Antique Silver

Plain or Fancy, Restraint & Exuberance – What Do You Prefer?

Plain or Fancy, Restraint & Exuberance – What Do You Prefer?

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Plain or Fancy a show on view until August 2013 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art invites visitors to consider their preferences associated with these two words

Taking Tea

Taking Tea with Jane Austen – Blend of Propriety & Pleasure

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Taking tea with Jane Austen is all about stylish good behaviour, propriety and pleasure all coming together in an ultimate blend we would surely all enjoy.

Antique Treasure Trove Days @ The Arts Centre Melbourne

Antique Treasure Trove Days @ The Arts Centre Melbourne

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Bring your antique and art treasures to be appraised by a savvy team of dealers in The Famous Spiegeltent, recently erected in the forecourt of The Arts Centre Melbourne. Antique Treasure Trove days will be held Saturday February 16 and March 16, 2013, commencing with the first session at 9:30…

Antique Treasure Trove in The Famous Spiegeltent, Melbourne

Antique Treasure Trove in The Famous Spiegeltent, Melbourne

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Bring your antique and art treasures to be appraised by a savvy team of dealers in The Famous Spiegeltent, The Arts Centre Melbourne on Sat Feb 16 & Mar 16 2013

Australia’s Leading Antique Experts – On Show at Melbourne

Australia’s Leading Antique Experts – On Show at Melbourne

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A team of AA&ADA dealers will be on hand to assess your treasures at Antique Treasure Trove days held at the Arts Centre Melbourne on Feb 16 & March 16, 2013

The Estate of the Late Leslie Walford AM – Mossgreen Auction

The Estate of the Late Leslie Walford AM – Mossgreen Auction

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Leslie Walford AM (1927-2012) was always a man in Vogue. Throughout my lifetime he was one of the most influential figures in the world of interior design in Australia. His appreciation for aesthetics and love for design was supported by a prodigious knowledge gleaned studying economics, philosophy and politics before…

Allpress Antiques @ Melbourne – The Past Founding the Future

Allpress Antiques @ Melbourne – The Past Founding the Future

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Allpress Antiques is a stylish starting and stopping point for all those seeking quality chic French and English country style furniture and beautiful objects

Graham Geddes – Antiquities and Decorative Arts End Sale

Graham Geddes – Antiquities and Decorative Arts End Sale

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On the weekend of the 15th and 16th September at Melbourne an auction of 1836 items by Leonard Joel will see dealer Graham Geddes collection come to an end sale

Shakespeare: Staging the World – Shaping England’s Identity

Shakespeare: Staging the World – Shaping England’s Identity

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From July to November 2012 the British Museum is presenting what will most likely be one of the key exhibitions of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations. Shakespeare – Staging the World will be produced in collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company. It aims to provide an innovative perspective on the bard and his plays.

Mossgreen Auctions – Collection Thomas Hamel and Martyn Cook

Mossgreen Auctions – Collection Thomas Hamel and Martyn Cook

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On May 20 at Sydney Mossgreen Auctions offered for sale a collection of art antiques and decorative items from Thomas Hamel Interiors and Martyn Cook Antiques

Napoleon: Revolution to Empire @ NGV – A Winter Masterpiece

Napoleon: Revolution to Empire @ NGV – A Winter Masterpiece

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Napoleon – destiny power and passion – the legend comes alive in the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces Exhibition 2012 at the NGV (National Gallery Victoria). The show Napoleon: Revolution to Empire is sure to engage all observers, who will more than likely be completely overwhelmed at the magnificence and quality of the over 500 art works and objet d’art featured.

Paddington 1030

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.

Art of Living Well – Antiquity to a Villa in Australia Today

Art of Living Well – Antiquity to a Villa in Australia Today

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Our art of living well has evolved since antiquity in Europe to a residence in Australia today through a diverse and special mix of peoples and their cultures

Rugby World Cup Trophy – Welcome, Hospitality & Celebration

Rugby World Cup Trophy – Welcome, Hospitality & Celebration

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Since the founding of the Rugby World Cup The Webb Ellis Cup has become for many cultures collectively a deeply embedded symbol of social wellbeing and the spirit of sportsmanship for those playing Rugby football. But what does the finial in the shape of a pineapple on the top mean?

Antique & Art Dealers Association Show @ Sydney in Spring

Antique & Art Dealers Association Show @ Sydney in Spring

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The Australian Antique & Art Dealers Association (AA&ADA) Show is on at Royal Randwick Racecourse at Sydney from the 7 – 11th September. It is the leading industry body representing antique and art dealers in Australia today. Their Code of Practice is surety that your investment in the past is also an investment in your future.