Gibsons Auctions

Gibsons Auctions

Auction still life an impressive convict artist painting

Convict artist William Buelow Gould’s Still Life with Pheasant, (lot 151) which he painted about 1846, is an interesting, if rather, dark study and one of the higher value lots in Gibson Auctions forthcoming sale entitled The Australian Collection.

The auction will be held from 2pm Sunday June 16 at Level 1, 885-889 High Street, Armadale and is notable for its comprehensive range of historic collectables.

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Famous Chinese artist to feature in Australian Red Hill auction

At the end of a picturesque country lane in Red Hill South, a colourful antique and collectables auction will take place from 12pm Sunday April 28 courtesy of Gibson’s Auctions.

37 Ocean View Avenue, Red Hill south is a magnificent property and the perfect setting for a sale that features a fine selection of antique French and English furniture, art, lighting, garden statuary, sculpture, decorative arts and collectables that include jewellery and fashion clothing and accessories.

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Royal cabinetmaker leaves memorable auction legacy

Among the 776 items up for grabs at Gibson’s Auctions forthcoming Autumn Auction Series – from 6.30pm Monday April at Level 1, 885-889 High Street, Armadale – is lot 298, an unusual George III satinwood, padouk and inlaid tripod table attributed to John Cobb (1710-1778).

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Australian charity auction for prostate cancer

The Australian Prostate Centre will be the beneficiary of charity auction funds hosted this year by Gibson’s Auctions for New Directions Art Auction.

The auction to be held from 6pm on Sunday February 17 at Level 1, 885-889 High Street, Armadale and will feature works by many talented artists well respected in the art world.

The Australian Prostate Centre is the only one of its kind in Australia and is available for all men with cancer below the waist.

It is free for all men from both public and private sectors with or without health insurance.

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Historical works to the fore at Melbourne auction

Australian pastoralist Thomas Chirnside (1815-1887) will forever be remembered for building the sandstone Italianate Werribee Park Mansion, now a major tourist landmark in Melbourne’s western suburbs.

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Chinese snuff bottles and scrolls vie for attention at Melbourne auction

A single owner collection of more than 200 Chinese snuff bottles and a private South Australian collection of Chinese scrolls head Gibson’s forthcoming Estate & Collector auction from 10.30am Sunday October 14 at Level 1, 885-889 High Street, Armadale.

Many of the snuff bottles are painted on the inside of the glass – a fine decoration such as that featured in lot 92, a work of art ‘The Lan Ting Shu’ dated Beijing 1898 and Wuxian 1901 and attributed to Ding Erzhong – or are of an unusual shape such as lot 50, a 1974 sponge coral ‘iron tree’ example.

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Gibson's spring sale to put "spring" in auction goer steps

Gibson’s Auctions Spring Collection sale from 11am Sunday September 16 at 885-889 High Street, Armadale is designed to put a “spring” in the step of auction goers, according to founder Jennifer Gibson.

“These are irresistible pieces designed to freshen up the home for Spring,” she says. “They are all affordable items and a nice mix of traditional and 20th century pieces.”

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Gibson's fronts Melbourne auction scene with single owner collection

New Melbourne auction house Gibson’s Auctioneers & Valuers has picked up the collection of the late Dr Robert Wilson for its inaugural auction from 11am Sunday August 12 at Level 1, 885-889 High Street, Armadale.

Born in 1945 in Camberwell, Wilson (who died last year) studied science at the University of Melbourne before completing a doctorate in theoretical physics at Monash University in 1972.

After a stint as 3MBSFM’s general manager and time spent with then Victorian Minster for the Arts Race Mathews, he joined the National Gallery of Victoria’s staff.

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