| Apr 17, 2012 |
Philly Antiques Show celebrates 51st year this weekend
Boh staff
By Staff

The Philadelphia Antiques Show will take place April 28 to Tuesday, May 1 at the Philadelphia Convention Center, a larger space which allows for 58 prestigious dealers.*

New this year will be three interior designer rooms, sponsored by 1stDibs, created by local interior designers. The three concepts are intended to inspire attendees about how to incorporate antiques into their homes, and will use pieces drawn from different exhibitors:

August Interiors – Entranced: Attract, Cause to be Enamored. "A grand entryway to a newly decorated pre-war apartment is inspired by fashion, color-blocking, metals, materials and antiques. This entry serves as the central introduction to the rooms that expand beyond providing a glimpse into this client’s unique point of view while creating livability, believability and a bit of fantasy."

Eberlein Design Consultants, Ltd. – A Contemporary Aerie in Penn’s “Greene Countrie Towne”. "A room welcoming lounging, dining, reading and entertaining set in a contemporary Philadelphia high-rise, eager for a couple to breathe new life into the room by expressing their passion, both new and seasoned, for collecting antiques in a unique way."

Wein Interiors – Old and New Collide. "A casual informal living room designed for a family with young children in need of a space to retreat or serve as an excellent space to host guests. By mixing fabulous antiques with new pieces, the room tells a story, and has a patina and history that would otherwise not exist in a space full of pieces that are shiny and new.”

The lecture series, free with admission, includes presentations by decorator Thomas Jayne and Morrison H. Heckscher, the chairman of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

*Mark & Marjorie Allen, New Hampton, NH; Arader Galleries, Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY; Avery Galleries, Bryn Mawr, PA; Diana H. Bittel Antiques, Bryn Mawr, PA; Jonathan Boos, New York, NY & Bloomfield Village, MI; Philip H. Bradley Co., Downingtown, PA; Jeff R. Bridgman American Antiques LLC, Historic York County, PA; Joan R. Brownstein, Newbury, MA; Alfred Bullard Inc., Philadelphia, PA; Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC, New York, NY; Paul Cava Fine Art Photographs, Bala Cynwyd, PA; Ralph M. Chait Galleries,  New York, NY; H.L. Chalfant American Fine Art & Antiques, West Chester, PA; Dolan/Maxwell, Philadelphia, PA; Peter H. Eaton, Newbury, MA; M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia, PA; E & J Frankel, Ltd., New York, NY; Georgian Manor Antiques, Fairhaven, MA; Fred Giampietro, New Haven, CT; Cora Ginsburg LLC, New York, NY; Godel & Co. Fine Art, New York, NY; The Herrs, Lancaster, PA; Samuel Herrup Antiques, Sheffield, MA; Hill Gallery, Birmingham, MI; Hirschl & Adler Galleries, New York, NY; Stephen & Carol Huber, Old Saybrook, CT; Hyland Granby Antiques, Hyannis Port, MA; Arthur Guy Kaplan, Baltimore, MD; James M. Kilvington, Inc., Dover, DE; Kelly Kinzle, New Oxford, PA; Greg K. Kramer & Co., Robesonia, PA; Bernard & S. Dean Levy, Inc., New York, NY; Nathan Liverant and Son Antiques, LLC, Colchester, CT; Brant Mackley Gallery, Hershey, PA & Santa Fe, NM; Moderne Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Lillian Nassau LLC, New York, NY; Jeff & Holly Noordsy Art & Antiques, Cornwall, VT; Olde Hope Antiques, Inc., New Hope, PA; Peter Papp Oriental Rugs, Inc., San Francisco, CA & Dublin, NH; The Philadelphia Print Shop, Ltd., Philadelphia, PA & Denver, CO; Steven S. Powers, Brooklyn, NY; C.L. Prickett, Yardley, PA; Sumpter Priddy III, Inc., Alexandria, VA; Raccoon Creek Antiques, LLC, Oley, PA; Christopher T. Rebollo Antiques, Bucks County, PA; Red Fox Fine Art, Middleburg, VA; Ricco Maresca Gallery, New York, NY; Russack & Loto Books, LLC, Northwood, NH; Schwarz Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Stephen Score, Boston, MA; S. J. Shrubsole, Corp., New York, NY; Elliott & Grace Snyder, S. Egremont, MA; Philip Suval, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA; Tillou Gallery, Litchfield, CT; Jonathan Trace, Portsmouth, NH; Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc., White Plains, NY; William Vareika Fine Arts, Newport, RI; Jan Whitlock Textiles & Interiors, West Chester, PA

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