Kim's Auctions

Kim's Auctions

Sterling silver a big winner at forthcoming Melbourne auction

Sterling silver dating back the 1770s is a major drawcard at Kim’s Auctions final 2019 sale from 11am Sunday December 15 at 329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

The late 18th century silver – a set of four George III candlesticks by London-based silversmith John Riley – came from the collection of 3rd Baronet Sir Framjee Dinshaw Maneckji Petit (1901-1983) and Lady Sylvia Dinshaw Petit and then by descent to the current owner.

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Unusual mother of pearl painting at Melbourne auction

A painting made from mother of pearl and featuring a girl seated in a yoga meditation position is one of the highlights of Kim’s Auctions forthcoming on site sale from 11am Sunday October 13 at 27 Foote Street, Brighton.

Other paintings of note include an oil on board with large gilt frame of early 19th century French soldiers.

Items for auction are scattered through the large home which has been sold, with the owners downsizing to an apartment.

There are several Asian and Egyptian artefacts that are bound to whet collector appetites.

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A French painter shows his auction appeal with Venetian art

A painting depicting The Grand Canal and Doge’s Palace, Venice by noted French landscape artist Antoine Bouvard (1870-1956) is one of the appealing highlights at Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday May 26 on site in the recently sold modern mansion at 11 Knutsford Street, Balwyn.

Bouvard, who often painted under the pseudonym Marc Aldine, was best known for his portrayal of Venetian canal scenes – painted in warm tones and hazy light that often accompanies the setting sun.

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A Chinese marriage bed that will have auction goers smiling

An 18th century hand carved Cherrywood marriage bed should have auction goers smiling when auctioneer Kim Haolin mounts the podium at 11am Sunday April 7 at Kim’s Auctions 329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

Obviously designed for generations several centuries ago, the bed is too small for many modern day adult human beings who would struggle to comfortably stretch out on the enclosed mattress space.

Nevertheless, it is a beautifully constructed piece of furniture that is bound to appeal to more than one collector.

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A 60-year collection goes under the hammer

A more than 60 year collection of sterling silver, paintings, Chinese artefacts and a 2009 two-door Mercedes S320 in mint condition are among items at Kim’s Auctions first sale for the year – from 11am Sunday February 17 on site at 45 Sussex Street, Brighton.

The home, which belongs to Marianne Davis who is downsizing, has been sold and the contents – many without reserve – must be sold on the day.

The 18th and 19th century sterling silver collection comprises a large centrepiece bowl, tea and coffee set, candelabra, tureens, comport and a tea caddy.

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Magnificent porcelain sets auction tone

A matching pair of Sevres porcelain cabinet vases with beautiful seascape panels signed by L. Grisee sets the tone for Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday November 25 at 53 Prospect Hill Road, Camberwell.

This superb Victorian home set in a leafy garden has already been auctioned and, according to auctioneer Kim Haolin, the entire contents must be sold on the day.

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Stuffed lion makes impressive greeting at Melbourne auction

A full size male African lion – apparently stuffed during the 1950s and that may well have come from the Melbourne Zoo – greets visitors to Kim’s Auctions auction rooms for the forthcoming sale at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

The auction, from 11am Sunday October 28, contains several massive items including two large 19th century French glazed green garden pots and an impressive two-metre high bronze urn.

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Rare guitars in musical mix for Melbourne auction

Three rare and unusual American guitars should bring collectors running to Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday September 2 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

All are owned by the one vendor. One of the guitars is a rare 1978 limited edition specimen by Adamas Ovation, while the other two are a Jazz Bass (Bass Fender) and 1988 Rickenbacker.

The auction contains several other strong attractions including an 1860s council hall table mirror and a single owner collection of more than 100 Sevres and Mason porcelain vases, dishes and other items.

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Sterling silver among worthy auction pieces

Several quality sterling silver pieces are among items to be auctioned by Kim’s Auctions from 11am Sunday August at 1 Gardiner Road, Hawthorn.

One of the items is an 1833 William IV cup with cover (lot 312) – on display with an 1868 Charles Stuart Harris of London five piece Teniers style tea set and tray (lot 313) and a 1900 rose bowl by Mappin & Webb (lot 314).

Of great interest to auction goers no doubt will be lot 216 – a Scottish sterling silver freedom casket made in 1873 by the Glasgow firm of Muirhead & Arthur.

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Kew auction to attract collectors

Kew resident Henry Tang is selling his 1930s two-storey Tudor-style home at 75 Studley Park Road and has asked Kim’s Auctions to handle the sale of the contents.

As a result, the onsite auction will be held from 11am Sunday July 22 and features a comprehensive range of antiques and collectables.

One of the more impressive features is a 20th century Italian gilt blackamoor lamp with matching glass coffee table.

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