January 2015

Philips Auctions

Sterling silver attraction at February auction

A strong collection of sterling silver – the highlight of which is a Hester Bateman cruet set – should bring auction goers running for Philips Auctions first decorative arts sale for 2015.

The auction, from noon Sunday February 22 at 47 Glenferrie Road Malvern, will feature several “funky” contemporary art works by artists such as Herman Pekel, Anthony Morrison and Michael Whitehead.

Another strong attraction will be the Chinese export silver by Wing Fat from Hong Kong and Luen Wo from Shanghai – including a spirit kettle on a stand.

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Baggy greens aplenty in Mossgreen sporting auction

Given the massive interest in the recent Test series against India and the forthcoming World Cup, a collection of Australian Test “baggy green” caps will be major drawcards for auction goers at Mossgreen’s first auction for the year from 10am on Tuesday February 3 at 926-930 High Street, Armadale.

The baggy green caps belong to Sam Loxton, a member of Don Bradman’s 1948 “Invincibles” team that vanquished England, Terry Jenner and John Maclean.

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EJ Ainger

Christmas-New Year items ready for auction

E.J. Ainger’s first auction for 2015 will include a large number of items consigned from estates and private homes to the auction rooms over the Christmas-New Year period.

The auction, from 9.30am Tuesday February 3 at 433 Bridge Road Richmond, will feature a Ronisch burr walnut cased baby grand piano, along with collectables, paintings and Persian rugs.


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New Year auction a welcome back bonanza

Young’s Auctions welcomes in the New Year with an auction that has items bound to please the most discerning of auction goers.

English china is becoming a big crowd pleaser for many collectors – or for buyers who simply like to dine with the finer things of life – and famous makers such as Royal Doulton, Moorcroft, Shelley, Royal Albert and Wedgwood are among the latest offerings.

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Glenelg Auctions

Antique weapons and ledgers make for a popular auction

Ledgers and rituals from the Ancient Order of Foresters should make interesting reading for auction goers at Glenelg Auctions next sale from 10.30am Saturday and Sunday January 24 and 25 at 109 Learmonth Street, Portland in western Victoria.

The Ancient Order of Foresters was formed in 1834 in Rochdale England when more than 300 branches of the Royal Foresters Society, established in the 18th century, established its new order.

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Steve Graham Auctioneer

Museum quality Gabriella Possum for auction

A giant museum quality Gabriella Possum painting measuring five metres by two metres entitled Seven Sisters Dreaming will be a massive attraction at auctioneer Steve Graham’s first auction for the year from 10am Sunday January 18 at 64 Urquhart Street, Woodend.

It joins works by her famous father Clifford Possum and fellow Aboriginal artists Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, William Sandy and Arnulf Ebatarinja – along with paintings by household names such as Pro Hart, Frank Harding, Rubery Bennett, William Dellafield Cook and Wykham Perry.

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Glenelg Auctions

Estates to bring auction goers to first sale for the year

Estate Japanese and Chinese furniture should be worth auction goers making the trip to Portland Victoria for Glenelg Auctions first sale for 2015 from 10.30am on Sunday January 11.

The huge clearance auction of 1600 lots will be held at 109 Learmonth Street, Portland and features art, fine furniture, porcelain, glassware, rugs, clocks and silver.

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