NEWPORT, RI.- The Newport Antiques Show
is one of the nations leading antiques events. Serious antique collecttors across New England look to the annual Show as an ideal event to shop for museum-quality antiques in a central location.
During the Shows three day run, July 25-27, 2014, forty-two of the countrys top dealers will present a diverse selection of antiques in one venue. Offerings range from 18th century paintings to contemporary art, fine furniture, jewlery, silver, rugs and wickeramong many other notable items.
The line-up of 2014 exhibitors is: American Garage, Antique American Wicker, Arader Galleries, Diana H. Bittel Antiques, David Brooker Fine Art, Sue Brown Antiques, The Cooley Gallery, Dixon-Hall Fine Art, Essex Antiquarians, The Federalist Antiques, Roberto Freitas American Antiques & Decorative Arts, J. Gallagher, Georgian Manor Antiques, Hanes & Ruskin, Marion Harris, Hill-Stone, Inc., Imperial Fine Books & Oriental Art, Johanna Antiques, Kelleher Fine Art, James M. Kilvington, Inc., Roger King Fine Arts, Leatherwood Antiques, Malcolm Magruder, Oriental Rugs, Ltd., Port N Starboard Gallery, Francis J. Purcell Antiques, Rehs Galleries, Saje Americana, G. Sergeant Antiques, The Silver Vault, Stephen Score Inc., Jayne Thompson, Jeffrey Tillou Antiques, Three Golden Apples, Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge, Village Braider, William Vareika Fine Arts, Ltd., Maria & Peter Warren, Ed Weissman Antiques, Wesley Sessa Antiques, Whites Nautical Antiques, Zane Moss Antiques.
A select preview of items that will be featured at the 2014 Show include:
WILLIAM TROST RICHARDS Race the Sea, My Sons 1876 Watercolor and gouache on paper 10 x 14 ½ inches Signed and dated, lower left Provenance: Family of the artist
19th century double sided cast iron watchmakers trade sign with an unusual wood face on both sides with the frame showing Watches Clocks Jewelry stamped on the outer rim of both sides, exceptional detailing, original surface and condition. 30.5 overall high x 23 diameter.
Very rare watercolor of the War of 1812 Battle between the Constitution and the Guerriere, c.1812.
Arthur Merton Hazard (1872-1930) Gloucester Harbor, Oil on panel 14 X 9 1/2 Signed lower right: A.M. Hazard
Fine pair of English George III Black Painted and Parcel-Gilt Open Arm Chairs c.1790-1800
Cape Ann oil paining By Ken Gore
Masterful art of match sticks. This picture made of match sticks depicting a 3-mast ship with lighthouse. Signed H. H. Size: 16 H x 25 W
Marilyn Monroe ca, 1950 size 17 x 22
An English Creamware Coffee Pot decorated in the Chinoiserie style in polychrome enamel colors. Yorkshire or Derbyshire, c.1780-1790
Montague Dawson (1895 - 1973) The Lightning Oil on canvas 24 x 36 inches Signed
CHIPPENDALE MAHOGANY SLANT-TOP DESK Goddard-Townsend school Newport, Rhode Island, circa 1760-1780. The ogee bracket feet of typical Newport formation with the straight inner edge but slightly broad for the case proportion. The interior with a row of drawers below pigeon holes, and a typical Rhode Island carved shell in the center door.
A Piero Fornasetti Plate from the Tema e Variazioni Series, Number 39. 1960-70's
The Birth of Venus Carved Limestone, five feet tall
A Set Of English Mahogany Bed Steps 19th Century
The Shows loan exhibit, Fifty Objects That Shaped Rhode Island History, is presented by the Rhode Island Historical Society and the Newport Historical Society. American Realty Capital is the Newport Antiques Shows 2014 Presenting Sponsor. All Show proceeds raised through ticket sales and sponsorships benefit Newports past and Newports futurethe Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County.
The Newport Antiques Show opens with a Gala Preview Party on Thursday, July 24 (6pm to 9pm); tickets start at $150 per person. The Show runs Friday July 25, Saturday July 26 (10am to 6pm), and Sunday July 27 (10am to 4pm). General admission costs $15 per person, $20 for three day admission. All proceeds from sponsorships and ticket sales benefit the Newport Historical Society and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County.