FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Below are links to the answers to frequently asked questions about ordering and the services offered by the gallery. We receive a large volume of email every day so please check first below to see if your question is answered here.
What kinds of customers do you serve?
How do I place an order?
Do you have a store I can visit?
How can I be the first to know about special sales?
May I have permission to reproduce an image from this site?
What's the value of my antique?
Do you offer framing and mounting?
Do you offer decorating and gift selection assistance?
What if I want to rent an item as a prop?
How do I build a collection and care for my antiques?
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 PLACE AN ORDER?
Find complete instructions on our How to Order page. We ship antiques throughout the U.S. and are also experienced with international shipments. Read about how we shipped a large floor globe to Australia.
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. Look inside the gallery and make an appointment.
HOW CAN I BE THE FIRST TO KNOW ABOUT SPECIAL SALES AND DISCOUNTS?
Subscribe to our monthly newsletter or follow us on social media (links bottom right).
MAY I HAVE PERMISSION TO REPRODUCE AN IMAGE FROM THIS SITE?
WHAT IS THE VALUE OF MY ANTIQUE?
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.
DO YOU OFFER FRAMING AND MOUNTING?
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.
DO YOU OFFER DECORATING AND GIFT SELECTION ASSISTANCE?
Look up some Interior Decorating and Gift Ideas organized by category 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 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 room.
WHAT IF I WANT TO RENT AN ITEM AS A PROP?
We have extensive experience working with stylists for product shots, store windows, film and television: more information about Prop Rentals.
HOW DO I BUILD A COLLECTION AND CARE FOR MY ANTIQUES?
Visit our online Collecting Q & A for answers to questions we commonly receive.