Blanket Chest. Vermont. Original dry multicolor polychrome paint decorated surface. Circa 1830. Ex. Bernard Barenholtz Collection. Courtesy of Allan Katz Americana.

Focus: Americana

70 Years of Collecting at The Winter Show

The 70th Winter Show  •  January 19–28, 2024  

Park Avenue Armory, New York City 

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Americana has been at the core of The Winter Show throughout its history. To celebrate America’s material culture, our exhibitor family and Americana week, The Winter Show and East Side House Settlement are delighted to present a special exhibition titled, Focus: Americana at the Show’s 70th anniversary. Focus: Americana will feature a captivating presentation of paintings, furniture, design, ceramics, miniatures, folk art, and smalls from eight of the foremost Americana dealers including Olde Hope, David Schorsch and Eileen M. Smiles Fine AmericanaAllan Katz Americana, Elle Shushan, Jeffrey Tillou AntiquesKelly Kinzle, and Levy Galleries. Conceived and organized by the show’s Executive Director Helen Allen, the exhibition is being curated by Alexandra Kirtley, curator of American Decorative Arts at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Harvest Jug by Charles Decker. Keystone Pottery, Tennessee. A masterpiece of Southern pottery in excellent, original condition. Extremely rare harvest jug by potter Charles Decker (1832–1914) from his Keystone Pottery in Washington County, Tennessee. Courtesy of Kelly Kinzle.

Rare Diminutive Rhode Island Sideboard, Newport or Providence, Rhode Island. Mahogany and white pine with inlaid birch panels, circa 1790.41" H x 56" W x 22" D. Courtesy of Jeffrey Tillou Antiques.

Left: Harley Eugene Jenness by Mrs. Moses B. Russell (Clarissa Peters), painted in Dorchester, MA 1852. In original gilded frame. Courtesy of Elle Shushan. Right: Shaker Armless Rocker. Harvard, Massachusetts, circa 1840. Maple, figured maple, iron bolts, replaced caned seat, mellow old finish. Height 51¾ inches, width of seat 20 inches, depth of rocker 27¾ inches. Courtesy of David A. Schorsch – Eileen M. Smiles.

Thomsen Gallery at The Winter Show

Thomsen Gallery, 9 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
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Thomsen Gallery is pleased to participate again in The Winter Show at the Park Avenue Armory. Our booth features works of art from the rich cultural heritage of Japan, including Japanese folding screens, medieval stoneware jars, contemporary porcelain sculptures, refined gold lacquer boxes, and ikebana bamboo baskets by the great masters.

Shirayama Shunpo (1886–1961), Flowering Plum Trees and Birds, ca. 1915, Japan. Pair of two-panel folding screens; mineral colors, ink, and shell powder on paper Size each screen 70 x 71 in.