Antiques season in New York

Editorial Staff Exhibitions

Winter Antiques Show This year’s fifty-sixth annual Winter Antiques Show will feature six new exhibitors—including two who specialize in early twentieth-century decorative arts, New York’s Liz O’Brien and Lost City Arts—to complement the always stunning array that is the show’s signature. Its loan exhibitions are also always remarkable in the way they transform a very small space into a lively …

Rare tables are ‘tops’ at Carlton Hobbs

Editorial Staff

A new exhibition at the Carlton Hobbs gallery, On Tops: Table Tops from the 2nd Century to the 19th Century, offers a wonderful assortment of tables with some of the most precious and artistic tops ever assembled. Emphasizing extraordinary techniques and materials—from pietra dura (inlay of fine or hardstone) to micromosaic to scagliola (plasterwork in imitation of ornamental stone)—the inventiveness …