Dal Papa ReVia P. Castaldi, 16-18, Rome
open: Sunday mornings
Located in the centre of the Trastevere district, Dal Papa Re is a cavern of 18th and 19th-century antiques. An ideal place for those who are searching for that rare object at an unbeatable price.
Marmistica BonucceliVia del Coronari, 200, Rome
This clever craftsman makes tables in various sizes, using the leftovers of ancient marbleand turns various pieces into quirky shelves and picture frames. Altogether a refined and typical Roman shop, Did you know they deliver antiques worldwide? A huge plus point!
Mario PriliVia del Banchi Nuovi, 47, Rome
In 1966, Sor Mario, the owner of the Mario Prilli Antique shop, received a special award for having found a Botticelli stolen in 1820 from a Roman art collector. This salesman has a real eye for buying fine goods from aristocratic families and sells them on at at reasonable prices.
Carlo VirgilioVia del Lupa, 10, Rome
The Carlo Virgilio art gallery is well-known to collectors and curators as they sell drawings at very reasonable prices. They have a good selection of art which showcase the wonderful Roman views and its leafy surroundings from the bygone eras. These drawins would certainly make charming and original souvenirs for those who appreciate 19th and 20th century art.