SHOWS, AUCTIONS & EXHIBITIONS
Naples Art Antique & Jewelry Show Debuts This Weekend
“The show will have something for every collector – from the novice to the museum curator,” said Scott Diament, President and CEO of the Palm Beach Show Group.
Participating dealers include: A.B. Levy Palm Beach, Antique American Wicker, Arader Galleries, Art Link International, Asiantiques, Betty Bresler, Cara Antiques, Carlson & Stevenson Antiques, Cavalier Gallery, Charles L. Washburne Antiques, Chatelaine's LTD, Crawford, Danish Silver, Dinan & Chighine, Ed Weissman, Eostone, Framont, Fred Leighton, Fred's Antiques, Hancocks & Co., J.S. Fearnley, Janice Paull, Las Antiguas, Lillian Nassau, Lynda Willauer Antiques, M.S. Rau Antiques, Mark J. West, Marlene Wong Alvarado, Michael S. Haber, Nula Thanhauser, Pearl Master, Pier & Co., Primavera Gallery, Provident Jewelry, Raymond Lee Jewelers, Sands in Time, Santos, Sherry Sheaf & Co., Stephen Kalms, Steven Neckman, Sue Brown, T.K. Asian Antiquities, The Fine Arts Conservancy, Traum Safe, Vendome, Weinreb Diamond & Estate Jewelers, William Cook, Yafa Jewelry and Jay Chatellier Fine Art, among others.
Highlights of the show will include:
• A highly important and unique Rene Lalique Cire Perdue vase, titled “Epines Formant Quatre Pieds,” circa 1921. Incised 309-21 with thumbprint of Rene Lalique, 8.07” high. Courtesy of A.B. Levy Palm Beach.
• A stone fossil mural containing a spectacular Amia pattersoni. The age is approximately 50 million years old. Irregular mural size: 49 ¼”H x 91 ¾”W x 2”D with fossil measuring 43 ¾” long. Courtesy of Eostone.
• An important signed George II miniature oak chest of drawers by Thomas Reynolds, dated May 21, 1728. This is the earliest documented chest of drawers with original bracket feet. Courtesy of Michael Pashby Antiques.
• A vibrant and rare still life by the legendary Claude Monet entitled Jonquilles. Painted for Paul Durand-Ruel, Monet's art dealer, this oil is among Monet's finest works. Courtesy of M.S. Rau Antiques.
• A magnificent geometric design strap bracelet by Boucheron, Paris circa 1929. Courtesy of Hancocks & Co.
• A superb sterling silver center piece with gilt interior made in London in 1909 by Ackroyd Rhodes. Courtesy of Stephen Kalms Antiques.
• “The Farm Family” English watercolor circa 1825. Framed in 19th Century gold-leaf frame measuring 22 1/2 inches high by 27 1/2 inches wide. Courtesy of Carlson & Stevenson Antiques.
• John James Audubon “Roseate Spoonbill,” circa 1836. Courtesy of Arader Galleries.
• A rare and important French Belle Epoque platinum diamond tremblant butterfly brooch. Courtesy of Fred Leighton.
The inaugural Naples Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, sponsored by UBS Private Wealth Management, will take place February 9-13, 2012 at the new Naples Exhibition Center located at 201 Goodlette-Frank Road South in Naples, Florida (the intersection of 1st Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road South). An invitation-only Opening Night Preview Evening to benefit the KidzAct Youth Theatre of The Naples Players will take place on Thursday, February 9 from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Show hours are Friday, February 10, Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12 from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and Monday, February 13 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 daily and $25 for a 4-day pass.
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