Charles Flint – Owner

charlie-joy-2014Charles Flint – Owner

Charles Flint’s collecting passion started with antique bottles he found in  local cellar holes as a boy growing up in Lee MA.  His passion for  collecting has never subsided but the scope has grown exponentially!   In the following fifty years Charles Flint has built a thriving fine art  and antique business, carefully studying and researching each new area of interest so that today he has both a broad and deep understanding of the fine art and antique market.

Charles Flint is very involved in the local community and has, over the years, sat on the boards of many local historical museums and institutes such as The Lenox Historical Society, Berkshire Hisorical Society (Arrowhead), Mount Lebanon New York Shaker Village (where he was Director for three years), The Berkshire Museum, Recording for the Blind, and the Antique Bottle Association.  He currently sits on the board of the Bidwell House in Monterey MA, Arrowhead Museum (Berkshire Historical Society) and the Lee Bank Advisory Board.  His fine art and antique appraisal and authentication services have also been used by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Hancock Shaker Village, Edith Wharton Restoration (The Mount), the Clark Institute of Art Conservatory in Williamstown MA, Insurance companies, and of course many countless private customers.

Charles Flint is a leading fine art appraiser and authenticator of original works of art by Norman Rockwell and he has built one of the largest private collections of photographs of Norman Rockwell’s life in the Berkshires.

Charles Flint is a member of the New England Appraisers Association in good standing. As a certified appraiser, Charles Flint can give you a clear idea of what your fine art, antiques or treasures are worth and how best to handle them.  In addition to appraisals for important private collectors, insurance companies, banks and estates, Charles Flint has also done appraisal and authentication work for:

  • Norman Rockwell Museum*
  • Berkshire Museum
  • Arrowhead (Berkshire Historical Society)
  • Berkshire Museum
  • Berkshire Athenaeum
  • Clark Institute of Art Conservatory
  • Edith Wharton Restoration (The Mount)
  • Bidwell House Museum
  • Hancock Shaker Village
  • Mt. Lebanon Shaker Village
  • and many other historical societies and libraries.
* Charles Flint authenticates works of art by Norman Rockwell

As a collector and fine art and antique dealer, Charles Flint is always on the hunt for fine art, antiques, folk art, and glass.  He loves to cook and share his latest creations with friends and family.  Charles Flint has six adult children and lives with his wife Joy in Lenox, MA.