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SH143 - Fine Furniture, Silver, Asian…Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyTuesday 12 December 2017

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  • 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

  • Schulim Krimper Furniture from The Landau Collection: A Rare Sydney Provenance

    Schulim Krimper Furniture from The Landau Collection: A Rare Sydney Provenance

    How did a Carpathian woodcutter’s son and a doctor’s daughter from Macksville NSW come to assemble one of the largest and most varied collections of furniture by Schulim Krimper at their house in semi-rural St Ives in the 1950s? Behind this important collection is the story of… Read more

  • Swinging bling in vogue again

    Swinging bling in vogue again

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Wednesday 7 October 2015 It might be "Las Vegas bling" to some, but a collection of eye-catching jewellery bought in swinging London by an expat businesswoman is set to make a big splash. In fact, jewellery is hot right now, perhaps… Read more

  • Rare Lanyon lifts Shapiro

    Rare Lanyon lifts Shapiro

    By Jane O'Sullivan | The Australian Financial Review | Wednesday 26 August 2015 Local buyers spotted an opportunity when Shapiro offered a rare abstract landscape by the British painter Peter Lanyon at its fine art sale last week. White Square New Jersey, a gouache on paper from 1962, went for… Read more

  • Auction Announcement: Signature Prints

    Auction Announcement: Signature Prints

    Signature Prints, the company that revitalised Australia’s Florence Broadhurst into a 21st Century design icon, is also home to arguably the largest Decorative Arts reference archive in the Southern Hemisphere. This archive has been assembled and held for decades in the form of film… Read more