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Stockholm - Antiques

Stockholm has many antique shops, most of which are in the centre of town and in the Old Town. The stores are of varying quality and so is the service. For the high end of the market you should go to the auction houses.


  • J. R WillborB AB
    Sibyllegatan 41
    114 42
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 783 02 65
    Fax: +46 8 783 59 93
    Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm, Sat 11 am-3 pm. (Closed Jun-Aug). Additional languages spoken: Farsi and Armenian.
    Northern Europe's largest selection of antique and semi-antique rugs, textiles and kilims. They stock both Oriental and European pieces including tapestries and folk textiles. All items are professionally photographed.
    Cleaning, restoration and evaluation facilities are available.
    Books about rugs and textiles are also published by J. P. Willborg.
  • Streco Orientmattor
    Norrlandsgatan 17
    111 43
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 411 3 73
    Fax: +46 8 24 22 13
    Hours: Mon-Fri 10 am- 6 pm, Sat 11 am-3 pm, or by appointment.
    Closed July 1-August 5

Antique, semi-antique and decorative rugs and carpets from Persia, China, Turkey and Caucasus.

  • Toners Kilim-Mattor
    Grevgatan 7
    114 53
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 663 30 60
    Fax +46 8 661 31 53.
    Hours: Mon-Fri 11 am-6 pm, Sat 11 am-4 pm, Sun 12 pm-3 pm.
  • Spa
    Klarabergsgatan 37
    three floors of furniture, paintings, rugs, sculptures from various periods.
  • George Hensher
    corner Skeppargatan/Storgatan
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 662 39 37
    Reproduction and Antique Furniture.

Furniture restoration/conservation:

  • AteIje Ebeniste
    114 57
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 663 96 90
    Members of the International Institute of Conservation. Atelje Ebeniste is focuses on restoration of pre 19th Century fine antique furniture using traditional methods and techniques that were used at the relevant time period. Marquetry repairs are also done. All repairs are done using period material.


  • Stockholm Auction Rooms
    (Stockholms Auktionsverk)
    Gallerian, Jakobsgatan 1
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 14 24 40
    Auction goods are shown on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 8.30-15.00. Other weekdays auctions take place from 9 a.m. "Kundtjänst" (Customer Service) same telephone number, will bid for you. They have quality auctions in April and November. Their catalogue for these auctions can be ordered. For a fee, written bids can be submitted (inropsuppdrag) on forms available at their office. If a successful bid is made in person at the public auction, the item may be paid for and taken along. With a successful written bid, the item may be picked up not earlier than two days after the auction, but no later than eight days after. The charge for a written bid is a percentage of the bid price on all successful bids.
  • Beijers Auktioner
    Birger Jarlsgatan 6
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 248590
    Beijers have two classical auctions per year, April and November, and two modern auctions, May and December.
  • Bukowskis
    Wahrendorffsgatan 8
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 10 25 95,
    hold their International Spring Auction in April and the Autumn Auction in October. Bukowskis' Oscarian Auctions (19th Cent.) are held in February, May, September and December. Two Modern Art Auctions are held in May and November. Exhibitions are held for several days prior to the Auctions. For definite dates see daily papers.
  • W.A. Bohlin -jewellers
    Sturegatan ,12
    Tel: + 46 (0)8 606622
    Auctions of jewelry, gold and antique silver, annually in January, March and October.

Taking antiques out of the country:
There are restrictions on some pre-1860 articles, such as furniture, mirrors, clocks and watches, etc. Applications for exemption from such restrictions should be made to:
the Central Office of National Antiquities (Riksantikvane- ambetet)
Tel: + 46 (0)8 783 90 00.

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