An auction pottery selection to envy

Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 5th June, 2017

A variety of Australian and European pottery including Limoges vases, jugs and plates are among the major features of E.J. Ainger’s forthcoming weekly auction from 9.30am Tuesday June 6 at 433 Bridge Road, Richmond.

Royal Doulton and Carlton ware are other ceramic attractions along with a 19th century Chinese lacquered tea caddy, lacquered figures and cloisonné vases.

There also are several crystal (including Stuart and Waterford) pieces and Venetian and Murano glass and paperweights.

The auction contains a large collection of Australian and European oil paintings, watercolours and graphics.

Jewellery buffs will love the quality jewellery, wristwatches and pocket watches on offer and there also is a large selection of high quality sterling silver including an American silver dressing set.

Among the furniture for auction is Australian cedar and English mahogany pieces including a Tasmanian oak six-door country style cabinet, two and tree door wardrobes, travelling trunks, bureau bookcases and corner cabinets.

Highlights are two English grandfather clocks, an unusual late 19th century captain’s swivel chair and an ornately carved Chinese coffee table.

Other attractions include retro teak furniture, a Wertheim leather sewing machine, Persian and other decorative rugs, antique French copperware and art deco glass tulips. 

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