Texas-Sized Antiques Fare At Original Round Top Fair
By Tom O’Hara: “The Original Round Top Texas Antiques Fair, hosted by Susan and Bo Franks September 28–October 1, saw more than 250 exhibiting dealers offering antiques and collectibles from the earliest American styles through Biedermeier from Europe, lacquered furniture from Asia and even some of the later industrial fashions for the home and workplace.
Begun as a venue for American country-style antiques in “The Big Red Barn,” the show has expanded over the last five years with the addition of the air-conditioned marquee Continental Tent and the Big Red Barn Tent to allow for expanded inventories and styles, including many dealers that specialize in Continental, industrial and even some later Nineteenth Century styles. Carmine Dance Hall, located just over the hill, also offered air-conditioned space as part of this show……”
The next edition of the show will be April 4–8. For more information, 512-237-4747 or www.RoundTopTexasAntiques.com .