The Ellis Boston Antiques Show 2013: 3-Day Pass to Expo, Speakers
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Featured review from Robert Caverly-Paxton
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We had a fine afternoon yesterday at the show. There was such a diversity of antique genres to view we hardly had enough time to take them all in. When we had questions we found the exhibitors to be most helpful and courteous. We went to the cafe and had a nice snack as well. All in all, a great exhibit that we will add to our annual events' list.
The Ellis Boston Antiques Show features 40 dealers from the United States and Europe offering antiques, jewelry, fine art, silver, antiquities, rare maps, prints and more. Your ticket includes complimentary re-admission, catalog, coat check and special programs, including:*
Friday, October 25, 2013 at 6:00pm – Unexpected Treasures from Marblehead*
Judy Anderson of Marblehead Architecture Heritage, author of Glorious Splendor – 18th Century Wallpapers in the Jeremiah Lee Mansion. Prior to Independence, Marblehead was the second-largest town in Massachusetts. Half the houses from those years still stand, and their compelling family stories encompass splendor, intrigue, and tragedy. This talk will showcase portraits by John Singleton Copley (1764 – 1769), 18th-century furniture by five known cabinet-makers (1720s to 80s), engaging 1920s folk art and Marblehead’s celebrated art pottery. A book signing will follow.
Saturday, October 26, 2013 at 3:00pm – Panel – *_From Past to Present:
Demystifying the Historic Home Renovation Process*_
Whether you’re contemplating purchasing a historic property or you a long-time owner, historic renovations present many challenges. It’s important know how you can seamlessly blend the old with the new and confidently tackle your project. Moderated by Gail Ravgiala, editor of _Design
New England magazine, this panel includes Doug Hanna, President, and Dan McLaughlin, Project Manager, S+H Construction, Inc.; Charlie Myer, Principal Architect, Charles Myer + Partners; Jon Hattaway and Martin Potter, MJ Berries Design; and Bruce Irving, renovation consultant and former producer of This Old House. Sponsored by S+H Construction and Design New England.
_ Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 2:00pm – Special Guest Eric Cohler — *_A Collector on Collecting*_
New York-based interior designer Eric Cohler, author of the book Cohler on Design. Dubbed “The Mixmaster” for his ability to blend high- and low-end pieces to create rooms that are simultaneously fresh and classic, Eric Cohler’s interior design is always a tribute to individual personality and style. Discover how art, furnishings, interiors and the homeowner’s personality come together to create memorable spaces. Full of accessible tips and tricks, Cohler encourages his clients to revel in what makes them happy, and surround themselves with objects and art that reflect that joy. A book signing will follow.