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Auction Highlights – 13th September 2018

Cecil DeMille once said; ‘The greatest art in the world is the art of storytelling’ and last night’s auction was just that – ‘A story’. Some amazing furniture went under the hammer and is heading to new homes as well as a scrapbook of Cecil ephemera exciting the punters.

Lot No Description Price
8 Pair of 19th Mahogany chairs with carved legs and pad feet $373
306 Movie fan’s scrapbook of Cecil B. DeMille including signed photo of Cecil B. DeMille and other signed Hollywood figures $248
7 Pair of Carved wooden button back armchairs in silk upholstery $199
158 Gilt Framed William (BILL) BEAVAN (1944 – 2005) Oil painting – THE FLIGHT OF THE IBIS – Signed lower right – 23.5×29.5cm $186
326 Pair of Vintage Royal Dux Czech porcelain Deer figurines – 24cm wide $174
71 Pair of Victorian style set of shelves with carved corbels $174
177 Modern rectangular fronted glass display case display $149
167 Carved three legged circular mahogany table with embroidery under glass top – Beautiful bulbous central pillar and scrolled feet $149
56 Pine Carpenters / Machinists tool box with internal trays $149
151 Gilt Framed WALTER FOLLEN BISHOP (1856 – 1936) Watercolour – THE OLD COTTAGE, KENT – Signed W.Follen Bishop, lower right – 51.5x38cm $149
166 Framed Victor Ernest Cobb (1876-1945)l Etching – The Tower Melbourne Grammar School – Signed, titled & Numbered in Pencil on Margin – 27x19cm $137
1 1920s French Mantle clock with pink granite case and omalous mounts Figurine A/F $137
179 French Marble topped bedside cabinet / plant stand $130
304 Vintage CLINT EASTWOOD Daybill Movie Poster – FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE – Pub by Robert Burton Sydney $124
6 2 Boxes of tools and cast iron including kettle, glue pots, stoneware pots spirit level etc $124
32 Vintage wool lined mens Leather Jacket $124
323 c.1890 Royal Worcester ornate blush ware china cabinet plate with hand-painted leaves / berries and spider web – cream ground with autumn colours and raised gilt. Back stamp and painter mark sighted, approx 22cm D. $118
301 Italian terracotta Persian warrior figurine by Perseo Italy – 52cm tall $118
175 Modern Bow fronted glass display case display $112
77 Large group lot assorted outdoor furniture incl; plastic wicker ‘Saucer’ chair, 3 x steel garden chairs, etc $112
302 Large Italian terracotta pirate figurine with parrot and pistol 54cm tall by Perseo Italy $112
17 Large cowhide rug $106
219 Large Retro Italian pottery lamp base with orange and olive glazed banding and impressed decoration. Approx 54cm H $106
208 1970s Cloth backed educational poster – Nuclear reactors and power plants $106
5.1 c1900 Davenport desk with decorative inlay missing desk top $106

 

Lot 312 - Boxed 1960s Battery operated Tin Toy Fido dog by Cragstsan with lighting eyes - Sold for $60
Lot 312 - Boxed 1960s Battery operated Tin Toy Fido dog by Cragstsan with lighting eyes - Sold for $60
Lot 307 - 1974 Butterfly specimen display (Jalmenus Evagoras) collected from Wonga Park, Victoria incl life cycle - Sold for $68
Lot 307 - 1974 Butterfly specimen display (Jalmenus Evagoras) collected from Wonga Park, Victoria incl life cycle - Sold for $68
Lot 305 - Italian terracotta Persian warrior with barrel figurine by Perseo Italy 38cm tall - Sold for $31
Lot 305 - Italian terracotta Persian warrior with barrel figurine by Perseo Italy 38cm tall - Sold for $31
Lot 255 - c1950's trench art lamp feat MK 2 850 ammunition case - Sold for $43
Lot 255 - c1950's trench art lamp feat MK 2 850 ammunition case - Sold for $43
Lot 256 - Framed c1940's Colour BRISTOL BEAUFORT Print - 275x295cm - Sold for $35
Lot 256 - Framed c1940's Colour BRISTOL BEAUFORT Print - 275x295cm - Sold for $35
Lot 263 - Small box silver jewellery incl Pearl stud earrings, Marcasite brooch, chain bracelets with heart locks, chain necklace etc - Sold for $43
Lot 263 - Small box silver jewellery incl Pearl stud earrings, Marcasite brooch, chain bracelets with heart locks, chain necklace etc - Sold for $43
Lot 284 - Vintage 'The FJ Holden' Day bill movie poster - Sold for $56
Lot 284 - Vintage 'The FJ Holden' Day bill movie poster - Sold for $56
Lot 285 - Cecil B DeMille's Greatest Show On Earth movie program and 1952 promotional material
Lot 285 - Cecil B DeMille's Greatest Show On Earth movie program and 1952 promotional material
Lot 287 - Group of pretty China and 2 Orrefors glass plates including Aynsley trio, Foley Chelsea bird pieces and Royal Doulton Moss rose trios - Sold for $62
Lot 287 - Group of pretty China and 2 Orrefors glass plates including Aynsley trio, Foley Chelsea bird pieces and Royal Doulton Moss rose trios - Sold for $62
Lot 289 - 1979 'ROCKY 2' day bill poster by ROBERT BURTON PRINTERS - Sold for $50
Lot 289 - 1979 'ROCKY 2' day bill poster by ROBERT BURTON PRINTERS - Sold for $50
Lot 293 - Italian terracotta Three Musketeer figurines by Perseo Italy - 34cm tall - Sold for $43
Lot 293 - Italian terracotta Three Musketeer figurines by Perseo Italy - 34cm tall - Sold for $43
Lot 294 - Par of 1920s Japanese Export ware vases with Gilt and enamelled bird decoration - Sold for $75
Lot 294 - Par of 1920s Japanese Export ware vases with Gilt and enamelled bird decoration - Sold for $75
Lot 296 - Vintage Mystery clock with spelter female figurine AF - Sold for $68
Lot 296 - Vintage Mystery clock with spelter female figurine AF - Sold for $68
Lot 297 - c1950's Czechoslovakian amethyst glass drink set with gilt decoration - Sold for $22
Lot 297 - c1950's Czechoslovakian amethyst glass drink set with gilt decoration - Sold for $22
Lot 30 - Vintage 1980's Reversable Mens Jacket - JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL BMW RACING Team - Black, Corduroy to one side, large size - Sold for $25
Lot 30 - Vintage 1980's Reversable Mens Jacket - JOHN PLAYER SPECIAL BMW RACING Team - Black, Corduroy to one side, large size - Sold for $25
Lot 300 - Italian terracotta Spanish warrior figurine by Perseo Italy - 52cm tall - Sold for $99
Lot 300 - Italian terracotta Spanish warrior figurine by Perseo Italy - 52cm tall - Sold for $99
Lot 301 - Italian terracotta Persian warrior figurine by Perseo Italy  - 52cm tall - Sold for $118
Lot 301 - Italian terracotta Persian warrior figurine by Perseo Italy - 52cm tall - Sold for $118
Lot 302 - Large Italian terracotta pirate figurine with parrot and pistol 54cm tall by Perseo Italy - Sold for $112
Lot 302 - Large Italian terracotta pirate figurine with parrot and pistol 54cm tall by Perseo Italy - Sold for $112
Lot 303 1 - Barsony style plaster black baby's lamp base -  AF - Sold for $93
Lot 303 1 - Barsony style plaster black baby's lamp base - AF - Sold for $93
Lot 304 - Vintage CLINT EASTWOOD Daybill Movie Poster - FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE - Pub by Robert Burton Sydney - Sold for $124
Lot 304 - Vintage CLINT EASTWOOD Daybill Movie Poster - FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE - Pub by Robert Burton Sydney - Sold for $124
Lot 317 - Irish Belleek vase with wavy rim and shamrock decoration, black second mark to base 1891 - 1926 Approx 16cm H - Sold for $37
Lot 317 - Irish Belleek vase with wavy rim and shamrock decoration, black second mark to base 1891 - 1926 Approx 16cm H - Sold for $37
Lot 318 - Czech Porcelain Dolphin figurine by Royal Dux 38cm tall - Sold for $37
Lot 318 - Czech Porcelain Dolphin figurine by Royal Dux 38cm tall - Sold for $37
Lot 319 - C1910 Chip carved Australian Photo frame with Monogram - Sold for $43
Lot 319 - C1910 Chip carved Australian Photo frame with Monogram - Sold for $43
Lot 320 - Czech Porcelain Stork catching fish figurine by Royal Dux 30cm tall - Sold for $62
Lot 320 - Czech Porcelain Stork catching fish figurine by Royal Dux 30cm tall - Sold for $62
Lot 322 - C1910 Chip carved Australian mirror frame in crescent moon shape - Sold for $81
Lot 322 - C1910 Chip carved Australian mirror frame in crescent moon shape - Sold for $81
Lot 323 - c1890 Royal Worcester ornate blush ware china cabinet plate with hand-painted leaves  berries  and  spider web - cream ground with autumn colours and  - Sold for $118
Lot 323 - c1890 Royal Worcester ornate blush ware china cabinet plate with hand-painted leaves berries and spider web - cream ground with autumn colours and - Sold for $118
Lot 325 - Czech Porcelain Angel fish figurine by Royal Dux - 25cm tall - Sold for $50
Lot 325 - Czech Porcelain Angel fish figurine by Royal Dux - 25cm tall - Sold for $50
Lot 326 - Pair of Vintage Royal Dux Czech porcelain Deer figurines - 24cm wide - Sold for $174
Lot 326 - Pair of Vintage Royal Dux Czech porcelain Deer figurines - 24cm wide - Sold for $174
Lot 245 - Vintage c1980 'FRIDAY the 13th' day bill MOVIE poster - pub by MAPS Litho Pty Ltd - Sold for $56
Lot 245 - Vintage c1980 'FRIDAY the 13th' day bill MOVIE poster - pub by MAPS Litho Pty Ltd - Sold for $56
Lot 248 - Bag of vintage playing cards including Disney, Spanish Dancers , The hunt etc
Lot 248 - Bag of vintage playing cards including Disney, Spanish Dancers , The hunt etc
Lot 249 - 4 Boxed Matchbox Cars including Y-9, Y-13 and  Y 15 - Sold for $56
Lot 249 - 4 Boxed Matchbox Cars including Y-9, Y-13 and Y 15 - Sold for $56
Lot 25 - 2 x Vintage Daybill Movie Posters - Sal of Singapore & The Primrose Path (af) - Sold for $68
Lot 25 - 2 x Vintage Daybill Movie Posters - Sal of Singapore & The Primrose Path (af) - Sold for $68
Lot 157 - Framed J W ROACH (Australian, Active c193050's) Watercolour - AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE - Signed lower left - 255x345cm - Sold for $37
Lot 157 - Framed J W ROACH (Australian, Active c193050's) Watercolour - AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE - Signed lower left - 255x345cm - Sold for $37
Lot 115.1 - Vintage Benwood rocking chair - Sold for $27
Lot 115.1 - Vintage Benwood rocking chair - Sold for $27
Lot 176 - Italian terracotta Persian warrior mounted on a horse figurine by Perseo Italy  42cm tall - Sold for $62
Lot 176 - Italian terracotta Persian warrior mounted on a horse figurine by Perseo Italy 42cm tall - Sold for $62
Lot 174 - C1900 American Ansonia mantle clock in oak case with pendulum and key - Sold for $68
Lot 174 - C1900 American Ansonia mantle clock in oak case with pendulum and key - Sold for $68
Lot 175 - Modern Bow fronted glass display case display - Sold for $112
Lot 175 - Modern Bow fronted glass display case display - Sold for $112
Lot 173 - Cased small sized VALENCIA Nylon String Classical Guitar - Sold for $27
Lot 173 - Cased small sized VALENCIA Nylon String Classical Guitar - Sold for $27
Lot 169 - Large Glass Display case lime washed with strip led lighting
Lot 169 - Large Glass Display case lime washed with strip led lighting
Lot 167 - Carved three legged circular mahogany table with embroidery under glass top - Beautiful bulbous central pillar and scrolled feet - Sold for $149
Lot 167 - Carved three legged circular mahogany table with embroidery under glass top - Beautiful bulbous central pillar and scrolled feet - Sold for $149
Lot 163 - Large vintage wooden toy truck - Sold for $37
Lot 163 - Large vintage wooden toy truck - Sold for $37
Lot 160 - Group lot - 2 x chrome General electric milkshake mixers, Fans and heat lamp - Sold for $43
Lot 160 - Group lot - 2 x chrome General electric milkshake mixers, Fans and heat lamp - Sold for $43
Lot 16 - Leather inlaid Walnut Veneered table with ornate turnings - Sold for $43
Lot 16 - Leather inlaid Walnut Veneered table with ornate turnings - Sold for $43
Lot 158 - Gilt Framed William (BILL) BEAVAN (1944 - 2005) Oil painting - THE FLIGHT OF THE IBIS - Signed lower right - 235x295cm - Sold for $186
Lot 158 - Gilt Framed William (BILL) BEAVAN (1944 - 2005) Oil painting - THE FLIGHT OF THE IBIS - Signed lower right - 235x295cm - Sold for $186
Lot 152 - Framed JOHN LESLIE CURTIS (1917 - ) Oil Painting - COROBOREE - Signed lower right, further signed & titled verso - 495x75cm - Sold for $75
Lot 152 - Framed JOHN LESLIE CURTIS (1917 - ) Oil Painting - COROBOREE - Signed lower right, further signed & titled verso - 495x75cm - Sold for $75
Lot 109 - Vintage pressed steel kids tricycle - Sold for $25
Lot 109 - Vintage pressed steel kids tricycle - Sold for $25
Lot 1 - 1920s French Mantle clock with pink granite case and omalous mounts  Figurine AF - Sold for $137
Lot 1 - 1920s French Mantle clock with pink granite case and omalous mounts Figurine AF - Sold for $137
Lot 19 - Boxed Scalextric Grand Prix racing set with 4 cars - Sold for $68
Lot 19 - Boxed Scalextric Grand Prix racing set with 4 cars - Sold for $68
Lot 190 - Portable 1920s wind up Decca Grammophone - Sold for $37
Lot 190 - Portable 1920s wind up Decca Grammophone - Sold for $37
Lot 193 - 1930s Cloth backed educational poster - Elementary physiology The Skeleton - Sold for $68
Lot 193 - 1930s Cloth backed educational poster - Elementary physiology The Skeleton - Sold for $68
Lot 194 - Group including 4 Fobs and 3 coins, sterling silver and Moorabbin hospital badge etc - Sold for $19
Lot 194 - Group including 4 Fobs and 3 coins, sterling silver and Moorabbin hospital badge etc - Sold for $19
Lot 196 - circa 1980s 'SWORDS AND SERPENTS' IMAGIC A3 poster
Lot 196 - circa 1980s 'SWORDS AND SERPENTS' IMAGIC A3 poster
Lot 198 - 1970's Astor Solid State radio, model MF207 - orange plastic case - Sold for $22
Lot 198 - 1970's Astor Solid State radio, model MF207 - orange plastic case - Sold for $22
Lot 199 - Group of thunder egg pendants and slices - Sold for $25
Lot 199 - Group of thunder egg pendants and slices - Sold for $25
Lot 2 - Victorian Cedar gents chair with carved arms - Sold for $37
Lot 2 - Victorian Cedar gents chair with carved arms - Sold for $37
Lot 201 - Childrens bentwood rocker with cane seat - seat af, makers mark sighted - Sold for $19
Lot 201 - Childrens bentwood rocker with cane seat - seat af, makers mark sighted - Sold for $19
Lot 202 - 2 x Australian Military SLOUCH HATS - one w Blue band, both marked & dated to interior c2002 & 2009 - Sold for $37
Lot 202 - 2 x Australian Military SLOUCH HATS - one w Blue band, both marked & dated to interior c2002 & 2009 - Sold for $37
Lot 207 - Bag of Movie start Cigarette cards including wills, State express etc - Sold for $43
Lot 207 - Bag of Movie start Cigarette cards including wills, State express etc - Sold for $43
Lot 208 - 1970s Cloth backed educational poster - Nuclear reactors and power plants - Sold for $106
Lot 208 - 1970s Cloth backed educational poster - Nuclear reactors and power plants - Sold for $106
Lot 209 - c1982 ATARI poster featuring game cartridge programmes, same circa - Sold for $6
Lot 209 - c1982 ATARI poster featuring game cartridge programmes, same circa - Sold for $6
Lot 211 - Group lot vintage motoring incl 'Ford' enamel badges, advertising stickers - Amoco, Firestone, etc - Sold for $56
Lot 211 - Group lot vintage motoring incl 'Ford' enamel badges, advertising stickers - Amoco, Firestone, etc - Sold for $56
Lot 218 - Framed  A R PENCK (1939 - 2017) Colour Lithograph EXHIBITION POSTER From Galeria Maior Pollensa 1996 - Signed in Image & Signed in pencil to margin -  - Sold for $99
Lot 218 - Framed A R PENCK (1939 - 2017) Colour Lithograph EXHIBITION POSTER From Galeria Maior Pollensa 1996 - Signed in Image & Signed in pencil to margin - - Sold for $99
Lot 219 - Large Retro Italian pottery lamp base with orange and olive glazed banding and impressed decoration Approx 54cm H - Sold for $106
Lot 219 - Large Retro Italian pottery lamp base with orange and olive glazed banding and impressed decoration Approx 54cm H - Sold for $106
Lot 221 - 2 x Items  Large outdoor wall mounted light - Sold for $68
Lot 221 - 2 x Items Large outdoor wall mounted light - Sold for $68
Lot 222 - Large Chinese Porcelain tile in frame with painted fish and poem - Sold for $62
Lot 222 - Large Chinese Porcelain tile in frame with painted fish and poem - Sold for $62
Lot 223 - Vintage Chinese floral umbrella pot - Sold for $35
Lot 223 - Vintage Chinese floral umbrella pot - Sold for $35
Lot 224 - Framed William Pritchard (1840-1910) Oil Painting of The Mersey Dockyards Liverpool 98 X 63cm unsigned - Sold for $50
Lot 224 - Framed William Pritchard (1840-1910) Oil Painting of The Mersey Dockyards Liverpool 98 X 63cm unsigned - Sold for $50
Lot 225 - Framed GEORGE CHANCE (New Zealand 1885 - 1963) Photograph - Spring Morning, Avon River, Christchurch, New Zealand - Signed Geo Chance FRPS & Titled lo - Sold for $31
Lot 225 - Framed GEORGE CHANCE (New Zealand 1885 - 1963) Photograph - Spring Morning, Avon River, Christchurch, New Zealand - Signed Geo Chance FRPS & Titled lo - Sold for $31
Lot 232 - Group with Wheels magazines tin toy Karman Ghia and 1960s Hong Kong plastic GP car - Sold for $31
Lot 232 - Group with Wheels magazines tin toy Karman Ghia and 1960s Hong Kong plastic GP car - Sold for $31
Lot 233 - Group lot of vintage pretty china items incl, Ansley Orchard Gold dish, Carlton Ware dish, Lancaster plate, Continental classical style figurine and a - Sold for $43
Lot 233 - Group lot of vintage pretty china items incl, Ansley Orchard Gold dish, Carlton Ware dish, Lancaster plate, Continental classical style figurine and a - Sold for $43
Lot 238 - c1950's Italian ruby glass drink set incl decanter and glasses plus various other glasses - Sold for $35
Lot 238 - c1950's Italian ruby glass drink set incl decanter and glasses plus various other glasses - Sold for $35
Lot 306 - Movie fan's scrapbook of Cecil B DeMille including signed photo of Cecil B DeMille and other signed Hollywood figures - Sold for $248
Lot 306 - Movie fan's scrapbook of Cecil B DeMille including signed photo of Cecil B DeMille and other signed Hollywood figures - Sold for $248
Lot 314 - Original one-sheet PATTON movie poster, movie program and other assorted ephemera - Sold for $43
Lot 314 - Original one-sheet PATTON movie poster, movie program and other assorted ephemera - Sold for $43
Lot 315 - Vintage heavy crystal bowl with scalloped sides - 17cm tall af - Sold for $12
Lot 315 - Vintage heavy crystal bowl with scalloped sides - 17cm tall af - Sold for $12
Lot 177 - Modern rectangular fronted glass display case display - Sold for $149
Lot 177 - Modern rectangular fronted glass display case display - Sold for $149
Lot 264 - Group of miniature Die Cast Vehicles including Batmobile, Kerico VW Beetle, Wagon and horses etc - Sold for $22
Lot 264 - Group of miniature Die Cast Vehicles including Batmobile, Kerico VW Beetle, Wagon and horses etc - Sold for $22
Lot 97 - 2 x Large Pa Speakers and 3 uni-pex drivers - Sold for $22
Lot 97 - 2 x Large Pa Speakers and 3 uni-pex drivers - Sold for $22
Lot 7 - Pair of Carved wooden button back armchairs in silk upholstery - Sold for $199
Lot 7 - Pair of Carved wooden button back armchairs in silk upholstery - Sold for $199
Lot 9 1 - c1900 American Arts and Crafts clock - 55 inch dial with Arabic numerals - Sold for $87
Lot 9 1 - c1900 American Arts and Crafts clock - 55 inch dial with Arabic numerals - Sold for $87
Lot 94 - 2x  items Dressing table top mirror and drawers and hall table with drawer - Sold for $27
Lot 94 - 2x items Dressing table top mirror and drawers and hall table with drawer - Sold for $27
Lot 267 - Wide flat Silver snake link chain with silver amber pendant set with various coloured amber stones - Sold for $37
Lot 267 - Wide flat Silver snake link chain with silver amber pendant set with various coloured amber stones - Sold for $37
Lot 268 - 3 Die cast Dinky Toy Rolls Royce Phantom, Corgi Pony trailer and Dinky army water tanker - Sold for $62
Lot 268 - 3 Die cast Dinky Toy Rolls Royce Phantom, Corgi Pony trailer and Dinky army water tanker - Sold for $62
Lot 270 - Vintage Dinky Toys 'SRN6 Hovercraft' die-cast vehicle - Sold for $31
Lot 270 - Vintage Dinky Toys 'SRN6 Hovercraft' die-cast vehicle - Sold for $31
Lot 276 - 2 items Whal Eversharp gold filled self propelling pencil and Conway Stewart fountain pen - Sold for $50
Lot 276 - 2 items Whal Eversharp gold filled self propelling pencil and Conway Stewart fountain pen - Sold for $50
Lot 279 - Reproduction wind up 78rpm  grammophone - Sold for $37
Lot 279 - Reproduction wind up 78rpm grammophone - Sold for $37
Lot 280 - 1938 Deco New Seasons Wallpaper patterns book - Sold for $68
Lot 280 - 1938 Deco New Seasons Wallpaper patterns book - Sold for $68
Lot 281 - 2 x pieces 'THE FOG' movie advertising ephemera - day bill poster and one sheet movie poster, MAPS Litho Pty Ltd - Sold for $50
Lot 281 - 2 x pieces 'THE FOG' movie advertising ephemera - day bill poster and one sheet movie poster, MAPS Litho Pty Ltd - Sold for $50