59th Annual Winter Antiques Show Presents The Preservation Society of Newport County’s loan exhibition, Newport: The Glamour of Ornament

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  • October 02, 2012

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Slab table. Attributed to John Goddard, Newport, ca.1755. 42 ¼ in. x 20 in. x 28 7/8 in. Mahogany and marble. Hunter House. Attributed to John Goddard (1723-1785), this serpentine form marble slab table was made circa 1755. Goddard was the foremost practitioner of the serpentine style, and his pieces were popular in Newport.



The Winter Antiques Show celebrates its 59th year as America’s most distinguished antiques show, featuring exceptional objects exhibited by 73 specialists in American, English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts from antiquity through the 1960s, all vetted for authenticity. The 2013 Honorary Chairs are Mr. and Mrs. Claudio Del Vecchio and Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill. 


The 2013 loan exhibition will celebrate The Preservation Society of Newport County. Newport: The Glamour of Ornament showcases fine and decorative art from The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, Kingscote, Isaac Bell House, Hunter House, and Chepstow. For the seventeenth year, the loan exhibition is sponsored by

Elizabeth Drexel Lehr. Giovanni Boldini, Paris, 1905. 46 in. x 86 in. Oil on canvas. The Elms.

Chubb Personal Insurance.


All net proceeds from the Show benefit East Side House Settlement, which provides access to quality education and technology training as gateways out of poverty to students in the South Bronx, one of the nation's poorest congressional districts. Their goal is to help motivated students graduate from high school, enroll in college, and build the skills necessary to secure good jobs.


The Winter Antiques Show hours are 12 p.m.-8 p.m. daily except Sundays and Thursday,

12 p.m.-6 p.m. Daily admission to the Show is $20, which includes the Show’s award-winning catalogue.

To purchase tickets for the Opening Night Party on January 24, 2013, or Young Collectors Night

on January 31, 2013, call (718) 292-7392 or visit this link on the Show’s website.

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