October 24-27, 2013
At Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont Street in the South End
From Greek and Roman antiquities to Mid-20th Century design!
40 Outstanding Dealers and Galleries
From the United States and Europe
ANTIQUES • 20th CENTURY DESIGN • JEWELRY • FINE ART • ANTIQUITIES • SILVER
• CERAMICS • DECORATIVE ARTS • RARE MAPS, PRINTS AND MORE
Thursday Evening, October 24, 2013, 5:30-8:30pm
with all proceeds to benefit
Ellis Memorial, Boston’s first settlement house, has been caring for children, youth, and frail
or disabled adults since 1885. This year, Ellis Memorial is proud to celebrate the opening
of its new Early Education Center in Boston's historic South End.
Enjoy fine food, wine, festive music and of course the chance to be among the first to select
from a vast array of antiques, fine art, jewelry and much more!
Gala tickets at all levels include show catalog and readmission throughout the weekend.
For details on the Gala Preview click here.
Weekend Show & Sale
Friday 1pm – 8pm, Saturday 11am – 8pm, Sunday 11am – 5pm
Admission $15, under 12 free. Tickets available at the door.
Enjoy a bistro café by Jules Catering throughout the weekend, and valet or discount parking. Complimentary catalog, coat check, special programs and re-admission.
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Special Programs - Free with Show Admission
Friday October 25, 6:00pm – "Unexpected Treasures from Marblehead"
Judy Anderson of Marblehead Architecture Heritage, author of Glorious Splendor - 18th Century Wallpapers in the Jeremiah Lee Mansion.
Prior to Independence, Marblehead
second-largest town in Massachusetts. Half the houses from those years still stand, and their compelling
family stories encompass splendor, intrigue,
and tragedy. This talk will showcase portraits by John Singleton Copley (1764 - 1769), 18th-century furniture by five known cabinet-makers (1720s to 80s), engaging 1920s folk art and
Marblehead’s celebrated art pottery. A book signing will follow.
26, 3:00pm – Panel - "From Past to Present -
Demystifying the Historic Home Renovation Process"
Whether you’re contemplating purchasing a historic
property or are a long-time owner, historic renovations present many
challenges. It’s important know how you can seamlessly blend the old
with the new and confidently tackle your project. Moderated by Gail Ravgiala, editor of Design
New England magazine, this panel includes Doug Hanna, President, and Dan McLaughlin, Project Manager, S+H Construction, Inc.; Charlie Myer, Principal Architect, Charles Myer + Partners; Jon Hattaway and Martin Potter, MJ Berries Design; and Bruce Irving, renovation consultant and former producer of This Old House. Sponsored by S+H Construction and Design New England
Sunday October 27, 2:00pm – Special Guest - "A Collector on Collecting"
New York-based interior designer Eric Cohler, author of the book Cohler on Design.
Mixmaster” for his ability to blend high- and low-end pieces to create rooms
that are simultaneously fresh and classic, Eric Cohler’s interior design is
always a tribute to individual personality and style. Discover how art, furnishings, interiors and the homeowner's personality come together to create memorable spaces. Full of accessible tips
and tricks, Cohler encourages his clients to revel in
what makes them happy, and surround themselves with objects and art that
reflect that joy. A book signing will follow.
Special Loan Exhibition Throughout The Weekend
New England Historic Genealogical Society
"Family Treasures from Early Massachusetts"
The New England Historic Genealogical Society, located at 99-101 Newbury Street, has been collecting, preserving and making accessible family and local history materials since 1845. The rare fine art and furniture pieces shown in their exhibit represent highlights from their national collections.
Photo: John Hancock's wingback chair, from the house built in 1735 near the top of Beacon Hill for Thomas Hancock (1703-1764), and by descent through the family to his nephew John Hancock (1737-1793).
Dealer Booth Talks
Saturday, October 26, 2:00pm - Jerry Ritch, J & M Antiques - “American 19th Century Lighting” as featured in the book Homes of the Presidents by Bill Harris.
Sunday, October 27, 1:00pm - Bob Frishman, Bell-Time Clocks - “The Long & Short of Grandfather Clocks”
Walking Tours of the South End
Sunday, October 27, 2:00-3:30pm – Boston’s South End – Presented by Boston By Foot. Separately ticketed, free show admission after the walking tour. For details, visit “Around Town” or www.bostonbyfoot.org/tours/South_End
Info: 617-363-0405 Days of the show: 617-299-6096
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