More than 100 of the world’s most notable art, antique and jewelry dealers will convene in Chicago to showcase their collections at the inaugural Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, 600 East Grand Avenue, April 24-28, 2014. Presented by the esteemed Palm Beach Show Group, the Chicago Show will feature fine art, antique and estate jewelry, Asian antiquities, sculpture, textiles, American and European Silver, furniture, contemporary art and jewelry, and more.
“The Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show offers something for everyone – from the seasoned collector to the first-time buyer in search of unique accents for their home or an important piece of jewelry,” said Scott Diament, Palm Beach Show Group President & CEO.
Featured Items at the Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show are:
Leading galleries will showcase fine art and sculpture spanning time, from old European masters to contemporary works. Galleries represented include: Guarisco Gallery (Washington, D.C.), Rehs Galleries (New York), Onessimo Fine Art (Florida), Carole Pinto Fine Art (New York) Linda Gumb (London), and many others. Among the highlights for sale include:
Gladwell & Patterson: Claude Monet, Le Chemin de Halage a Granval (oil on canvas, 1883)
Masterworks Fine Arts: Pablo Picasso, Large Corrida Bird from a limited edition of 25 (Madoura Ceramic, 1953)
Long-Sharp Gallery: Andy Warhol, Lamentation (Unique) (screen print, 1986)
ANTIQUES / SILVER
Participating galleries include The Silver Fund (Palm Beach), Stephen Kalms Antiques (London), Macklowe Gallery (New York), and Imperial Fine Books (New York). Among the highlights:
The Art of Time: Rare chest of drawers bearing the cabinetmaker's mark: Pierre Henry MEWESEN (1766)
Ophir Gallery: "Tulip" Table Lamp, Tiffany Studios (1910)
Stephen Kalms Antiques: Silver Claret Jug made in France (1890)
Everything from antique and estate jewelry to art deco and au courant pieces will be represented at the Show. Among the exhibitors are: Yvel (Jerusalem), Buccelatti (Italy), Vendome (California), Benchmark of Palm Beach (Georgia), Sue Brown Antique Jewelry (London), and R & A International (Miami Beach). Highlights include:
M.S. Rau: The 10.06-carat Royal Blue Diamond is the finest blue diamond on the market today, with an asking price of $9,850,000
Buccellati One-of-a-kind Diamond & Emerald set in platinum and18K white gold; Round cut diamonds- 28.42 carats, Oval cabochon emeralds- 74.85 carats
N Green & Sons: 14k gold and diamond set Liberace necklace (custom made, circa 1970).
UNIQUE ITEMS & OBJECTS
Agostino's Antiques & Fine Art: Antique Italian sterling silver back wall menorah (Naples, 1930)
Douglas Rosin Decorative Arts & Antiques: Chicago 1933 World's Fair Century of Progress Flag mounted on linen
Hatchwell Antiques (London): A 1/5 scale wind tunnel development model of a Douglas "Destroyer" XSB2D-1 dive bomber, (circa 1942)
AND REPRESENTING CHICAGO
The Chicago area’s diverse fine arts scene will be represented on the Navy Pier Show floor with (as of press time) 13 local exhibitors including Armstrong Fine Art, N. Green and Sons, Douglas Rosin Decorative Arts & Antiques, Century Guild, Chicago Center for the Print, F.L. Braswell Fine Art, Harlan J. Berk Ltd., Platinum Alley, Richard Norton Gallery, and the Golden Triangle (all Chicago); Crescent Worth Art & Antiques (Lake Forest, IL); Harvey Pranian Gallery (Evanston, IL); and Lee’s Antiques (Winnetka, IL ).
About the Palm Beach Show Group
Recognized as the nation’s leading producer of premier jewelry, art and antique shows, the Palm Beach Show Group owns and operates ten shows nationally including, in 2014: Chicago International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show (April 24-28), Baltimore Summer Antiques Show (August 21-24), Art Baltimore 2014 (August 21-24), New York Art, Antique & Jewelry Show (September 17-21), Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show (November 6-10), and the Palm Beach Jewelry & Watch Show (November 13-16). In 2015: LA Art Show (January 14-18, 2015), Los Angeles Jewelry & Antique Show (January 14-18, 2015), Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show (February 5-9, 2015), Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show (February 13-17, 2015). For more information, visit www.palmbeachshowgroup.com