Frequently Asked Questions

Below are links to the answers to frequently asked questions about ordering and services offered by the gallery:

What kinds of customers do you serve?
Our clients include:
• Private collectors
Interior designers
• Corporate art consultants
Museums and libraries
Prop rental to stylists, decorator show houses and theatrical and film productions

How do I order an item from this web site?
Find complete instructions on our How to Order page. We ship antiques throughout the U.S. and are also experienced with international shipments.

Do you have a store I can visit?
We are located on the Upper East Side of New York City and are open by appointment:
Visiting hours and contact information.

May I have permission to reproduce an image from this site?
See our policy for use of images from our site.

I own an antique and want to know the value.
We are not certified appraisers and do not offer appraisals. However, we have placed information on our site about how to go about obtaining a reliable appraisal.

Will you have the piece framed or mounted for me?
We can arrange framing of artwork or mounting of objects. Frames come in a variety of traditional styles: gold-leaf, gold finish, natural wood and ebonized. We also offer custom stands for pocket globes, gavels, collectibles, coral and minerals, and various small decorative arts objects.

Can you offer decorating assistance or help me find a gift?
Look up the unusual Decorating Ideas and Gift Ideas that we have compiled for you. We also help our customers find Corporate Gifts for promotions, conclusions of transactions, retirement and other special occasions. We also offer interior decoration assistance and have helped both individuals and businesses choose maps, prints and globes that complement the decor of their homes and offices. Consult us for projects large and small, from one wall to an entire leather book library.

Do you rent items as props?
Although the gallery is generally in the business of buying and selling items, we have extensive experience working with stylists for product shots, store windows, film and television: more information.

Where can I learn more about collecting and caring for globes, maps and prints?
Visit our online Collecting Q & A for answers to questions we commonly receive. We also have compiled our favorite links to reference sites and our European colleagues.

Are you on social media? Do you have a newsletter?
Be the first to know about sale items with our entertaining monthly eNewsletter or via social media: more information.