Landmark Brighton property gives up its treasures
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 22nd August, 2014
Former Toyota dealer Graham Werner and his wife Carol have sold their landmark Victorian property at 66 Hanby Street(cnr Denby Street), Brighton and have asked auctioneer Phil Caldwell to auction the contents from 11am Sunday August 24.
The auction features major artworks, antiques, porcelain and clocks – along with Asian antiquities, several rare motorcycles and a luxury boat.
Of particular note among the paintings is MacDonnell Ranges, Central Australia by Albert Namatjira, Walter Withers’ Livestock at Eltham, Robert Taylor Ghee’s Kallista mountain landscape with homestead and a large early European work entitled Coastal scene with figures by Edmund Morrison Wimperis.
The auction also contains a Limoges jewel box, a Patek Phillipe 18-carat gold watch, an Empire mantel clock, a Royal Worcester vase by George Owen and a pair of Harry Davis Royal Worcester vases.