A La Vieille Russie, New York

A La Vieille Russie, New York

Established in 1851 in Kiev, and now in New York on Fifth Avenue at 59th Street, just opposite Central Park, Upper East Side Manhattan is an art and antique dealers specializing in American and European antique jewelry, Russian antiques and art, including Faberge, and European works of art, including gold snuff boxes and objets de vertu. A La Vieille Russie have been at its present location since 1961.

A La Vieille Russie, a family enterprise since its founding in Kiev in 1851, left the turmoil of the Revolution and was re-established in Paris around 1920 by Jacques Zolotnitsky, the grandson of the founder. The New York branch was opened in 1941 by the late Alexander Schaffer.

Still a multigenerational family business, under the direction of brothers, Messrs. Paul and Peter L. Schaffer, and Paul’s son, Dr. Mark Schaffer, A La Vieille Russie is known for its collection of Russian treasures. Goldsmith and jeweler Carl Fabergé was a client, and A La Vieille Russie is recognized today as international expert on his works.

A La Vieille Russie maintains a strong exhibition schedule, both as exhibitors and lenders. For example, it exhibits annually at TEFAF Maastricht in the Netherlands, New York’s Winter Antiques Show, Masterpiece London, and the New York International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show. A La Vieille Russie is also member of the the National Antique and Art Dealers Association of America and the Art and Antique Dealers League of America.

Operation Hours Oct - May: Monday to Friday: 10 am - 5:30 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm; Jun - Sept: Monday to Friday: 10 am - 5 pm. Store hours might vary, please give a call to confirm.

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Sight Name: A La Vieille Russie
Sight Location: New York, USA
Sight Type: Shopping
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