In this brave new world, the best measure that an antique dealer has been admitted to the upper echelon of shopping destinations is its receipt of an invitation to join the 1stdibs.com network. Washington, D.C. has just seen 13 of its own institutions join that club.
By Chris Boutlier
French large butcher trade signs. Circa 1800’s Cote Jardin Antiques 3218 O Street, NW Washington, D.C., 20007 Phone: 202 333 3067 www.cotejardinantiques.com