Paintings, antiques and jewellery highlight Ballarat auction

Author: Richard Brewster | Posted: 7th April, 2016

Paintings by leading Australian European and Chinese artists, fine antique furnishings and estate jewellery are some of the highlights at Ballarat Woolshed Auctions (otherwise known as Glenelg Auctions) forthcoming two-day sale from 12.30pm Saturday April 9 and Sunday April 10.

The auction will take place at Ballarat Mill Markets 9367 Western Highway Warrenheip, Ballarat.

Among the paintings are David Bromley’s Hilary, John Borrack’s Aireys Inlet, Ernest Buckmaster’s Still Life and Arthur Boyd’s Bride and Bridegroom by a Riverbed.

Furniture attractions include an early Victorian English mahogany dumb waiter, an early flame mahogany dropside worktable and a Chinese two-door cabinet.

Other furniture of note is an early Victorian bookcase secretaire and twin pedestal desk.

Auction goers should be impressed about the range of porcelain and china items on offer.

Of particular note is a pair of blue milk glass Victorian lustre vases, a pair of early Cloisonne vases, a Bendigo Pottery bread crock and a drop glaze two-handled vase.

Silver highlights include Walker & Hall Sheffield lidded bacon dish and a James Dixon plate silver tea and coffee service.

Unusual is the French art deco three-piece clock set, the Victorian oak doctors travelling compendium and the retro chrome five branch light fitting. 

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