As the largest resource for exceptional portrait miniatures in America, Elle Shushan specializes in the full realm of the art. American, British and European miniatures on ivory, vellum and in enamel, ranging from the 16th through the 21st centuries are all represented in the extensive collection, available to be seen by appointment in a landmark building in Philadelphia, or at major antiques shows.
In addition to many notable private collectors, Elle Shushan works with outstanding museum collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Worcester Art Museum, MESDA and the Yale University Art Gallery.
Services provided include collection and investment guidance, auction advice, instruction and appraisals.
The firm is always interested in purchasing single miniatures or entire collections. A prompt response and confidentiality is assured.
EXHIBITION AND LECTURE SCHEDULE
The Winter Antiques Show
January 23 - February 2, 2014
Park Avenue Armory, Park Avenue at 67th Street, New York City
The Magazine Antiques & Elle Shushan present:
British Portrait Miniatures: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Author Cory Korkow will discuss her forthcoming book
January 25 at 5:00 pm, Park Avenue Armory, Tiffany Room
reception & book signing to follow in Elle Shushan's stand, Winter Antiques Show
Philadelphia Antiques Show
April 25 - 29
Philadelphia Convention Center, Hall F
June 25 - July 2
South Grounds, Royal Hospital, Chelsea
Antiques in Manchester, The Collectors Fair
August 6 & 7
JFK Coliseum, Manchester, NH
PUBLICATIONS AND INTERVIEWS
2008 Winter Antiques Show - Art Review - New York Times
Miniatures" by Marion Laffey Fox,
Curiosity Shop With Stock to Covet From Around the World
An Introduction to Five Exquisite, Exotic
and Enthralling Collecting
House & Garden, September
"The Art of Family: Genealogical Artifacts
in New England"
D. Brenton Simons & Peter Benes, editors.
The Art of Family is an indispensable resource illuminating the world
of decorative arts and its relationship to family history.
volume, published by The New England Historic Genealogical Society
includes "Tokens of Sorrow: New England Portrait Miniatures
and Mourning Jewelry" by Elle Shushan. A limited number of sealed copies available.
"The Art of High Living: Miniature Goldwork by John Ramage."
By Elle Shushan, Antiques & Fine
Antiques Dealers' Association of America, Inc.
Guild of Arts Scholars, Dealers and Collectors, London
The Private Art Dealers Association
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