Pottery feast to bring out auction collectors
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 28th May, 2014
Items from the late Joe Dioguardi’s Ringwood estate join the contents of a Hawthorn mansion and two Kew homes and other private vendors in Amanda Addams Auctions latest sale from 6.30pm Monday June 2 at 344 High Street, Kew.
The auction contains a feast of ceramics and pottery from the 19th and 20th centuries including a rare bird decorated planter by Australian potter John Campbell.
Other makers to feature are Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Doulton Lambeth, Royal Worcester, Wedgwood, Belleek, Cloisonné and Satsuma.
Among the glass and crystal on offer is a selection of Italian, French and Scandinavian makers, while decorative wares include rare Austrian enamels, Hagenauer Werkstatte and Jaap Ravelli pieces, and bronze sculptures, vases, clocks, boxes, dolls and Russian lacquer ware.
Paintings feature international artists including Charles Billich, Guiseppe Da Pozzo, Van Valdrope, Erik Jonsson and Allon Cook.
Furniture features a rare Rocke of Melbourne Huon pine wardrobe and dressing table and a stunning early Victorian burr walnut and fruitwood inlaid sofa table.
Other items include Murano glass chandeliers, musical instruments, miniatures, radios, clocks, books, watches and costume jewellery.