The (San Francisco Fall) Show will go on!

When the decision was made to cancel the 2020 San Francisco Fall Show, Show Chair Suzanne Tucker’s thoughts immediately turned to the dealers from all over the world: “It is after all their expertise, their collections, and their curation that has made the show so renowned and respected across the globe for the last 39 years”. After she reached out to past and present show dealers, it quickly became clear that ingenuity, resourcefulness and team spirit should be added to their growing list of qualities. Suzanne worked out a real-time collaboration with InCollect for an online 2020 San Francisco Fall Show. To date, a strong and motivated group of over 60 dealers has already agreed to participate.

The 39th online edition of the Show will take place from October 16-25, 2020 and will feature dealers from around the world, offering for sale an extraordinary range of fine and decorative arts from antiquity to the present day. The goal is to represent all styles and periods including American, English, Continental and Asian furniture, art, and decorative objects, paintings, prints, photographs, books, precious metals, jewelry, rugs, textiles and ceramics. Show Chair Suzanne Tucker puts it this way: “For anyone interested in art and design, furniture and the decorative arts – buying, collecting, or simply learning about art and antiques – this 10-day online event is not to be missed. Dealers are spending the summer curating a unique selection of items for the show – and they will be available 24/7 to communicate directly or through the InCollect platform with buyers and collectors”.

InCollect’s advanced technology and robust platform will allow all dealers to have their own online “booths”, allowing for photo, video and video-chat, as well as take full advantage of the site’s purpose-built search tools and InCollect’s huge existing digital audience. In short, InCollect provides the absolute best experience for discovering and acquiring art, antiques, jewelry and design. in the words of John Smiroldo, InCollect’s President and Founder: “We’re devoting extensive resources to create an immersive online show experience unlike anything else, combining the benefits of direct live show interaction with the efficiencies of the internet. I’m very excited to work together with the San Francisco Fall Show as it is truly one of the great shows in America.”

Below are a few teaser images from the upcoming show (and don’t forget to follow us on Instagram for more previews and inspiration!) :

From Michael Goedhuis: Gilt Bronze tripod, China, Han Dynasty, 206 BC–220 AD

From Galen Lowe: Japanese low four panel folding screen (byôbu) with dramatic checkerboard (ichimatsu) pattern. Late Edo Period (1600-1868)

From Piraneseum: Temple of Hercules Victor, Rome, circa 1850, marble and patinated bronze

From David Brooker Fine Art: Late 19th century French forest landscape, the style of the painting is influenced by the work of Narcisse Virgilio Diaz de la Pena, a well known Barbizon painter

From Almond & Company: A pair of scoop style lounge chairs Model #115 by Theo Ruth for Artifort, The Netherlands, circa 1950s

From Peter Finer: A gorget, circa 1610, made to be worn independent of armour, perhaps with a coat of buff leather, and indicated the owner was an officer

From Kathleen Taylor/The Lotus Collection: Late 19th century Ottoman (Turkey) silk floss and metal thread embroidered cover

From Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge: Portraits of Four Foxhounds, signed & dated by Cuthbert Bradley, 1933

From DKF Estate Jewelry: Van Cleef and Arpels gold and diamond bombe shaped earrings, circa 1950s

From Peter Fetterman Gallery: Kussharo Lake Tree, Study 10, Kotan, Hokkaido, 2005 by Michael Kenna, Gelatin Silver Print

By Vera Vandenbosch