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HORDERN HOUSE | NEWS FOR JUNE 2017

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News for June 2017

Our new catalogue is a selection of 52 items including one of the great voyage rarities: an original Quiros presentation memorial. Dating from 1611 this is one of only 14 different Memorials known to have been printed by Quiros (at his own considerable expense), which mark the earliest printed record of discovery and plans for settlement of a Southern Continent.

Our cover item is from Lieutenant Robert Dale’s famously important and vivid nine-foot wide View of King George’s Sound. Published in 1834, this remarkable panorama was probably intended to excite interest in the fledgling Colony. Included too are…

MOORABOOL ANTIQUES | NEW ADDITIONS

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Fresh @ Moorabool….
New additions.

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

As a subscriber, you have first look at our recent finds – and first chance to buy.

This week, we introduce a new Gallery to the website: ‘Last Century‘, full of 20th century Decorative Arts. Here you will find two interesting collections being offered, the first some fine Murano Art Glass from Venice, and alongside this colourful collection a fascinating ‘modern’ artist who paints with a nostalgic enchantment which reflects the Victorian age: Lucette DaLozzo. These were purchased from the artist 40 years ago,…

RUTHERFORD | ANTIQUE TO CONTEMPORARY PEARL JEWELLERY

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An Impressive Pearl Bangle!

At the turn of the last Century pearls were incredibly rare and reserved for the fortunate few. With advances in technology and the growth of the industry, particularly in the remote parts of Western Australia we are now enjoying the finest quality pearls of any age. Large, clean, pure white pearls with a high lustre like this one are now accessible to a much wider audience. With nearly one and a half carats of diamonds this bangle is outstanding. Available in Melbourne’s first Pearl Specialist store on Collins St.

HUMBLE HOUSE GALLERY | GALLERY OPENING HOUR CHANGES

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Keeping you up to date with gallery events

Gallery opening hour changes

Our new hours at the gallery  are Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm.

Other times by appointment.

If you are in the neighbourhood on days we are normally closed and you see the gate is open (and it often is) then you are of course most welcome to come in for a visit.

Humble House gallery
93 Wollongong St Fyshwick
6228 1988
Wednesday to Saturday 10am – 4pm
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DOUGLAS STEWART FINE BOOKS | NEW ACQUISITIONS JUNE 2017

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WALLIS, Captain James (1785? - 1858)

An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales and its dependent settlements;

Welcome to our New Acquisitions list for June 2017.

This month’s highlights include one of the finest early Australian plate books, Wallis’s An historical account of the Colony of New South Wales (1821); poet Gavin Greenlees’ proof copy of The art of Rosaleen Norton; the first collected edition of the works of Galileo (Bologna, 1655-56); important works on ornithology, including Shelley’s rare 3-volume monograph on sun-birds (1876-80); a superb half-plate ambrotype by Thomas Glaister, and a small daguerreotype with a Tasmanian connection; the very scarce sheet music for Stephen Hale Marsh’s composition Dr. Leichhardt’s March (Sydney, 1846); a complete run…

MOORABOOL ANTIQUE GALLERIES | FRESH @ MOORABOOL….

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New additions.

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.

As a subscriber, you have first look at our recent finds – and first chance to buy.

This week, a collection of perfumes & small jewellery pieces, some Japanese bronzes, and other interesting pieces from local estates.

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Items will remain in the ‘Fresh’ page for 2 weeks, or until sold.

MOORABOOL ANTIQUES | FRESH @ MOORABOOL….

Japanese dish in French ormolou, elephants & Europeans, dragon handles, c. 1880.

New additions.

We are pleased to offer some fresh additions to moorabool.com.
This week, a wide variety of fine pieces including some Fine Art, Chinese porcelains, Indian bronzes, and a couple of very useful meat covers…..

Enjoy!

Japanese dish in French ormolou, elephants & Europeans, dragon handles, c. 1880.

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