EJ Ainger

EJ Ainger

Tahitian pearls an auction appetiser

A large collection of jewellery, Persian rugs, Victorian furniture, crystal, porcelain and art belonging to Kew socialite Sue Fincham will be auctioned on site in her parent’s former prestigious property at 16 Swinton Avenue, Kew from 11am Sunday July 24 through E.J. Ainger Pty Ltd.

The jewellery collection includes a Tahitian pearl necklace, ring and earrings, a Cartier watch  – and ruby, diamond and sapphire earrings.

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Carvings and artefacts among auction collectables

A large single owner collection of Papua New Guinea, African and Australian indigenous carvings and artefacts are among the highlights of E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly auction from 9.30am Tuesday July 19 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction, which features several estates and private consignments from different parts of Melbourne, includes a comprehensive range of Victorian, Edwardian and retro teak furniture with items such as occasional dining room and oriental pieces, decorative mirrors and rugs.

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Clifford Possum paintings auction for Aboriginal art lovers

Two Clifford Possum paintings entitled Man’s Dreaming and Lizard Dreaming should attract Aboriginal art lovers to E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly sale from 9.30am at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The artworks, each with catalogue estimates of $3000-$5000, are among a selection of paintings and graphics in the auction bound to interest auction goers.

There is a range of collectables and items of interest including Lladro, crystal and ruby glass, and Dresden porcelain.

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Outstanding collectables at weekly auction

Moorcroft and Royal Doulton are among an outstanding selection of collectables at E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday June 21 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The collectables include sterling silver, jewellery, china and crystal items – much of it from estates and private consignments in Kew, Balwyn, Hawthorn, Glen Iris and Toorak.

The auction contains a large consignment of paintings and items of interest stored for many years and a range of Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s furniture.

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French pharmacy bottles to flush out collectors

French pharmacy bottles, sterling silver, crystal and a large collection of Dresden and Wedgwood porcelain are among a range of interesting collectables at E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday June 7 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction includes items from several estates and private consignments throughout Melbourne including Hawthorn, Toorak and Balwyn.

Among the furniture on offer is a John Broadwood and Sons grand piano and a range of Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s furniture.

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Unusual piano in auction furniture bonus

A rare English flame mahogany cased horizontal piano on carved cabriole legs leads the auction items at E.J. Aingers forthcoming weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday May 31 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction, which contains the residual contents of estates and private consignments throughout Melbourne and Bendigo, also features a plank and formal dining room suite and set of 12 chairs among the French and English furniture on offer.

There is a superb Victorian carved flame mahogany four-door sideboard and chest of drawers and several new leather and fabric lounge suites.

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Lost Buckmaster self-portrait a lucky auction find

A 1960 self-portrait of Australian artist Ernest Buckmaster has been discovered as the backing for another of his paintings earmarked for auction at E.J. Ainger’s two-day special sale from 11am Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Discovered by the restorer who was busy cleaning the auction painting for Aingers (a seascape of Mentone – where Buckmaster lived during the 1930s and 1940s), the self-portrait has been fitted to a canvas, mounted in a beautiful period frame and also will be part of the sale.

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Sealed storeroom items add to auction mystique

The contents of an enormous storeroom sealed since 2003 has added an air of mystique to E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday May 3 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Luxurious lounge, dining and sitting room, and bedroom furniture are among the items along with gilded and decorative mirrors and rugs.

There also are Chesterfield settees, a superb Victorian exhibition display cabinet, bookcases, a cedar four-door sideboard, and large extension tables and chairs.

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Furniture and art to satisfy auction goers

A Cutler desk, Cuban mahogany extension dining table, French style chairs, and Dutch style bureau bookcase are among reproduction and contemporary furniture highlights at E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly auction from 9.30am Tuesday April 19 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Many of the auction items are from several estates in Glen Iris, Armadale, Kew and Camberwell.

The auction contains several retro teak sideboards, dining room suites, a leather Moran settee and leather chairs alongside a range of Victorian, Edwardian and 1920s furniture.

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Estate furnishings a big auction attraction

Estate furnishings from Melbourne suburbs and country Victoria are the highlight of E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming auction from 9.30am Tuesday April 12 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction includes the residual contents of a Harcourt Street, Hawthorn home, a Camberwell residence and a retired Brunswick antique dealer’s stock.

Other properties of note are a country cherry farm in Seville and a Shepparton home.

Featured is a good selection of antique Victorian, Australian, French, Edwardian and retro furniture – along with lounges and occasional items.

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