Antiques on the web, an index of websites; silver, books, museums, German antiques
Gallery and dealer name directory, from Artnet.com.
Antiques, decorative arts and specialty arts – a worldwide gallery name index.
German antiques *
German art and antiques dealers.
Korean antiques *
Dedicated to introducing Korean antique treasures and arts. The site provides an online gallery for visitors to appreciate exquisite works of art and offers art essays to provide resources and in-depth information about Korean arts and crafts. AntiqueAlive was recently selected as a Webby Worthy site by Webby Awards.
Kunstpedia. The knowledgebase of fine and decorative arts.
Kunstpedia is a knowledge base containing articles and essays on fine and decorative arts, popularly stated arts and antiques. The articles are in English and Dutch.
LAPADA, UK. Association of Art and Antique Dealers
Antique and art airs, shows, buying and selling advice, useful links.
A UK directory and image database of antique maps, prints and books, with links to auction catalogues, auctions and auction houses.
The Virtual Absinthe Museum
The museum showcases the largest collection of absinthe-related art and antiques in existence. It is a comprehensive reference to the history and lore of absinthe and has been quoted and recommended by The New York Times, The International Herald Tribune, The New Yorker and Forbes magazine.
The Collectors Free Marketplace & Community.
At Coollectors you can buy, sell, exchange & catalog collectibles free of charge, as well as connect with other collectors.
Oriental antiques *
The Musee Guimet, the French national museum of Asian art (i.e. from Afghanistan eastwards) houses one of the best collections of its kind in the world.
Asian antiques of spiritual meaning, located in Santa Barbara, California USA. Buddha, Chinese, Tibetan, pavilions, jewellery.
Prints, printing, maps *
Antique maps. Sanderus Antiquariaat, Gent, Belgium.
Antique maps from the 15th to the 18th century. Antique atlasses and rare illustrated books. Decorative prints and medieval manuscripts.
Antique Prints and Rare Maps from the 15th to the19th century.Philographikon Gallery, Munich, Germany.
Maps from around the world, botanical Prints, animal prints, architectural prints, sports prints.
Rare books *
Bernard J Shapero Rare Books
is an internationally recognized leader in the rare book trade. It specializes in travel books, cartography, colour plate books, modern literature, early English, natural history, and Baedeker travel guides.
Notre Dame Rare Books Collection
Department of Rare Books and Special Collections in the Hesburgh Library, University of Notre Dame.
Reindeer Antiques, London and Pottersbury.
17th-19th century English furniture.
Online Encyclopedia of Silver Marks, Hallmarks and Makers’ Marks
This project now documents over 12,000 silver marks on 1,200+ pages and subpages. It is regularly updated as they find and photograph new examples of silver hallmarks and makers’ marks.
My Family Silver
Antique silver portal connecting collectors with dealers worldwide. Browse silverware using your surname and family crest.
Antique Silver and Design
A blog about antique silver, 20th century silver and design and other related subjects.
Online Encyclopedia of American Silver Marks
Stringed instruments *
Amati is a site designed to create an international market place for musical instruments. Dealers and makers around the world are able to upload their stock and buyers can search by a number of fields to find their perfect instrument.
The Syndicat National des Antiquaires
created in 1901, is a grouping of more than 400 professionals of the highest level.
Tocadero. Antiques, Fine Art, Collectibles, Gifts.
An antiques internet retail site.
20th Century antiques from Vincenzo Caffarella, London.
Glass, objects d’art, lighting, ceramics, furniture.
(see also alphabetical lists above)
Victorian and Edwardian jewellery.
A browsable catalogue from Antiques Online.