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Location: 4 Hudson Street, Kinderhook, NY 12106
Call: 518-610-8301
Email: nptrent@bellsouth.net
Hours: 9 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday or by appointment

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AboutEst. 1982

Established in 1982, N.P. Trent specializes in English and Continental furniture and decorative objects of the 18th and early 19th century. Our 3500sq foot showroom is located in an early 19th century building on the green of the historic village of Kinderhook, New York in the scenic Hudson Valley twenty minutes north of Hudson. We offer a wide range of works of art and antiques that create an unusual eclectic mix and provide the buyer with something out of the ordinary, all in a polished elegant setting.

Audrey and Stuart Peckner, Owners.  |  Jack Young, Gallery Director.

Primary Areas of Expertise

Specializing in English and Continental Furniture, Decorative Objects and Mirrors from the 18th and early 19th century with special emphasis on the unusual. Also 1st Edition and Signed Books as well as Vintage Jewelry.

  • Ceramics (excl. Asian): British Porcelain, British Pottery, European Porcelain, European Pottery
  • Clocks and Scientific Instruments: Barometers, Bracket Clocks, Carriage Clocks, Globes & Planetaria, Longcase Clocks, Marine Chronometers, Miscellaneous, Nautical Instruments, Other Scientific Instruments, Wall & Lantern Clocks
  • Decorative Objects: American, British, Continental (European), Other Cultures
  • Furniture: American, Continental, English & Irish
  • Lighting: Candelabra, Chandeliers, Lamps, Lanterns, Miscellaneous Lighting, Wall Lights
  • Paintings & Watercolors: 19th century European, American 18th Century & Earlier, American 19th Century, British to 1840, European & American, Impressionism, Old Master European, Post Impressionism & Modern
  • Portrait Miniatures: American, British, Continental
  • Silver: American Sterling & Plate before 1900, English & Irish Silver before 1900, European Silver before 1900, Old Sheffield Plate
From the Dealer

N. P. Trent Antiques today is the culmination of 30 plus years of diverse influences, experiences and scholarship. Our initial beginnings were selling American furniture in New York.  Then our subsequent move in 1984 to Palm Beach, Florida led to a major shift in our focus. Our experiences in Palm Beach were multifaceted. We established two shops, one in West Palm Beach and one on Worth Avenue, we purchased house contents of well known collectors, and we appraised for banks, attorneys, collectors, and national insurance companies.  The research required for the appraisal business and the acquisition of house contents laid the foundation for our later interest and expansion into many diversified fields, primarily English and European antiques. Added to all of the above was our desire to create elegant showrooms with a diversity of antiques, representing the way that people actually live. Our shops became a destination and source for designers and collectors worldwide. Our experience has also included exhibiting at the AADLA Shows and the Palm Beach International Antique Shows. Our expertise has been recognized in many of the leading publications, including Architectural Digest, Southern Living, Veranda, The Magazine Antiques, The International Herald Tribune and the Palm Beach Daily News. During a vacation in the Hudson Valley in 2010, we fell in love with and purchased a historic brick Georgian home in the village of Kinderhook and decided to move our business and make the village our permanent home. This house, in which we now reside, was recently featured in the October 2014 issue of The Magazine Antiques. Our showroom continues to reflect our broad background and our passion for the best.

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