EJ Ainger

EJ Ainger

Heritage Essendon home venue for must see Melbourne auction

A beautiful heritage home in Essendon is the venue for E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming auction from 11am Sunday February 16 and features a spectacular collection of art among its must see treasures.

The on-site auction, at 1 Riverview Road, offers paintings such as Pro Hart’s Brolgas by Billabong (lot 199), Hugh Sawrey’s Pub Scene (lot 114) and Elioth Gruner’s St Pat’s Cathedral, Melbourne (lot 24).

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Come tinkle the ivories on auction piano

E.J. Ainger is launching its first auction for the year with a magnificent circa 1978 Bosendorfer ebonised grand piano that is bound to excite genuine piano buffs.

The auction, from 9.30am on Tuesday February 4 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond, has several ornate furniture pieces – including a corner cabinet, commodes and chairs – along with a screen, solid wood bookcase and wrought iron seating.

Viewing 10am-1pm Saturday February 1 and 9am-5pm Monday February 3.

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Excitement galore at Aingers second last auction for the year

Paintings – including a floral still life by A.C. Harcourt – oriental silks, eye catching-mirrors and garden ornaments, statues and furniture are among the exciting items on offer at E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming decorative arts auction from 9.30am Tuesday December 10 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Among the potential bargains, auction goers just might find that unusual Christmas gift for a loved one or a handy addition to the home.

 

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Quality jewellery for auction at Christmas time

Auction goers looking for quality jewellery as Christmas gifts will find it hard to resist the range being offered by Australian Fine Assets at E.J. Ainger’s auction rooms from 2pm Sunday December 8 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

This is the second collaborative jewellery sale between the two companies – essentially being driven by AFA chief executive officer Robert Haigh, one of Australia’s leading jewellery experts who until 2017 was manager and senior jewellery specialist at Leonard Joel.

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Model boats and art to bring auction goers running

Four model boats complete with blueprints are a major feature of E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming auction from 9.30am Tuesday November 26 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

One of the boats is in a glass case while two of the others are under full sail and are bound to appeal to model boat collectors.

An exceptional collection or art from a Mirboo North estate includes works by Max Middleton, Joseph Frost, Herman Pekel, Stan Johns, Leon Hanson, Vic Collins, Patrick Kilvington, Brian Kewley, Karlis Mednis and Justus Jorgensen.

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Royal Doulton figures part of auction collectors delights

Royal Doulton figure collectors will be in their element next week when auctioneer John Ainger climbs the podium at E.J. Aingers 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

A large assortment of the figures and Royal Doulton display plates will go under the hammer once the auction starts at 9.30am Tuesday November 12.

Moorcroft items are another major attraction with small and large vases, a tea set for six and a display plate among the offerings.

A late Regency mahogany three-leaf dining table is among the furniture along with wrought iron and a buffet lamp.

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Evereything auction goers desire at Melbourne sale

Just about anything auction goers could desire will be available at E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming sale from 9.30am Tuesday October 22 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

If it is furniture they are after, there is an inlaid and ormolu mounted centre table and marble top commodes.

Or perhaps they are looking for a partners desk or occasional or hall tables. These are all on offer at Ainger’s forthcoming auction.

For those buyers looking for iron gates, the auction house has a selection in this sale that is bound to suit a variety of tastes.

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History galore in Melbourne furniture auction

Auctioneer John Ainger is over the moon about his forthcoming auction featuring the contents of the estate of Edrina Caroline Tarring Dunstan, a direct descendant of James Henty (1800-1882) – an influential pioneer, merchant, banker and politician in early Melbourne.

The auction, from 9.30am Tuesday October 8 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond, also features furniture items from a Toorak mansion and a Glen Iris estate.

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Art deco the theme for a Melbourne auction

 Now in his 60s, a vendor who does not wish to be named and who purchased specific art deco pieces to decorate his period St Kilda Street, Brighton mansion has decided it is time to downsize as he moves into retirement.

As a result, his entire collection will be auctioned from 9.30am Tuesday September 24 by E.J. Ainger at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Managing director John Ainger has described the sale as a designer auction with art deco furniture and French designed cherub vases, wrought iron standard lamps and coffee tables typical of the offerings.

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"Fossilised" auction a good way to deal with old age

“Fossilised” might be a good way of describing E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming auction from 9.30am Tuesday September 10 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Not that the auction house is so old that its remains have gentrified, it is just that a collector has decided to part with his fossil collection and entrusted Aingers to conduct the sale.

Some of the fossils date back 120 million years to the Cretaceous Age and feature Ammonite specimens from Madagascar.

Others are a collection of 40 million-year-old shark teeth from a large predator named Otodus.

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