Heading into its 18th year, the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair -- the singular fair of its kind in the United States, continues to attract a stellar roster of internationally renowned specialists -- from ancient to contemporary, spanning five centuries. Twenty- eight dealers will reveal their treasures, starting on January 19 for a four day run at the historic Bohemian National Hall, located on 321 East 73rd Street.
Says Meg Wendy, who co-produces the fair with Liz Lees, "This year we are delighted to announce first-time participants Antoinette's Heirlooms from London, Lisa Battle Sculpture, Rockville, MD, Michael Wainwright USA, from Great Barrington, MA, and the Lacoste Gallery from Concord Massachusetts." Adds Ms. Lees, "We welcome these distinguished galleries to our fair."
Returning to the fold from Great Britain, Ireland and the United States, the galleries and private dealers include:
Garry Atkins Antiques Ltd. (London), Michael Boroniec (Lanesboro MA), Martine Boston Antiques (Limerick, Ireland), Martin Chasin Fine Arts (Fairfield CT), Martyn Edgell Antiques (March, Cambridgeshire), Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates (Harrisonburg, VA), Jill Fenichell/The Bespoke Porcelain Company (Brooklyn, NY), Ferrin Contemporary (Cummington, MA), Carrie Gustafson (Arlington, MA), Katherine Houston Porcelain (Boston, MA), Leo Kaplan Ltd. (New York), Cliff Lee/Lee Gallery & Studio (Stevens, PA), Hideaki Miyamura (Kensington NH),Moylan/Smelkinson (Baltimore, MD), Polka Dot Antiques (Waccabuc, NY), Polly Latham Asian Art (Boston, MA), Ian Simmonds (Carlisle, PA), Philip Suval Inc. (Frederickburg, VA), TOJ Gallery (Annapolis MD), Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge (New York), Vetro Vero (West Grove, PA), Maria and Peter Warren Antiques (Wilton CT), Mark J. West (Redhill, England) and Lynda Willauer Antiques (Nantucket, MA).
The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair, which takes place on the fourth and fifth floors of the Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street (between First and Second Avenues), opens with a Private Preview on Wednesday, January 18, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and to the public on Thursday, January 19 through Sunday, January 22. Hours are
11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person and can be used throughout the duration of the fair.
An important component to the New York Ceramics & Glass Fair is their extensive lecture program, which runs throughout the duration of the fair. With a line-up of distinguished curators and experts, this year's series will not disappoint collectors and connoisseurs of all stripes.