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Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

With an estimated $10 million plus of art about to go under the hammer, Sotheby's is set to dominate the Australian art auction stakes for the second year in a row. Among a plethora of big names, its line-up for the auction includes no less than five Brett Whiteleys, five Sidney Nolans and six Arthur Boyds, plus a John Brack and Jeffrey Smart consigned by Aussie Home Loans founder John Symond.

Antiques Reporter | Richard Brewster

Two 20th century famille-rose figural plaques absolutely rocked auction goers when they achieved more than 24 times their catalogue estimate at Sotheby’s Australia’s Melbourne October sale of Treasures: Important Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design.

With Sotheby’s estimating the plaques at a modest $5000-$7000, bidders went berserk with the successful purchaser eventually paying $122,000 for the two Chinese plaques.

Australian Auction Review  |  Richard Brewster

The historically important Lonsdale Silver Presentation is a major highlight of Sotheby’s Australia’s forthcoming Asian, Australian & European Arts & Design auction from 6pm Wednesday October 24 at 14-16 Collins Street, Melbourne.

The Age  |  Stephen Crafti

Syndicated: Brisbane Times, The Canberra Times, The Sydney Morning Herald

Sotheby’s latest address at Chanonry, a heritage-listed sandstone building at 14-16 Collins Street, is instrumental in putting ‘Paris' back into Melbourne's most prominent thoroughfare.

Australian Financial Review  |  Peter Fish

A cavalcade of Asian art and sculpture will be sold at two auctions in Melbourne. The first sale is at a Leonard Joel on Monday, while at Sotheby's there will be important heritage silver alongside the Chinese and European art on October 24. The star of the show at Sotheby's is a comprehensive English silver table setting presented to soldier and Melbourne pioneer William Lonsdale, which is being offered by his descendants. It has a valuation of up to $1 million.

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