Tony Rodriguez  has been buying and selling fine art and antiques for over 40 years. Tony moved to Key West from Madrid in 1980, where he starting selling at regional antique shows, becoming known for Native American rugs, art and Art Deco jewelry. In 1983, Tony came to Southern California and opened an antique shop called Piccolo Mondo in Ventura while also selling at the burgeoning regional antique shows. Tony and Larry Hughes met in the early 1990s while they occupied neighboring booths at an antique show in Pasadena and worked together closely until Larry retired in 2006.