Historic New England’s Centennial To Be Celebrated at 2010 Winter Antiques Show

  • Shoes, by Jonathan Hose and Son.  Circa 1770.  London.  Silk brocade.  Gift of Miss Mary C.  Wheelwright.  1919.140.  Historic New England.

    Shoes, by Jonathan Hose and Son. Circa 1770. London. Silk brocade. Gift of Miss Mary C. Wheelwright. 1919.140. Historic New England.

    Historic New England

  • High chest, with decoration possibly by Robert Davis or Stephen Whiting.  1735-45.  Boston.  Red maple, red oak, white pine.  Gift of Edmund Quincy.  1972.51.  Historic New England.

    High chest, with decoration possibly by Robert Davis or Stephen Whiting. 1735-45. Boston. Red maple, red oak, white pine. Gift of Edmund Quincy. 1972.51. Historic New England.

    Historic New England.

  • Art pottery vase and bowl.  Vase attributed to Lily Shapiro, decorator, 1915; bowl by Sarah Galner (1894-1982), decorator, 1917.  Produced at the Paul Revere Pottery.  Boston.  Glazed stoneware.  Gift of Victoria A.  Cassassa.  1980.257.  Historic New England.

    Art pottery vase and bowl. Vase attributed to Lily Shapiro, decorator, 1915; bowl by Sarah Galner (1894-1982), decorator, 1917. Produced at the Paul Revere Pottery. Boston. Glazed stoneware. Gift of Victoria A. Cassassa. 1980.257. Historic New England.

    Historic New England

 

Winter Antiques Show

A BENEFIT FOR EAST SIDE HOUSE SETTLEMENT

January 22-31, 2010: New York, NY. Park Avenue Armory, 67th Street and Park Avenue. The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 56th year as America’s premier antiques show, featuring 75 renowned experts in American, English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts from antiquity through the 1960s. Peter M. Brant serves as Honorary Chairman for 2010 and Bank of America is the Show’s proud Sponsor for the third year. Sallie Krawcheck will serve as Chair of the Opening Night Party, which is on Thursday, January 21st. All net proceeds from the Show benefit East Side House Settlement and its new initiative, the Winter Antiques Show Education Fund. The Show sponsor is The Magazine Antiques. The 2010 loan exhibition is Colonial to Modern: A Century of Collecting at Historic New England, celebrating Historic New England's centennial year. The loan exhibition is sponsored by Chubb Personal Insurance for the 14th consecutive year.

Historic New England, a museum of cultural history, has thirty-six historically and architecturally significant properties across the region. Its collections, which span four centuries and include more than 110,000 objects and more than a million archival items, are the most important in the nation for the study of New England life. The exhibition will include eighteenth to twentieth century furniture, paintings by academic and provincial artists, ceramics made in New England and abroad, and personal accessories from diamond brooches to silk brocade shoes.

Show hours are 12 p.m.-8 p.m. daily except Sundays and Thursday, 12 p.m.-6 p.m. To purchase tickets for the Opening Night Party on Thursday, January 21st or the Young Collectors Night on Thursday, January 28th, call (718) 292-7392 or visit the Show’s website at www.winterantiquesshow.com. Daily admission to the Show is $20, which includes the Show’s award-winning catalogue.

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