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Our picks of antiques
for the summe r home
• Trevor Hancock is looking forward
to returning from the UK with so me
new items fo r Trinity Antiques, ready
fo r su mmer an d the Christmas period.
Trevo r is travelling to cou n try areas
to visit antiques shops an d provin cial auctio n hou ses. “Q uite a few shops
do n’t realise what they have, so yo u can often pick up so me great items,”
says Trevor. He hopes to bring back a good collection of large brooches and
dia mo n d earri ngs, plus old silver pieces fro m Scotlan d and Irela nd.
Shop 205 Tri nity Arca de, 7 2 St Georg es Terrace, Per th, (08) 9321 8321,
• Fre nch is the theme at Dutch Antiques, where there’s an expanding
selection of French farmhouse dining tables and a unique model of a French
lighthouse c1880, a bove right, which stands on e metre high. When the clock
mechan ism is wo un d, the lighthouse ro tates. 220 Stirling Highway, Cla remont,
(08) 9385 3054, dutchtime pieces.com.
• North Perth Antiques has rebranded as Empire Antiques. Along with the
usu al ran ge of good-qu ality, affo rdable, practical furn iture, Empire A ntiques
at the No rth Perth Antique Cen tre has so me interesting recent arri vals,
including a collection of 1920s Belgian coffee tin s, 1930s Fren ch wrou ght iron
tables, a Flemish typew riter c1900 and some Val Saint Lambert glass.
377 Fitzg erald Stree t, Nor th Per th, (08) 9227 5502, e mpire antiques.com.a u.
• Steven Sher Antiques has some exciting pieces on offer for summer,
including a stunning French art deco platinum, diamond and onyx ladies
dress ri ng c1925, above left. “ It embodies ever ything that art deco stands
fo r, with black-an d-w hite con trasts, geometry an d bold design – no t for
the fai nt-hear ted,” says Steven .
Frema ntle Markets (08) 9433 5441.
• Pablo Picasso print La Minotauromachie (1935), above. Fetched £1.27m
(AU$2m). Where Sotheby’s, Lo ndo n, S epte mber. Care factor Matched record
for any single print sold at auctio n.
• East Anglian Iron Age gold torc (neck ring). Fetched £50,700 (AU$ 81,200).
Where Spink, London, September. Care factor Dated from c 150-50BC.
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