Heading South for Americana

On the Trail
The antiques show in Nashville, Tenn., was filled with early American furniture and smaller items. photo by Tom O’Hara

I have been on the antiques trail for most of this early part of the year, in parts south of Connecticut. Given the weather, that’s not such a bad thing. On recent weekends we have been in Chantilly, Va., and Atlanta, Ga., and as I am writing this I am returning from Nashville, Tenn.

Interestingly, sales in these last few weeks have been very strong when compared to the last two years, with buyers going for small objects in great quantity, as well as early American furniture of varying styles.

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