Gibsons Auctions

Gibsons Auctions

Affordable art at Melbourne online auction

Affordable art and the chance for first time collectors to buy works from name artists are important highlights for Melbourne-based Gibson’s Auctions as they continue to offer online auction possibilities to auction goers at a time when the city continues to be locked down with COVID-19 restrictions.

The company’s Australian & International Art auction will be live streamed from 12pm Sunday October 25 with buyers able to bid online, over the phone or by an absentee bid.

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Respected Melbourne collections go to online auction

Items from the collections of three highly respected collectors will comprise the entire contents of Melbourne-based Gibson’s Auctions forthcoming Interiors Private Collections online sale from 11am Sunday October 11 at 885-889 High Street, Armadale.

The collectors include Edward (Ed) Clark Antiques, the late Bjarne Nielsen and Robyn Allen.

First coming to prominence as a key figure in the 1974 Melbourne sale of the Maharajah of Mysore Collection, Ed Clark has been in the antiques trade for more than 50 years.

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Australian auctioneer doyen collection to go under the hammer

The name Joel is synonymous with Australia’s antique and arts auction industry.

In 1919, Leonard Joel opened his doors in Melbourne’s CBD and son Graham, who was no less of an enthusiast, became a recognised doyen of the auction industry – regarded by many as the driving force behind Australia’s art market boom of the 1970s and 1980s.

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20th century design auction a ready homemaker

Twentieth century design will come under the microscope when Gibson’s Auctions puts forward 240 lots for auction from 2pm Monday June 29 at 885-889 High Street, Armadale.

Modern design sales in the past have proved popular with auction goers and this one promises to be no exception with many unusual items up for grabs and ready to adorn contemporary homes.

Buyers are bound to be enthusiastic right from the auction’s start with lot 1, an unusual circa 1950s ceramic lamp by Le Vacour, Vallauris, offering strong appeal for its unusual design. 

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Gibson's cautiously opens doors for Melbourne art auction

Like several other Melbourne auction houses who are cautiously opening their doors to auction goers as COVID-19 pandemic restrictions ease throughout Australia, Gibson’s Auctions can now allow up to 20 people in its rooms at 885-889 High Street, Armadale for its forthcoming Australian Art and Photography sale from 6.30pm Monday June 15.

The remainder will be able to bid online, by telephone or through absentee bidding.

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Stockroom timed online auction throws up all sorts of goodies

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.

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Alfred Gregory's photographs in Melbourne online auction

Gibson’s Auctions love affair with English-born climber, explorer and photographer Alfred Gregory (1913-2010) continues with a timed online auction that ends in incremental stages from 10.30am Thursday April 23.

This latest effort, with 127 photographic lots on offer, follows an earlier Gregory sale by the Melbourne-based auction house, located at 885-889 High Street, Armadale, in August last year.

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Australian auction house dodges coronavirus ban with online sale

Gibson’s Auctions is another of Melbourne’s auction houses working its way around the coronavirus pandemic restrictions by holding its forthcoming Chinese & Asian Ceramics and Works of Art sale entirely online.

The auction is scheduled from 10.30am Wednesday April 8 and is a timed online sale with only virtual viewing.

All bids must be placed via Gibson’s Auctions website www.gibsonsauctions.com.au and will be executed immediately against the lot’s reserve or the current highest bid.

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Jewellery, decorative arts and furniture to impress at Gibson's Melbourne autumn sale

Jewellery is among the top attractions at Gibson’s Autumn Auction Series from 10.30am Monday May 25 at 885-889 high Street, Armadale.

However, given current concerns over the spread of the coronavirus throughout Australia, viewing will for this auction will be by appointment only.

One of the major features in this category is a yellow and white diamond dress ring (lot 519) with a catalogue estimate of $20,000-$25,000.

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Christmas gift ideas for first time auction goers

Two William Ricketts sculptures (lot 13 and lot 19) are among a comprehensive range of pottery, paintings, photographs and antique furniture being auctioned as part of Gibson’s Auctions Australian & Exploration sale from 1pm Monday December 2 at Level 1, 885-889 High Street, Armadale.

The auction is bound to attract plenty of attention from even first time auction goers looking for Christmas gift ideas as estimates on all items are very affordable.

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