About Grafton Galleries
Third generation, established 1945.
The business was founded in 1945 by former WWI nurse Elsie Cook. Her son, Peter Cook, after a career in the Army, joined Elsie in 1959. He wrote two books on antiques, was a long standing author of a column in the Women's Weekly and was a panellist on the ABC show "For Love or Money". Hartley Cook is now the third generation dealer in the business.
We specialise in Antiques from the 18th & 19th Centuries, particularly Furniture and Glass.
However, we are a jack-of-all-trades including pieces of the Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Asian Art, European Art, Biedermeier, Pre-18th Century, Colonial periods and more.
- Decorative objects
- Carpets & rugs
- Silverware and many more.