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SH155 - Fine Jewellery and Luxury…Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyTuesday 23 October 2018

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  • Auction should show what Moorcroft pottery is really worth these days

    Auction should show what Moorcroft pottery is really worth these days

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Thursday 9 June 2016 The collecting of Moorcroft pottery took off in the late 1990s with extraordinary prices being paid. By the early 2000s the speculators had moved in with the expectation that values would keep on rising. A few… Read more

  • Arthur Fleischmann sculptures for sale after decades in storage

    Arthur Fleischmann sculptures for sale after decades in storage

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Wednesday 5 May 2016 Arthur Fleischmann​, born in 1896 in Bratislavia, had a fascinating life that included a decade spent in Sydney. He studied medicine in Budapest before deciding to become a sculptor. Forced to flee Europe in 1937,… Read more

  • Sitting Down Under: Mid-Century Australian Chairs

    Sitting Down Under: Mid-Century Australian Chairs

    Sitting Down Under: Mid-Century Australian Chairs 19 April 2016 | Invaluable | In Good Taste Loved for his organic-shaped chairs, Grant Featherston was one of Australia’s most renowned designers of mid-century furniture. A self-taught artist who started his down design firm in the… Read more

  • Bouddi Foundation for the Arts

    Bouddi Foundation for the Arts

    Self Portraits on Paper | Gala Auction Visit their website for more information | www.bouddiarts.org.au Download the catalogue here (PDF) (5 Mb). Read more

  • Zsa Zsa of art world

    Zsa Zsa of art world

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Wednesday 17 February 2015 Painter Judy Cassab left an "indelible mark on the story of Australian art", writes James Cockington. 10 December 1962. "Harold Holt asks me why I don't paint from sketches, like Dobell. `Because my… Read more

  • Auction Highlight | Canton Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Set

    Auction Highlight | Canton Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Set

    Auction Highlight | Tuesday 9 Feb 2016 | Fine Furniture, Paintings, Silver, Decorative and Asian Arts Lot 283 Canton Famille Rose Porcelain Tea Set Est. $1,000 - 2,000 Personally gifted in 1900 by tea merchant Mei Quong Tart to Rev. and Mrs F. J. Dillon, this tea set, accompanied… Read more

  • The Collection of Peggy Moore

    The Collection of Peggy Moore

    Retro News | Archive The collection of Peggy Moore will be sold at auction on Tuesday 9 February 2016. Read more

  • Ray Hughes' personal collection on sale ahead of gallery closure

    Ray Hughes' personal collection on sale ahead of gallery closure

    By Jane O'Sullivan | The Australian Financial Review | Thursday 25 November 2015 More than 90 works from the personal collection of Sydney art dealer Ray Hughes are being put up for auction with Shapiro on November 30, ahead of the closure of The Hughes Gallery at the end of the year. The… Read more

  • 'Identical' Joan Miro artwork causes confusion

    'Identical' Joan Miro artwork causes confusion

    By Peter Fish | The Australian Financial Review | Thursday 25 November 2015 Art lovers did a double take when confronted with the colour lithograph Montroig IV by Spanish artist Joan Miro at this week's viewings for Shapiro's auction of Australian and international art in Sydney's Woollahra. A… Read more

  • Shapiro sale to test modern design appetite

    Shapiro sale to test modern design appetite

    By Jane O'Sullivan | The Australian Financial Review | Wednesday 4 November 2015 Shapiro's design sale in Sydney will test how much the surging interest in mid-century design has improved the market for Australian designers such as Schulim Krimper. The sale on November 10 includes eight pieces… Read more