EJ Ainger

Conductor's collection music to auction ears

Highly collectable musical items – including famous 19th century French composer Claude Debussy’s extravagant ivory conductor’s baton – belonging to the late Professor Richard Divall AO OBE, founding music director of the Victoria State Opera, should bring auction goers in droves to E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming special sale from 11am Sunday April 30 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

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Intrepid adventurer's aviation museum an auction marvel

Intrepid adventurer John Fisher would have been right at home in earlier times when men and women took on almost insurmountable challenges and pushed the boundaries of human endeavour in a quest to explore unknown worlds.

Instead this entrepreneur, pilot, philanthropist and avid aviation collector undertook extreme exploits in a modern day environment to satisfy his desire for an adrenalin rush.

His aviation collection will be auctioned from noon Sunday April 30 at Maryborough Café Gallery, Maryborough Railway Station in Station Street, Maryborough Victoria.

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Christian McCann Auctions

Important French commode of major auction significance

An important Madagascar rosewood and amaranth commode after the original Joseph Stockel piece which resides in the Musee National du Chateau de Fontainbleau is a major highlight of Christian McCann’s forthcoming auction from noon Sunday April 9 at 426 Burnley Street, Richmond.

Of German descent, Joseph Stöckel (1743-1802) was known to be in France as early as 1769.

He was made a master in 1775, set up his first shop in the rue de Chareton, and moved to the rue des Fosses-du-Temple after the French Revolution broke out.

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Leonard Joel

Modern Design to suit wide range of auction tastes

A range of modern furniture and collectables is among Leonard Joel’s latest Modern Design auction from 6.30pm Thursday April 6 at 333 Malvern Road, South Yarra.

Among the highlights is a pair of Arne Jacobsen swan chairs for Fritz Hansen and an Italian ceiling light attributed to Arredoluce.

Of further interest to auction goers is a Jardan sectional storage unit, a mid-20th century Danish leather sofa and a cowhide chaise in the style of Le Corbusher.

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Deutscher and Hackett

Laverty art collection a true auction treasure

Deutscher and Hackett will auction part III of the Laverty Collection from 7pm Wednesday April 5 at the Cell Block Theatre, National Art School, Forbes Street, Darlinghurst in Sydney.

Passionate art collectors for many years, Colin and Liz Laverty’s collecting lives were turned upside down in 1988 when they attended the World Expo in Brisbane.

It was there they were captivated by a large group of Aboriginal Papunya Tula paintings on display.

Back in Sydney, they set about gaining as much knowledge as possible about Aboriginal art through books and catalogues.

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EJ Ainger

Fine art and furniture for auction goers

A large collection of fine art including popular works by Richard Bogusz, Bill Beavan and Wykeham Perry is the major highlight of E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly auction from 9.30am Tuesday April 4 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Of further interest to auction goers is an unusual Black Forest bear stool, a two-tier Murano glass chandelier and Arthur Merric Boyd pottery.

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History of airmail development in Mossgreen auction

The development of mail being carried by aeroplane and the significance of how individual letters came to be selected for the purpose as a historical narrative is largely revealed in the second auction of well-known Canberra collector Tom Frommer’s extraordinarily diverse aerophilately collection. 

Mossgreen carried out the first auction in September last year and this time has divided the sale into three sections – international pioneer airmails, Australian aerophilately, and the airmails of Papua & New Guinea.

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Kim's Auctions

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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EJ Ainger

Auction bonanza of wrought iron furniture

An impressive gazebo is among a large selection of wrought iron garden furniture at E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly auction from 9.30am Tuesday March 28 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Other architectural wrought iron features include large wooden and cast iron courtyard doors and wooden shutters.

The auction contains Victorian, Edwardian and French antique furniture including a double pedestal partners desk, burr walnut occasional furniture, a set of French style oak and metal industrial shelves, and four iron and brass Victorian beds. 

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Melbourne interior designer picks his favourite auction items

Well-known Melbourne interior designer Toni Maticevski has picked his eight favourite items (displayed at the front of the catalogue) from Mossgreen’s latest Interior Design auction from 6pm Tuesday March 28 at 926-930 High Street, Armadale.

Maticevski’s genius for design has resulted in his label becoming known and stocked internationally in the best boutiques and department stores and his works represented in the National Gallery of Victoria, Powerhouse Museum Sydney, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles and numerous private collections.

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