In honor of Small Business Saturday, I am sending out some of the merchants I have found in MywalkinManhattan.
Royal-Athetha Galleries closed in January of 2022 when the owner retired, and he closed the business. Please check their website for current products.
153 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
Fax: (212) 688-0412
Open: Monday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm/Saturday & Sunday Closed
I visited the Royal-Athena Galleries when I was touring the Turtle Bay neighborhood recently and it is an interesting mix of gallery and museum. The ancient art pieces are items that you would see in major collections and in the halls of well-known museums. Inside each of the cases and art that lined the tables were from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Italy.
Museum quality art work lines the cases and tables of the store
There was everything from large statues to small items like idols, coins, figure heads, bowls and vases. Each case told a story of a collection and each piece was marked with what the piece was, where it was from, sometimes a previous owner and the price. It was like going to the…
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