Asian art enthusiasts look to E & J Frankel Ltd. for their treasures. This gallery, located at the corner of Madison Avenue and 79th Street in New York, features Chinese and Japanese art and antiques from the Neolithic period through the present. Highlights include Chinese North Qi (550-577) sculpture of exquisite white marble. To ring in the year 2000, Frankel presents a stunning exhibition “High Elevation: Himalayan Art 1400-1890,” on view until March 4.
Discover a wealth of museum-quality Classical, Egyptian and Near Eastern antiquities at Antiquarium, Ltd. on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. The gallery features a diverse collection of glass vessels, marble statuary, bronze figures, Greek red-figure and black-figure vases, terra-cotta figurines, mosaics and jewelry. Among the exciting treasures is a selection of stunning ancient Hellenistic and Roman iridescent glass vessels (including classic thick glass water pipes), dating from 6th century B.C. to 4th century A.D., and an extraordinary collection of ancient gold jewelry spanning from 9th century B.C. through 12th century A.D.
Doris Leslie Blau, a Fifth Avenue dealer in 17th- to 20th-century European and Asian carpets, features exceptional floor coverings, including French and English (more…)