Current Auctions

lighthouse33
SH141 - The Collection of Adisa and…Sunday 12 November 2017

Latest News

View All
 

News

Press Releases and News from Shapiro Auctioneers

  • Rare $100,000 collection up for grabs

    Rare $100,000 collection up for grabs

    Fashion designer Paul Howie has sold his south coast retreat for $2.4 million, now he's flogging what was inside. by Lucy Macken | Sydney Morning Herald | Domain Prestige Property | 22 July 2014 Paul Howie has sold his home at Foxground near Berry for $2.4 million. A rare collection of… Read more

  • O. Noel Coulson furniture from The Lipshut House, Toorak

    O. Noel Coulson furniture from The Lipshut House, Toorak

    Original furniture designed by O. Noel Coulson from the Toorak house of Mary Lipshut will feature in our forthcoming 20/21C Art and Design Auction on Wednesday 30 July 2014. In the 1950s and 60s, O. N Coulson (1905-c.1993) was one of the busiest and best known decorators in Melbourne,… Read more

  • Holiday Wakelin gives Shapiro a shock

    Holiday Wakelin gives Shapiro a shock

    By Peter Fish | The Australian Financial Review | Saleroom | Thursday 15 May 2014 Tim Storrier's Summer Burn Off, 1994, sold for $130,000 including premium. A fiery Tim Storrier vision from the Corrs Chambers Westgarth collection topped the Shapiro Auctions sale in Woollahra on May 7, with… Read more

  • Strong sale of ceramics break the mould

    Strong sale of ceramics break the mould

    By Peter Fish | The Australian Financial Review | Saleroom | Thursday 17 April 2014 There were signs of life in the normally subdued market for Australian and International ceramics at Shapiro’s sale of 20th and 21st century design, posters, art and ceramics in Sydney’s… Read more

  • A Professor's Clay Fired Passion

    A Professor's Clay Fired Passion

    By James Cockington | The Sydney Morning Herald | Money | Wednesday 26 March 2014 Tea time: the late Professor Alan Walker having tea with Dame Lucie Rie. ''A lot of his friends didn't get it,'' admits Mandy Walker of her father's collection of contemporary ceramics. Her father was… Read more

  • A Renaissance of Interest in Chinese Art

    A Renaissance of Interest in Chinese Art

    By Samantha Hutchinson | The Australian Financial Review | Excerpt | Weekend 22-23 March 2014 Recent decisions made by the People’s Bank of China’s sparking a steep slide in the value of the currency bring new credibility to their concerns. Against this backdrop Australian… Read more

  • Record Price for a Chandelier in Australia

    Record Price for a Chandelier in Australia

    Sales Highlight | Shapiro Auctioneers An Art Deco chandelier designed by Georges Chevalier was the centrepiece at the Baccarat and Christofle Pavilion at the 1925 Paris Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs.The three tier waterfall crystal chandelier having over 10,0000 crystal… Read more

  • Found at Vinnies, asking $4000 up

    Found at Vinnies, asking $4000 up

    By Peter Fish | The Australian Financial Review | Saleroom | Thursday, 06 March 2014 Flea market “finds” are a legend in auction house lore. Shapiro, in Sydney’s Woollahra, which specialises in 20th century wares as well as more conventional art and antiques, has turned… Read more

  • Contemporary Pacific Island art on show in annual Maketi Ples exhibition in Sydney

    Contemporary Pacific Island art on show in annual Maketi Ples exhibition in Sydney

    From tattooing to a coconut fibre 'Lady Gaga' dress, the latest in contemporary Pacific Island art is on show in Australia, after the opening of the annual Maketi Ples ('market place') exhibition at Shapiro Gallery, Sydney.              The artists… Read more

  • Sydney’s Auction House Goldmine

    Sydney’s Auction House Goldmine

       By Jacqui Thompson Posted in | Prime Finds | 29 January 2014 7:20AM    Sydney’s auction house scene has a healthy and long-standing history; from furniture, art, bric-a-brac and former estate collections, to jewellery, vintage clothing and design… Read more