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SH148 - Australian and International…Shapiro Gallery, 162 Queen St, Woollahra, SydneyThursday 17 May 2018

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  • 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

  • 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