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Lillian Nassau, LLC

220 E. 57th St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-759-6062;

Nassau is a specialist in the world of Tiffany: lamps, glass, pottery, and even Louis Comfort Tiffany’s lesser-­known paintings. The shop also carries a selection of pieces of Steuben Glass as well as American and European furniture and ceramics from the 20th century. $$$-$$$$

Linda Horn

1327 Madison Ave., at 93rd St.; 212-772-1122;

This store has an extensive stock of furniture, mirrors, and decorative accessories, all chosen with a stylish, discerning eye. Specializing in 19th-century European antiques, it’s also known for English and French majolica earthenware. $$$$

Liz O’Brien

306 E. 61st St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-755-3800;

Specializing in furniture, lighting, and textiles from the ’30s through the ’70s, this store offers European and American pieces by Samuel Marx, Gabriella Crespi, and Maison Jansen. $$$

Lobel Modern

200 Lexington Ave., nr. 33rd St., Ste. 915 in the New York Design Center; 212-242-9075;

This design gallery trades in collectible mid-century furniture, lighting, and art from the ’40s through the ’80s. Most of the items were originally made-to-order pieces from furniture designer Karl Springer and Murano-glass designer Anzolo Fuga. Lobel also works with clients to refinish and reupholster tables and seating to match any décor. $$$$

Lost City Arts

18 Cooper Sq., at 5th St.; 212-375-0500;

In this airy shop, browse restored and original mid-century Scandinavian and American furniture and fixtures—including works by George Nakashima—as well as Italian lighting. $$$

Lucca Antiques

306 E. 61st. St., nr. Second Ave., fourth fl., in the Interior Design Building; 212-343-9005;

In search of a gilt mirror from the 1700s? You might find it at Lucca, which boasts an array of fine 18th- and 19th-century pieces as well as reproductions from the Lucca Studio in-house collection. $$$-$$$$

Macklowe Gallery

667 Madison Ave., nr. 61st St.; 212-644-6400;

Rare museum-quality finds such as signed Tiffany lamps are the pride of this decorative-arts gallery, which also has Art Nouveau and French turn-of-the-century pieces. $$$$

Maison Gerard

43 and 53 E. 10th St., nr. Broadway; 212-674-7611;

Purveyors of French Art Deco pieces as well as exhibi­tors of 20th-century European art and furniture, Maison Gerard carries fine wood-, lacquer-, and bronzeware. Recently, it added a slew of pieces from contemporary designers to its collection.$$$$


929 Madison Ave., at 74th St.; 212-249-8783;

An antiques dealer since the mid-19th century, Mallett specializes in pieces from the 18th century and the Regency. They’ve supplied some of the most important private collections around the world, as well as those of the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. $$$$ (consulting services)

Manhattan Art & Antiques Center

1050 Second Ave., at 56th St.; 212-355-4400;

This three-floor spot contains dozens of galleries of antiques from Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa. Some vendors offer repairs and restoration, too. $$$-$$$$

Mantiques Modern

146 W. 22nd St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-206-1494;

Four thousand square feet brimming with industrial artifacts from the Machine Age to the mid-’80s and works by ’50s French designers, chrome furniture, and one-offs like a giant Imhof clock shaped like a wristwatch. The furniture is complemented by Depression-era art and Lucite-skull bookends. $$-$$$$

Martayan Lan

70 E. 55th St., nr. Park Ave., sixth fl.; 212-308-0018;

Find antique maps of all shapes and sorts: atlases, globes, and individual sheets as well as rare books from the 15th through 19th centuries. For serious collectors with serious means. $$$$

Metropolis Modern

200 Lexington Ave., nr. 33rd St., tenth fl. in the New York Design Center; 917-669-4540;

This is a full-service antiques-furniture showroom: Not only will Metropolis Modern experts sell you a pair of vintage andirons, they will source the mid-century sofa of your dreams, rent you the perfect decorative vase for your film shoot, and even rewire your grandmother’s lamp. $$$

Modern Anthology

68 Jay St., nr. Water St., Dumbo; 123 Smith St., nr. Pacific St., Boerum Hill 718-522-3020; 718-522-3020;

The manly vibe here is “fewer beer kegs, more Scotch,” say owners John Marsala and Becka Citron. That ethos translates to tufted leather sofas, vintage wood-and-wrought-iron worktables, and antique globes. $$$


35 Bond St., nr. Lafayette St.; 212-254-1300;

Danish vintage pieces make up about 90 percent of the stock here, but you will also find Pandul lighting and contemporary furniture by Bensen. $$$-$$$$

Modern Living Supplies

200 Lexington Ave., nr. 33rd St., Ste. 408 in the New York Design Center; 646-373-1579;

Mark Naylon’s shop stocks high-quality wares from the ’50s through the ’70s, as well as examples of his original bench-made pieces. The company also has a workshop in Brooklyn for restoration, repairs, and custom jobs. $$$ (consulting services)

Modest Designs

200 Lexington Ave., nr. 33rd St., tenth fl. in the New York Design Center; 44 Dobbin St., nr. Nassau Ave., Greenpoint; 718-384-2799;

Despite its name, Modest Designs is anything but: Display pieces from the collection of mid-century-modern finds can be decidedly over the top. Look for superb offerings such as Arne Bang ceramics, a Gabriella Crespi center table, or a rare Art Deco dresser by Gilbert Rohde. $$$$ (by appointment only / consulting services)


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