Antiques

Georgian Furniture – Exotic Timbers & Classical Style

Georgian Furniture – Exotic Timbers & Classical Style

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The case of a George III regulator clock at Martyn Cook Antiques made Carolyn McDowall reflect on timbers used in the Georgian era of English furniture history

Of Meissen Men, Artist Mark Thompson at Robin Gibson Gallery

Of Meissen Men, Artist Mark Thompson at Robin Gibson Gallery

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Of Meissen Men, is a thought provoking exhibition of ceramic sculpture by Sydney multi talented award winning artist Mark Thompson at the Robin Gibson Gallery

Anne Schofield Antiques – Queen of Jewels on Queen

Anne Schofield Antiques – Queen of Jewels on Queen

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Anne Schofield, Anne Schofield Antiques on Queen Street, Woollahra Sydney has a new book Jewels on Queen, expanding the growth of historical jewellery knowledge

ABO Showcasing Mozart’s Jupiter and Flute & Harp Concerto

ABO Showcasing Mozart’s Jupiter and Flute & Harp Concerto

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From 3rd to the 12th September, 2014 the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra (ABO) with Marshall McGuire on period harp and Melissa Farrow on period flute, will be showcasing Mozart’s Jupiter & Flute and Harp Concerto at City Recital Hall Angel Place. The program will also be presented at Melbourne Recital Hall…

Dream Week 2014 – Seven Days Of Lipstick & Pouting Prettily

Dream Week 2014 – Seven Days Of Lipstick & Pouting Prettily

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Wow, I can’t believe how fast the time is flying by in 2014! Here we are again, coming into one of my favourite weeks of the year “Dream Week”. Here at The Culture Concept one of our chosen charities is Look Good Feel Better. As many of you may know…

Allpress Antiques Table Tales – AA&ADA Antiques Fair Sydney

Allpress Antiques Table Tales – AA&ADA Antiques Fair Sydney

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Melbourne dealer Jamie Allpress has been in the trade since he was 11 years old and will showcase fine antiques and art at Sydney’s AA&ADA Antiques Fair, 2014

British Museum – Ming: 50 Years Changing China and the World

British Museum – Ming: 50 Years Changing China and the World

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Ming: 50 Years that Changed China is an important exhibition at the British Museum starting 18th September, 2014, with scholars exploring the period 1400 – 1450

AA&ADA Sydney Antiques Fair – 27 – 31 August, 2014

AA&ADA Sydney Antiques Fair – 27 – 31 August, 2014

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AA&ADA Sydney Antiques Fair each August at Randwick, showcases antique furniture & objet d’art for collectors and lovers of fine & decorative arts to consider

18th-century buttons from "Déboutonner la Mode" – the 2015 exhibition at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris

Buttons & Buckles – One Two Buckle, or Button my Shoe?

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Buttons and buckles often set with gemstones, pearls, enamelware or cameos were made for centuries in decorative styles, now part of jewelry and costume history

By Design V – Martyn Cook Antiques & Mossgreen Invitation

By Design V – Martyn Cook Antiques & Mossgreen Invitation

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Friends of The Culture Concept Circle are invited to attend Martyn Cook Antiques at Sydney’s first modernist show By Design V held in association with Mossgreen

AAADA Sydney Antiques Fair 2014 – Art & Design on Show

AAADA Sydney Antiques Fair 2014 – Art & Design on Show

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Australian Antiques & Art Dealers Association will be showcasing members antique furniture fine art & objet d’art at the Sydney Antique Fair 27 – 31 August 2014

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Antiques & Art: Part 4 – Collector’s Considerations

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In our series of articles about antiques and art we list some questions to ask and considerations to take into account for those thinking of becoming collectors

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

Charles Clérisseau – Inspiring Architectural Excellence

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A drawing in the Victoria and Albert Museum (V & A) at London by Angelica Kauffman (1741-1807) penned 1762 – 1766 is believed to be of the French drawing master considered one of the most original architectural draughtsmen in eighteenth and early nineteenth century Europe Charles Louis Clérisseau (1721 –…

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What is an Antique – Watch our FREE Video

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Collecting antiques is a social phenomenon, often misrepresented as being the hobby of only a select few. From my experience working in the trade, perusing galleries, working at and attending fairs and auctions over a long period of time (some 30 years) collecting antiques is a pleasure indulged in by a vast number of people from very different backgrounds and all walks of life.