World-renowned antiques dealers exhibit at the Original Miami Beach Antique Show Jan. 22-26

World-renowned antique dealers will exhibit at the Original Miami Beach Antique Show on Jan. 22-26, 2009, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

The Original Miami Beach Antique Show will feature more than 1,000 national and international exhibitors. Prominent dealers will arrive from London, Paris, Rome, Milan, Madrid, Geneva, Brussels, New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, as well as Buenos Aires, Tokyo, and Sydney.

This lavish show will exhibit rare and unusual historical art collections and antiques from around the world such as 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture; original paintings and works of art spanning more than three centuries; fine American and European silver; highly sought 19th and 20th century art glass such as Tiffany, Lalique, Galle and many others; as well as world-renowned porcelain such as Meissen and KPM.

Show hours are from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, through Sunday, Jan. 25, and noon to 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 26. A one-time admission of $15 is valid for all five days of the show.

“The Original Miami Beach Antique Show is the destination of choice for dealers from all over the world to bring to Miami their one-of-a-kind antiques,” said Andrea Canady, fair director for dmg world media group’s Miami Beach Antique Show. “Each year, our goal is to provide the perfect platform that allows dealers and buyers and even browsers to view the best selection of antiques available anywhere. This year’s show will exceed even our highest expectations.”

“As far as I’m concerned there is only one Miami Beach show. Every facet of the operation is handled in a professional manner and is dedicated to the dealers’ needs and concerns. The show allows dealers to conduct business with peace of mind,” said Nina Som with Tri-State Antiques, which showcases primarily 18th and 19th century European decorative and fine arts. “The show has afforded me a chance to develop relationships with collectors and dealers from all over the world, all year long. I could never have met them without the show!”

Harvey Kessler, owner of Harvey Kessler Jewelry in Toronto, Ontario, said, “We have been exhibiting at the Original Miami Beach Antique Show for more than 15 years and develop new relationships with collectors and dealers each year. This show is the most important estate and antique jewelry show in the Americas. We do more business at this  show than any other.”

Nan Summerfield, owner of Summerfield’s in Beverly Hills, said, “In this tight economy, beautiful jewelry is coming onto the market that we haven’t seen in several years. This is a great time for people to invest in tangible assets at good prices.”

“We’ve been exhibiting at the Original Miami Beach Antique Show for more than 10 years because this is the only show that affords us the best buying and selling opportunities with other retailers and consumers,” said Albert Levy, owner of A.B. Levy Antiques in Palm Beach, Fla. “What is most interesting is the vast array of clientele and price ranges of items available for purchase. For example, we will be featuring a monumental Galle ‘Wisteria’ lamp from the early 1900s.”

For show information, call 239-732-6642 or visit

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