The results of the Miami National Antique Show, January 24-26, 2015

The blog schedule will be modified for a while because the Miami shows are starting and ending on unusual days. The next post will be this Friday from the floor of the Miami Beach Convention Center. That will be followed by a results post on Wednesday, February 4th.

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday.


The Miami National Antique show ended its three-day run yesterday, January 26th. It’s smaller and leaner, but still a fine show. I’ve exhibited at shows all around the country and this one puts many of them to shame.

Ouch! That smarts.

Ouch! That smarts.

Unfortunately setup on Friday didn’t go smoothly for one dealer. The bracket on the top shelf gave way, causing all of the French glass to slide off and smash to the ground, as well as take out a Gallé lamp on the way down. It was major, uninsured, six-figure damage that the dealer took with a fair degree of equanimity. I felt really bad for him. If it had been me, I would have been a basket case.

Saturday afternoon in front of my booth

Saturday afternoon in front of my booth

Attendance on Saturday was quite good, in part because it was both the opening day of the show and the weekend. There was plenty of interest and questions, but no sales.

We sold this Tiffany Linenfold floor lamp at the show

We sold this Tiffany Linenfold floor lamp at the show

Attendance on Sunday was much lighter, but business was much better, which proves it’s the quality of the buyers that counts, not the quantity.

I sold this important Argy-Rousseau pâte-de-verre vase at the show

I sold this important Argy-Rousseau pâte-de-verre vase at the show

Monday was a joke. Almost no attendance and, of course, no sales to the public (but some sales to dealers on the show floor). It would have been nice to have a day off. Many shows have switched to two days, Saturday and Sunday, and that’s what I suggest for this show. Everyone will be happier, including show management. I did manage to buy out the French glass collection of one of the dealers on the floor of the show. He raised some capital and I got some nice glass.

In asking around I got the following comments from a few dealers. Dave Crockett of Artifacts Antiques, Palm City, FL, a general dealer, commented “Did well. Wished it had been a larger crowd.” Joey Schwartz of Steve’s Antiques, Tiburon, CA, a dealer in 19th Century decorative arts, told me “Good. We did better than last year. We’ll definitely be back.” Robin and Ron Greenwald of Greenwald Antiques, Cleveland, OH, general dealers, were also enthusiastic. “We had a good show, in fact, we were thrilled. We are looking forward to many years of this show.” The general consensus of the dealers was overwhelmingly positive.

Personally this was the best show of my life. Let me repeat. Best show. Ever. I wish it were due to the huge crowds and their voracious appetites, but alas, it wasn’t. I did make two sales to the public — one important and one moderate. Most of my sales were to private clients who I emailed photos of items I found at the show. They were most enthusiastic and I was most grateful. Thank you. You know who you are. French glass, in particular, was on fire.

miami-beach-show-1-2015This Friday, January 30th, the eagerly anticipated Original Miami Beach Antique Show will open to the public. After all these years, it’s still a big deal. Dealers and attendees from all over the world flock there to do business. I imagine the total value of the merchandise on display to be at least $1 billion. At a 10% sell-through rate, that’s $100 million in sales — not a bad piece of change.

Click here to check my website for the latest items and to look around. I always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on my website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps. And remember to keep reading my blog.

Setting up at the Miami National Antique Show, January 22, 2015

Monday’s blog will be postponed until Tuesday so I can include the results of this show, which ends on Monday.

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday.


We're just starting to set up our booth

We’re just starting to set up our booth

We started setting up the Miami National Antique Show yesterday, but a few of the dealers started on Wednesday. Even though the show is smaller, I was impressed by the quality of the remaining dealers, including top-notch dealers like Toulouse Antique Gallery and Valerio Antiques.

The free lunch was very good

The free lunch was very good

Kudos to the management for providing free lunch to the dealers. It’s nice to be appreciated. This was never done before at this show.

Toulouse Antique Gallery

Toulouse Antique Gallery

Dealers prowled the floor buying from each other. I was lucky to be able to find some very desirable items, which I’ll have for sale at the show.

Valerio Antiques

Valerio Antiques

The show opens to the public tomorrow, Saturday, at noon, and will stay open until Monday at 5 PM. If enough dealers do well, there will be another show next year. We’ve exhibited at this show for decades and would be sad if it were to fail. Do your part by visiting the show and consider making a purchase.

Tune in Tuesday for the results.


miami-beach-show-1-2015Next Friday, January 30th, the eagerly anticipated Original Miami Beach Antique Show will open to the public. After all these years, it’s still a big deal. Dealers and attendees from all over the world flock there to do business. I imagine the total value of the merchandise on display is at least $1 billion. At a 10% sell-through rate, that’s $100 million in sales — not a bad piece of change.

Click here to check my website for the latest items and to look around. I always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on my website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps. And remember to keep reading my blog.

The Miami National Antique Show will open this Saturday, January 24, 2015

Thursday’s blog will be delayed until Friday because I will be writing from the floor of the Miami National Antique Show. Monday’s blog will be postponed until Tuesday so I can include the results of the show, which ends on Monday.

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday.


miami-airport-show-1-2015I missed the last couple of Thursday posts because I was really busy getting ready for Florida. There’s a lot of work involved in cleaning, rewiring, inventorying, pricing and packing a large inventory for shipment by truck. We’re going to be doing five shows in a row, so we had to think of everything. In the meantime, business has been good, so we also had to spend a fair amount of time packing items for shipment. I assure you I am not complaining, only explaining the time pressure.

This lovely 18" Tiffany Belted Dogwood lamp is one of many Tiffany lamps we'll have on display

This lovely 18″ Tiffany Belted Dogwood lamp is one of many Tiffany lamps we’ll have on display

So the Florida shows are finally upon us. As I write this blog in cold New York, it seems surreal to me that we’ll be in sunny, warm Miami this Wednesday, and open to the public for business this Saturday at the Miami National Antique Show (The Airport show). The dates are all screwed up this year, with the show opening on Saturday. Of course, that angered observant Jewish dealers who won’t do business on Saturday and confused just about everybody else. I think the boat show at the Miami Beach Convention Center was the culprit. Its dates were considered more important by the city of Miami Beach, so it took precedence over the antique show, which was bumped to start on Friday, January 30, 2015, instead of the usual Thursday start. That in turn caused the Airport show to start a day later. Got it?

A previous year at the Miami National Antique Show

A previous year at the Miami National Antique Show

The Airport show will be a little smaller this year, but still full of very high-end dealers, most of whom will be exhibiting at the Original Miami Beach Antique Show the following week. If you take the time to come to Miami a few days early, you can get first crack at all of this merchandise. Seems like a no-brainer to me, yet many people haven’t taken advantage of the opportunity. You could visit the Airport show first and then have a few days to soak up the sun and enjoy the great restaurants. Seems like a “win-win” situation to me. So what are you waiting for? Make your arrangements now, if you haven’t done so already.


miami-beach-show-1-2015The following week the eagerly anticipated Original Miami Beach Antique Show will open to the public. After all these years, it’s still a big deal. Dealers and attendees from all over the world flock there to do business. I imagine the total value of the merchandise on display is at least $1 billion. At a 10% sell-through rate, that’s $100 million in sales — not a bad piece of change.

Click here to check my website for the latest items and to look around. I always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on my website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps. And remember to keep reading my blog.

The results of the Miami National Antiques Show, January 22-24, 2014

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday. Tune in this Thursday for news from the Original Miami Beach Antique Show.
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My aisle, Saturday afternoon at 4:30 PM

My aisle, Saturday afternoon at 4:30 PM

It’s Saturday afternoon at 3:45 PM as I start to write this blog. Half the Miami National Antiques Show is over, with reasonably good results to this point, far exceeding last year’s results. Attendance was fairly good yesterday, with some real buyers in the crowd. Attendance today is much weaker, so boredom is setting in. I’ve got some clients considering major purchases, but I can’t take that to the bank.

Attendance was a little better on Sunday at 2:30 PM

Attendance was a little better on Sunday at 2:30 PM

UPDATE: Sunday, 2:45 PM. Attendance is a little better today, but not sales. Made one sale early on Saturday, but none today. Some people arrived early to catch the last day of the Miami National Antiques Show before going on to the big Miami Beach show later this week. It looks like this show will finish with a whimper, not a bang, but it’s still been a good show. The de facto end to our show was Saturday at 1 PM, but there was no way to know that in advance.

FINAL UPDATE: Sunday, 5:00 PM. WRONG! I’m happy to report that the show ended with a bang, not a whimper. We made three significant sales in the last two hours — a nice way to finish a show that was a bust last year.

One of the fine Daum Nancy vases sold at the show

One of the fine Daum Nancy vases sold at the show

The excitement will begin this Tuesday, when we start setting up the Original Miami Beach Antique Show. All the big shot collectors and dealers will be there, creating a totally different ambiance. The show opens to the public this Thursday at noon and will continue until Monday, at 6 PM. You still have time to make plans to come to Miami this week. According to the weather report, the daytime temperature will range from 67° to 82° for the next 10 days. Last I checked, the temperature was 26° in New York City, 19° in Detroit, and 5° in Minneapolis. This is a great time to visit Miami. You’ll be able to see the best antique show of the year, enjoy the weather and eat at many great restaurants.

We'll have this great Tiffany Studios candlestick lamp at the show

We’ll have this great Tiffany Studios candlestick lamp at the show

We’ll end our southern swing with the wonderful Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference, February 21 – 23, 2014. We last exhibited there a few years ago and couldn’t exhibit again because of scheduling conflicts. This year there were no conflicts, so we’re happy to return. It will immediately follow the important Palm Beach Antiques Show.

Andre Gisson painting with rare balloon subject matter

Andre Gisson painting with rare balloon subject matter

Click here to view my new website and look around. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps

Setting up at the Miami National Antiques Show, January 22, 2014

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday. Tune in next Monday for the results of the Miami National Antiques Show.

Lia is busy setting up

Lia is busy setting up

Yesterday was the first day of set-up at the Miami National Antiques Show. Set-up went smoothly, but there’s still a full day’s work left before the booth will be ready for the public. The show opens this Friday at noon and ends on Sunday at 5 PM.

Toulouse Antiques has a beautiful display

Toulouse Antiques has a beautiful display

There are some very high quality dealers at the show, so the displays are top-notch. You can get first crack at this wonderful merchandise by visiting the show before next week’s Original Miami Beach Antiques Show.

The Grodskys have brought an impressive selection of Handel and Pairpoint lamps

The Grodskys have brought an impressive selection of Handel and Pairpoint lamps

You still have time to make plans to come to Miami this week to see the Miami National Antiques Show and then the Original Miami Beach Antique Show the following week. According to the weather report, the daytime temperature will range from 66° to 80° for the next 10 days. Last I checked, the temperature was 7° in Long Island, 10° in Detroit, and 0° in Minneapolis. This is a great time to visit Miami. You’ll be able to see two great antique shows, enjoy the weather and eat at many great restaurants.

We'll have this great Tiffany Studios candlestick lamp at the show

We’ll have this great Tiffany Studios candlestick lamp at the show

We’ll end our southern swing with the wonderful Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference, February 21 – 23, 2014. We last exhibited there a few years ago and couldn’t exhibit again because of scheduling conflicts. This year there were no conflicts, so we’re happy to return. It will immediately follow the important Palm Beach Antiques Show.

Andre Gisson painting with rare balloon subject matter

Andre Gisson painting with rare balloon subject matter

Click here to view my new website and look around. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps

The Miami National Antiques Show begins this Friday, January 24, 2014

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday. This Thursday’s blog will be from Miami, after we’ve finished setting up the show.

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It’s hard to believe, but the Miami shows are about to begin. It seemed they were so far away and now they’re here. The Miami National Antiques Show is first, beginning this Friday, January 24th, at noon and continuing until Sunday, January 26th, at 5 PM. The show is located at the Doubletree Expo Centre, Miami Merchandise Mart, near the southwest corner of Miami International Airport.

My booth last year at the Miami National Antique Show

My booth last year at the Miami National Antique Show

This is the warm-up show for the big Original Miami Beach Antique Show to be held the following week at the Miami Beach Convention Center. However, this year the show is under new management — U.S. Antique Shows, the same management as next week’s Original Miami Beach Antique Show. New show promoters generally mean a show will be better because of increased advertising, new dealers and better attendance. Here’s hoping it will be true this time.

Fantastic Tiffany Favrile black decorated vase, just in

Fantastic Tiffany Favrile black decorated vase, just in

We’ve been buying for the last several weeks, with great success. We’re bringing wonderful Tiffany Studios glass, lamps and candlesticks we’ve purchased from fantastic private collections. We’ll have it all on display at our four shows down south, starting with the Miami National Antiques Show.

This killer Tiffany Favrile student lamp will be at the show

This killer Tiffany Favrile student lamp will be at the show

You still have time to make plans to come to Miami early to see the Miami National Antiques Show and then the Original Miami Beach Antique Show the following week. According to the weather report, the temperature will be in the 60s and 70s every day for the next 10 days. With another polar vortex coming to the center of the country and moving east, this is a great time to visit Miami. You’ll be able to see two great antique shows, enjoy the weather and eat at many great restaurants.

We'll have this great Tiffany Studios candlestick lamp at the show

We’ll have this great Tiffany Studios candlestick lamp at the show

We’ll end our southern swing with the wonderful Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference, February 21 – 23, 2014. We last exhibited there a few years ago and couldn’t exhibit again because of scheduling conflicts. This year there were no conflicts, so we’re happy to return. It will immediately follow the important Palm Beach Antiques Show.

Andre Gisson painting with rare balloon subject matter

Andre Gisson painting with rare balloon subject matter

Click here to view my new website and look around. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps

The Miami National Antique Show will start on January 24, 2014

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday.

We’ve been planning and planning for the Miami antique shows and now they’re almost upon us. First up will be the Miami National Antiques Show (The Airport Show) at the Doubletree Expo Centre, Miami Merchandise Mart, near the southwest corner of the Miami International Airport. It will open to the public on Friday, January 24th, at noon, and continue until Sunday, January 26th, at 5 PM.

Last year at the show

Last year at the show

This will be the first year the show will be run by U.S. Antique Shows, after purchasing it from Rosemary Krieger of Dolphin Promotions. U.S. Antique Shows has been on a buying spree, buying this show as well as all the New York shows of Stella Show Management Co., which included the Pier Antique Show. Shows usually get better when new promoters take over, as they tend to increase advertising budgets, acquire new dealers and make other beneficial changes. As an example, the Pier Antique Show saw a significant increase in attendance this past November as U.S. Antique Shows ran the show for the first time. As a result, I hope to have a good report on the Miami National Antique Show. Look for that post on Monday, January 27th.

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In the meantime, I strongly suggest you make plans to attend. There are always terrific dealers at the show with an incredible selection of fresh items. You can get first crack at them, before the dealers exhibit the following week at the important Original Miami Beach Antiques Show (also run by U.S. Antique Shows). The weather will be warm, the food will be great, and the antiques shopping will be fantastic! Why stay home in cold ____ (you fill in the blank), when you could be relaxing in Miami? For more information about the show, click here.

We’ve been buying for the last several weeks, and will continue to buy more, in anticipation of our four shows down south, starting with the Miami National Antiques Show on January 24, 2014 and ending with the wonderful Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference, February 21 – 23, 2014. We last exhibited there a few years ago and couldn’t exhibit again because of scheduling conflicts. This year there were no conflicts, so we’re happy to return. It will immediately follow the important Palm Beach Antiques Show.

Wonderful Tiffany Favrile vase with wheel-carved leaves, just in

Wonderful Tiffany Favrile vase with wheel-carved leaves, just in

Click here to view my new website and look around. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps

The results of the Original Miami Beach Antique Show, January 31 – February 4, 2013

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday. There will not be a Thursday post this week, as we’re on vacation. Please visit again on Monday.

Attendance was good on Friday afternoon

Attendance was good on Friday afternoon

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show ended on February 4, 2013, after a fairly successful run of five days. In asking around, most dealers replied “OK”, when asked “How was your show?”. One dealer from the West Coast told me “great”, but he was the only one. The consensus of the dealers I spoke to was good, but not exceptional. The overall impression I got was the results were acceptable, but nothing to write home about.

Fabulous Daum Nancy wheel-carved poppy jar

Fabulous Daum Nancy wheel-carved poppy jar, sold at the show

Personally, business was significantly better than the last couple of years. French glass was at the forefront of sales, with Tiffany glass just behind. Lamps were soft at the entire show. There were enough Tiffany lamps to choke an elephant — just too many for the number of buyers. Anyone who came to the show looking for an authentic Tiffany Studios lamp had a bewildering selection to choose from.

Attendance was good on Saturday, but sales weren't

Attendance was good on Saturday, but sales weren’t

Attendance was good most days, with the best sales happening on opening day, as expected. After all, the most motivated buyers come the first day. Business on the second day was good too, but then tailed off as the stragglers wandered in over the weekend. Monday was hit or miss for most dealers (and a hit for me).

Next year will be interesting, because the promoters of the Original Miami Beach Antiques Show purchased the Miami National Antiques Show (The Airport Show). Next year they will be promoting both shows, back to back. We’ll exhibit at the Airport Show one more time. If the new promoters can get more buyers through the door, we’ll do it again. If not, unfortunately we’ll be finished with the show.

The Palm Springs Modernism Show will run from February 16-18, 2013

The Palm Springs Modernism Show will run from February 16-18, 2013

Now we get to rest for a week and then on to California to exhibit at the Palm Springs Modernism Show for the first time. We haven’t had good luck in California in recent years, so we’re hoping the show will be good. If it isn’t, we’ll give up the entire state. That would be a shame, but we can’t afford to exhibit at shows where the buyers don’t show up. May I suggest that you come visit us? The dates for the show are February 16-18, at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

I will be posting videos on YouTube of my lecture on French Cameo Glass to the Metropolitan Glass Club. I need some time to edit the videos. When they’re ready, I’ll put the link on my website and here in my blog.

Love this French terra cotta figure by Bouraine

Love this French terra cotta figure by Bouraine

Click this link to view some of the new objects I recently purchased and listed. Tiffany glass for sale. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show.

You can buy this incredible 12" Schneider padded and wheel-carved Medallion vase at the show

You can buy this incredible 12″ Schneider padded and wheel-carved Medallion vase at the show

Look around my website. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps. I regularly add Tiffany vases, lamps and desk accessories, as well as French cameo glass by Galle and Daum Nancy and etchings by Louis Icart. Here’s the link. Philip Chasen Antiques.

The results of the Miami National Antiques Show, January 25-27, 2013

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday.

Attendance is light on Saturday afternoon in my aisle

Attendance is light on Saturday afternoon in my aisle

It’s Saturday afternoon as I write my blog at the Miami National Antiques Show. As of this minute, not much is happening. Attendance is light and business is negligible in my booth. I would have been better off staying home (except that the weather is beautiful here and freezing in New York), but I hope to change my tune by the end of the show. I sold a couple of items pre-show and bought a few, so I’m close to covering my expenses, but that’s not why I came. I’m here to sell and the buyers are not buying yet. Hopefully I’ll have better news to report by the close of the show on Sunday at 5 PM.

Attendance is still light on Sunday afternoon

Attendance is still light on Sunday afternoon

UPDATE: Sunday, 5:40 PM. The show is closed and I’m depressed. Ugh! What a show. Only three total sales — two to show dealers before the show opened and one to a personal friend for almost no profit. Not one single sale to the public for the entire 3 days of the show — just not acceptable. I had made up my mind not to exhibit at this show again, but then the big news came out today. The show has been sold to a new promoter, U.S. Antique Shows — the same promoters as the big Original Miami Beach Antique Show this coming week. Now that’s major news! So what does it mean? Not really sure, but any new promoter tries hard to revive a flagging show. That means lots more publicity, probably more dealers and MAYBE more buyers. We’ll try the show one more time because of the new promoters. If we don’t do well one more time, that will be it for us at the Miami National Antiques Show. Here’s wishing the new promoters the best of luck with this show and the old promoters the best of luck with their other shows. It would be nice to see the Miami National Antiques Show return to its former glory.

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The big, important, action-packed, Original Miami Beach Antique Show opens to the public this Thursday, January 31, 2013, at noon, and continues until Monday, February 4th, at 6 PM. If there’s only one show you attend this year, make it this one! It’s not too late to make your plans. The show runs for five days, so you can even come as late as next Monday. The weather is gorgeous, the restaurants are great, and the show promises to be outstanding!

I will be posting videos on YouTube of my lecture on French Cameo Glass to the Metropolitan Glass Club. I need some time to edit the videos. When they’re ready, I’ll put the link on my website and here in my blog.

Love this French terra cotta figure by Bouraine

Love this French terra cotta figure by Bouraine

Click this link to view some of the new objects I recently purchased and listed. Tiffany glass for sale. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show.

You can buy this incredible 12" Schneider padded and wheel-carved Medallion vase at the show

You can buy this incredible 12″ Schneider padded and wheel-carved Medallion vase at the show

Look around my website. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps. I regularly add Tiffany vases, lamps and desk accessories, as well as French cameo glass by Galle and Daum Nancy and etchings by Louis Icart. Here’s the link. Philip Chasen Antiques.

Setting up at the Miami National Antiques Show, January 23, 2013

My lovely wife, Lia, is busy setting up our booth

My lovely wife, Lia, is busy setting up our booth

My goal is to publish new posts twice a week — Mondays and Thursdays. However, if you don’t see a new post on Thursday, it’s because I was too busy, so please look for a new one the following Monday.

Toulouse Antiques is almost finished setting up with their superb paintings

Toulouse Antiques is almost finished setting up their great paintings

We started setting up the Miami National Antiques Show, today, January 23, 2013. We didn’t finish, but it went smoothly. One more day of setup and then the show will open to the public on Friday, January 25, 2013, at noon. I’m cautiously optimistic the show will go well, but I’m also a realist. My results at this show haven’t been stellar in recent years, but I brought a really great selection, so the show might go really well. You’ll find out when when you read Monday’s blog.

Greenwald Antiques has a high quality, diverse display

Greenwald Antiques has a high quality, diverse display

I walked the show floor, so I’ve got a good idea of the quality of the dealers at the show. It’s super. There are some really outstanding displays. I assure you, if you make the effort to come a little early to Miami, you’ll find some great items for sale at the show. You’ll get first crack at outstanding merchandise, before these same dealers show their wares at next week’s big and important Original Miami Beach Antiques Show. FYI, it was 73° degrees today in Miami. What was your temperature? -10°, 0°? Just get on a plane and come down here right away. Ten-hut!

I will be posting videos on YouTube of my lecture on French Cameo Glass to the Metropolitan Glass Club. I need some time to edit the videos. When they’re ready, I’ll put the link on my website and here in my blog.

Love this French terra cotta figure by Bouraine

Love this French terra cotta figure by Bouraine

Click this link to view some of the new objects I recently purchased and listed. Tiffany glass for sale. We always strive to offer the finest objects for sale on our website and at every show.

You can buy this incredible 12" Schneider padded and wheel-carved Medallion vase at the show

You can buy this incredible 12″ Schneider padded and wheel-carved Medallion vase at the show

Look around my website. There are many items for sale, sold items with prices and free lessons about glass and lamps. I regularly add Tiffany vases, lamps and desk accessories, as well as French cameo glass by Galle and Daum Nancy and etchings by Louis Icart. Here’s the link. Philip Chasen Antiques.