The Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show at the Chicago Merchandise Mart opens to the public this Friday, May 18, 2018

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The second edition of the resurrected Chicago Antiques + Art + Design Show will open to the public this Friday, May 18th, at 11 AM, and continue until Sunday at 5 PM, with a preview party on Thursday night.

Saturday afternoon in our booth last year

We were excited to return to the Merchandise Mart last year, after an absence of four years. Business was good, but our expenses were high, so our net results weren’t what they should have been. Our expenses won’t be much better this year, but hopefully we’ll do more business. Tune in next week for the results of the show.

The show at the Merchandise Mart is not your usual run-of-the-mill antique show. The  exhibitors and their exhibitions will be extraordinary, in a fabulous venue. You will be hard pressed to find a finer show anywhere in the entire United States. Elegance will be the operating theme! There aren’t many antique shows left in the entire country and even fewer of this quality, so make your plans now to attend. You’ll thank me.

We’ll have this special Tiffany Mesh lamp at the show

As usual, we’re bringing a fabulous inventory of French and American glass and lamps, including a fabulous Tiffany Studios 20″ diameter Dragonfly table lamp that we got last week. I know you’ll enjoy the show and my display in particular. Please stop into my booth and say hello.


We’re still very much in business between shows, so please don’t hesitate to email or call. I recently listed some of the new items on my website and will list more every week. Click Philip Chasen Antiques to take a look. I will make every effort to actively list new items as often as time permits. 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.

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