Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Event: Winter Antiques Show

The 54th annual Winter Antiques Show (WAS). It is the most prestigious antique show in the world for fine and decorative arts. WAS offers some of the finest vintage and ancient jewelry for sale which benefits the East Side House Settlement.

To get that truly one in a kind look that celebrities cherish on the red carpets, the WAS offers several authentic and classic pieces of jewelry, including some ancient treasures from 9 A.D., available for purchase. The pieces hail from a variety of antique houses and are fully vetted, so they come with official pedigrees.

Friday, January 18th – Sunday, January 27th, 2008

Noon - 8:00pm
Except Thursdays and Sundays: Noon - 6:00pm

Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue (67th Street)
New York, NY

Daily admission is $20 and includes catalog
To purchase Tickets go to winterantiquesshow.com/tickets

For more information:
Contact the Winter Antiques Show for general information by email at: info@winterantiquesshow.com

For Ticket & Event Information:
East Side House Settlement Benefit Office
337 Alexander Avenue Bronx, NY 10454
E-mail: eula.johnson@verizon.net
Tel: 718.292.7392 or 718.665.5250
Fax: 718.665.5532

Below are a sample of the pieces available at this year's show:

Ø A Cartier Art Deco diamond and cognac citrine necklace from 1934. Comprised of 15 square citrines, surrounded by round diamonds and flanked by citrine baguettes. Each plaque linked by two additional citrine baguettes and terminating in a large square citrine and diamond pendant in platinum.

Ø An Art Deco cuff bracelet in 18K gold, with a swirled design featuring two cabochon emeralds with Old European pave set diamond crescents from 1930.

Ø A Victorian diamond brooch, circa 1880, in the form of a radiating starburst in silver and 18K gold.

Ø From 4th century A.D., Roman silver ring with carved lines and a volute. The raised oval, conical intaglio of a brown, white and transparent banded agate is carved with a rabbit leaping from a seashell symbolizing renewal or rebirth.

These pieces, as well as paintings, furniture and other unique items will be available during the Winter Antiques show. Each object in the show is authenticated by a vetting committee of more than 160 experts.

Katie Schroeder
Rubenstein Communications, Inc

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