Amidst the modern metropolis of Singapore, resides an impressive assortment of antiques from all over the globe. It’s always refreshing to discover an antique – or even better, to experience them in our home and live alongside a tiny fragment of a rich history.
People collect antiques for many reasons, some for purely aesthetic reasons while others value them as fond reminders of the past. Whatever the reason, antiques are objects of endless fascination and intrigue. In our search, we were pleasantly surprised to unearth an impressive list of places wherein one would find spellbinding collections of antiques in Singapore. Read on and discover them for yourself.
UPSCALE FURNITURE AND ANTIQUES HAILING FROM CHINA
20 Malcolm Road Singapore 308259 | 159 Sin Ming Road Lobby 2, #05-07A Amtech Building Singapore 575625
View stunning works of traditional Chinese design and craftsmanship at this treasure trove of luxury furniture, homewares and antiques originating from various regions like Shanxi, Gansu, Inner Mongolia and Shandong, China. The owner, Anne and her son, Doug travel to China as many as six times annually to keep the collection fresh and unique. In addition to the antiques, China Collection also features a range of home accessories – from 150-year-old decorative boxes to 120-year-old Qing dynasty porcelain vases.
A MIX OF CHINESE ANTIQUES AND DECORATIVE PIECES
At FairPrice Antiques, you will discover a series of Chinese antiques, reproduction pieces and replica stone Buddha statues at competitive prices. The pieces are unique yet practical and versatile. You’ll find pops of vivid colours and motifs amidst your usual flock of maroons, browns and blacks. Special requests for customized items are welcome so be sure to enquire and the team will gladly outsource a perfect piece just for you.
COLONIAL FURNITURE FROM INDIA
What do you get when you mix colonial European furniture with Indian craftsmanship? Probably the most unique collections and distinct designs. At The Past Present Collection, shoppers will find an unrivalled choice of antiques spanning the British, Dutch and Portuguese era in India. Lay your hands on one-of-a-kind furniture pieces like dowry chests and South Indian (Chettiar) pillars that are steeped in culture and history. Each and every one of the pieces here are specially handpicked by the team to guarantee authenticity.