Friday, January 31, 2014

THE WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW


Andrew Wyeth, The Prussian, 1973  at Jonathan Boos

Featuring the "Best of the Best" from antiquities through the 1960's, The Winter Antiques Show is a must see for both collectors and admirers.  I was invited to view the show during its last pre-opening hours earlier this week at the Armory while final touches were being made to the stylish booths of the 73 exhibitors.  Gorgeous vignettes featuring Americana, English, European and Asian decorative and fine arts are on display punctuated by several new dealers with a trend towards Modernism.

Maison Gerard is a personal favorite of mine. The dealer specializes in fine French Art Deco furniture, lighting and objects d'art. The pieces featured at the Armory are gorgeous representations of the period with inlaid marquetry, sinuous lines and rich exotic woods.  

Gerda Wegener Art Deco Window, France, circa 1925 Maison Gerard, New York NY

A rare screen by  Art Deco master Jean Dunand, considered to be the greatest lacquer artist of the period was a highlight of Maison Gerard, so whimsical and tres chic!
Barbara Israel's booth was simply breathtaking.  An exquisite collection of statues and garden antiques are staged against a lush waterfall backdrop.

Bold and beautiful Harry Bertoia's Devon Dunes,(1958)  bronze and copper sculpture was part of a varied, impressive exhibit at Lost City Arts, New York, NY
A stunning  Queen Anne Jappaned Secretaire Cabinet, circa 1710, Hyde Park Antiques
Tiffany and Co. Diamond Stars and Moons necklace, by Jean Schlumberger
Exquisite pieces from Tiffany, Graff, Chanel and Bulgari are on display in celebration of the 60th Diamond Jubilee of the show.


The Winter Antiques Show benefits East Side House Settlement and runs through February 2, 2014 at the Armory.

15 comments:

Jalon Burton said...

Simply the best is the perfect way to describe this! What a breathtaking post - gorgeous images (as always!)... I hope you have a great weekend and hope to see you soon!

therelishedroost said...

That Jean Dunand screen is stunning!!!

I Dream Of said...

Wow. So much gorgeousness. That Tiffany necklace would make a gorgeous Valentine's bauble, don't you think? XO

The enchanted home said...

This was fun...we used to go and I miss going. Thanks for sharing some of the beautiful highlights!

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