Fine antiques including furniture, rugs, porcelain, needlework and much more from 26 distinguished dealers from the mid-Atlantic and beyond will be on sale during the Brandywine’s 48th Annual Antiques Show. Proceeds from this annual fundraising brandywine River Museum of Art event benefit the Museum Volunteers’ Purchase Fund and Art Education and Programming. The show runs from Saturday, May 25 to Monday, May 27, 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Antiques Show weekend starts off with a Preview Party on Friday evening, May 24. This celebration—complete with live music, delicious hors d'oeuvres and an open bar—allows for a first look at the extraordinary objects and furniture beautifully displayed by the dealers throughout the Museum and its outdoor courtyard. On Saturday, May 25, the Antiques Show Breakfast and Lecture features Douglas Allen—artist, collector and author—who will speak about assembling his impressive and interesting collection of N. C. Wyeth ephemera over seven decades. A portion of his collection will be on display at the Brandywine through September 8. On Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., a selection of 30-minute booth talks will be offered by the expert dealers.
Exhibitors include Mark & Marjorie Allen (Laconia, NH); Priscilla Boyd Angelos (Flourtown, PA); Elizabeth Ayscough Antiques (Chadds Ford, PA); Brennan & Mouilleseaux (Briarcliff Manor, NY); Brill’s Antiques (Newport News, VA); Harold E. Cole/Bettina Krainin Antiques (Woodbury, CT); Colette Donovan (Merrimacport, MA); Dubey’s Art & Antiques (Baltimore, MD); Tucker Frey Antiques (Woodbury, CT); Hanes & Ruskin (Old Lyme, CT); James M. Kilvington, Inc. (Greenville, DE); Lisa S. McAllister (Clear Spring, MD); The Norwoods’ Spirit of America (Timonium, MD); Daniel & Karen Olson (Newburgh, NY); Ponzi's Antiques (Trumansburg, NY); Charles Edwin Puckett (Akron, OH); W. M. Schwind, Jr. (Yarmouth, ME); Shaia Oriental Rugs of Williamsburg (Williamsburg, VA); Joan Staufer Antiques (Fresno, OH); Harley N. Trice (Pittsburgh, PA); Ruth Van Tassel American Antiques (Malvern, PA); West Pelham Antiques (Pelham, MA); White & White Antiques (Skaneateles, NY); Roger Winter (Solebury, PA); David A. Zabriskie Antiques (Lake Placid, NY).
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