Where to Look for Antiques in Singapore
If you are a patron of Asian antiquities, you can scour Singapore’s market. If you are that persistent, you can surely find good deals. If you don’t know where to start, you can consider the following stores:
Apsara Antiques & Arts
Apsara Antiques & Arts is located in Tanglin Shopping Centre. They are open from 10:30am to 6:30pm every Monday-Saturday. If you want to set an appointment during Sundays or Public Holidays, you can reach them at (+65) 6735-5018.
Apsara is a famous store in Singapore that sells artefacts and Asian antiques like Burmese pieces. They also sell antique jewelleries and you will see modern furniture pieces too.
Antiques of the Orient
Antiques of the Orient is located in Tanglin Shopping Centre. They are open from Monday to Saturday (10am to 6pm) and Sunday & Holidays (11am to 4pm). If you have any questions or concerns, you can reach them at (+65) 6734-9351.
The shop sells rare Asian artefacts. You will see furniture pieces, Chinese porcelain, postcards, photographs, maps, charts and books. They also feature letters and books from Sir Stamford Raffles (the founder of contemporary Singapore).
View Point is located in China Square Central. They are open from 9am to 6pm daily. If you have any issues or concerns, you can always call them at (+65) 9856-8683.
If you collect old magazines, books, photos, toys, telephones, clocks, lamps, records, suitcases and many more, View Point is the best place to start your search. If you have something to sell or exchange, View Point will accept it.
Whatever your motives are for purchasing antiques, hopefully you will use it to educate many people so they will know and appreciate Asian arts or crafts even more. Asian antiques are quite expensive so you should care for it.