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After 40 years, some things remain the same.

May 26, 2016

30 years ago we were interviewed on our 10-year anniversary as Olde Hope Antiques by a local newspaper. It struck us that we could say much of the same now as we come to the end of our 40th year, though the vacationers searching for antiques are far fewer as the internet has replaced the […]

After 40 years, some things remain the same.

New attribution to portraits by “Mr. Boyd” | April 27, 2016

As reported by Elizabeth Pochoda, Editor of The Magazine Antiques in the January/February 2016 issue: The pair of oil on panel portraits of a young couple, Asa Ransome Swift (1791-1822) and Fawnia Cole Swift (1791-1880), was probably done at the time of their marriage in 1812. They are attributed to Jasper Miles who worked in […]

The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show Returns to the Navy Yard | March 31, 2016

After a year sabbatical, The Philadelphia Antiques & Art Show has been reinvented at The Philadelphia Navy Yard April 15-17 with a Preview Party on Thursday evening April 14th.We will be exhibiting many fine examples of American painted furniture, folk paintings, weathervanes and sculpture. A special loan exhibit “Secret Treasures, The Passion of Collecting as […]

The WAS is NOW! | January 21, 2016

The Winter Antiques Show is always one of our favorite events of the year. We hope to see you at the Park Avenue Armory through January 31 where we will be exhibiting exceptional examples of American country furniture in original paint, folk paintings, weathervanes and folk sculpture, textiles, and related decorative accessories – all selected […]

Winter Antiques Show is Fast Approaching | December 28, 2015

The Winter Antiques Show is always one of our favorite times of the year. We hope to see you at the Park Avenue Armory in January, as we will be exhibiting exceptional examples of American country furniture in original paint, folk paintings, weathervanes and folk sculpture, textiles, and related country accessories – selected specifically for […]

All Eyes on the Apple | November 10, 2015

After a beautiful autumn weekend at the Delaware Antiques Show, we are now turning our attention back to preparations for the Winter Antiques Show in New York City in January. The Winter Show is always the highlight of the year, and we have been busy searching for exceptional pieces to exhibit in our booth. Please […]

52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show | October 9, 2015

November brings with it the annual Delaware Antiques Show, sponsored by the Winterthur Museum. Join us for the Opening Night Party on Thursday, November 5, or attend one of several lectures on collecting and design, hosted throughout the show. We are looking forward to this year’s show and hope to see you there! The Delaware […]

Current and Upcoming Folk Art Exhibitions | September 11, 2015

    With the changing, vibrant foliage and crisp fall air upon us, it is a good time to take a trip and check out some of the excellent exhibitions on view at major museums in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Here are a few of our favorites: 1) American Folk Art Museum, NYC Folk […]

The 58th Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show | June 17, 2015

  The NHADA Show was met with record attendance on opening day. We thank all of you for your support for making this event tremendously successful. As summer is winding down, please check our website for new postings over the next few weeks. We remain available by appointment in New Hope and New York.

Springtime in the City | April 29, 2015

Springtime in the City We have been accepting appointments at our New York City location for over a year now.  Any item from our inventory that can be easily transported may be viewed at 115 East 72nd Street, so please contact us if you would like to meet in the city.   Check our website and […]

The Third ADA Online Antiques Show | April 1, 2015

  The Antiques Dealers’ Association of America is hosting the Third Online Antiques Show April 28-30. Be the first “online” to participate in this unique event by visiting the ADA website on Tuesday April 28th at 10 a.m. from your home, office or cellular device. We are pleased to be exhibiting along with many other […]

Fraktur Drawing by ‘Northampton County Artist’ | February 12, 2015

2015: The Year of the Fraktur Having attended the opening reception of the exhibit Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur from the Joan and Victor Johnson Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Perelman Center, we strongly suggest that you make plans to see the finest private assemblage of fraktur in the United States. The […]

61st Annual Winter Antiques Show | December 15, 2014

It is a great honor to be invited for our 19th year as exhibitors at The Winter Antiques Show. We have re-designed our booth to accent a group of fresh and exciting folk art and painted furniture. We look forward to greeting our clients, business associates and friends at the 61st Annual Winter Antiques Show. […]

The 2nd ADA Online Antiques Show | November 25, 2014

Be the first “on-line” to shop at this unique online antique show offered by the ADA. We are pleased to be exhibiting with many other members of the organization who guarantee the authenticity of the pieces represented. Follow the instructions on the link to the show: http://www.adadealers.com/html/online_show.php

Join us at the 51st Delaware Antiques Show | October 16, 2014

We hope you will visit us at our booth at the the 51st Delaware Antiques Show, sponsored by Winterthur. Thursday, November 6, 2014 – Opening Night Party Friday, November 7: 11:00 am–7:00 pm Saturday, November 8: 11:00 am–6:00 pm Sunday, November 9: 11:00 am–5:00 pm For more information, visit Winterthur’s information page on the Delaware […]

A Summer Show in New Hampshire | July 25, 2014

We welcome you to visit our booth at The 57th Annual New Hampshire Antiques Show sponsored by the New Hampshire Antiques Dealers Association (NHADA) in Manchester, NH. where we will be bringing a fine selection of painted furniture and folk art including weathervanes and a selection of ‘Schoolhouse’ quilts. August 7-9, 2014 For additional information, […]

Now Available by Appointment in New York City | December 10, 2013

We are pleased to announce our new location for meeting with clients, in New York City at 115 East 72nd St., in the heart of the Upper East Side. Anything on our website, with the exception of large furniture, can be examined in New York or at our gallery in Bucks County.  

50th Annual Delaware Antiques Show | September 20, 2013

We look forward to seeing you at our new booth location during the landmark 50th Anniversary of the Delaware Antiques Show sponsored by Winterthur Museum. November 8-November 10 Opening Night Party, Thursday, November 7th, 5:00-9:00 pm For additional information, please visit the DAS webpage : www.winterthur.org/das

Looking Ahead to the Philadelphia Antiques Show | February 27, 2013

Olde Hope looks forward to our 20th year exhibiting at the Philadelphia Antiques Show now at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. April 13-15, 2013 with a Preview Party on Friday April 12th

Bell-Guilmet Associates launches a new website | December 12, 2012

Designer David Guilmet and Patrick Bell, of Olde Hope Antiques, have launched a new website.