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Christopher Day Gallery | Recent acquisitions

Please find below a selection of recent acquisitions

Garry Shead – ‘To See The Queen’  Oil 52 x 54 cm $48,000

An excellent example from The Royal Suite Series.

A larger similar work (92 x 122cm) very recently sold at auction for $208,636

Benjamin Edwin Minns (1864-1937) A Midday Break  Watercolour 24 x 36 cm $4,400

A wonderful glimpse from a by-gone era

VIEW ENTIRE STOCK ON www.cdaygallery.com.au

 

Fiona and I look forward to seeing you in the Gallery very soon.

Open Wednesday – Saturday 12 – 6pm or by appointment

Valentine’s Antiques and Gallery 369 | Joint exhibition

Please join us for our upcoming joint exhibition:

The Gentleman’s Collection: Contemporary Australian Art
and
Something Old, Something New: Andre Sardone, Metal Work and Sculpture

Brad Boyd, Balaclava Road – Caulfield, Oil

The Gentleman’s Collection: Contemporary Australian Art

Featuring works by David Bromley, John Cobby, John Tiplady, Evan Mackley,

Brad Boyd, Simon Mackley, Pro Hart

Something Old, Something New: Andre Sardone, Metalwork and Sculpture

Andre Sardone, Easy Sunday

Artist’s Statement:

My artwork is made predominantly from salvaged steel, be it from old farm machinery, waste from the local steel fabrication company, car and truck parts, railway components or whatever unique pieces come my way. …

Humble House Gallery | New website

Chinese furniture talk at Raglan gallery

Come along to Raglan Gallery in Cooma for toasty Tuesday talks. The gallery is hosting a short series on specialist topics and this year I have been invited to start it off. Other speakers in August are celebrity baker Anneke Manning and archaeologist Anne White.

Topic: The art and craft of Chinese furniture

When: Tuesday 31 July 11.30am

Tickets: $30 that includes a light lunch

Address: 9-11 Lambie St Cooma

Contacts: Sue Jardine 6454 6210 jardine@curryflat.com.au

or Elaine Lawson 6454 6307 elaine.lawson@bigpond.com

Talk to Sue or Elaine about series tickets.

New website

The new website is up and we’re happy to see the increased interest through…

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, a selection of Japanese scroll paintings, some Arts & Crafts metalwork, Victorian porcelain, and various other interesting & useful items….

Enjoy!

Paul Rosenberg, Alard Pett & all @ Moorabool Antiques

Feature Item

‘Arts & Crafts’ is the term we use to describe the design movement of the later Victorian age, where craftsmanship came to mean more than just decoration and simplicity was sough for, not hidden. The excesses of the ‘High Victorian’ style…

Colonial Gold – Rare 19th Century Goldfields Jewellery

By Hugh Batters

Little known but fascinating pieces of Australian colonial history will be unearthed at the Antiques Fair Sydney in August. Extraordinary examples of 19th century gold jewellery from the most exquisitely intricate to the, well, positively ordinary’.

Australia’s gold rush created instant wealth for the lucky few but even in the 1800s money didn’t necessarily buy taste. Like modern rap artists with their ‘bling’, ostentatious displays of riches were very much a part of Victorian society and those who rose from rags to riches almost instantly. By 1853 the…

Peter Walker Fine Art | SAM LEACH @ MOD, UniSA

SAM LEACH @ MOD, UniSA

Sam Leach has always had a special interest in science and it has influenced his art and the visual images he creates throughout his award-winning career. He is currently completing a residency at MOD., the new cutting-edge futuristic museum at UniSA which has been established to inspire young adults about science, technology and creativity.

During his residency Sam has been examining what happens at the intersection between art and science by making works that respond to aspects of MOD. exhibits and associated programming.

The current exhibition is well worth a visit and has a base in Sam’s work with…

Michael Reid | From Coast to Escarpment, Spirit Worlds of Maningrida

From Coast to Escarpment, Spirit Worlds of Maningrida

11th July – 7th August

Curated to coincide with the exhibition John Mawurndjul: I am the old and the new (Museum of Contemporary Art and the Art Gallery of South Australia), Michael Reid Sydney and Maningrida Arts & Culture are pleased to present this exhibition, From Coast to Escarpment, Spirit Worlds of Maningrida.

We invite you to enter the spirit realm of West Arnhem-land. Through the contemporary practice of leading Maningrida artists these spirit beings are alive. Some friendly, some mischievous and others malevolent, they are divined from the djang of five language groups across…

Douglas Stewart Fine Books | Job Vacancy – Bookshop Assistant

Job Vacancy – Bookshop Assistant

Douglas Stewart Fine Books is seeking a Bookshop Assistant to help with the day-to-day running of our business. Main responsibilities would include processing of orders, customer service, and general administrative duties.

In this role you will engage with rare books and cultural objects working in our small, passionate team. Our business is always changing, so we are looking for someone adaptable, inquisitive, and enthusiastic. Training will be provided, and we are looking for a fast learner who’s not afraid to tackle any challenge.

This will be a flexible, part-time position, ideal for a tertiary student. If you’re…

Rutherford | French Jewellery for Bastille Day

French Antiques & Pearls from French Polynesia

French Art Nouveau Diamond Plaque Ring

Circa 1905, this fantastic dress ring is made in platinum and features a round, 0.71ct, old cut diamond bezel set to the centre. Total diamond weight estimated at 1.19ct. See here.

Gold Filigree Necklet

This beautiful French necklet in 18ct yellow gold has just arrived. It has five crescent shapes along the length of the necklace each with fine filigree work and French hallmarks to the clasp….

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