Dr. Ken Hamlett Biography
Dr. Ken Hamlett is best known in Dallas as one of the finest cosmetic dentists in the Metroplex, regularly receiving patient acclaim and professional accolades in a practice spanning several decades. But the antiques community knows that he is also one of the finest art and antiques dealers Texas has to offer.
A Dallas native, Ken attended Highland Park High School, Southern Methodist University and Baylor College of Dentistry. While in dental School he began to collect antique medical and dental tools, books and related memorabilia. As time went on his collecting skills expanded to include 18th and 19th century decorative accessories, fine American and European oil paintings, Lalique and Steuben art glass and both Chinese and Japanese items.
Ken’s patients have long been treated to original paintings by Texas and regional artists that are displayed throughout his dental office. His extensive travel and teaching schedule has enabled him to seek out a wide variety of top quality antiques around the world.
In addition to the oil paintings, art glass, sterling silver and high style decorative accessories he is known for, Ken offers early American and English furniture pieces, Chinese export porcelain items and elaborate Meissen accessories. Regular customers know he also offers Native American artwork, Navajo rugs and western bronzes.
Come check out his latest finds at Snider Plaza Antiques!