Antiquaria 2012 - Art and Antiques trade show at Padova Fiere

From 17 March 2012 to 25 March 2012

Antiquaria is the art and antiques trade show held at the exhibition centre in Padova that should not be missed by collectors and aficionados of antiques.

Now in its 25th edition, this renowned trade show - an event that has always mixed culture and trade - will open its doors again from 17 to 25 March.

From modern art to original objects of the 18th century, those passionate about antiques will have enough to satisfy their curiosity and opportunity to admire beautiful things, whilst at the same time closing deals thanks to the huge choice of this extraordinary exhibition.

A showcase for those interested in buying and selling, thanks to the professionalism and hard work of NEF, an organization with a long standing experience in this sector, Antiquaria attracts every year thousands of visitors from around Italy. The huge offer includes all kinds of objects: furniture, beautiful paintings, amazing jewellery, decorated tapestry, precious porcelain, Art Décoo and Liberty lampshades, sculptures, rare and original books and also general collectables.

The show is sponsored by some of the best known Italian collectors and will present visitors with a display of the most important and renowned antiques galleries in Italy. There will be more than ninety Italian and international galleries exhibiting at Antiquaria, with great works and masterpieces that will lead visitors along a journey from the Renaissance to the 20th century.

Confirming its leading role amongst the exhibitions in North East Italy, an area particularly devoted to antiques, Antiquaria Padova is one of the longest running shows in this region thanks to its constant attention to innovation the key to satisfy the ever demanding requests of its visitors and the professionalism of the organizers, who are always striving to improve the services on offer.

On top of the high cultural profile, the exhibition distinguishes itself as a not-to-be-missed event for the more discerned and a trademark trade show for collectors, investors and aficionados of antiques. Padova is in the heart of Veneto, one of the best thriving regions in Italy, home to more than half a million businesses and consequently one of the most important industrial districts in Europe. In a strategic position between Friuli and Trentino, but also Austria, Slovenia and Croatia, Padova is now the economic and geographic hub of Veneto and a gateway to Italy.

Product list:Furniture; paintings; jewellery; tapestry; porcelain; Art Décoo and Liberty lampshades; sculptures; rare books; collectables.

Open to dealers and the general public.

Opening times10am - 8pm (Weekend)3pm 8pm (weekdays)

By Insidecom Editorial Staff