Look certain shop owners in Seattle. I am on to you. I see you shopping at Pacific Galleries, Antika, and 24 Karat for excellent finds, and then I know you simply recover and charge another $2000 for these treasures.
But that's ok. Because I shop at the source. And for many in Seattle, the best kept secret (until now) is 24 Karat Vintage Interiors in Georgetown, a neighborhood known better for its drinking outposts and its tough urban/industrial terrain.
Brigh's treasures come from here and abroad (Paris, specifically) and he's not at all catholic about his tastes. In his store you will find vintage chrome chairs (ready to plop in an LA home) right next to a $4000 pair of antique chairs. It's all about the mix.
You can see this great collection for yourself at:
1226 South Bailey Street
Ok... I am slowly wrapping up my series on great shops in Seattle.
In your city, what are those shops that you think are the underground sources for the best finds?