Antiques Miscellany

Red coat woman with black leather handbag. Beautiful vintage style.

The Sydney Fair 2019 – Animating the Spirit of the Age

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Animated by the ‘spirit of the age, 50 Australian and International dealers and retailers will offer their wares at The Sydney Fair, May 30 – June 2 at Randwick

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Martyn Cook: Tribute to a Professional Master of His Trade

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Martyn Cook (1958-2019) was a true Renaissance man, one whose thirst for knowledge was exceeded only by his desire for more; the epitome of a compleat gentleman

Tapestry by van Aelst, Designed by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Netherlandish, Aelst 1502–1550 Brussels), ca. 1548. Story of Creation: God Accuses Adam and Eve after the Fall (detail). Woven under the direction of Jan de Kempeneer (Netherlandish, active 1540–56) and Frans Ghieteels (Netherlandish, active ca. 1545–after 1581), by 1551. wool, silk and gilt metallic thread

Tapestry: Thousands of Threads Weaving the Story of Life

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Tapestry is a hand-woven material with a ribbed surface created as the design is woven, the combinations of threads forming a picture, weaving the story of life

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The Winter Show – 65 Years of Arts, Design and History

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Celebrating 65 years of helping others improve their lives is a ten day annual benefit, The Winter Show for the charitable East Side House Settlement, New York

Fragment of Facade of Complesso di San Firenze, Florence, Italy

Italy: Place of Pilgrimage – Fusion of Art, Nature & Culture

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Italy and its wealth of historical ruins and art treasures still provides a rich record for visitors tracing man’s journey from prehistory to the present day

Detail Chinoiserie figures

AA&ADA Antique Fair, Sydney, 2018 – Art, Design and Living

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Members of the Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association August 16 – 19 in Sydney will present a wondrous array of art, antiques, design & jewellery for sale

Art Deco Statuette copy

The Melbourne Fair 2018 – Art, Design, Fashion and Style

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The Melbourne Fair 2018 will feature more than 60 of Australia’s best dealers of antiques and 20th century vintage collectables, which are aligned to Modernism

Deco Archer Statue

The Sydney Fair 2018 – Modernism: The New World of The Past

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The Sydney Fair is a vintage wonderland designed to sell, held annually since 2013, the Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney Showground, Moore Park region of Sydney

Art Deco Couch

The Sydney Fair 2017 – Focusing on Movements in Modernism

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The Sydney Fair invites simplicity of line enthusiasts from May 25 – 28, 2017 in the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney for a sale suiting all budgets

The David Roche Foundation House Museum and Gallery, North Adelaide, South Australia photo by Max Creasy

TDRF House Museum & Gallery – A Special Event Lecture & Milestone

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TDRF House Museum & Gallery Adelaide is offering a lecture about Palace of Pavlovsk on May 25 and on June 3 a FREE Open Day celebrating one year since it opened

Antique Commode

Antiques & Art – AA&ADA Melbourne Fair, At Home at Labassa

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The AA&ADA Melbourne Fair will be held at The National Trust Victoria property Labassa, May 4 – 7, with pieces on show enhanced by its architectural repertoire