Kim's Auctions

Kim's Auctions

Museum quality silver an auction treasure

A museum quality George IV regency table candelabrum centrepiece, hallmarked London 1829 and by royal silversmith at the time Benjamin Smith, is the outstanding attraction among a collection of quality sterling silver for auction from 11am Sunday May 7.

The sale, at Kim’s Auctions 327-329 Warrigal Road Burwood, features a highly decorative museum quality sterling silver George II two handled cup and cover hallmarked London 1753 and a rare George II fines cast cake basket by master Huguenot silversmith Ayme Videau, dated London 1746.

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Valentine vases among auction highlights

Two large Valentine vases are among the highlights of Kim’s Auctions forthcoming on site sale at 15 Gardiner Road, Hawthorn from 11am Sunday April 2.

Owners of the large home have now moved overseas and all contents must be sold at the auction.

The 45-centimetre high vases come from the Valentine factory, founded in 1832 in the central Pyrenees town of Saint-Gaudens on the banks of the River Garonne.

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Sterling silver auction a must for collectors

A pair of museum quality George III regency covered tureens is the highlight of a significant collection of English sterling silver to be auctioned at Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday November 20 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

The tureens, hallmarked London 1811 by Thomas Robbins, feature incised swirled decoration and applied heavy casting of a floral carouche surrounding a contemporary noble coat of arms supported on four feet complete with lion motifs.

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Massive Toorak property the perfect auction venue

The massive, picturesque grounds and mansion at 659-663 Orrong Road, Toorak are a perfect setting for Kim’s Auctions latest sale – from 11am Sunday October 23.

The multi-million dollar property has already been sold and the 750 auction lots (all of which must be sold) include a comprehensive range of English and French furniture, paintings by some of Australia’s best-known artists and several unusual collectables.

One of these is a full-size taxidermy Indy Blue peacock – up for grabs along with an ornamental cockerel and exotic birds of paradise in an antique dome.

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Cartier watch timely auction find

An 18-carat yellow gold women’s Cartier Balloigne watch with a diamond face is one of the major highlights of Kim’s Auctions forthcoming auction from 11am Sunday October 9 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

Men who love quality timepieces also have not been forgotten with a Bulgari 18-carat yellow gold chromograph watch up for grabs.

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Egyptian treasures grace Melbourne auction

A Cypriot Egyptian copper figurative mirror from the Middle Kingdom period (2030-1640 B.C.) is a major highlight of Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday September 11 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

The mirror, which features in a catalogue released by Sydney-based boutique auction house and consultancy Guy Earl-Smith Art & Antiquities, is accompanied by an x-ray fluorescent report from Oxford X-Ray Fluorescence Ltd in the United Kingdom.

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Boulle furniture collection to the fore at Melbourne auction

Twenty pieces of 19th century French boulle inlaid marquetry, brass and tortoiseshell furniture in mint condition belonging to a Toorak-based doctor is a major highlight of Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday August 7 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

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Egyptian antiquities provide special auction appeal

An Egyptian limestone carved figure of a human Pharaoh headed sphinx from the Ptolemaic period 300BC-30BC join several other Egyptian antiquities at Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday June 26 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

The other antiquities include two faience amulets and one faience New Year’s pilgrim flask from the late to Ptolemaic period 600-BC-300BC and two Greek silver tetradrachms of Alexander the Great 336BC-323BC.

The amulets depict Ureus the Royal Cobra and the god Isis with baby horns.

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Unique sterling silver pieces part of eclectic auction

A unique pair of sterling silver William IV rococo soup tureens, made in 1836 in Sheffield by Henry Wilkinson, is one of the major attractions of an on site Kim’s Auctions sale at 9 St Georges Road, Toorak featuring an eclectic and extensive collection built up over more than 30 years.

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Pro Hart exhibition painting an auction highlight

The Pro Hart painting The Malley Races – exhibited at the 1975 Australian Bush Series Exhibition at the Australian High Commission in Hong Kong – is one of the more interesting highlights at Kim’s Auctions forthcoming sale from 11am Sunday May 22 at 327-329 Warrigal Road, Burwood.

The painting joins works by other renowned Australian artists – including Charles Blackman, Sidney Nolan, David Boyd, Ray Crooke, David Bromley, Evan Mackley and Wykeham Perry at the auction.

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