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Antique furnituire

Post by abee » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 1:00 pm

Doe s anyone have a recommendation for a antique furniture or even classic chinese style furniture shop we are after a new table

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Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 1:03 pm

There are a number of furniture shops on Dempsey Hill, some Chinese, some not. There is also a small place on Greenwood, same place as Swiss Butchery, other side of the shop houses. We've bought stuff there and found them friendly and reasonable.

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Post by abee » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 1:05 pm

Thank you will check those out

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Re: Antique furnituire

Post by Zeenit » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 1:12 pm

abee wrote:Doe s anyone have a recommendation for a antique furniture or even classic chinese style furniture shop we are after a new table
For the record...Antique means over 100 years old. :lol:
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Re: Antique furnituire

Post by Saint » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 1:13 pm

Zeenit wrote:
abee wrote:Doe s anyone have a recommendation for a antique furniture or even classic chinese style furniture shop we are after a new table
For the record...Antique means over 100 years old. :lol:
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Re: Antique furnituire

Post by Strong Eagle » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 1:59 pm

Saint wrote:
Zeenit wrote:
abee wrote:Doe s anyone have a recommendation for a antique furniture or even classic chinese style furniture shop we are after a new table
For the record...Antique means over 100 years old. :lol:
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In dog years, maybe! :x I'm not antique, I'm vintage.

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Post by abee » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 2:03 pm

things improve with time

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Post by road.not.taken » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 5:56 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:There are a number of furniture shops on Dempsey Hill, some Chinese, some not.


I think most of these are gone now. Maybe Red House is still there? Too bad because with the area too top heavy in restaurants, the parking is a nightmare and 1/2 will fail.

OP, are you really looking for antiques, 100 years old as suggested? Tanglin shopping Centre is a good place to start, but be prepared to dig deep into your pockets for the real deal.

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Post by Grumpy77 » Wed, 23 Sep 2009 7:30 pm

I've been to a place called Stew-Arts that has really nice Asian antiques.

Google it, Kirby has a website with current collection. He's nice fellow - get on his mailing list and you'll be invited to periodic art, food and wine nights as well ;-)

Btw, I'm a happy customer not a shill, pm if you need anything.

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Re: Antique furnituire

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Sep 2009 3:10 am

Saint wrote:
Zeenit wrote:
abee wrote:Doe s anyone have a recommendation for a antique furniture or even classic chinese style furniture shop we are after a new table
For the record...Antique means over 100 years old. :lol:
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Post by ksl » Thu, 24 Sep 2009 11:49 am

http://www.justanthony.com/ Upper Paya Leba Rd, try to knock off 60 to 75% of asking price. The prices are very over the top compared with London, and most are reproductions or tibetan old pieces, that have been modified and not worth a great deal, but look nice.

Old pieces can be found on Joo Chat Rd, but will need special care and attention, which they have lacked over the years.

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