Fun group of art photos/prints mounted and ready for framing or hanging!
Mike Deming Antiques on Monroe Avenue in Brighton New York is the new shop for an old Rochester favorite—The Antique Guy—the most experienced, personable, trusted, and knowledgeable dealer in Western New York.
Whether you feel a deep sentimental attachment to pieces from a particular period or you’re selling a family heirloom from an estate, finding the right antique store can be difficult. Narrow your hunt by turning to Mike Deming Antiques in Rochester, NY. With more than 35 years of experience, this trusted antique dealer offers a large inventory and wealth of expertise for buyers and sellers across Monroe County and the surrounding areas. As the owner and operator of this well-known antique shop, Mike Deming is proud to present collectors and casual buyers a diverse selection of beautiful items. From marble sculptures and oriental rugs to sterling silver and furniture, there’s truly something special for you waiting around every corner. Take your time browsing through his hard-to-find vintage paper goods, such as old photographs, postcards, and books. You’ll have your pick of old coins and cameras or mid-century art and military pieces—nearly any antique item you can imagine exists in this special store. In addition to selling an assortment of rare collectibles, Mike will also buy your unwanted treasures at top dollar. Unlike many pawn shops or run-of-the-mill antique buyers, he’s built his entire business on integrity and knowledge, which leaves customers feeling satisfied with each transaction. Feel free to ask staff members about special discounts for added savings on your next purchase. When searching for a reputable antique dealer, stop by to see the friendly folks at Mike Deming Antiques. Buyers and sellers alike are welcomed to call them today at (585) 244-1999 or visit them online for more information.
Fun group of art photos/prints mounted and ready for framing or hanging!
Mike and Jacquie have a difference of opinion on what this handle is in the shape off on this19th C copper luster piece. So your opinions are needed and the most votes determines who is right, prize and/or penalty to the winner/looser to also be determined by suggestions! To keep it fair we will not disclose who thinks what this handle represents. The two choices are a gargoyle or an eagle. Let us know which you see!
What Counts as an Antique Toy? https://vlnkx.co/2Y2SQ0w
A Guide to Antique Silver Hallmarks https://vlnkx.co/2KiKJe8
3 Important Tips on Caring for Your Antique Silver https://vlnkx.co/2Ev059b
If it's time for a snow storm then we must be running an Estate Sale! Though it's cold outside come join us this Fri & Sat from 9-4 for a "HOT" sale. Located in the Park Ave Neighborhood at ** Barrington St., it is loaded with Antiques, collectibles, great clothing, tools and household. See the listing here https://www.estatesales.net/NY/Rochester/14607/2098086 Something for everyone!
4 FAQ on Selling Antique Silver https://vlnk.io/2Azc6tb
What Factors Give an Antique Its Value? https://vlnk.io/2Q7vJlQ
My son John is back dancing with Rochester City Ballet! Go John Go!
Our newest member of Rochester City Ballet is John Deming. The Rochester native, who trained at Draper Center for Dance Education, returned home to dance with The Rochester City Ballet's Nutcracker with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Thanks to RIT senior Erin Gallagher for the great video
What's the Difference Between Vintage & Antique? http://vlnk.io/2z45d22
3 Types of Antique Silver to Sell http://vlnk.io/2NwdyQq
Great collection of composition dolls for sale!
Oil on canvas titled “Cockfight” lower right, inscribed ‘Rachel Ascher Hawaii 1970’ on back.
3 Tips for Selling Your Antiques https://vlnk.io/2wrAvxZ
Mendon Moving Sale starts on 8/10/2018
View information about this sale in Mendon, NY. The sale starts Friday, August 10 and runs through Saturday, August 11. It is being run by Mike Deming Antiques.
New Today! A Cairns Bro. leather High Eagle Fire Helmet c. 1900 and ID tag belonging to August Berl a Rochester Fireman from Engine Co. No. 7. These helmets are still made by Cairns, using the same process they have since 1850. The leather front shield is spotted like a dalmation.
A previous owner used this gem of a planter outside...a definite No-No. Bronze castings missing most of their fire gilding, probably Sevres porcelain artist signed and cracked in the back, busted up marble base and I still had to buy it, in all it's faded glory. 26" high and weighing 80 pounds it has a liner so is still serviceable.
Busy time of year with a few sales coming up, this one has a nice variety of things!
View information about this sale in Rochester, NY. The sale starts Saturday, July 28. It is being run by Mike Deming Antiques.
Ready for a good old fashioned country antique show? Join us in Bloomfield Saturday! Below is just a sample of some of the fun items we will have for sale.
59th Annual Antique Show
An average of 50 dealers all in one spot right in the middle of "Antique Alley" in historic East Bloomfield, NY. This is not a flea market, it is well know dealers with quality merchandise from across the northeast.
State Street and South Ave, Bloomfield, NY 14469
Saturday, July 14, 2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm $7
RAIN OR SHINE
The Messenger Post Newspaper is running a Best Of The Fingerlakes contest and we would appreciate your support! Follow the link below scroll down to the shopping link and under the best antique store enter in Mike Deming Antiques - click the Nominate bar to the right to finish the entry. While you are there, there are many other categories! You will have to fill out some info but there is a prize someone could win. Thanks!
What's in your attic or basement? Looking to sell or have an estate sale? Give us a call!
YOU MAY HAVE OUTGROWN YOUR TOYS BUT WE STILL
WANT TO PLAY! We are always looking for items to purchase. Toys are one of our favorites! If you have items to sell, let us know. Vintage space toys, early board games and playing cards, antique bisque head dolls, slot cars, Lionel trains, early Tonka Buddy L and other vehicles, just to name a few!
TODAY"S TREASURES vintage corks in original bags with advertising, an antique lamp converted into a trash can ( would make a great planter), and some artwork
The wonderful weather has folks out and about and some new items have been coming in, a pair of chalkware figures, a great cabinet worth restoring, an abstract, and a Midtown Plaza print just to name a few!
Some fun mid century modern lamps and speakers new to the shop, along with other mid century furniture - for a small shop we have quite the variety of time periods represented - stop in Thurs - Sat and check us out - here other days by chance or appointment too!
TODAY"S TREASURES New arrivals today - a spool cabinet, drop leaf table, barometer, fire screen. side table (round), and two walking sticks. Also a fish service with large platter, plates and sauce boat.
Staging the scene! Look for a future article on silver featured in (585) magazine, with an interview of Mike and related photos.
Recent acquisition. "Tire Store, Brooklyn 1955". 8 x 10 pencil signed photograph by N. Jay Jaffee. Like Atget in Paris and Abbott in NYC, Jaffee recorded the disappearing life & culture of Brooklyn.
An example of this shot is in the Brooklyn Museum.
A 1972 "Big Star" pinball game by Williams Electronics. I lugged this out of a basement the other night with a friend's help. This one is restored well with a lot of snap, big time magnets and a forgiving "Tilt".
Scarce "flow blue" platter in the "Quadrupeds" pattern made by brothers John and Ralph Hall. This was produced from 1802 to 1832 in England primarily for the North American market. I love the early stuff!
New addition! We used to find these lithographic stones quite frequently, especially here in Rochester. While not very valuable, the process of making and using them is fascinating. A short video here..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E38B0swb4vo
Painting on panel by Rochester's "favorite son", Ramon Santiago.
A couple couldn't agree to like this so it is on the market. Dated 1974 it was in the previous owner's possession some 40 plus years. Ahh Ramon, gone but not forgotten...
New today! Part of a large lot of 1940's pressed steel, tin wind up and paper litho toys. The "kid" in all of us keeps this part of the antique market pretty steady!
New today! Life-size work in hammered brass by Yosef Drenters c. 1970.
My trip to Brimfield this week had me swearing off large heavy items, so today on my way to work I bought a 6' cast aluminum table with a tempered glass top. "Sigh" someday I'll learn....
Packing today for a trip to Brimfield Mass next week. Three times a year thousands of dealers and collectors gather for a week here to buy and sell. Not for everyone but it is an event like no other!
This flyer was made by a 75 year old retired investment guru, out of found material in his Pittsford home. Guy never tried his hand at art till then. Imaginative and fun, I couldn't get the golf club bag in the shot cause it was hanging on the other side!
Pair of Macbeth "eyebrow" headlamp lenses, new old stock, c.1928. These would have fit a variety of early automobiles. Never know what you'll find in this business!
Have no idea what this is but I had to have it. Mighty fine piece of "steampunk". $50 store credit to the first person that can convince me they know what this was used for! Add some legs and you would have one "heckuva" an end table.
Just walked in the door. A painting by Rochester artist Dorothea Landow of one of "man's best friends". A student of Carl Peters and Robert Henri, she had shows in the 1930's at MAG and the Eastman Theatre.
New Today! A 19th century word processor. Complete with a rotary ball head, this pre QWERTY Blickensderfer #8 could really get the job done. Hundreds of firms competed for typewriter dominance with most going bankrupt or being bought out. Ya gotta love the free market!
More sculpture than timepiece, this 22" clock case might be the best of it's type I've ever had! Made of "slush" or "pot" metal, these castings are easily susceptible to damage. C. 1900, this is complete with original finish.
Mythical "critter" carved in catlinite by Cherokee artist John J. Wilnoty. A not very prolific and somewhat enigmatic artist, his work is highly regarded. The attention to detail here is borderline obsessive!
Exceptional piece of fantasy furniture circa 1880! Boudoir size carved in walnut, probably German. Great condition and wonderful color!
By Conrad Marca-Relli, a first generation New York School Abstract Expressionist, silkscreen w/ collage on aluminum panel, # 32/50, 1969.
1458 Monroe Ave
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