Stockroom timed online auction throws up all sorts of goodies
Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 29th April, 2020
Gibson’s Auctions is continuing its dalliance with timed online auctions in Melbourne with a stockroom sale which will start closing from 10.30am Thursday April 30 at 885-889 High Street, Armadale.
Viewing is only online and where multiple bids occur within five minutes of the time any particular lot is due to close, its closing time will be extended by a further five minutes.
The stockroom auction contains a wide variety of items including furniture, art, clothing, bags, shoes, and various collectables.
Some of the more eye-catching art items include a Claude Monet print of Impression Sunrise (lot 10) and an untitled After Rembrandt work featuring Aristotle contemplating the bust of Homer (lot 86).
Among the furniture is a 19th century English cross-banded mahogany table (lot 106), a green leather upholstered button-back Chesterfield couch (lot 159) and a 19th century mahogany three-door wardrobe (lot 105).
Colourful clothing includes an aubergine peplum jacket by Mui Mui (lot 25) and a pair of animal print satin shoes by Dolce & Gabbana (lot 23).
Other highlights include a Satsuma style vase (lot 163), a set of four fashion prints (lot 164), an 1880 Zoological Society London print of birds (lot 167) and a 19th century English mahogany needlepoint firescreen (lot 154).
One of the more unusual items is a pair of Vera Wang Wedgwood love knots tealight holders (lot 63).