Category Archives: ANTIQUES & COLLECTING

Philly’s Mid-Century Modern Mecca

IT’S LIKE eBAY NEVER HAPPENED at the vast Mid-Century Furniture Warehouse in Philadelphia, where larger-than-life opera props jostle with well-made 1960s American case goods by such companies as Lane and Drexel, and new, retro-style upholstered furniture and dining sets made … Continue reading

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Scenes from a Flea

THE PERIPATETIC BROOKLYN FLEA has a new winter home. It opened last weekend for the seasonĀ at 1000 Dean Street in Crown Heights. The market was jam-packed yesterday afternoon — in fact, my friend and I couldn’t deal with the level … Continue reading

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New Brooklyn Resource: Reclaimed Home

A TRIP TO THE NEW CROWN HEIGHTS STORE, Reclaimed Home, could just save you a longer trip upstate. The architectural salvage and secondhand furniture on offer here are reminiscent of what you might find while foraging at the Stormville flea … Continue reading

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Used-Furniture Trove in Midtown Manhattan

HIGH ON MY LIST of things to accomplish this winter, somewhere between “Buy house” and “Update password list” (now 8 typewritten pages long), was “New clothing storage for bedroom.” I had already winnowed as much as I dared, but my … Continue reading

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Inquiring Minds: Antiques Dealer Tim Lee

TIM LEE is something of a Renaissance guy — he’s an art photographer and sculptor, and has a longtime party design business. But most people here in Springs (East Hampton), N.Y. know him as an antiques dealer with a great … Continue reading

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Yard Sale Swan Song

THE 2011 YARD SALE SEASON is gasping its last. I went to a dozen sales this morning and, unlike the fruitful pickings of spring and summer, November sales are less than the sum of their parts. The season has been … Continue reading

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Op to Pop in L.A. October 9th

Richard Cottingham, House with Awnings, oil on canvas, 1968, est. $80-120,000 LOS ANGELES MODERN AUCTIONS (LAMA) is set to sell more than 400 works from the estate of Richard Dorso, a Hollywood talent agent and later fashion retailer, who died … Continue reading

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