EJ Ainger

EJ Ainger

Three grand pianos lead to a musical auction extraordinaire

Three grand pianos should bring musicians running to E.J. Ainger’s latest sale from 9.30am Tuesday May 19 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The mahogany cased grand pianos are manufactured by Schiedmayer and Sohne, and the baby grand by Allison.

The auction contains a good French cherrywood library bookcase and an English porcelain cabinet, along with Victorian mahogany and walnut furniture.

There also is a big range of Edwardian and 1920s furniture and a large number of oil and watercolour paintings and graphics.

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Royal Doulton and paintings to get auction crowd buzzing

An interesting collection of Royal Doulton series ware join paintings and rugs as definite crowd pullers at E.J. Ainger’s next weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday May 12 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction also contains a range of English and French dining room, bedroom, library and sitting room furniture.

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Ainger auctions single owner Moorcroft collection

An outstanding single owner collection of Moorcroft art pottery including a rare Jerusalem vase will be part of a two-day auction from 11am Saturday May 2 and Sunday May 3 by E.J. Ainger Pty Ltd at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The Jerusalem vase – number one in a limited edition run of only 50 – is now worth about $25,000. At the time of its manufacture in 2000, each vase retailed in England for £11,500 and numbers sold quickly.

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Christopher Columbus flagship a maritime auction bonus

A model of Christopher Columbus’s flagship, the Santa Maria, should bring maritime buffs running to E.J. Ainger’s next auction from 9.30am Tuesday April 14 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The Santa Maria, probably a medium sized nao (carrack), was the largest of the three vessels Columbus used in 1492 during his first exploratory voyage to the Americas.

The other expedition vessels were the smaller caravel-type ships La Nina (The Girl) and La Pinta (The Painted One).

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Extraordinary collection a family affair

Keen collectors of art and other collectables, Dr Peter Brew and his wife Monica lived at 1269 High Street, Malvern for almost six decades.

They bought the turn of the 20th century house in 1959 and in it raised seven children. To some degree, Peter Brew followed in the collecting footsteps of his prominent ophthalmologist grandfather, Dr George Alexander Brew, who, among other items, obtained several prominent pieces that once belonged to Lord Kitchener and notes from Captain Cook’s diary.

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Baby grand piano and militaria to entice auction goers

A Hammond baby grand piano and a range of militaria will be the highlights of E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday March 24 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The militaria items include swords, knives, rifles and medals.

The auction also includes the contents of a Were Street, Brighton property, along with a wide range of English antique and 20th century furniture.

There are various retro teak dining suites, sideboards, displays and occasional pieces and a good selection of collectables and art.

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Antique furniture to draw auction buyers

French, Australian and English antiques are the major drawcard for E.J. Ainger’s latest weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday March 17 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction contains retro teak dining settings, two long rectangular farmhouse tables, Egyptian iron based marble top console tables and pine bookcases.

Other attractions for buyers include gilded mirrors, French ceiling lights and chandeliers.

The auction also has a range of Australian and European paintings and an eclectic assortment of collectables.

 

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Clocks tick tock to auction time

Clock collectors will be in their element when E.J. Ainger starts its weekly sale from 9.30am Tuesday February 17 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Clocks on offer include 19th century English grandfather and wall clocks.

An 18th century Welsh dresser will attract genuine furniture buffs along with quality furniture items including an oak settee, gateleg table and a George III chest on chest.

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Louis style Egyptian furniture to entice auction goers

Egyptian furniture and ironwork will be a highlight of E.J. Ainger’s weekly auction from 9.30am Tuesday February 10 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

The auction features decorative Louis style Egyptian furniture, executive desk, and display cabinets and fine example of a burr walnut dressing table.

Auction goers should find the iron and marble console tables worth considering – along with hall and coffee tables and other Victorian and Edwardian furniture pieces.

Also of interest are the gilded mirrors, pair of bedside cabinets and a range of artworks.

 

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Christmas-New Year items ready for auction

E.J. Ainger’s first auction for 2015 will include a large number of items consigned from estates and private homes to the auction rooms over the Christmas-New Year period.

The auction, from 9.30am Tuesday February 3 at 433 Bridge Road Richmond, will feature a Ronisch burr walnut cased baby grand piano, along with collectables, paintings and Persian rugs.

 

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