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  • Bell's Ringing

    Bell's Ringing

    Andrew Shapiro leading the auction at the charity fundraiser for the Bell Shakespeare Company on Tuesday 19 November at the Sydney Opera House The evening achieved great success raising tens of thousands of dollars to bring the Bell Shakespeare Company to school children across Australia in… Read more

  • The Russians and Italians make what collectors want

    The Russians and Italians make what collectors want

      Highlights from our 30 October auction of Fine Furniture Silver, Decorative Arts and Paintings included a silver stirrup cup worked in the shape of a fox head and inset with ruby cabochon eyes and stamped Moscow 1892. With a pre-sale estimate of $500-700, three phone bidders pushed the… Read more

  • An Invitation to Consign

    An Invitation to Consign

    MODERN + CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN AND INTERNATIONAL ART Our painting specialists will be visiting Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart over the next six weeks. Please contact our office to arrange a confidential appointment for an obligation free valuation. AUCTION TUESDAY 26… Read more

  • Pick through Stitches in Time

    Pick through Stitches in Time

    An auction that chronicles Australia's fashion history 4 September 2013 James Cockington, The Sydney Morning Herald “Really wild! Really swinging! Open Monday thru to Saturday.'' So says the poster for the Victoria & Albert Boutique, in the MLC Building at North Sydney. This… Read more

  • Save the Date for Victoria and Albert Collection

    Save the Date for Victoria and Albert Collection

    Vintage garments from the Victoria and Albert Collection go under the hammer Sydney Magazine, Published 30 August 2013"What we were doing was so unusual here in Sydney" … Patricia Burkitt starting designing clothes in the '60s for Double Bay couture boutique Victoria and Albert. Photo:… Read more

  • Take a Seat: Featherston Chair Snares Record

    Take a Seat: Featherston Chair Snares Record

    'Featherston Chair Snares Record'Published 15 August 2012, Australian Financial Review Read more

  • Early Marc Newson Memphis Prototype Chair at Sydney Auction

    Early Marc Newson Memphis Prototype Chair at Sydney Auction

    by Nicholas Forrest Published: August 5, 2013 A unique handmade Marc Newson prototype chair from 1982 is one of the highlights of the upcoming August 7 Shapiro 20/21c Art and Design auction in Sydney. Inspired by the Memphis design movement, the geometric shapes and vibrant colour scheme of… Read more

  • Eclectic Array From the Outer Limits

    Eclectic Array From the Outer Limits

    By James Cockington, Sydney Morning Herald - 'Money' Published: July 31, 2013 Contemporary art is notoriously difficult to shift on the secondary market; work by relatively unknown artists even more so. Yet Peter Fay's collection, to be sold next Wednesday through Shapiro in Sydney, could… Read more

  • Livin' in the 70's: socialite revives era

    Livin' in the 70's: socialite revives era

    The Australian Financial Review June 27 2013 Read more

  • Buyers Ready, Willing for Abeles

    Buyers Ready, Willing for Abeles

    By James Cockington, Sydney Morning HeraldPublished: June 19, 2013 Sundorne, the former mansion of Sir Peter Abeles and his first wife, Claire Dan, sold for $15.5 million in May, making it Sydney's third-most-expensive property at auction. The contents are being sold this Sunday and should… Read more