Conservation

Luca and Andrea Della Robbia – Fashioning the Family Fortune

Luca and Andrea Della Robbia – Fashioning the Family Fortune

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Andrea della Robbia came from an influential Florentine family studio whose works were fashioned in enamelled terracotta invented by his Uncle Luca della Robbia

Sculpture & Balustrade

Labassa – Melbourne Gold Boom Mansion, Rescue & Restoration

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The National Trust of Victoria is painstakingly restoring Labassa at Caulfield to the format established when it became one of Melbourne’s most stylish houses

Eruption of Vesuvius 79AD – Apollo Saettante, Silent Witness

Apollo Saettante, a Silent Witness – Vesuvius Eruption, 79AD

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In 2009 and 2010 the Getty Villa Museum undertook re-stabilisation of the statue of Apollo Saettante, in consultation with Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples

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.

Architectural Heritage – Integral to Cultural Development

Architectural Heritage – Integral to Cultural Development

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The intellectual ideas of every period in world history have always been reflected in its architecture. It is important we consider well the consequences of the decisions we make in tearing down our living heritage, even in regard to modern buildings of great merit.