PHOTOS: Greenwich Winter Antique Show: Celebrate the Holiday in High Style!

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Co-Chairs of the event: Ashley Bruynes, Deb Robinson and Ashley Allan with Chip Emery. Credit: Karen Sheer

The fifth annual Greenwich Winter Antique show is now on at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center through Sunday, December 4.

This year there are 40 nationally recognized exhibitors who have brought their finest offerings for you to delight in, enhance your collections, and shop for your holiday gifts.

This is a real handsome show, featuring top-flight dealers with interesting and wonderful inventories. The dealers offer thousands of good reasons to attend this refined exhibition.

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Margarita Oliva in a chair from Knollwood Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Savvy collectors know this is a great place to buy antiques!

Featured every style: fine art, marine art, estate jewelry, American and continental furniture, prints, fine porcelain, folk art, luxury handbags and much more from the 18th century to the hot collectibles of the 20th century – just about every kind of antique you could ever want to see or own.

Show promotor Frank Gaglio and Alessandra Branca, who decorated the space. Credit: Karen Sheer

Show promoter Frank Gaglio and Alessandra Branca, who decorated the space. Credit: Karen Sheer

Decorator and author Alessandra Branca (Honorary Design Chair) has created a winter atmosphere with a Black Forest theme, benefiting the Greenwich Historical Society and their capital projects campaign. The space is artfully adorned with festive, ornamented holiday trees and whimsical touches.

The opening night preview party drew an abundant crowd who enjoyed the festivities in high-style, breezing through the aisles of the finest antiques and collectibles in elegantly decorated room settings, chatting with the dealers, and purchasing timeless treasures.

Davidde Strackbein (Chairman, Board of Trustees of The Greenwich Historical Society, Jeanne Host and Trish Kirsch (editor of Greenwich Magazine.) Credit: Karen Sheer

Davidde Strackbein (Chairman, Board of Trustees of The Greenwich Historical Society), Jeanne Host and Trish Kirsch (editor of Greenwich Magazine.) Credit: Karen Sheer

Trish Kirsch and Jonathan Moffly enjoying the opening. Karen Sheer

Trish Kirsch and Jonathan Moffly enjoying the opening. Credit: Karen Sheer

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Holly Cassin, Mimi Moulton, Chip Emery, Alisa Brokelman and Carrie Emery. Credit: Karen Sheer

Promoter, Frank Giglio who enjoys working with exceptional antique professionals said, “They are truly the stars of the weekend.”

He added, “having produced the Greenwich Winter Antique show for the last five years, I must compliment the show committee and The Greenwich Historical Society for putting this event on the map as one of the elegant shows of the year. A personal thank you to all our exhibitors who make this event a reality.”

Co-Chairs of the event: Ashley Bruynes and Bri Hart. Credit: Karen Sheer

Co-Chairs of the event: Ashley Bruynes and Bri Hart. Credit: Karen Sheer

Sabrina Raquet with Walter Raquet, board members - the Greenwich Historical Society. Credit: Karen Sheer

Sabrina Raquet with Walter Raquet, board members – the Greenwich Historical Society. Credit: Karen Sheer

George Getz sits comfortably in an Arne Jacobson chair from Avery & Dash Collections. Credit: Karen Sheer

George Getz sits comfortably in an Arne Jacobsen chair from Avery & Dash Collections. Credit: Karen Sheer

Roger Rose with his purchase - turn of the century folded playing card basket. From Village Braider. Credit: Karen Sheer

Roger Rose with his purchase – turn of the century folded playing card basket. From Village Braider. Credit: Karen Sheer

A collection of jewelry, Scarves and ties from Michele Fox Antiques & Design. Credit: Karen Sheer

A collection of jewelry, scarves and ties from Michele Fox Antiques & Design. Credit: Karen Sheer

A collection of works by Soloman Suchard Antiques & Fine Art. Credit: Karen Sheer

A collection of works by Soloman Suchard Antiques & Fine Art. Credit: Karen Sheer

A spectacular display from G. Sergeant Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

A spectacular display from G. Sergeant Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Collectibles from Leatherwood Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Collectibles from Leatherwood Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

A bust in-between books from Imperial Fine Books and Oriental Art. Credit: Karen Sheer

A bust in-between books from Imperial Fine Books and Oriental Art. Credit: Karen Sheer

Staffordshire hunting dogs, 1860 - 1870 from Zane Moss Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Staffordshire hunting dogs, 1860 – 1870 from Zane Moss Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

An irresistible Staffordshire dog sits on a leather table from Zane Moss Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

An irresistible Staffordshire dog sits on a leather table from Zane Moss Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Belgium marionettes, Punch & Judy, from Carlson and Stevenson. Credit: Karen Sheer

A pair of Staffordshire dogs from Zane Moss Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

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Belgium marionettes, Punch & Judy, from Carlson and Stevenson. Credit: Karen Sheer

"Santa Monica Beach"circa 1927, in an art deco frame - From Here to Antiquity. Credit: Karen Sheer

“Santa Monica Beach”circa 1927, in an art deco frame – From Here to Antiquity. Credit: Karen Sheer

Statues from Avery and Dash Collections. Credit: Karen Sheer

Statues from Village Braider. Credit: Karen Sheer

Exciting offerings from Avery & Dash Collections. Credit: Karen Sheer

Exciting offerings from Village Braider. Credit: Karen Sheer

An Arne Jacobson Chair and other modern design elements from Avery & Dash Collections. Credit: Karen Sheer

An Arne Jacobson Chair and other modern design elements from Avery & Dash Collections. Credit: Karen Sheer

Gilt bronze from Nicolo Melissa Antiques & Art. Credit: Karen Sheer

Gilt bronze from Nicolo Melissa Antiques & Art. Credit: Karen Sheer

Japanese bottles from CM Leonard Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Japanese bottles from CM Leonard Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Picault 1950's -1960's plates from Poirer Schweitzer Jewelry. Credit: Karen Sheer

Picault 1950’s -1960’s plates from Poirer Schweitzer Jewelry. Credit: Karen Sheer

Hermes collectibles and more from TJ Antonio Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Hermes collectibles and more from TJ Antonio Antiques. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jenny Pitman and Bobby Hager Pitman. Credit: Karen Sheer

Jenny Pitman and Bobby Hager Pitman. Credit: Karen Sheer

Lang Cook, Lyn Cook and David Ogilvy (patrons of The Greenwich Historical Society.) Credit: Karen Sheer

Lang Cook, Lyn Cook and David Ogilvy (patrons of The Greenwich Historical Society.) Credit: Karen Sheer

Amanda Lynch, Coleen de Veer, Abby Ritman and Samantha Mollett. Credit: Karen Sheer

Amanda Lynch, Coleen deVeer, Abby Ritman and Samantha Mollett. Credit: Karen Sheer

Server Lauren Stanley with guests. Credit: Karen Sheer

Server Lauren Stanley with guests. Credit: Karen Sheer

Honorary Design Chair Allesandra Branca with her daughter Anna Lucia Uichein. Credit: Karen Sheer

Honorary Design Chair Allesandra Branca with her daughter Anna Lucia Uichein. Credit: Karen Sheer

Cami Weinstein, Mindy Gerhardt and Wendy Blum with a server. Credit: Karen Sheer

Cami Weinstein, Mindy Gerhardt and Wendy Blum with a server. Credit: Karen Sheer

Carolers set the mood with beautiful music. Credit: Karen Sheer

Carolers set the mood with beautiful music. Credit: Karen Sheer

Beautifully decorated passed hors d’oeuvres and buffet by Marcia Selden Catering & Event Planning:

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Decadent Lobster Bisque with Miniature Grilled Cheese Wedges. Credit: Karen Sheer

The buffet with a healthy, composed Kale Salad. Credit: Karen Sheer

The buffet with a healthy, composed Kale Salad. Credit: Karen Sheer

Beef Tenderloin on Baguette Slices with Tomato Concasse. Credit: Karen Sheer

Beef Tenderloin on Baguette Slices with Tomato Concasse. Credit: Karen Sheer

Tempting Desserts add a sweet touch at the end of the evening. Credit: Karen Sheer

Tempting Desserts add a sweet touch at the end of the evening. Credit: Karen Sheer

Special Events include:

• Doyle Appraisal Day on Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Doyle’s team of specialists will provide auction evaluations for jewelry, art, silver, decorations, furniture, books, autographs, coins, stamps and other categories (photographs acceptable).

 Appraisers:

  Kevin Zavian: Jewelry/ watches/coins 

  Malcolm MacNeil: Furniture/ Silver/ Decorative Arts

  Shani Toledano: Paintings/Prints

By appointment only. For information or an appointment please contact Kathy Brackenridge at 203-637-6209 or email doylect@doyle.com

• Book Signing on Sunday, December 4 1:00pm to 3:00pm “A Very Vintage Christmas” by Bob Richter

‘A Very Vintage Christmas’ offers a 360-degree look at holiday décor in America and gives suggestions on how to make vintage finds work at home.

As “The Designer” and breakout star of the PBS series Market Warriors, Bob uses his personality and expertise to strike deals at flea markets all over the country and he remains a fan favorite.

He is regularly featured in media outlets including the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, The Associated Press, Redbook, the Boston Globe, FOX, CBS, ABC, and HGTV

Join Bob as he shares with you his enthusiasm and enjoyment of the subject matter with insights and reflections of his childhood memories of holidays past. Hot mulled cider, hot cocoa and gourmet cookies will be complimentary with this talk so come take a seat in front of the stage area and bring your friends!

Amenities at the Show:

Complimentary decorator magazines, free parking, handicap accessible.
Gourmet cafe by Franklin Street Works

Show Location and Hours:
Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich, CT.
Saturday, December 3
10 am to 6 pm
Sunday, December 4
11 am to 5 pm

For more information including exhibitor list visit www.barnstar.com or call (845) 876-0616.


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