From Basquiat to Fabergé: BlackBook’s Six Favorite Pieces From the 65th Annual Winter Show

Ernok, Jean-Michel Basquiat

 

The Winter Show is back, with its 65th Anniversary Sapphire Jubilee taking place from January 18th to 27th at New York’s Park Avenue Armory.

This year’s show displays work from 68 of the world’s leading experts in the fine and decorative arts – and let us tell you, there are some absolute gems tucked away amidst the whole spectacle of the thing. And as one of the elite art, antiques, and design fairs in the U.S., TWS is also an annual benefit for the East Side House Settlement, a community-based organization serving Bronx and northern Manhattan families and children.

Hard as it was, we whittled it down to our six favorites above and below. But we strenuously recommend traversing the aisles and making a list of your own.

 

Wave 2016, Kondo Takahiro (b. 1958)

 

 

Fabergé Gold Engraved Cigarette Case, By Fabergé, workmaster Michael Perchin. St. Petersburg, ca. 1900., Provenance: Collection Frank Sinatra.

 

 

Platinum and diamond heart pendant, Tiffany & Co, ca. 1900. In original box.

 

“Forefathers”, A series by artist Maxine Helfman (born 1952), chronicling the 18 slave-owning Presidents of the United States.

 

 

Récamier in the Neo-Classical Taste, 1820, Attributed to Duncan Phyfe (1770–1854), New York

 

 

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