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  • Photographic presentation album

    Photographic presentation album

    A rare photographic presentation album documenting the employees of the Coolangatta Estate on the Shoalhaven River, New South Wales, dated November 1891, has been sold by private treaty to the State Library of New South Wales for over $50,000.00. The album includes 57 black and white images of the… Read more

  • Private Sales at Shapiro Auctioneers

    Private Sales at Shapiro Auctioneers

    In February of this year Shapiro Auctioneers sold by private treaty a rare 18th Century French side table for $30,000.00. The table was stamped R Lacroix, one of the leading cabinet makers in Paris, whose furniture also graced the hallways of Versailles. The table had excellent provenance as once… Read more

  • Three Estates Make For A Good Auction

    Three Estates Make For A Good Auction

    Paintings which have been hanging on walls and out of sight from the art market for many decades will highlight the forthcoming art auction at Shapiro Auctioneers in Sydney, on Tuesday 3 April 6.30pm. A beautiful Justin O’Brien 'Portrait of Young Man' (lot 42, $20,000-30,000) is… Read more

  • Wendy Whiteley Buys A Whiteley

    Wendy Whiteley Buys A Whiteley

    An early Brett Whiteley painting which has been off the market since 1971 when it was purchased by the vendor in London through Marlborough Gallery, has been sold by Shapiro Auctioneers in a private treaty sale. The large gouache on board is titled Bather and Mirror, and is dated 1964, measuring… Read more

  • Gary Heery Reinvents Himself, Yet Again

    A visit to Gary Heery's website suggests that this accomplished editorial, advertising and corporate photographer and celebrity portraitist simply refuses to be categorised. After last year's successful, poetic exploration of high speed flash imagery of exotic native birds,… Read more

  • Shapiro Auctioneers is now seeking consignments

    Shapiro Auctioneers is now seeking consignments

    Shapiro Auctioneers is now seeking consignments for our forthcoming 2012 auction schedule. Sales will be conducted monthly commencing Sunday 26 February. Australian and International Art 20/21 C Design and Studio Ceramics Fine Jewellery and Vintage Couture Asian Furniture and… Read more

  • Silver Shines at Shapiro

    Silver sales well above estimates at the October auction have confirmed a somewhat surprising new trend. Silver at Shapiro achieved good prices in the September sale with lot 54 a sterling silver Argyle with wooden handle, estimate $400-600, selling for $10,200 (including buyer’s premium) an… Read more

  • Copy Cat Couture Auctions Flattering but the Original is Always the Best

    In (JUNE 2006) Shapiro started the concept of couture auctions in Australia. Since then a number of online and on the street auction houses have also tested the waters. The October sale at Shapiro attracted a strong line up of all the best names in the high end fashion world, including Pucci,… Read more

  • Featherston Still The Favourite

    Featherston Still The Favourite

    On Wednesday evening 17 August at 6pm, a serious crowd of collectors packed our Woollahra galleries to bid on 20/21 Century Design. Top dollar was paid for all chairs designed by Grant Featherston. The sale included four R160 Contour chairs selling between $3600-$7200 and ranging in colour from… Read more

  • The Curtis Collection of Artworks by Sali Herman

    The Curtis Collection of Artworks by Sali Herman

    Shapiro Auctioneers is happy to announce the sale of The Curtis Collection of Artworks by Sali Herman in the forthcoming Australian and International Art Auction Thursday 15 September 7pm Sydney Viewing of the Curtis Collection Saturday 27 August through Monday 12 September 11am – 5pm … Read more