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    THE NEW YORK WINTER SHOW STARTS TODAY

    Friday, January 24th, 2020

    This New York pier table dates to 1815 and will be on display at the Winter Show which opens at the Park Avenue Armory in New York today. The table is attributed to Duncan Phyfe and will be exhibited by Bernard and S Dean Levy. Objects from antiquity to the present will be on display at the leading art, antiques and design fair in the US. The 66th edition of this prestigious show brings together 72 of the world’s leading experts in fine and decorative arts. It runs until February 2.

    DIVERSE WORLD CULTURES AT NEW YORK WINTER SHOW

    Saturday, January 18th, 2020

    The Winter Show which gets underway in New York on January 24 is a celebration of diverse world cultures from antiquity to the present day. The leading art, antiques and design fair in the US attracts experts in fine and decorative arts from around the world.The reach of objects on display is global too.  Among the 2020 highlights are a c1725 George I red japanned bookcase, an Egyptian green basalt bust of a nobleman from the Late Dynastic Period c664-610 BC, a c1849 Sevres enamel ewer, an aboriginal rainforest softwood painted shield, a Fang Ancestral Reliquary from Gabon, Africa, an 1815 New York City made pier table and a Japanese burl wood stand designed to instal a small object dedicated to meditation.The annual loan exhibition for which this show is renowned offers visitors a focused look at exceptional collections.This year it features masterworks, including a Velazquez portrait, from the Hispanic Society Museum and Library spanning 4000 years of history, art and culture from the Iberian Peninsula, Latin America and The Philippines. There is work by El Greco and Goya, mid 18th century painting from the Cuzco School in Peru, an exceptional 17th century aquamanile or water container from Portugal, a painting by John Singer Sargent from his travels in Spain and work by the Valencian master Sorolla, subject of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland last year.

    Camilo Astalli, known as Cardinal Pamphili by Diego Velazquez courtesy of the Hispanic Society Museum and Library New York

    ART, DESIGN AND HISTORY AT THE WINTER SHOW IN NEW YORK

    Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

    The 65th edition of New York’s winter antiques show, renamed this year as The Winter Show because this is how everyone refers to it, runs at the Park Avenue Armoury from January 18-27.   The range is from ancient art, antiquity through to the classical and the contemporary.  Around 70 leading US and European dealers will attend New York’s longest running antiques fair.  The show reflects the current trend towards cross collecting and in the past two years contemporary design has been allowed in the show.  This can be seen alongside the best examples of period furniture. The focus is on quality, all items are vetted and there is a thrust this year to attract new young collectors.  Here are some special antique furniture examples:

    Apter-Fredericks of London will show this exceptional pair of Chinese export Pembroke tables

    A lift-top chest attributed to Johannes Mayer (1794-1883), Mahantongo Valley, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, dated 1841, to be exhibited by Olde Hope of New Hope, PA.