What to expect September 22-October 6: A cross section of fine European and American antiques; furniture, fixtures, decorative arts, lighting, antique garden and architectural remnants. Mid-century Modern, antique weapons, estate jewelry, and silver, plus a large showing of French antiques both country and classic.
Special Event: September 25: Designer Dream Spree “Exceptional Discoveries” Symposium with VERANDA magazine hosted by Julie Dodson | Dodson Interiors. Carson Kressley moderates an all-star group of design professionals. 4 PM start followed by “Meet the Stars” Wine & Small Bites Reception in The Grove. $35 benefiting area animal shelters.
Savor: Five stunning big barns, landscaped grounds, fountains, and relaxation in “The Grove”
Food & Libations: Tasty tidbits: Healthy, freshly prepared gourmet lunches including salads, sandwiches, hamburgers and more plus homemade desserts by Simply D’Lish in The Grove along with Vin 114 Wine Bar which offers fine to good wines, and selection of domestic & imported beers. Espresso and quick tasty snacks, sandwiches and homemade treats by Picnic on the Green in The Gazebo. Week Two, beginning Friday the 28th will bring Teton Camp Creek BBQ all the way from Wyoming to The Grove area.
Music: Live, daily performances by a variety of groups in The Grove from September 28th through October 5.
Convenience: Plenty of on-site parking, free entry, nicely maintained restrooms, and shopping hours from 9:30 to 6:00 daily.
NEW TO THE SHOW! WELCOME!
In the Stables Barn
• The French Corner
• Antiquaire de France, in the Stables Barn
In the Granary Barn
• Francois & Company
A partial look at our broad array of premier dealers
OLD WORLD ANTIEKS
La Grange, TX
Headquartered in La Grange with antiques and more from all over the world (specializing in western Europe and Turkey), OWT is the ‘go-to’ place when designers and discerning home owners are seeking something unique.
Owners Judy and Ed Jones travel the world to find the unusual and amazing. A resource to interior designers and private collectors, they show an eclectic mix of fabulous antiques, large and rustic, from middle America to the back country roads of France. Owner Judy Jones has a wonderful eye for design and a penchant for pieces that make a big statement. She shows at both The Compound and Paul Michaels.
CARRIAGE HO– USE
Mid-century Modern specialists, Doug and Carina Jenkins, scour the highways and byways of Sweden where Carina has her family roots. Their premier collection in this genre is, bar none, the best to be found. They feature a large selection of leather furniture, fabulous lighting fixtures, vintage European paintings and decor, and interesting rustic tables, chairs, outdoor pieces and more.
The Carriage House plays backdrop to this magical blend of pieces that can fit into traditional, as well as contemporary settings.
BLACK SHEEP ANTIQUES
High Point, NC
Black Sheep Antiques is owned by David Byerly, a third-generation antiques dealer, and his wife Susan. They are direct importers from Europe who painstakingly select each item for its unique beauty, attesting to their artistic sense. Elegance, taste and quality all define this exquisite offering.
ANTIQUES OF DALLAS
Offering a compelling mix of antique furniture and accessories, with a focus on English countryside furniture. Antiques of Dallas always charms with a mix of English bureaus, chests, sideboards, benches, boxes and more. Quirky English signs from pubs and shops blend with other decor and accessories in silver, copper and crockery. A fun walk through – you’re bound to feel that you’ve stepped back in time, right in the midst of Merry ole England!
Located in Austin, Texas, owner Jody Hays specializes in antique and vintage textiles, custom and decorative pillows, exotic and one-of-a-kind accessories, vintage crystal and silver, antique furniture, unusual old jewelry, tapestries, Chinese and Japanese artifacts and more. She showcases it all in the Peck Barn, which, through Jody’s creativity and eclecticism, becomes a diminutive treasure trove during the antique shows. Visit!
AMERICAN SPIRIT ANTIQUES
Since 1976, one of the Midwest’s premier Antiques and Art dealers. Selling Fine American Furniture, North Shore Post-impressionist paintings, old wicker, oddities, and lovely accessories. Tucked in a corner, co-owner Jennifer Fuehr displays a lovely collection of turquoise, including pawn. American Spirit shows both at The Compound and at the Big Red Barn.
Armory as art, as well as collection. Truly! Rare and exquisite weaponry from the 1600s to 1898. Early swords through the Civil War, Wheelock, Flintlock and Percussion long guns and pistols; Colts and Winchesters. It’s an eye-popping collection, all curated by Bob Axelrod, a recognized expert in the field. His stories are amazing!
SOUTHERN CLASSIC JEWELRY
You will delight in spectacular pieces of estate and antique jewelry, including many Art Deco pieces; truly fabulous selections from New York, Europe and around the globe. Prepare to decorate yourself in luxury!
Specializing in old Hickory furniture, with an emphasis on all that is rustic, camp and lodge, Exquisite Native American rugs, and Americana furniture, art and artifacts. You’ll usually find an interesting and highly valued selection of old American flags and, often, a real buffalo head mount. Always a fascinating collection. MC also displays their finds in the Big Red Barn.
ALISANNE WONDERLAND • ALISANNE FREW
Alisanne, who specializes in elegant French vintage and antiques brings to the show a wealth of experience and knowledge, informed by her years as a personal shopping expert whose travels have taken her throughout the south of France and Paris most esteemed shopping venues. She knows virtually every flea market, of value, Vide Greniers, Brocantes, and Professional Fairs in Paris and the South of France. As her clients’ experienced, professional partner, she exhibits exceptional skill to ensure that they and she discover the “greatest finds”! Alisanne shows at both The Compound and The Boneyard.
BIG BLUE COINS
Mel King and Faye Asano of Big Blue specialize in shipwreck and ancient coins that appeal to first time buyers, and serious collectors who are searching for rare pieces of history. Should you wish to wear a piece of history, Faye designs beautiful pendants, rings and bracelets in 18K, 14K or sterling silver.In business since 1989, Big Blue stands behind everything it sells and provides certificates of authenticity. They also specialize in Spanish Colonial coins and shipwreck-recovered artifacts and are recognized experts in the field, for example, Mel recently shared his knowledge of a particular shipwreck on the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars.” Big Blue shows both at The Compound and at the Big Red Barn.
DU TEMPS D’ ALICE
Owner Regine Calvet brings her stunning jewelry collection from her retail shop located in France, near the border with Spain, in Argeles Sur Mer – Fine European estate jewelry and one-of-a-kind Henri signed vintage costume jewelry, exclusively designed and artisan created for the stars of European theater and film. She also features a wonderful selection of vintage Chanel, and Jean Boggio pieces. Boggio is the Parisian designer for The Ritz and his signature pieces are sculptural, highly prized and truly wearable art.
INDIAN CREEK ANTIQUES
John and Mary Porter specialize in fine antique silver from flat ware to stunning hollow ware. A long term Round Top dealer specializing in this genre, you can rely on their expertise when seeking advise or that special piece you might be seeking for your own collection of fine silver.
Specializing in 17th and 18th Century French antiques, the Mirals bring to the show fine furniture, antique paintings, object d’art – even architectural fragments as decor. Above all, it’s their eye for exquisite detail that inspires. Simply a beautiful mix of elegance and Country French finds.
According to proprietor Doni Belau of Girls’ Guide to Paris Vintage (GG2P Vintage), her company was born out a passion for French Antiques, an affection and affliction that she’s had for over 20 years.
Ms. Belau, founded her company in 2009, leading “women-only” tours to France. Importing French antiques, as well as unique mid-century items, quickly became a natural spin-off.
Today, GG2P Vintage has a diverse offering including everything from early 20th century French oil paintings, ornamental garden pieces, French bar ephemera, chippy Provençal farm furniture, as well as elegant Louis XVI pieces. As most current designers, Doni prefers a mix of styles and eras, so she also blends in a selection of unique mid-century pieces from Scandinavia, and French designer pieces.
The company was born out of Margaret’s love for antique furniture and objects and her passion grew into a career. The company has a vast network overseas and specializes in sourcing prized pieces for clients with exceptional requests, particularly Swedish pieces. As a company, they delight in developing heritage collections of antiques for clients for investment and enjoyment. They live sharing their knowledge base surrounding antiques and design savvy for integrating them into modern design aesthetics. Follow along to keep up with Modern Antiquarian’s newest adventures and finds.
Adele Sypesteyn Art + Design
Adele is a contemporary painter, sculptor, designer and collector of artifacts and antiques. Her portfolio includes abstract paintings, photo-based horse paintings, horse sculptures, painted columns and distinctive furniture and fixtures that complement them all. She divides her time between studios in Los Angeles, New Orleans and Seattle, drawing inspiration from each, as well as from other places she visits. In the Stables Barn, her space is a soothing vignette of all things artful.
FARM & FACTORY
From lighting to furnishings, this creative interiors resource has a strong following by those seeking the extraordinary for their residential or commercial interior design schemes. The company’s forte begins with the creative talent of Bob Bixby and his son Aaron who can look at a piece of scrap – industrial or farm or utility – and envision something beautiful. An old manifold turned into a tableside lamp, for example. Or a dilapidated chicken feeder recreated as a stunning island lighting fixture. They burnish and polish and bring up the patina of ages in these pieces that are truly amazing. Farm & Factory has recently expanded their creative line up. So much new this show! In addition to The Compound, they display at Marburger Farm.
MANOS DE SUR
Alan Vogt began traveling to South America in 2012 and discovered the beautiful handicrafts throughout the continent. His goal is to bring to market the best quality unique products these countries have to offer. Items carried are primarily hand crafted and purchased directly from the artisans. Manos also carries a fine line of Fair Trade water buffalo jewelry handcrafted in Vietnam’s Thuy Ung village, known for it’s exceptional handcrafted natural horn jewelry and artwork. Here, Artisans practice skills that have been kept alive for over 400 years, passed down from generation to generation.
Since 1975, the premier designer resource in Dallas for a great variety of orientals including top quality antique and vintage rugs, and one-of-a-kind new Omshaks and Kilim/flatweaves. If you are in the market for a fine rug, you’ll need not go any further than this company’s showroom in the Stables Barn. And, you will buy with confidence, under the guidance of third generation son Sarven Siringolu, assured of provenance, quality, care and customer service.
In his large show room in the Stables Barn, Pascal Bevillard features a wide variety of furnishings and furniture pieces, some with a vibe thats marries old and rustic in a way that is new and decidedly contemporary; others streamlined and polished. New and repurposed combine with a nice collection of old doors, mirrors, statement lighting fixtures and more. Just a fabulous look is the result.
REWORKS OF AUSTIN
This fabulous dealer embodies its name by creating home and commercial furnishings, exquisite lighting fixtures, and accessories that are crafted from beautiful and unusual objects sourced from around the world. Distinctive raw materials and architectural remnants become so much more. Their elegant work may include slices of beautifully stratified stone or marble, antique iron fragments, or simply hardwood, sanded to a velvet finish. They are all the creations of artisans whose design styles meld the classic history and patina of New Orleans to the edgy playfulness of Austin.
THE GRANARY BARN
BROCANTE FRENCH ANTIQUES
Since 1999, David and Martha Parnell have been traveling the back roads of France, hunting for treasure. Their company has grown out of that love for travel, and the search for beautiful (and sometimes, quirky) items. Today, their finds fill three shops in Houston, Baton Rouge and New Orleans, as well as show locations across the country. According to Martha, every item on hand is personally selected. “We always buy what we both love, just in case we decide to take what we find home!”
You’ll find the Parnell’s are drawn to objects that represent towns and villages throughout the uniquely different regions of France; objects that tell stories about life, as lived long ago. brocantefrenchantiques.com
H & H WALKER & COMPANY
Holt Isom and Ed Sullivan have a true knack and eye for combining decorative art, furniture, and accouterment into imaginative displays to decorate one’s life. Antique chests, tables, chairs and more intermingle with contemporary art and, always, the most stunning of lamps. Trips to China and other places as far-flung are brought back to their studio to result in one of a kind pieces that can be integrated comfortably with any style to light up one’s life beautifully, both literally and figuratively! Holt and Ed show at both The Compound and Blue Hills.
There are always GOOD EATS & LIBATIONS at The Compound
In The Grove… Under trees with umbrella shaded picnic tables, you’ll enjoy everything these fine folks purvey.
Home made goodness is what Simply D’Lish is all about. From soups to wraps to salads and decadent desserts, there’s love in (and you’ll be lovin’) every bite. Homebaked bread and cooked to order hamburgers, too! It’s all “simply deeelish!”
PICNIC ON THE GREEN MOBILE CAFE
An uber fun little food truck packed with tasty snacks, creative salads, flat bread pizzas, quick take away picnic paks, and more.
Their little white wagon near the Gazebo serves Espresso, Capuccino, home made ice cream and all natural snow cones spiked with herbs and creatively fresh flavor combinations.
Serving fine wines and beer in the Grove, every day from 11-5:30
TETON CAMP CREEK BBQ
For 20 years, Texan Shannon Denelsbeck has been smokin’…everything from pork and brisket to ribs. He and his wife Vickie have recently traded the Texas Prairie for those in Wyoming, taking along their knowledge of BBQ and how it’s best done – Texas style. Come enjoy!