Dazzling Works of Art Across Continents and Millenia: America’s Top International Art and Antiques Event Returns -- The 23rd Annual "International Show" at the Park Avenue Armory, New York City, October 21-27, 2011

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The Booth of Kentshire Galleries at the International Show 2010
Courtesy of Haughton Fairs


A strong synergy of exhibitors and stunning visual mix of art and antiques of the highest quality are the hallmarks of Anna and Brian Haughton’s flagship New York fair, which returns for its 23rd year, October 21-27, 2011. 

Sixty-seven of the world’s top dealers – many of them founding exhibitors – will converge on the Park Avenue Armory for the breathtaking event that collectors, connoisseurs, interior designers and art lovers anticipate all year long.   The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show, founded in 1989, was New York's first vetted fair and remains one of the world's most prestigious and influential art and antique events.  Extraordinary attention to detail, exceptional specialist dealers, breathtaking variety and exacting standards have established the International Show as the top American showcase of its kind. 

Exhibitor: Wartski SILVER GOBLET BY GILBERT MARKS The bowl of cylindrical form, on spreading spiral fluted trumpet-shaped foot, the knopped stem with three foliage supports, the bowl chased with flowers and foliage, with a hammered finish. Hallmarked near rim, further engraved 'Gilbert Marks '97'

This glamorous fair brings together works of art that span continents and millennia -- among them many of museum quality.  Furniture, paintings, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, glass, clocks, watches, arms, armour, rare books, manuscripts, jewelry, objets de vertu, Fabergé, silver, antiquities and ethnographic art, are among the many different categories exhibited and for sale.   Prices start from as little as a few hundred dollars but rise into the millions.

New Exhibitors

The International Show is pleased to welcome four new exhibitors to the already stellar roster.  The new exhibitors for 2011 include Anne Autergarden, from Brussels, Belgium, a highly respected dealer in 20th Century Decorative Arts with a specialty in Italian design from 1900 to 1980;  Samina Inc. from London, a top specialist in 17th - early 20th century Indian jewellery; Indian decorative arts, such as jade and silver; vintage Indian photographs;  Galerie du Post Impressionnisme S.I.M. sarl , dealers in Post-Impressionism, Ecole de Pont-Aven, Divisionism, the Nabis Group, Fauvism, and artists working more independently;  Thomas Coulborn & Sons, UK, offering Fine antique furniture & works of art. 

2011 Exhibitor list including new exhibitors:

A La Vieille Russie, Inc., US

Speciality: European and American jewellery, Faberge, gold snuffboxes and objets de vertu, Russian decorative and fine arts.

Agnew's , UK

Speciality: Old Masters    

Anne Autegarden  Belgium   NEW 

Speciality: 20th Century Decorative Arts specialised in Italian design from 1900 to 1980.

Apter-Fredericks Limited , UK

Speciality: 18th & 19th century English furniture

Ariadne Galleries Inc., US

Speciality: Antiquities

H. Blairman & Sons Limited, UK

Speciality: 19th century furniture and works of art

J.H. Bourdon-Smith Ltd., UK

Speciality: Antique English silver, Georgian and Victorian and specialists in early English spoons of the 16th & 17th centuries

W.M. Brady & Co. Inc., US

Speciality: Old Master & C19th paintings, drawings and sculpture

Sandra Cronan Limited, UK

Speciality: 17th - early 20th century jewellery

Daniel Crouch Rare Books, LLP, UK

Speciality: Rare maps, atlases, books, prints & globes

Douglas Dawson Gallery, US

Speciality: Ethnographic art, including ceramics, textiles and sculpture

Finch & Co, UK

Speciality: Antiquities, European works of Art, Ethnographica, Natural History

Peter Finer, UK

Speciality: Antique arms, armour and related objects

Foster-Gwin Inc., US

Speciality: 16/17/18th Century continental furniture,

tapestries and works of art

Gallery Lefebvre, FRANCE

Speciality:  Arts Decoratifs XXe Siecle

Bernd Goeckler Antiques, US

Speciality: Continental Furniture, Lighting, Objects and Fine Art 1920-1970

Michael Goedhuis, UK

Speciality: Contemporary Chinese & Asian Art  

Dr. Joern Guenther Rare Books AG

Speciality: Rare books

Hancocks & Co (Jewellers) Limited

Speciality: Antique and 20th century jewellery and silver.

Brian Haughton Gallery

Exhibitor: The Sladmore Gallery, UK A fine quality, early twentieth century impressionistic bronze model of a 'Walking Panther', by Rembrandt Bugatti (Italian, 1884-1916). This sculpture was cast in bronze by the lost wax process at the Hébrard Foundry, Paris by 1929
Sladmore Gallery, UK

Speciality: 18th & 19th century English and Continental ceramics

Jeffrey Beal Henkel

Speciality: Garden ornamentation

Hostler Burrows

Speciality: Swedish furniture and objects 

Hyde Park Antiques Ltd.

Speciality: 18th & early 19th century English furniture and mirrors, early Worcester and Chinese Export porcelain; British and equestrian paintings

Hyland Granby Antiques

Speciality: 18th & 19th century maritime artifacts; navigational instruments, paintings, wood carvings, folk art, scrimshaw, ship models.

Il Quadrifoglio SRL

Speciality: Italian Furniture, paintings, objects 17th and 18th Century.


Speciality: Japanese contemporary sculpture (stone, wood, metal & glass).   Also antique and contemporary pottery, textiles.   

 Jane Kahan Gallery

Speciality: European and American modern masters; paintings, prints, sculpture, ceramics and tapestries


Speciality: Furniture, objects and jewellery


Speciality: Antique Carpets, European Tapestries & Aubussons, Period Needlework,

20th century Rugs from the Arts & Crafts to the Art Deco period.  Also in NY.

Jack Kilgore

Speciality: C16th, C17th & C18th Dutch & Flemish Old Master paintings

Koopman Rare Art

Speciality: Antique silver and objets

H.M. Luther Inc. Antiques

Speciality:  18th, 19th and early 20th century European and Asian furniture, decorations and works of art; Russian and Swedish; French and Italian;  Chinese and Japanese. 

MacConnal-Mason Gallery

Speciality 19th & 20th c. oil paintings and watercolours; C19th and C20th sculptures and bronzes

Maison Gerard Limited

Speciality: French Art Deco furniture, lighting and objects from the 1920s-40s

Mallett Inc.

Speciality: 18th and 19th C English and Continental furniture, glass, works of art, fine paintings and watercolours

Lillian Nassau LLC

Speciality: the work of Louis Comfort Tiffany, including lamps, glass, windows, ceramics, paintings and metalwork;  European and American 19th & early 20th century

Jill Newhouse

Speciality: European Master Drawings and watercolours, specialising in 19th century

 Frank Partridge

Speciality: Furniture

Ronald Phillips Ltd

Speciality: 18th century English furniture, clocks and barometers

Phoenix Ancient Art

Speciality: Islamic Antiquities

Galerie du Post Impressionnisme S.I.M. sarl  NEW 

Speciality: Post-Impressionism, Ecole de Pont-Aven, Divisionism, the Nabis Group, Fauvism, and artists working more independently

Potterton Books

Speciality: International booksellers of new and unusual out of print books specialising in architecture, design, interior decoration, antiques and the fine and decorative arts.  

Primavera Gallery

Speciality: 20th century fine jewellery, furniture, glass, ceramics, metalwork, sculpture and period reference books.

Raffety & Walwyn

Speciality: Selected 17th & 18th century antique tall case and bracket clocks, barometers and period furniture.

James Robinson Inc.

Speciality: Antique and period jewellery, Antique English silver, Antique porcelain and glass.

Bernard Shapero Rare Books

Speciality: Rare books

Samina Inc NEW 

Speciality: 17th - early 20th century Indian jewellery; Indian decorative arts, such as jade and silver; vintage Indian photographs.

S.J. Shrubsole Corp.

Speciality: Antique English and American silver; Antique jewellery

The Silver Fund Ltd.

Speciality: Georg Jensen sterling silver; jewellery  

The Sladmore Gallery

Speciality: Early 20th Century sculpture, especially Rembrandt Bugatti.                                     

 Somlo Antiques

Speciality: Vintage wristwatches and antique pocket watches

TAI Gallery/Emanon Inc

Speciality: Contemporary and antique signed Japanese bamboo baskets and sculpture and ethnographic museum-quality textiles.

Tambaran Gallery

Speciality: African and South Pacific (tribal) art; Polynesian 1890-1980s; some furniture

 Thomas Coulborn & Sons NEW 

Speciality: Fine antique furniture & works of art

Erik Thomsen Asian Art

Specialising in Japanese fine art relating to the tea ceremony, including ceramics, flower vessels, paintings and screens.

Tomasso Brothers Fine Art

Speciality:European sculpture dating from the Medieval to the Neo-Classical periods

 Axel Vervoordt

Speciality: Eclectic combination of East and West with high quality works of art ranging from Egyptian stone vessels, through Renaissance bronzes and 18th century furniture to contemporary paintings.


Speciality: Works of art by Carl Faberge, antique jewellery, 18th C gold snuff boxes.

David and Constance Yates

Speciality: European sculpture, drawings and medals from the late C18th through the early C20th

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The Preview Party

The 22nd Annual Preview Party on Thursday evening October 20th will again benefit The Society of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.  Every year, roughly 1,000 partygoers flood the aisles of the Armory among them New York’s most notable art collectors, philanthropists, and business and social leaders.  The Preview Party offers patrons a first peek at the dazzling collection of fine art and antiques and the opportunity to support the hospital.  Founded in 1946, The Society of MSKCC is a volunteer organization dedicated to promoting the well-being of patients and their families, while also supporting cancer research and providing public education on the prevention, early detection and treatment of cancer.

Thirty years of Haughton Fairs

2011 marks the Haughtons’ 30th anniversary in the art and antiques fair business which began with the launch of the International Ceramics Fair & Seminar in London in 1982.  Since then, the Haughton's have produced some of the most successful and influential international events and have helped to elevate the standard of fairs worldwide.  The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show came to New York in 1989 at a time when the practice of “vetting” at fairs was still a strictly European practice and not readily accepted by the shows in America.  Brian Haughton said: “The collectors who attend our fairs are generally highly sophisticated in their taste and are often extremely knowledgeable, but the vetting process, which we introduced to fairs in America in 1989, is an invaluable resource that gives buyers the extra security that they can buy with confidence. We believe our Vetting Committee members, some of the most prestigious experts in the world, continue to maintain the most stringent conditions in the industry.” 

Although they are well-known for their expertise running highly-successful specialty fairs in New York and London, the Haughton Organization is now keenly focused on their general art and antique fairs: the International Show and Art Antiques London which takes place June 9-15, 2011 for its second year in a purpose-built pavilion in Kensington Gardens, London.  Art Antiques London incorporates the legendary International Ceramics Fair & Seminar. 


From its inception, The International Fine Art and Antique Dealers Show has been held with the cooperation of The National Antique & Art Dealers Association of America (NAADAA), a powerhouse trade organization, founded in 1954, which is comprised of forty-five elite American art and antique dealers, many representing firms that have been in existence for over 100 years. 

General Admission:
$20 (Tickets available on the door).
All bags, backpacks and tote bags must be checked.

Fair Hours:   11:00 am to 7:30 pm except for Sunday and Thursday when the fair closes at 6:00 pm

The Park Avenue Armory,
Park Avenue at 67th Street,
New York, NYC
New York:+ 1 212 642 8572
London:+ 44 (0)20 7389 6555
Organisers Office:+1 646 619 6030 (from 16th October)


For complete fair and exhibitor information and highlights, please visit:  www.haughton.com





Magda Grigorian
Haughton International Fairs
212 877 0202

Haughton International Fairs
15 Duke Street
St. James's
London, United Kingdom
+ 44 (0)20 7389 6555
About Haughton International Fairs

Husband and wife team Brian and Anna Haughton, from London, have been a strong force in the art market for nearly 30 years as the organisers of four international fairs in New York and a fifth in London. They were the first to give a substantial body of top European and subsequently Far Eastern dealers the opportunity to exhibit in the United States. Throughout, the Haughtons’ aim has been to create “an international community of interest in art, antiques and design – one in which commerce and academia live harmoniously.” They boldly entered the American fairs arena in 1989 with The International Fine Art & Antique Dealers Show and a line-up of exhibitors drawn from among the world’s most prestigious art dealers, including many of the top names in New York itself and, with them, a fabulous selection of high-end art and antiques. Taking place at New York’s Park Avenue Armory (Park Avenue at 67th Street) it quickly became one of the most important fairs in the world. Prior to this the Haughtons had already initiated their idea of creating an international forum with The International Ceramics Fair & Seminar, held annually in London every June since 1982. Art Antiques London will now incorporate The Ceramics Fair and bring in new and exciting collecting areas.

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