Best of Boston

BEST Antiques

1998 BEST Antiques, Affordable

Consignment Galleries


If you’ve tried to furnish your first apartment or even looked for that much-needed desk or even a lamp, you know what the prices are. And we’re not even talking period pieces— just something of a certain age, with that… read more»

1996 BEST Antiques, Affordable

Upstairs Downstairs


It has the air of a country roadside antiques store, with friendly prices and unexpected treasures (a satin-wood inlaid floor-length dressing mirror, with marble-topped side tables, 1927, $1,650). If you want to go totally rustic, consider a painted jelly cabinet… read more»

1996 BEST Antiques, Shopping

Streamline; Darkhorse; Lucy and Ethel’s


These three treasure troves in historic Lower Mills are crammed full of wonderful furniture, glassware, and tchotchkes to satisfy the most discerning nostalgia-heads. read more»

1993 BEST Antiques, Restoration

Neil Dale


He carefully matches his approach to repairing your objets d’art to the amount you can spend. read more»

1990 BEST Antiques, Restoration

Rosine Green Associates


This team of masters—including a metalsmith, a furniture restorer, and a wood-carver—can restore anything antique: furniture, metals, paintings, and objets d’art. read more»