Treasure inn - The antiques shop at the Oberoi
in 1993, Treasure Inn at the Oberoi Shopping arcade is an
art collector's delight . One is mesmerised by the very look of
the shop. The shop is a treasure trove of antiques. You name an
item and it is there - tablelamps, bell jars, pully lamps, and much
more. One can even find a pin hole camera . Nautical instruments
such as telescopes can be bought from Treasure Inn.
products available are either genuine antiques or reproductions
The antiques are collected from all over the country from authentic
sources. The reproductions are mostly obtained from Ferozabad in
north India. Depending on the supply one can obtain some really
rare pieces. Old antique watches can be bought and repaired at Treasure
The demand for antiques is not just restricted to Indians, as
the bulk of the customers are foreign tourists who are ever willing
to purchase items . According to Ayaz Amir, the owner of Treasure
Inn, his shop has a "variety of nice things to offer ".
You can purchase a key ring , or you could take a fancy to a gramophone.
At Treasure Inn you have a choice of antiques that will keep
you interested for hours on end.
: Sharmistha Chatterjee