Art and Antiques

 
Orient Expressed
3905 Magazine St. • 504-899-3060
A stunning example of a Han Dynasty green glazed vase.  The Han Dynasty prospered from 200 BC to 200 AD in ancient China. Orient Expressed offers a large selection of pieces from that period including vases, human figures and other figures of furniture that would accompany the deceased in his tomb. This vase is offered at $420 and is approximately 6 inches tall.

Discoveries Furniture and Finds
318 North Rampart St. • 504-569-0310
120 East Morris/ Business 190 • Hammond • 985-345-2577
Come discover an ever-changing, unique assortment of hand- crafted solid wood furniture and finds at direct import, low overhead prices. Frequent international buying trips and a Discoveries office in India result in a steady flow of containers-full of hand-selected antiques and one-of-a-kinds along with our own exclusive designs.
 
Eclectic Home
8211 Oak St. • 504-866-6654
Everything in Eclectic Home will catch your eye the moment you enter. They have a wide variety of collections, styles and gifts for anyone’s home.Come to Eclectic Home and find objects from around the world as well as full design services. Pictured is a Vintage Oval Louis XVI Cannape in Pale White Sage Finish.
 
Maximilians International Showroom
8600 Oak St. • 504-895-1115 • www.Maximiliansinternational.comFor 40 years Maximilian’s International Showroom has been supplying local interior designers, architects and clients with Oriental rugs at all price levels. Showing 3,000 different designs in stock that come in dozens of different sizes. Included are Oushak, Turkish and Savonnerie. Choose from 46,000 fabric samples for your interior designer to help you choose. Shop Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
 
The Creole Cat
504-733-9853 • www.thecreolecat.comPurr de Lis, the latest Creole Cat print, is proud to showcase the fleur-de-lis as the enduring symbol of our city. It is as timeless and lasting as the spirit of our people. We’ve proved that you can knock us down but you can’t knock us out, and the Creole Cat are proud to call New Orleans home.
 
perch.
2844 Magazine St. • 504-899-2122 • www.perch-home.comAt perch. vintage, and contemporary styles merge to create unique yet stylish design; however, antique furnishings and accessories are an important part of our aesthetic, as well.  For example, the elegant curves of 19th-century furniture perfectly offset the clean lines of contemporary pieces to form a perfect counterbalance. Beyond the merely visual advantages, the sentiment emanating from perch.’s thoughtful collection of antiques is a sense of history and the stories of those who lived with them before us.

Jack Smith Studio and Gallery
8200 Forshey St. • 504-488-2440
Jack K. Smith, a native New Orleanian and award-winning illustrator and fine artist, showcases here one of his signature works: a pintail in flight. By the skillful use of light and shadow and stepped- appendage technique, he achieves on wood panel veritable dimensionality, in which this larger-than-life subject takes flight in dramatic three-dimensional relief.
 
Shop of the Two Sisters
1800 Magazine St. • 504-525-2747
Shop of the Two Sisters offers a wonderful assortment of eclectic one-of-a-kind accent pieces. Pictured is an Asian high-legged cinnabar cabinet from the Shandong province that dates back to the Qing Dynasty. Whether you are in search of Asian or Empire, Modern or French, high luxury or artsy eclectic, the perfect piece can be found here. Interior design service is also available.

Kathy Slater Interiors & Antiques
3954 Magazine St. •  504-400-9032
Kathy Slater Interiors & Antiques offers full design services including assistance with selecting the perfect antique piece or art for your home or office. New location with lots of lamps and reproductions, too.
 
Shades of Light
1121 Josephine St. • 504-524-6500
Come to Shades of Light, located just off of Magazine Street, and find all of your lighting and antique needs.  With truly unique lighting and antiques, they offer beautiful lamps, exquisite chandeliers, gorgeous lampshades, elegant lighting fixtures and first-class lamp repair.
 
Williamson Designs- La Vieille Maison
3646 Magazine St. • 504-899-4945 • www.williamsondesigns.comHal Williamson’s chic Uptown shop features beautifully selected French and Continental antiques, fine quality furniture and reproduced home décor, rugs and specializes in custom upholstery, draperies and more. Our interiors have been featured in House Beautiful, Southern Accents and HG-TV. Visit our fabulous new shop Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Lucullus
610 Chartres St. • 504-528-9620
Lucullus is an unusual shop specializing in culinary antiques located in the French Quarter for 25 years. They have recently added a “country” location in Breaux Bridge, La. Here one is as likely to find an antique wicker breadbasket as silver chopsticks; French porcelain shares space near 19th-century copper cookware. There are antique tables and chairs and buffets of every description. No wonder it is a destination for every aspiring chef and seasoned hostess.
 
Dunleith Designs and Antiques
1804 Magazine St. • 504-272-0879 • www.dunleithdesigns.com
In addition to a store filled with luxurious traditional antiques, Dunleith Designs provides custom window treatments, accessories, wall coverings and more.  Ken Rogers invites you to come in and see his beautiful selections like this Walnut Victorian Gothic Hall Tree with all of the original hardware and marble.
 
Connie Kittok
985-386-4570 • www.ckittokart.comGalleries: Agora, Magazine Street, New Orleans, 504-525-2240; Currier Antiques and Art, Orange Beach, Alabama, 251-981-1800.
Connie Kittok, artist, Louisiana native, original paintings, mixed media, acrylic and oils on canvas and board. Unique blend of Southern culture, New Orleans jazz and street scenes. Commissioned art welcomed.
Will be at these upcoming events: Antique Trade Days and Craft Fair, Main Street, Ponchatoula, La., Nov. 1 and 2; Poydras Home Art Show, 5354 Magazine St., New Orleans, Nov. 8 and 9; The Three Rivers Art Festival, Covington, La., Nov. 15 and 16th.

Silk Road Collection
3714 Magazine St. • 504-894-8540
Silk Road Collection offers the area’s largest selection of authentic antique Asian furniture, art and home décor accessories. Their furniture selection is distinctive, beautiful, rich in style and history and harmonizes with any décor –– stylish yet affordable. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. Shopping always available online at www.SilkRoadCollection.com.

 
Estate Treasures Consignment Furnishings
2014 Magazine Street • New Orleans
Estate Treasures Consignment Furnishings, a newly opened shop with owner, Ken Harper, features more than 60 consignors with a good mix of fine-quality furnishings, art, estate finds, antiques, modern, rugs, decorative accents and estate liquidations. Appraisal service is available, as well as estate sales. This is a new decorator’s heaven for quality with great prices!