We are pleased to present Travel, a list containing over 70 books and maps from the last three centuries describing the geography and ethnography of regions on all continents, and European discoveries by land and sea across the globe.
Highlights include a rare French 18th century children’s board game in the form of a Mappe-Monde; examples of both the coloured and non-coloured editions of White’s First Fleet account, Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales (1790); a Philips’ floor globe for merchant shippers (1925); and a wide selection of maps depicting most parts of the world.
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SPRING RACING CARNIVAL WEARABLE IKEBANA – Create a stunning wearable ikebana fascinator or statement piece to enhance your track side outfit.
On Sunday 28th October award winning flower designer Shoso Shimbo will host a 2 hour long Ikebana workshop at Kazari + Ziguzagu.
Learn how to make a stunning wearable flower arrangement inspired by a 500 year old tradition, just in time for the 2018 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Shoso Shimbo is of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana and will discuss the history and culture of Ikebana, as well as…
NEW EXHIBITION COMING SOON!
HOME MADE GOOD | Christmas at TJC 18 | 19
The Johnston Collection’s annual Summer | Christmas exhibition HOME MADE GOOD opens next month continuing our tradition of collaborations with contemporary makers.
This year we have commissioned mostly Melbourne-based artists and collectives to ‘create new works based on old objects’ with both contemporary and customary responses offering an ‘inspired’ interpretation of the Collection.
Artists and collectives include Hannah Gartside, Hotham Street Ladies, Anita Mertzlin, Les Morgan, Barbara Porter, Robyn Rich, Dear Songsuwan from KAMI,The Bond Family, The Country Women’s Association…
Twenty five lucky people were able to compare the taste of wine drunk from a silver goblet with that of a glass at the Australian Antique and Art Dealers Fair at the White Bay Cruise Terminal in Rozelle last month.
On offer were fine wines provided by Wine Selectors Australia and a variety of fine silver vessels to enable a direct comparison to be made.
The format was simple. Each patron was offered a sample of wine in a glass, then the same wine in a silver goblet and then again in a glass. Each wine was carefully chosen by the…
Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin at Sydney Contemporary 2018
13 – 16 September
Presenting new work by Dr. Christian Thompson AO, Alesandro Ljubicic, Joan Ross, Marc Etherington, John Honeywill, Robert Malherbe, Michael Peck, Jordan Richardson and Petrina Hicks.
NEW works will be previewed from next week.
Please register for the pre-release on the links below:
detail from CONRADI, Petrus and V. van der PLAATS, Publishers.
The East Indies capital of the VOC
From the Age of discovery to the Enlightenment: our September list celebrates the explosion of eighteenth century voyages with many of the key figures represented. The earliest include accounts by Dampier and Torquemada (important in the literature of Pacific exploration because of Torquemada’s account of Quiros’s voyage of 1605); through to Anson’s famous mid-century voyage into the Pacific and the great…
The wait is over! Our latest container of antiques from the UK is now available for sale on our website and in our Bendigo gallery.
A gallery transformed … It’s been a sheer delight to unpack, catalogue and display these carefully selected treasures from the latest UK buying trip. From a 19th-century French ebonised Boulle centre table to a Victorian birdcage with hand-painted glass panels, along with a wide range of boxes and treen, there’s something for everyone. We hope to see you in the gallery soon to browse our collection and hear the stories behind some of these amazing pieces.