Diana H. Bittel Antiques
610- 525-1160   •   610-715-1595 Cell  •  E-Mail:

I have been in business since 1977 having grown up with collector parents and working for Sotheby's back in the early 1970's. I have exhibited in numerous shows since starting, but have now narrowed that list down to the venues below.

My primary focus is late 18th century/ early 19th century American furniture and nautical works of art. For furniture, I prefer Pennsylvania walnut and cherry case pieces and New England curly and tiger maple ones- with a leaning to chests, high chests, blanket chests, and highboys and lowboys. My nautical interests are sailor's woolworks, both English and American, sailor's shell valentines and other shellwork art including boxes and shell dolls, late 18th and early 19th century marine paintings, mostly watercolors with American flags, and China Trade examples with focus on port scenes, both oil and pith paper examples.

Miscellaneous interests include Bermuda furniture, German Noah's arks, English fruitwood tea caddies, treenware, weathervanes, animal paintings and outdoor works of art including iron animals, salt glaze figures and stonework animals.

We offer a wide range of furniture, folk art items, and marine objects.
Please bookmark us and return when the catalog is finished.


Folk Art
Folk Art

Marine Paintings


Sailors' Woolworks
British Sailors'

The Folk Art Show (TAAS) in New York in January
The Philadelphia Antiques Show in April
The Nantucket Historical Association Show in August
The Newport Antiques Show in August
The Boston Antiques Show (Ellis) in November
The Delaware Antiques Show in November

Bryn Mawr, PA  •  19010

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