Michele Beiny Harkins, President, is a third generation antiques dealer. Her grandfather, Hanns Weinberg, founded the Antique Porcelain Company in London in 1946 and later opened galleries in New York in 1957 and Zurich in 1972. Michele started her own gallery in 1987 in New York specializing in 18th and early 19th century English and Continental porcelain and European faience, as well as French furniture and decorations, objets de vertu, and renaissance jewels. More recently, she has added modern and contemporary ceramics and glass to her repertoire. She is the Founder and President of the Wallace Collection in America.
Nick Stagliano, Gallery Manager & Specialist, is a graduate of the M.A. program in the History of Decorative Arts and Curatorial Studies program at The New School/Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, and was formerly a Curatorial Fellow in the Product Design and Decorative Arts department at Cooper Hewitt. He previously worked in non-profit fundraising at The Frick Collection and The Juilliard School. He is on the boards of the Connecticut Ceramics Circle, the Decorative Arts Society, and the French Porcelain Society.
Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY
January 20–29, 2023