairs, chests,…