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nyc big fleaFor those of us who love antiques, all antique hunts are treasure hunts, but this weekend is the closest you’ll come to the real thing in New York City! Styled after the famed markets of Paris and London’s Portobello Road, The Big Flea Market presents NYC Big Flea, which features over 600 booths of treasures to lose yourself in, including booths from The Manhattan Art & Antique Center’s own Irish Rosenthal, Gallery 47, and Melody Rodgers. Offering every kind of vintage, estate, and antique goods, including vintage clothing, jewelry, and fine art, this is the largest indoor antiques flea market in Manhattan. The show is held at Pier 94, September 27-28, Saturday 9AM-7PM/Sunday 10AM-5PM.

Iris Rosenthal

Menu holder featuring a putti holding a pig"s head on a platter, 800 silver.

Menu holder featuring a putti holding a pig"s head on a platter, 800 silver.

Iris Rosenthal prides itself on a variety of diversified small things from estate sales. Depending on the day, Iris Rosenthal will have a plethora of treasures such as antique silver tea strainers, boxes, baby items, estate jewelry, sterling silver serving pieces, antique and designer pocketbooks, and dolls. Gallery #34/201.615.7917

Vintage Gucci purse, fabric and leather with brass, Italy, 1970"s.

Vintage Gucci purse, fabric and leather with brass, Italy, 1970s.

Gold plated and enamel Kenneth Jay Lane leopard form fur clip with green stone eyes, and rhinestone collar, American, 1980s.

Gold plated and enamel Kenneth Jay Lane leopard form fur clip with green stone eyes, and rhinestone collar, American, 1980s.

Gallery 47

Ear clips, custom made by Sorab & Roshi, featuring diamonds and 5 types of coral set in18K gold, American, circa 1980s.  Diameter: 1-1/4"

Ear clips, custom made by Sorab & Roshi, featuring diamonds and 5 types of coral set in18K gold, American, circa 1980s. Diameter: 1-1/4"

Now a half-century in business, Gallery 47 features fine 20th century jewelry from Cartier, Tiffany and Van Cleef & Arpels, in addition to commercial Lalique and Baccarat perfume bottles. Gallery 47/212.888.0165/ken@gallery47.com

Lalique perfume bottle for Nina Ricci, "Coeur Joie" (Happy Heart), in original box, the graphics by Christian Berard, glass, France, 1942.

Lalique perfume bottle for Nina Ricci, "Coeur Joie" (Happy Heart), in original box, the graphics by Christian Berard, glass, France, 1942.

Art Deco clock, bronze back with a silver front, set with marcasites, carved onyx, and carnelian, Germany, circa 1920s.

Art Deco clock, bronze back with a silver front, set with marcasites, carved onyx, and carnelian, Germany, circa 1920s.

Melody Rodgers

Regency period painted miniature features ethereal dancing figures (mother and son), within a gold and silver frame and surrounded by paste stones. Back locket opens.  French, c. 1820.

Regency period painted miniature features ethereal dancing figures (mother and son), within a gold and silver frame and surrounded by paste stones. Back locket opens. French, c. 1820.

A second generation owner, Melody Rodgers offers a constantly changing collection of visually enticing and highly individual pieces. Featuring fine, faux and fashion jewelry from the 17th century to this moment. Gallery #10A/212.758.3164/info@melodyrodgers.com

Metal geometric cuff, signed Robin, c. 1960.

Metal geometric cuff, signed Robin, c. 1960.

Eisenberg original fur clip, handset marquis crystal stones in sterling silver.  A rare item in excellent condition.  Featured in the "Jewels of Fantasy" book, Chicago, USA, c. 1940.

Eisenberg original fur clip, handset marquis crystal stones in sterling silver. A rare item in excellent condition. Featured in the "Jewels of Fantasy" book, Chicago, USA, c. 1940.