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Location, location, location? New online auction house says it doesn't matter where you are in the world
If two old school Australian art dealers turned new age techies have got it right they are about to make history when they conduct a world first online art auction simultaneously with what will look like a traditional auction in real time at Sydney’s prestigious Chifley Tower.  
Ex-Sotheby's Australia chairman writes open letter to Mark Zuckerberg following censorship of his new auction venture
Next month, newly-lauched auction house Fine Art Bourse will host their inaugural sale entitled Erotic, Fetish and Queer art. The content of the auction certainly has raised a few eyebrows, and even faced censorship from Facebook.
Former chairman of Sotheby's Australia kickstarts new online auction house Down Under with Erotic, Fetish and Queer auction
Former chairman of Sotheby's Australia will relaunch international online auction house Fine Art Bourse with an auction of Erotica this autumn.

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18ct white gold, zircon and diamond ring
18ct white gold, zircon and diamond ring Of cluster design centring on an oval golden zircon weighing approximately 14.00 carats, claw-set within a surround of brilliant-cut diamonds above similarly set split shoulders, the diamonds together weighing approximately 1.50 carats, size N1/2. Sotheby's Australia
A 'LONGQUAN' CELADON BOWL, SONG/YUAN DYNASTY
A 'LONGQUAN' CELADON BOWL, SONG/YUAN DYNASTY the flared sides springing from a short foot, carved on the exterior with a band of upright lotus petals, beneath the overall glaze of grey-green tone falling short of the footrim burnt brown in the firing 16.3CM Sotheby's Australia
Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, circa 1932-2001, UNTITLED
Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula, circa 1932-2001, UNTITLED synthetic polymer paint on canvas  74. 5 BY 89. 5CM  Provenance:  Painted at Papunya in 1978  Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs  Private collectionThe vendor of this lot knew the artist well and would camp with him and his family when she did her nurs Sotheby's Australia
Jeffrey Smart born 1921 SECOND STUDY FOR CONTAINERS AND SILOS AT LIVORNO
Jeffrey Smart born 1921 SECOND STUDY FOR CONTAINERS AND SILOS AT LIVORNO (1990) oil on canvas on board signed 'JEFFREY SMART' lower right 41 X 53CM PROVENANCE Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane Private Collection Private Collection, Melbourne Australian + International Fine Art, Deutscher-Menzies, Melbourne, 15 June 2005, lot 54, illustrated Mr Irvin Rockman CBE, Melbourne EXHIBITED Jeffrey Smart, Australian Galleries, Sydney, 12 November - 8 December 1990, no. 14 Jeffrey Smart, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane, 20 October - 14 November 1992, no. 15 We gratefully acknowledge the kind assistance of Stephen Rogers, archivist for Jeffrey Smart, in cataloguing this work. Sotheby's Australia
A National single cone resonator guitar
A National single cone resonator guitar American made, serial number C-4641 stamped to top of headstock, uncommon solid spruce top, gloss Sunburst back, sides and neck, single cone design, rosewood fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlays, bound body and neck, six open-back machine heads with Bakelite buttons, F-Holes to top of instrument, period pasteboard case, acquired on 10 August 1989 "I used this guitar in the 'Shining Star' [1991] video." Kirk Pengilly PROVENANCE Private Collection of Kirk Pengilly, Sydney, acquired 10 August 1989 Sotheby's Australia

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Sotheby's Australia
Melbourne

41 Exhibition Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
Tel: +61 (0)3 9508 9900
Fax: +61 (0)3 9671 3096
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