Antiquing in Nashville With The Pro Behind Spalding Antiques

Finding European antiques in condition as good as the ones for sale through Spalding Antiques on Chairish is rare. The beautiful pieces dating back to the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries have withstood the test of time, and are ready to travel from Nashville to your home.


Mary Spalding, owner of Spalding Antiques, is certainly an antique lover, and her succinct and inspiring answers to our questions show it!

What’s one thing most people don’t know about Nashville?
It is not all about country music.  We have so much here with the arts.  I am involved in Nashville Ballet and it is really a world class ballet.

If you didn’t own your business, what would you do?
I cannot even imagine my life without my business.

You can’t live without…
My dogs, Sammy and Lily.

Favorite interior designer: 
Axel Vervoordt.

What’s the best design tip you’ve ever received?
Go with your first concept. It is always the best.

The film whose aesthetic most closely resembles mine is…
“Under the Tuscan Sun.”

What is your favorite country to shop and why?
Italy. They have the best design and it is totally my style.

September 30, 2016

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