Home' Scoop Homes and Art : Insite 26 Spring 2010 Contents AD
83 Nanson Street, Wembley
Open Monday to Friday 11am-5pm Sat 10am-4pm Sun 1pm-5pm
Containers arriving every five to six weeks.
Centre Table c. 1880
French Boulle Pier Cabinet c. 1880
French walnut circa 1880
Centre Table c 1880
Our top picks of antiques for the spring home
1. The 2010 Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association Show hits NSW in
September. It offers the finest and most diverse range of fine art and antiques in
one place, at one time, in Australia. September 8–12, The Pavilion, AJC Royal
Randwick Racecourse, Alison Road, Randwick, NSW, aad a.org .au.
2. An exciting collection of outdoor antiques will be launched in Lauder & Howard’s
spring show and launch of its new store Ottoman Empire. Fountains, urns, benches,
huge pots, grilles and railings from the near east, some Byzantine and late Roman.
October 16, 17b Blinco Street, Fremantle, (08) 9335 3856, lauderandhoward.com.au.
3. Subiaco Antiques & Fine Jewellery is showcasing a fantastic collection from
a recent buying trip to the United States. Myriad art deco rings are already on
the shelves, along with a fabulous art deco desk lamp for a partner’s desk. Arriving
in the container ready for spring is a collection of art deco and edwardian book
ends, varying from timber and brass, to marble. Shop 9, Forrest Walk, 97 Rokeby
Road, Subiaco, (08) 9388 8333, subiacoantiques.com.au.
4. Among the exemplary silver items at House of Riches is a rare pair of sterling
silver spoons made by James Linton, c 1955. One spoon depicts the donkey orchid
wildflower, the other a Geraldton wax flower. Two very similar spoons are in a
collection at the Art Gallery of WA and there is also a photo of them in Dorothy
Erickson’s latest book Gold and Silversmithing in Western Australia: A History.
Shop 4, 569 Stirling Highway, Cottesl oe, (08) 9384 3850, houseofri ches.co m.au.
5. Brans Antiques & Art’s 35th anniversary exhibition, originally scheduled for
August, has been postponed until September. Some items have been saved for
the exhibition for months and even years. One exceptional item that will get an airing
is a 19th-century gilt bronze mounted ebony veneered and brass inlaid guéridon
(small table) with specimen marble and pietra dura inlaid top. The underside of the
carcass and the gilt bronze shaped stretcher are both signed Henry Dasson 1886.
30-34 Glyde Street, Mosman Park, (08) 9384 7300.
LEFTA pair of James Linton silver spoons,
c 1955, from House of Riches. BELOWOne
of a number of art deco rings available from
Subiaco Antiques & Fine Jewellery.
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