The Canadian Antique Dealers Association / L'Association des Antiquaires du Canada
226 South West Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5X 2R5
Life is good…Antiques make it beautiful. Specialists in 17th- to 19th-century European Antiques, and mid-century modern. In the modern era, antiques are no longer meant just to fill space and serve their practical purpose. Antique and vintage furnishings are now recognized as decorative works of art, focal points and conversation pieces around the house. In other words, they are now recognized for what they truly are: things of beauty. Quality pieces of art that have survived a bye-gone era where quality of craftsmanship was exceptional, and mass production was virtually unheard of. An antique fills a space with charm, elegance and grace like nothing else. It’s little wonder that designers and collectors alike search the globe to find just the right piece. Now that e-commerce has become mainstream, you can shop from your home, whether it be in London or New York, and purchase a piece from us here in Vancouver with the ease of a click of the button. We treat each inquiry quickly and efficiently to insure that you know what your buying before it arrives to your home. We send additional photos and are happy to discuss anything, to help you with the online buying process which can be difficult at the best of times. We organize shipping to any corner of the world. The Owner, Mark LaFleur travels to Europe several times a year shopping a network of dealers, fairs and other cultivated sources. He fills the 12,000 sq. ft showroom with some of most interesting pieces you’ll find anywhere. From period 17th Century pieces up to Mid-Century Modern it’s all here to add glamor or charm to your home. Our mission statement has never changed since we opened our doors some 28 years ago. Best Service, Best Selection and Best Prices. Our highly talented staff can help make sure you choose just the right thing for your home. Above all, we want you to be happy, because if you’re happy were happy. It’s as simple as that. We invite you to visit us at our one and only South Granville location. We are open 5 days a week, Tuesday to Saturday, with free parking in front. Looking for that special piece you haven’t been able to track down online? Stay connected by joining our e-mail list and receive weekly newsletters of what’s new and exciting at the Antique Warehouse. MARK LAFLEUR Mark LaFleur, born in Vancouver, helped initiate the opening of the Antique Warehouse back in 1989. His background includes an honors degree from the Parsons School of Design in NYC. where his background was mainly design. His love of France and French antiques stems back to an early age when he first went to school in Paris in the early 1970’s. His connections and relationships with the French were developed early at this time and have been instrumental in allowing him forays into homes and other venues the average buyer would never find. Mark also speaks fluent French. GARETH DAVIES Gareth Davies is the manager of the Antique Warehouse. He joined the Antique Warehouse over 14 years ago, and is an invaluable part of the team. His knowledge of period English Antiques is extensive and knows just about everything about their construction, quality and authenticity.
Baraset House Fine Art
Toronto, ON, Canada
Extraordinary works of art, porcelain, furniture & decorative objects. Specialists in 17th-century Japanese porcelain, Old Master paintings, and 17th- to 20th-century fine & decorative arts. We serve an international clientele of private collectors, corporate collections, interior designers and museums. Established during the reign of George III, Baraset House remained the country seat of The Hardings of Baraset for generations. Under the direction of fine & decorative arts expert Emily Davies-Cohen since 1997, Baraset House Fine Art Gallery has been sourcing extraordinary works of art, porcelain, furniture and decorative objects from collections around the world. These pieces are chosen for their outstanding provenance as well as for their rarity and fineness, resulting in a collection rich in both historical importance and decorative appeal. A descendant of the original owner of Baraset House near Stratford-upon-Avon, Ms. Davies-Cohen holds top degrees in the field of Art and Antiques, including a Master of Fine & Decorative Arts with Distinction awarded by Sotheby's London and the University of Manchester. Ms. Davies-Cohen has curated major international collections of fine and decorative arts, and has worked with leading auction houses, private collectors and museums across Europe and in North America. Ms. Davies-Cohen acted as Curator for The Macdonald Collection of Japanese Porcelain at The Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art (Toronto). The Macdonald Collection is one of the great specialized collections at the Gardiner Museum, and one of the finest in North America. Ms. Davies-Cohen is currently a Member of the Board of Directors for The Canadian Antique Dealers Association (CADA) and the CINOA liaison for CADA.
Cameron's Fine Art & Antiques
3457 Hwy 3, Chester, Nova Scotia, B0J 1J0, CANADA
Specializing in English and American furniture from the 17th - 19th centuries, Nova Scotia antiques, Silver, and Fine Art from Canada, UK and USA. Wayne has been an antique dealer since 1979 and has had businesses in British Columbia, Alberta and Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Cherry Hill Antiques
211 Cherry Hill Road, P.O. Box 81, Grafton, ON, Canada, K0K 2G0
Fine furniture and decorative objects of the 17th- to 19th-centuries. After a forty year career with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Fred Rizner decided to pursue a career that would encompass his love of classics, history and Georgian antiques. Moving to Grafton in 2004, Fred and Emily Rizner decided that a small, but quality antique store would be perfect in Grafton. With over forty years of collecting and studying antique furniture and a variety of smalls, Mr. Rizner offers a carefully chosen collection of fine antiques that represent the best of their times. Cherry Hill Antiques guarantees each item to be as described, and also adheres to a code of business that makes purchasing an antique an investment in the future. Mr. Rizner is the current president of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association. Mr. Rizner is a member of the Canadian Professional Appraisers and can provide appraisals suitable for Revenue Canada, estates and valuations.
501 Notre-Dame, Lavaltrie, Quebec, Canada, J5T 1P1
Quebec heritage. 17th- to 19th-century furniture, artifacts and folk art. Possible de les intégrer dans votre décor. Après avoir discuté avec quelques décorateurs ou décoratrices ils sont tous unanimes pour dire qu'une pièce vedette fera toujours parler d'elle. Dans chacune de vos réunions familiales ou d’affaires. On parle d'une sculpture faite par un artiste de chez nous exemple : un oiseau très coloré de M. Côté, ou un canard en bois de M. Leboeuf du début du 20 ième siècle, une vieille armoire ayant comme couleur d'origine un beau rouge (sang de boeuf) et pourquoi pas une vieille horloge grand-père en acajou ayant plus ou moins 200 ans. Je vous laisse imaginer votre artéfact à intégrer. Grace a ce site internet je peux vous en proposer plusieurs. J'espère vous donner le goût de les faire revivre. N'hésitez pas à partager avec vos amis. Si vous avez besoin d'information concernant le prix faite le moi savoir en privé. De nos jours les gens aiment bien décorer leur habitat en fonction de leur mode de vie. Que ce soit style moderne, industriel, contemporain. Tous ces styles sont très beaux. Mais moi j’aime les antiquités que nos grand-parents et arrières grand-parents ont utilisé. Je crois sincèrement qu’on peu mélanger les différents styles. Ce site Internet vous permettra de voir une très belle pièce ancienne, que j’aime bien appeler un ARTÉFACT intégrée dans un des styles nommé ci-haut. Une belle façon de faire revivre ces merveilleuses oeuvre d’art. Les décorateurs aiment bien harmoniser une pièce unique dans un décor d’un style complètement différent. Qui n’a pas ou ne se souvient pas d’un meuble ou d’une pièce nous rappelant nos ancêtres ?
Saint-Basile Le Grand, Quebec, Canada
Selection of early Quebec pieces, Canadiana, textiles, folk art and decorative accessories in original or early surfaces. Bienvenue chez Chic Shack Antique & Vintage. Ici vous trouverez les objets et meubles que j’ai dénichés. Vous découvrirez des trésors, des objets qui, placés dans un décor donneront une personnalité unique à la pièce. Je suis Karine Belzile, oui oui, la fille à Jean-Marc et Danielle. Je suis une deuxième génération de passionnés d’antiquités. J’ai grandi dans une maison ancestrale, à Lachute (Québec, Canada), et comme Obélix, je suis tombée dans la marmite…des antiquités. Mes parents étaient d’éminents connaisseurs d’antiquités au Québec et bien connu du milieu. Ma mère, Danielle Belzile et mon père Jean-Marc Belzile m’ont transmis leur passion. J’ai donc appris très jeune à reconnaître les objets de valeur et l’histoire unique de chacun. Depuis maintenant 20 ans, j’ai développé une grande expertise; je collectionne, je cherche, je chine, j’expose et propose des meubles et objets, ceux que vous recherchez. Je parcours des kilomètres à la découverte de trésors avec mon amoureux Yan Breton et mes enfants Phoenix et Logan. Mais j’ai aussi une mission- Celle de promouvoir ce milieu passionnant ou se côtoie d’autres grands passionnés. J’espère donc permettre une meilleure diffusion des événements, bonnes adresses et expositions à venir. Il y a des gens et des événements fabuleux dans ce milieu qui gagne à être connu. Visitez ma boutique pour ne rien manquer de mes trouvailles, et restez à l’affut des nouvelles à venir! À Bientôt!
Christopher Green Ltd
151-D Second Avenue, Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1S 2H6
Dealers of fine & rare stamps, postal history, manuscripts & ephemera. About Christopher Green: While Chris deals in all manner of philatelic material, his primary interest lies in classic philately. He is a member of a number of specialist societies, including the American Philatelic Society, the Philatelic Specialists Society of Canada, the China Stamp Society, the United States Classics Society, and is a Life Member of the Royal Philatelic Society London. He is a Director of the Postal History Society of Canada and the British North America Philatelic Society, serves on the Expert Committee of the Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation, and was the Canadian Ambassador and a Leadership Patron of STOCKHOLMIA 2019. We are trusted philatelic advisors to a worldwide clientele. From international exhibitors to discrete private collectors, we are available to provide counsel on collection focus, potential acquisitions, expertization options, valuations, and more. Our unique and complementary experience in international trade and commerce has allowed us to further serve as consultants to merchants and auction firms, providing strategic insight into business development, organizational structure, and financial analysis. We are enthusiastic buyers of important collections and individual rarities. As a leading Canadian philatelic firm with an international clientele, we are dedicated buyers of fine, rare, and unusual worldwide stamps and postal history. We seek out quality material for our clients, and welcome inquiries from those looking to sell their holdings. Appointments to review material for potential sale can be arranged at our Ottawa offices; we are also prepared to travel, when warranted, to view significant collections. Please note that we are able to review collections for appraisal or potential purchase by appointment only. Whether for insurance, estate, or asset division purposes, we can provide comprehensive written appraisals of philatelic properties. As recognized leaders in our field, our appraisal services have been sought by national financial institutions, legal firms, and private collectors. We have also appraised material for donation to the national collection at Library & Archives Canada. We are regular participants in philatelic auctions across North America and abroad. We review hundreds of catalogues annually, seeking out exceptional material for our clients. As auction houses hold a responsibility to protect the interests of their consignors, collectors benefit from their own individual advisors and representatives. We are pleased to act on behalf of our clients, both in the execution of bids and in the review of items for potential purchase. We can also advise on bidding levels, based on our daily involvement in the philatelic market and knowledge of historic prices and market trends. For those auctions which we are not able to attend in person, our international network of agents allows us to ensure that your interests can be professionally represented regardless. Subject to a nominal minimum fee, our modest commission rates are based solely on a client’s successful bids. Please contract us for further information. Through our retail gallery, online store, and presence at philatelic exhibitions, we offer a wide selection of quality stamps, postal history, and manuscripts to a worldwide clientele. For those sellers seeking the intact placement of their collections, or noteworthy items therefrom, we can facilitate their sale to private collectors. This is of particular benefit to those seeking a discrete sale without the attention of a public auction. Please contact us for details.
Elisabeth Legge Antique Prints
40 Delisle Avenue, Unit 610, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4V 1S6
Antique prints and picture framing, retail and to the trade. We are the dynamic founders and owners of LeggePrints.com, an online showroom of antique and vintage prints based in Toronto (formerly of Yorkville, Toronto). For 30 years, we have been supplying antique engravings, etchings and more modern pochoir prints to our diverse clientele, including architects, designers and discerning collectors worldwide. Elisabeth is a 26 year member of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association of Canada, where she served 2 years as president.
Ernest Johnson Antiques
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Specializing in 18th- to 20th-century fine and decorative art, furniture and accessories. Since 1989 Ernest Johnson Antiques has been offering discriminating clients a select inventory of 18th – 20th century English, European and Asian Fine & Decorative Art and has established the reputation of maintaining what is arguably the finest selection of antique period furniture, fine & decorative art & accessories in the National Capital region. Ernest Johnson has been a vetted member of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association (CADA) for 24 years and has served as a member of the associations vetting team, as well as CADA Spokesperson & Events Co-ordinator. The CADA is a Canadian Government chartered organization established in 1967 that currently represents approximately 30 dealers nationwide. Ernest Johnson has also authored a monthly antiques column for Ottawa Life Magazine and has written feature articles for The Upper Canadian – now known as ‘Canadian Antiques & Vintage Magazine’ - Canada's foremost antiques magazine.
First Arts Premiers Inc.
First Arts is a hybrid auction-retail company specializing in the work of Canada’s Indigenous artists (Inuit, First Nations & Métis). Our partners Ingo Hessel, Nadine Di Monte, Patricia Feheley, and Mark London have over 100 years of combined experience in marketing and appraising Indigenous art at auction and retail, teaching and public education, writing and publishing, museum curatorship, consulting, and working directly with artists. Collectively the experts at First Arts are able to offer consignors the choice of auction or retail options. Our twice-yearly live auctions have smashed some thirty world price records, including the two highest prices ever achieved at auction for works of Inuit art, and numerous records for works by individual Inuit and First Nations artists. First Arts specializes in historic, classic and modern Inuit sculptures, prints and drawings, wall hangings, and artifacts from Canada, Greenland, and Alaska, as well as historic, traditional, and modern sculptures (masks, totems, argillite, rattles etc.), paintings, prints and drawings, and artifacts by First Nations artists from across Canada and beyond. Because we at First Arts are committed to providing insightful information about artists and individual artworks, our efforts serve to bolster awareness of and respect for the Indigenous arts of Canada. Our emphasis is on quality, thoughtful presentation, and a learning experience. We serve an international clientele of seasoned and novice collectors, corporations, and museums.
George Brown Antiquarian
P.O. Box 69035, RPO, St. Claire Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada, M4T 3A1
Fine Tribal and Ethnographic antiques, Art of the Americas and other regions of the world, reference books pertaining to the culture of tribal peoples, general antiques and documents related to New France, Quebec and Folk Art
Glen Manor Galleries
2205 Line 34, Shakespeare, Ontario , N0B 2P0, CANADA
Quality antique furniture, sterling silver, porcelains, glassware, bronzes, fine art & antiques for over 45 years. At Glen Manor Galleries we carry a superb selection of formal antiques. We specialize in 18th and 19th century antiques from Europe, Asia and North America. Each piece we carry is chosen with great care and attention to detail. For 45 years Glen Manor has put the care of our customers first. We deal with many of Ontario's oldest and respected families both in estate acquisitions and dispersals. Our goal has always been to build a lasting relationship with our customers. In the summer of 1974, Brian Campbell opened Glen Manor's first store on Toronto's Queen Street E. Carl Booth joined Brian in 1975 and opened a second store on Avenue Rd in 1980. After 15 years in the city, Brian made the decision to relocate Glen Manor Galleries to it's current location in Shakespeare just outside Stratford Ontario. A year later Carl closed the Avenue Rd location and joined him. Glen Manor Galleries continues to be a trusted name for exceptional quality and outstanding service.
Grand Central Inc.
2448 Rue Notre-Dame O,, Montreal, Quebec, H3J 1N5, CANADA
Grand Central Inc. has taken an important place in the sale of high quality decorative arts in Montreal. The gallery, located at 2448 Notre Dame W. in a unique Victorian gray stone building, has a constantly changing stock. From porcelain to silver, objects of virtue to furniture, and the largest selection of antique chandeliers and sconces in Canada, Grand Central has been serving loyal customers for many years.
Gregory Connor Antiques
7 York Street, Stratford, ON, Canada, N5A 1A1
Specializing in 17th- to 19th-century furniture and decorative arts. For 25 years Gregory Connor Antiques has been the source for fine antiques in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. Visitors to the Stratford Shakespearean Festival have sought us out as their source for antique furniture and accessories of the 17th century, Georgian and Regency periods. We also offer paintings, prints, maps, metalwork, textiles and porcelain. View our online inventory to see what we have currently in stock. Gregory Connor Antiques is centrally located in downtown Stratford at 7 York Street, overlooking the Avon river near the beautiful Shakespearean Gardens and the imposing Perth County Courthouse. We are longtime members of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association. Gregory Connor has appeared as an expert on The Canadian Antiques Roadshow. Mr. Connor is also a member of the Furniture History Society.
J H Tee Antiques
1631 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6J 1K1
Specializing in fine antique and vintage silver flatware and hollowware. JH Tee Antiques are dealers in estate and antique flatware from Britain, Europe and North America. We specialize in Birks sterling silver flatware sets as well as English silver flatware services. Our antique shop is located in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. Justin Tee established JH Tee Antiques Ltd., an antique store in Vancouver, in September of 1990. A life-long Vancouverite and third generation antique dealer, Justin holds a bachelor’s degree from the Sauder School of Business. Dealing in fine quality estate and antique silverware, our shop is located in the center of the city. We are walking distance from the Granville Island Public Market, just two minutes from downtown. JH Tee Antiques started as a silver shop for the Vancouver area, offering a broad selection of estate silverware, personal service, and expertise to our clients. As the internet has evolved, however, and local silver shops have disappeared the world over, we are now able to offer this same “local” shopping experience to our clients in every part of the globe. While we take a 21st-century approach to the business, our core values are old-fashioned. We take the risk out of online shopping by presenting all pertinent information and offering nothing but fine quality goods in excellent condition. We back every transaction with our guarantee of authenticity and our no-hassle return policy.
J Taylor Antiques
167 William Street, Brantford, ON, Canada, N3T 3L4
Importers of fine English and European antique furniture, decorative objects & lighting. J Taylor Antiques was founded in London, England, in 1979 as an antique restoration company. We expanded to buying period furniture at provincial estate auctions, restoring it and selling through the London auction market and in 1996 we opened our first retail store in Kingston upon Thames. In 2002, we relocated to Canada and opened a retail store on Locke Street, Hamilton, however, we continued to source nearly all our stock from the same English auction houses and certain highly reputable Home Counties dealers. In 2017, we relocated our head office (and home) to Brantford, Ontario, while continuing to maintain the retail premises on Locke Street. In 2019, we set aside space for a showroom in Brantford, ultimately replacing the Locke Street store altogether. We still make regular buying trips to Europe and our stock is still of the same high quality that our customers have come to expect since our move to Canada in 2002. For more information about visiting the Brantford showroom, please contact us.
Land & Ross Antiques & Design
2209 Huron Road, Shakespeare, ON, Canada, N0B 2P0
Quality country and formal furniture & decorative accessories. Located in Shakespeare, Ontario with over 10,000 sq ft and three retail locations: Land & Ross Antiques, The Shakespeare Antique Centre, and Flip (our open warehouse). We have specialized in 19th century furniture and accessories for over thirty years. We also feature a complete line of restoration services as well as a wide range of custom designed furniture to meet our client's specific needs. We are proud to provide outstanding customer service and to consult with our clients to satisfy all of their requirements from design to delivery. Peter Land and Wayne Ross established Land & Ross Antiques, thirty years ago, in Shakespeare, Ontario. We specialize in quality country and formal furniture and accessories appealing to a variety of tastes, needs, and price points to suit a wide range of clients. In 1989 we opened the Shakespeare Antique Centre, which is a combination shop of Land & Ross and a group of selected dealers, who offer a diverse inventory of 19th century furniture and interesting historical accessories. Our freshly picked stock arrives daily to our store and is ready to add to your antique collection. Exceptional customer service remains our primary goal, as we continue to value new customers and strive to build repeat clientele.
1870 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3L 1M6
Fine 18th- to 20th-century furniture ranging from classical pieces to unique and eclectic collectors items and modernist designs. Situated at the heart of the ''Quartier des Antiquaires de Montreal,'' Milord Antiques was founded in 1991. Our showroom is housed in one of Notre-Dame Street's most beautiful historical buildings. Our area of expertise is fine 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture and works of art ranging from classical pieces to unique and eclectic collectors' items and modernist designs. As members of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association, we take pride in our commitment to adhere to high ethical standards. To guarantee our customers' satisfaction we are committed to ensuring the authenticity, originality and superior quality of everything we sell.
Old Tymer's Clocks & Watches
571 B Princess Street, Kingston ON , K7L 1C8, CANADA
Specialists in antique and vintage clocks and watches of all kinds.
Toronto, ON, Canada
Specializing in the historic art of North America, with an emphasis on objects made by Indigenous artists from the Northwest Coast and Eastern Woodlands. Offering object identification, research, and guidance on acquisitions. Also seeking historic art from Oceania, as well as early documents and photographs pertaining to Indigenous cultures.
Peter E. Baker Antiques
1119 2nd Concession, Elgin, Quebec, Canada, J0S 2E0
Antiquaire since/depuis 1976. Early country furnishings in original paint, folk art and decorative accessories. With over 40 years experience dealing in 18th and 19th century furniture and folk art, we pride ourselves in offering classic Canadiana as well as unique objects and accessories of distinction to meet a wide variety of tastes and budgets. All objects sold by Peter E. Baker Antiques are described carefully and guaranteed as represented with full restoration details provided to prospective purchasers. Although our focus is on original colour, we do handle select refinished pieces as well. Peter Baker has specialized in early rural Canadian furnishings and accessories since 1976 under the trade name of Peter E. Baker Antiques, primarily dealing in Quebec material from the 18th and 19th centuries. He is a standing member and current Board member of the Canadian Antiques Dealer Association. An active “show” dealer, Peter Baker has participated in prestigious antique events in both the United States and Canada, including the Los Angeles Tribal Art and Folk Art Show, the Santa Fe Antiques Show, the Bowmanville (Ontario) Antique and Folk Art Show, the North Hatley Antiques Fair and the annual showpiece fair sponsored by the Canadian Antiques Dealers’ Association. In addition to evaluating individual pieces and collections for private collectors and estates, Peter Baker is a regular appraiser of bequests to various national museums and the McCord Museum of Natural History in Montreal, Canada. Peter searches out most of his inventory privately directly from the “source” as much as possible, being either a private collection or family estate. The majority of restoration work is done in-house, providing over three decades of experience in the technical aspects of construction, form, original colours and preservation skills. In 1989, Peter Baker was an executor of the Harriet Hawkins estate (a well known dealer and collector of Quebec antiques and a driving force behind the Village de Jacques Chambly established in the 1960s) and he coordinated a catalogued sale of her collection which established several auction records for Quebec artifacts at the time. In 1990, Mme. Nettie Sharpe retained Peter Baker as an advisor in the sale of numerous objects from her collection to the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Upon Mme. Sharpe’s death, Peter Baker was retained by the estate to evaluate the collection for eventual release to the Canadian Centre for Folk Culture Studies. He has lectured on antiques as part of a local adult education program and is often requested as a guest speaker at community events. Peter Baker has gained a reputation as one of Canada’s leading dealers in early folk art. This includes material such as weathervanes, carvings, trade signs and other utilitarian objects that are elevated to the category of art due to their naive, yet artistic, qualities. Many of his items have found their way into major Canadian and American collections. In 2001, Peter Baker was selected as one of five Canadian “expert appraisers” for the BBC production “Antiques Roadshow” upon their visit to Toronto and Ottawa for the taping of the show. He was chosen as the Quebec and Canadiana specialist and was featured in both tapings that aired. Since the introduction of the Canadian Antiques Roadshow the following year, Peter has been regularly featured as a Canadiana and folk art expert.
Rumi Antiques & Fine Art
6 Webster's Falls Road, Dundas, ON, Canada, L9H 4W2
Specializing in 18th- to 20th-century antiques and fine art. Established in 1981, Rumi Antiques is one of North America's premier galleries specializing in 18th, 19th, & 20th century antiques and fine art. We provide our clients with exceptional service and take pride in offering only the highest quality antiques and fine art. RICHARD RUMI Born in 1960, Richard Rumi initially studied cabinetry. At eighteen Richard traveled to England where he began his career as an apprentice with the prominent antique restoration firm Restell Brown & Clennell. For two years, Richard furthered his knowledge of antique furniture by learning European restoration and conservation techniques. In 1981 Richard returned to Canada as a Master Finisher and founded Richard Rumi & Company. He developed original leather stain finishes and within his first year of business became personal restorer to Robert Dirstein, then Toronto's top interior designer. Recognizing a high demand for professional dealers and restorers in Canada Richard expanded his business by opening his first showroom in Oakville, Ontario dedicated to 17th, 18th and 19th century English and Continental Furniture. He also increased the size of his restoration and conservation studio. Over twenty-five years Richard has become known for his exceptional knowledge of fine antique furniture, utilizing his restoration and conservation background to examine a piece from the inside out. He has provided restoration and conservation for numerous private and public collections including the Royal Ontario Museum and has flown world-wide as a consultant, furnishing clients' personal residences. As a member of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association (CADA), he served as the youngest associate on the vetting committee and later became Vice-President. He has appeared on numerous television programs including Breakfast Television and has vetted furniture for the Canadian Antiques Road Show. He has exhibited at international fairs including the Spring International Art & Antiques show at the New York Armory, the Palm Beach Jewelry & Antique Show, the Nashville Antique & Garden Show, and the Chicago International Antiques Show. CHARLOTTE RUMI Charlotte Rumi's love of design was fostered at an early age through her family's fashion business in London, England. Modeling and working in the designer clothing department she developed an eye for textiles and form. Her talent did not go unnoticed and she was quickly put in charge of purchasing for the company. In 1981, Charlotte and Richard married and decided to raise their family in Canada. Charlotte left England and moved to Oakville, Ontario where she assisted Richard with the founding of Richard Rumi & Company. After raising three children, she returned to the business and attended the Interior Design program at Sheridan College. As Vice-President, she was instrumental in expanding the company's presence in the United States, working with top New York designers and private clients. Her focus on personal one-on-one communication enabled her to cater to her client's every need resulting in commissions to furnish entire estates.
2117 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6H 3E9
Finest quality 18th-, 19th- and early 20th-century paintings, antiques & restoration. Uno Langmann Limited is a second generation family business founded in 1977 by Uno Langmann. We are now Canada's foremost specialist in the finest quality European and North American paintings from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. The elegant, neoclassical surroundings of the gallery also showcase a careful selection of antique furniture, silver and objets d'art. We assist our clients in assembling quality collections and sourcing artwork as well as advise institutions across Canada regarding acquisitions, donations and appraisals. Uno Langmann Limited is a member of the Canadian Antique Dealers Association (CADA), the Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC) and the Canadian Association of Personal Property Appraisal. UNO LANGMANN Uno Langmann was born in Denmark and began collecting at the age of 8. In 1955 he converted a portion of his collection into a one-way ticket to Canada. After arriving in Vancouver he began a career in construction, but continued to study and collect fine art and antiques in his spare time. He opened his first antique shop in 1968 and has been a fixture of the art and antique market since. Today the internationally recognized gallery on South Granville is Canada’s foremost specialist in European and North American paintings, antique furniture, silver and objets d’art of the finest quality. Uno has participated in and been on the vetting committees of fine art fairs across North America. He made a series of guest appearances on the CBC’s Bob Switzer Show in the mid 1970’s and is an expert on CBC’s Canadian Antiques Roadshow. Between 1979 and 1981 Uno Langmann established Sotheby Parke Bernet in Vancouver and became Sotheby’s sole representative in the Northwest. He is Past President and a member of The Canadian Antique Dealers Association, a founding member of the Canadian Association of Personal Property Appraisers and a member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada. The British Columbia Entrepreneurial Award honoured Uno Langmann in 1994 for Highest Retail Honours and Excellence in Business Management. In 2007 the Art Dealers Association of Canada awarded him their Lifetime Achievement Award. In May 2015 he received an honourary degree, Doctor of Laws, from the University of British Columbia. Uno Langmann has a rich history of donating, including a seventeenth century Japanese screen from the Frank Lloyd Wright Collection to the Victoria Art Gallery, 35 works by Charles John Collings to the Vancouver Art Gallery and over 18,000 historical photographs from the Pacific Northwest to the UBC Library and Special Collections. UBC Library is currently digitizing the collection toward further education at UBC and in 2016 Presentation House in North Vancouver held the exhibition “Nanitch” specifically highlighting a portion of the photographs. JEANETTE LANGMANN Jeanette Langmann has spent her life in the arts. Daughter of Uno Langmann, a respected international authority on art and antiques, Jeanette has acquired over 30 years of experience working in the field. She studied at the University of British Columbia before becoming a second generation art dealer and appraiser in the family business, Jeanette is an active member of the professional antiques and fine arts community both locally and internationally and travels worldwide to research and collect fine and decorative arts. She has a particular interest in historical Canadian art from the 19th and early 20th century. She is an expert on CBC’s Canadian Antiques Roadshow, Past President and currently on the board of the Art Dealers Association of Canada, and advises as Chair of the ADAC’s Appraisals Committee as well as to the Canadian Personal Property Export Review Board in Ottawa. She has sat on the boards of the Vancouver Archives, Antique Dealers Association of Canada, South Granville Business Improvement Association, South Granville Gallery Association and Greater Vancouver Antique Dealers Association. Jeanette acts as advisor to many charitable associations and volunteers her time regularly to assist in donations, outreach, education and fundraising events. She is an active advocate of saving heritage buildings in Vancouver and the North Shore, and she and her husband own the important West Coast Modern building “Merrick House”. JOANNE FINK Joanne Fink graduated from the American Arts Program at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, New York with a specialization in American fine and decorative arts, in 2001. Joanne is a past executive member of the South Granville Gallery Association and past member of the organizing committee for the Canadian Art Foundation’s annual Vancouver Gallery Hop. She is a past board member of the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver.