reporter: Miguel Dominguez
This is one of a multiple parts photo essay of the Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory to benefit the East Side House Settlement. It took place from January 24 to February 2. This year it celebrated its Diamond Jubilee (60th Anniversary.)
To learn more about the exhibitors, click on their names.
Didier Ltd. specializes in the purveying of jewelry created by fine artists, rather than designers or professional jewelers. Most of their pieces are one of a kind, if not in very limited editions.
|Noah's Arc. Large silver pectoral necklace can double as tabletop sculpture|
|Extremely heavy silver cuff with turquoise matrix mounted on 18k gold, once part of Elizabeth Taylor's collection|
|Silver pen holder|
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Kentshire was offering some very interesting and elegant pieces from assorted historical periods.
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The James Robinson, Inc. booth was the closest to an Ali Baba's Treasure cave in the whole show
|English Sterling silver case|
|Solid Sterling silver ceremonial bridle|
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Wartski was exhibiting one of the most impressive collections of Fabergé knick knacks I've ever seen outside of a book on the subject. No Easter eggs, though.