The Ceramic Collectors Society | COBALT CARGOES – Asian Cobalt Decorated Ceramics


The Ceramic Collectors Society

Invites you to attend the lecture by Dr. Matthew Martin

“COBALT CARGOES – Asian Cobalt Decorated Ceramics  and Their Early European Imitators”

On Monday 27th August 2018, at 7.45 for 8 pm

At the Roseville Uniting Church Hall, 7 Lord Street, Roseville.

Dr. Matthew Martin is Curator at the National Gallery of Victoria in the Department of International Decorative Arts and Antiquities.   He has published papers on many topics in the decorative arts and lectures nationally and internationally in this area.  He has also curated and…

Behruz Studio | The Sari Silk Collection


Welcome to our list of New Acquisitions for July 2018 – diverse as always, and with 176 items.

Among many highlights are a Macquarie era Aboriginal breastplate from the Shoalhaven River (1820); Norman Lindsay’s own copy of A Homage to Sappho (1928); a beautiful example of Guignes’ monumental Dictionnaire Chinois (1812); from the estate of Count von Bismarck, a photograph album documenting the maiden voyage of SMS Bismarck to the Pacific Islands and Sydney (1879-80); a number of interesting…

Hordern House | July News

July News

The highlight of our July exhibit at the at the Melbourne Rare Book Fair 6-8th July will be Mr Cust’s “Sandridge Railway Jetty and Pier” (see detail above). A small masterpiece: “Mr.” Cust, an elusive artist whose first name is so far unknown, demonstrates with meticulous strokes an ability to conjure a sensation of intimacy and tranquility on the smallest scale. His work is reminiscent in this respect of some of the paintings of S.T. Gill; like Gill he combines a strong understanding of light and colour with a high degree of natural, artistic talent….

The Merchant of Welby | How to wax your antique furniture.

How to wax your antique furniture.
Apply wax sparingly with a cloth. Avoid over application. The more wax you apply, the more wax you will have to buff off later on. Allow to dry and harden for at least thirty minutes or more; longer if you can. Overnight is great.

Buff with a clean cloth in direction of the grain. You should only have to apply light to medium pressure to get the wax to shine. As you continue to polish, your pad will build up excess wax. You will feel the pad start to grip the surface, and it will no…

Michael Reid | EOFY Instant Asset Write Off

We are in last days for a small business to take advantage – this financial year- of the $20,000 asset write off.
Small businesses (with the annual turnover of less than $2,000,000) can claim a complete write-off of business assets. There is an an individual threshold of $20,000 per asset and these must be used with relation to the business. In relation to artworks the following applies:
*Artwork should be in a tangible form and able to be moved from one location to another;
*Artworks must be purchased with a dominant purpose of being displayed on business premises;
*Artworks must be created by professional…

Fellia Melas Gallery | EOFY Sale!



Last chance to buy Fine Australian Art with 100% Tax deduction for this financial year.

ENDS JUNE 30, 2018
more than 100 WORKS reduced by major Australian Artists.

Nolan, Dickerson, Nothling, Blackman, Boyd, Gleeson, Coburn, Olsen, Storrier,  Whiteley, McEwan, McLeod, Campbell, Canning, Coleman, Crooke, Bromley, Boggs,Boissevain, Harvey, Paxton,Perceval, Raftopoulos, Stavrianos, Thalassoudis, Varvaressos, West,
Woodward and many others.

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Margaret Woodward
Woman with Flowers
mixed media on paper

Valentine’s Antiques – End of the Financial Year Sale

Come and Celebrate the End of the Financial Year with us and enjoy 20% off all stock (excluding Gallery 369)

Sale commences Monday, June 18th at 10am and concludes Saturday, June 30th, 2018

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– Monday to Friday 10am-5.30pm and Saturday 10am-4pm –
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