Heritage Essendon home venue for must see Melbourne auction
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 11th February, 2020
A beautiful heritage home in Essendon is the venue for E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming auction from 11am Sunday February 16 and features a spectacular collection of art among its must see treasures.
The on-site auction, at 1 Riverview Road, offers paintings such as Pro Hart’s Brolgas by Billabong (lot 199), Hugh Sawrey’s Pub Scene (lot 114) and Elioth Gruner’s St Pat’s Cathedral, Melbourne (lot 24).
Other works include David Bromley’s Belinda (lot 283), David Boyd’s Judge Series (lot 197) and Harold Septimus Power’s Working the Land (lot 105).
A rare English flamed mahogany cased musical eight-day grandfather clock with a brass and silver dial and Arabic numerals made by J. Burton Carlton (lot 16) is another strong attraction, along with a pair of Sheffield plate two branch candelabra (lot 126).
Among the furniture is a French Louis XV style marquetry bombe shaped two door commode (lot 56), a Victorian flame mahogany four-door mirror back sideboard (lot 101), an Australian D-end three-leaf extension dining table on turned legs (lot 129) and a set of French provincial style red upholstered padded back dining chairs (lot 130).