Christian McCann Auctions

Christian McCann Auctions

Iconic art work hits auction scene

Two works – one of them a major painting entitled The Garden of the Graces – by famous 19th century water colourist Ebenezer Wake Cook (1843-1926) lead a strong art section at Christian McCann Auctions forthcoming sale from noon Sunday May 3 at 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

The painting was inspired by Greek mythology The Three Graces (in Roman mythology Gratiae) – goddesses of such virtues as charm, beauty and creativity.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

House contents feature art and antiques for on site auction

Situated in Templestowe’s golden mile, the contents of 152 Serpelles Road, Templestowe includes a fine collection of French and English antiques, Australian art, antique Chinese porcelain furniture and jade and original Persian carpets and object d’art.

These will be auctioned on site from noon Sunday March 22 by Christian McCann Auctions.

The French furniture includes ormolu mounted Boulle antiques, commodes, vitrines, bureau-plats, carved giltwood cabinets, salon and occasional pieces, and mirrors and pedestals.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Magnificent French furniture collection on auction market

Sydney-based Peter Orlando’s collection is the highlight of Christian McCann Auctions first sale for the year.

According to auctioneer Christian McCann, this is the finest collection of French antique furniture, mirrors, chandeliers, clocks, sculpture and objets d’art to be offered in Melbourne for many years.

“I first met Peter many years ago while exhibiting at the James Johnson great Sydney antique fairs,” he said.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Silver inlaid antique rifles make interesting Christmas presents

A rare collection of silver inlaid antique rifles should bring militaria buffs running when the hammer falls for the first time from noon Sunday December 14 at Christian McCann Auctions 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

The auction has something for everyone and many of the items will make ideal Christmas presents as the festive season gets into full swing.

There are major bronze and marble sculptures and an original 19th century cast iron cherub fountain.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Rare bird volumes auction vital for collectors

A rare set of six original Gracius J. Broinowski books entitled The Birds of Australia, dated 1890 and belonging to well-known Melbourne bird enthusiast the late Barbara Tunbridge, will be a major drawcard at Christian McCann’s forthcoming auction from noon Saturday November 9 at 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

A recognised artist and leading ornithologist of his day, Broinowski was born in 1837 in Poland and 20 years later arrived at Portland, Victoria after swimming ashore from a windjammer following a trying journey from England.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Antique scent bottles auction reminiscent of Chinese history

A collection of antique Chinese scent bottles from Toorak-based collector the Honourable Joanna Stone is a major highlight of Christian McCann Auctions forthcoming sale from noon Sunday October 12 at 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

Built up over many years, the collection features bottles of all shapes and sizes and will be a great find for any serious collector looking to add to his or her collection.

The auction features a major Sydney collection and includes rare 18th century Dutch marquetry furniture and an 18th century Dutch inlaid long case clock.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Rare Russian icons to attract auction buyers

A third generation Russian Australian’s collection of rare 18th and 19th century Russian icons is one of the major highlights of Christian McCannn Auctions sale from noon Sunday August 31 at 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

Auctioneer Christian McCann said seldom has he had the chance to offer such an extensive collection of quality antique furniture, art and objets d’art.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Queens Burmese glass to bring collectors running

About 70 pieces of rare Victorian Queens Burmese glass (hardly ever seen at auction) will be a major highlight of Christian McCann Auctions sale from noon Sunday July 13 at 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

The Queens Burmese glass, belonging to collector Harold Price, sits among many fine examples of 18th and 19th century antique furniture, porcelain and art from major collections and more than 100 vendors and includes such delights as rare boulle furniture, temple vases and a carved walnut bedroom suite.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Collectors wooed by fellow collector's passion for collectibles

Willowbank, one of Lilydale’s original homesteads at 16 Crestway Street, will the site for Christian McCann’s latest auction from 11am Sunday June 29.

Owned by passionate collectors Malcolm and Heather McInnes (related to famous seven-time Archibald Prize winner William McInnes), the auction features a comprehensive collection of Victorian furniture, glassware, art and 18th and 19th century French porcelain.

Read Full Review

Christian McCann Auctions

Templestowe mansion contents up for grabs

The entire contents of a magnificent Templestowe mansion will be auctioned on site at 11a Read Street from noon Sunday June 1 by Christian McCann Auctions because the family is moving back to China.

The auction comprises the finest French, English and Chinese antiques, art and decorative arts and, according to Christian McCann, is a sale any serious collector or enthusiast must not miss.

Included in the auction is superb antique French furniture featuring ormolu mounted Boulle pieces, commodes, display cabinets, armchairs, gilt mirrors and library items.

Read Full Review

Pages

To the extent permitted by law, neither AAR nor the registered owner of this website is responsible for any content of any advertisements published on this website. You should contact directly the advertiser to confirm the accuracy of any details contained in any advertisement.