59th Winter Antiques Show Announced

The 59th annual Winter Antiques Show has been announced, scheduled to be held come January 25 to February 3, 2013 at the Park Avenue Armory, 67th Street and Park Avenue, New York.

The antiques show features objects exhibited by 73 specialists in American, English, European, and Asian fine and decorative arts from antiquity through the 1960s, all vetted for authenticity. The 2013 honorary chairs are Mr. and Mrs. Claudio Del Vecchio and Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill.

The 2013 loan exhibition will celebrate The Preservation Society of Newport County. Newport: The Glamour of Ornament showcases fine and decorative art from The Breakers, Marble House, The Elms, Rosecliff, Chateau-sur-Mer, Kingscote, Isaac Bell House, Hunter House, and Chepstow. For the seventeenth year, the loan exhibition is sponsored by Chubb Personal Insurance.

All net proceeds from the show benefit East Side House Settlement, which provides education and technology training as gateways out of poverty to students in the South Bronx.

Giovanni Boldini's Elizabeth Drexel Lehr