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Auction Highlights – 10th January 2019

“Oh Mr. Hart, What a mess” – Pro hart’s ‘The Dragonfly’ and other paintings all selling well. Mid-Century and retro being very popular with the Grant Featherston rocking chair topping the highlights as well as lighting, pottery and military all heading to new homes. Heaps of old and new faces bringing in the new year of auctions, including some ol’ surfies collecting surfboards to revitalise their life. Hope to catch up with everyone next week

Lot No. Description Price
1 1980s New Wave Surfboard 5’7″ Stevel Colbert design Gisborne New Zealand with double flyers and swallow tail marked hand shaped by Ralph Blake $124
7 1980s Blue Warren Partington 5″1′ single fin round tail Surfboard shaped by Peter Cameron $261
40 1970s Bobannaring by Warren Partington surfboards Kneeboard 5″4′ with wedge tail for Mick Marchants $124
41 1970s 5″6′ Tatton twin fin square tail surfboard $124
42 1980s Red Bobanarring by Warren Partington 5″6′ squaretail kneeboard $137
47 1980s Warren Partington 6’4″ Green single fin pintail surfboard with single flyer $124
64 1980s Warren SLM for Skip Easton 5′ twin fin knee board with round tail $137
67 1970s Warren Cornish Byron Bay 6’11” single fin square tail surfboard $211
68 1980s Trigger Brothers 6″2′ Single fin surfboard with triple flyers and pintail $199
70 Vintage Pink Single fin surfboard with pin tail – 6’4″ $124
71 1980s Strapper Surfboards Torquay 6’4″ single fin with double flyers and round tail $224
76 1980s Warren Partington shaped single fin Surfboard – 6’5 pin tail $124
98 1980s Balin Surfboards 5’10” swallow tail Thruster surfboard with lime green trim $124
108 Casio AP-460 Celviano black digital Piano $143
110 1980s Warren Partington 5’8″ sing fin swallow tail surfboard $124
115.1 2 x hand drawn maps c.1958 incl; Ayer Rock and double-sided Central Australia – Mount Olga and Palm Valley – 51cm x 63cm $161
125.1 1970s Warren Partington Wild Life 5″5 1/2 Baked Bean tri fin kneeboard $124
126 Late 1960s Single fin fiberglass surfboard with massive fin – 6’5 fin 33cm deep $124
127 Framed ARNOLD Joseph Victor SHORE (1897 – 1963) Oil on Canvas – A CORNER OF THE STUDIO – Signed ‘Shore’ & Dated ’34, lower right – 85.5×65.5cm $323
128 1977 Framed Anne Hall (1945 – ) ‘Abstract Nude’ Pastel on paper, signed and dated lower left – 73cm x 54cm $360
130 Large Framed Kevin Charles (PRO) HART (1928 – 2006) Oil on Canvas – THE DRAGONFLY – Signed lower right – painted in Black & White – 42x45cm $745
131 Framed Pair (Diptych) LIONEL HINWOOD (South Africa 1936 – 2012) Grouches – GEOMETRIC Studies – Both signed & dated ’80, lower left – 41x36cm Each $248
132 Gilt Framed John Cornwell (1930 – ) Oil Painting – AN AUSTRALIAN BEAUTY – Signed lower right – 58.5x52cm $149
133 1965 Framed Anne Hall (1945 – ) ‘Abstract Nude’ Pastel on paper, signed and dated lower right – 73cm x 54cm $248
134 Gilt Framed ANN JAMES ( 1952 – ) Pastel – A SADISTIC KITTY – Signed & Dated NULL04, lower right – 33.5×25.5cm $211
135 Framed LIONEL HINWOOD (South Africa, 1936 – 2012) Gouache – GEOMETRIC GATES – Signed & Dated ’81, lower right – 75x50cm $199
136 Framed Norma Bull (1906-1980) ‘Spiritual Experience’ oil painting, signed lower right – 40cm x 29cm $106
139 Framed ANN JAMES ( 1952 – ) Pastel – BOY in CAT COSTUME Flying Kite w/ Barking Dog – Signed & dated ‘06, lower right – 34.5×26.5cm $199
140 Gilt framed GEORGE HYDE POWNALL (1866 – 1939) Watercolour – QUEEN STREET MELBOURNE Looking South – Signed & Dated 1930, lower left – 26×17.5cm $248
141 Framed JANET AGNES CUMBRAE STEWART (1883-1960) Oil Painting – COUNTRY Landscape with Farm Buildings & People working in the Fields – Signed J Cumbrae Stewart, lower right – Further details in Artists Hand Verso but illegible – 21x29cm $745
142 Gilt framed CARLYLE JACKSON (1891 – 1940) Watercolour – LITTLE DOCK, Spencer Street Melbourne – Signed lower left & Titled Lower centre – 40.5x34cm $496
143 Gilt framed Kevin Charles (PRO) HART (1928 – 2006) Oil Painting – SHEARERS & THE RED WOOL PRESS – Signed & dated ’74, lower right, further titled verso – 24×34 $1800
154 Hand carved Blanket box with grape and vine panels Front sides and top signed DS 1919 $149
156 c1957 Grant Featherston TV Chair upholstered in gunmetal grey vinyl – original badged sighted Featherston Furniture made by Rambler Eng. Co. $348
158 1970s 7’6″ Red Surfboard single fin with round tail and psychedelic design to base $447
159 Beach Crew Roar Surfboard 6’4″ Thruster shaped by Greg Brown and glassed by Peter Ashley $422
161 1970s Warren Partington 5″9 round tail thruster surfboard $124
162 1980s Channel Islands Surfboards 6′ square tail thruster surfboard shaped by Doug Bell $137
163 1970s Wave Torque 5″10′ swallow tail with flame design surfboard with 4 fins and 4 channels $161
164 1980s Trigger Bros 5’8″ thruster surfboard with square tail $124
165 1980s Brothers Neilson 5’11” swallowtail thruster surfboard with single flyer shaped by Mark Loveridge $205
166 Vintage c.1969 RIP CURL Single Fin Surfboard – Pintail shape, marked ROBERT 66 (the 66th surfboard ever made by Rip Curl) to underside tail, decal to deck RIP CURL SURFBOARDS 5 BOSTON RD, TORQUAY – original Cond. w/ Leg rope plug $460
167 1970s Warren Partington 6’2″ double flyer pintail surfboard with sunset design $521
168 1970s Warren Partington Wildlife 6′ Single fin pintail Surfboard with Dolphin design, and curved channels to base $472
169 1950s black Barsony lamp – seated Woman holding bowl, dress with red trim – black & red shade – a/f, head looks to of been damaged & glued back on $186
170 Pair retro orange Martinelli style Cobra lamps with swivel bases – no marks to bases $621
171 Retro Mid Century Modern twin branch FLOOR LAMP – Black thin metal w/ Goosenecks & Anodised shades $112
172 1950s Grant Featherston Rocking Chair (R160) pale green upholstery – designed 1953 $3726
174 Framed c.1900 Australian School Oil Painting – TASMANIAN RIVER Scene w/ Sailing boat- Signed w/ Initials D.G.B (Douglas George Bell?), lower left – 29.5×55.5cm $112
186 Small box incl; Tins, Toy trains etc $112
187 Boxed Hornby clockwork train with National Benzine oil tanker $199
189 4 x stamp albums – Executive edition collections of Australian Stamps – 2010-2013 $137
196 Pair of Ships brass porthole Clock and Barometer with 15cm diameter dials $161
206 Les Graham Oil Painting: – Sand Dunes Hat Head, signed bottom left corner – 29cm x 37cm $161
222 1930s German Ludwig Accordion with original box $124
229 2 x bells Front door bell and Vintage school bell with redgum turned handle $149
232 c1900 Ansonia Clock company Carriage clock $118
249 Group of Cased coins including Australian 1977 proof coin set and 1976 New Zealand proof coin set and Olympics coin set $149
256 Vintage Esso Handy Oiler 4 Fl oz $106
257 c1900 Aboriginal Boomerang carved Hardwood 102 cm Darling River region incised decoration with clipped points $571
263 Folder of Franklin Mint – The Kings and Queens collection of gold-plated Sterling silver coins $422
267 1967 Anzac Commemorative Medallion and Badge Awarded to Gallipoli Veteran 535 Private Reginald Clarke Coor 8th Light Horse Regiment $397
268 Group of WW1 and WW2 Medals ribbon and dog tags to 535 Private Reginald Clarke Coor 8th Light Horse Regiment 1914-15 Star Victory medal and 1914-1918 British War medal and 1939-45 War Medal and Service medal $807
269 Unusual WW1 leather Belt with Turkish buckle belt And Aluminium Australia badge engraved by Reginald Clarke 8th Light Horse soldier $323
271 C1880 Sterling silver mounted Perfume bottle in amber glass with gilt floral decoration by Saunders & Shepherd London $224
272 Ladies 9ct gold ring set with yellow emerald cut Sapphire – TW 2.4 grms $124
282 Framed Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri (1927 – 2015) Aboriginal Oil Painting – WOMENS DREAMING BODY PAINT – Signed & Titled verso, also inscribed TNPP – 37x30cm $298
302 1950s black Barsony lamp – seated boy playing guitar with red panelled shade $273
304 Large Hoadleys Confectionary Glass point of sale jar $161
305 1950s black Barsony lamp – seated Ballerina wearing pink – with shade $273
306 c.1900 Glass Dome with Display of Colourful Taxidermy birds $348
307 WW1 Turkish Prisoner of War beaded snake with A Under the head and lizard $298
318 1930s Melrose Australian pottery vase with purple glaze – 18cm H $149
326 Vintage Diana Australian pottery Waltzing Matilda musical jug – working – 20cm H $149
327 Large Remued Australian Pottery vase with branch handle in Brown and green drip glaze 22cm tall hairline crack to base $112
331 1930s Melrose purple and pink drip glaze Australian pottery vase – marked to base Melrose Australian ware – 22cm H $161
332 Vintage French Carriage clock by L’Epee Saint Luxanne France $186
333 1930s Remued Australian pottery branch handled vase – green and brown glaze marked to base- Remued 232 – 12cm H $124
334 1960s English china, Moorcroft Hibiscus vase – blue ground, signed to base, approx 14cm $149
341 Michael Meszaros (1945 – ) Bronze medallion – Eve and Eve – Signed & dated 1974 – 18cm diam. $124
342 Vintage Westmoreland Carnival Glass Argonaut vase – blue/green/amethyst iridescence on three dolphin feet and raised shell design to rim and girth, approx 21cm H $137
345 c.1930’s NEWTONE Australian Pottery Vase – Hand painted FLANNEL FLOWER Decoration attributed to Daisy Merton – Marked NEWTONE POTTERY Sydney Hand painted, to base – 15.5cm H. $248
346 1953 Philips Green Bakelite Minstral 4 model Valve radio model 138 $211