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Auction Highlights – Australian and Decorative Arts – 2nd May 2019

‘Standing Room Only’ sign could have been put on the door early with some great weather and amazing items up for auction. Topping the auction was Sali Herman’s painting closely followed by the Bendigo colonial teapot. Heaps of other art and pottery sold well. Already unpacking for next weeks auction. See you there.

* All prices quoted include buyer’s premium

Lot No Description Price
1 Large Gilt Framed JILL KIRSTEIN (1938 – Oil Painting on Canvas – A SUMMER BUNCH – Signed lower right – 79x90cm $248
9 Group lot – c1900 Playola Upright wind up console Gramophone and 78rpm records $149
10 Retro Mid-century Modern BARSONY Australian Pottery LAMP – Seated Girl Playing Tambourine – H/Painted detail, marked FL-32 BARSONY to base – w/ Original Ribbon shade $273
48 1950s Australian Kangaroo concrete garden sculpture – approx. 73cms H $137
50 Large Gilt Framed DERMONT JAMES JOHN HELLIER (1916 – 2006) Oil Painting on Canvas under Glass – GATHERING WILDFLOWERS, HANGING ROCK – Signed lower right, titled verso – 90x122cm $496
112 Framed GERARD MUTSAERS (1947 – ) Oil Painting – WARM SUMMER AFTERNOON ON THE YARRA at YARRA JUNCTION – Signed lower left, further signed & titled verso – 60×44.5cm $304
114 Framed David Bromley (1960-) artist proof ltd edit. Print ‘Mallory with Flowers’ with embossed gallery mark lower left and signed lower right – approx 70cm x 55cm $652
115 1950s Australian Contour wing chair in the style of Grant Featherston on original steel legs with brass ball feet $1553
116 Large Gilt Framed Oil painting by Blake Twigdon (1945- ) Titled to back Jim Jim river falls Kakadu N.T. Australia Blake Twigden 1987 and signed to bottom right 84cm by 70 $161
119 Gilt Framed JILL KIRSTEIN (1938 – ) Oil Painting on Canvas – STILL LIFE with ROSES – Signed lower right, titled verso – 59.5×49.5cm $174
126 2 x Items Brass Art Nouveau style mirror and Healing transistor radio $124
134 Box of Vintage Australian tobacco tins incl; Welcome Nugget and Pickwick $155
138 1930s Black Bakelite Rotary Dial Pyramid telephone $124
158 French Louis Badoz – Au Pu de Velay brass wall clock with large brass pendulum featuring harvest scene – 9 inch Enamel dial working $186
160 c1910 Federation blackwood sideboard with 3 drawers, 2 x cupboards, mirrored over mantle and carved art nouveau pediment $106
163 Mid Victorian Long case 8 DAY CLOCK by a Wigan maker In Mahogany veneer case with hand painted ‘moon face’ dial – A/F $422
165 Framed 1981 ‘Time Site Series – ed. 59/60’ – TIM STORRIER (1948 – ) Lithograph ‘Pyramid’ – 27cm x 32cm $323
166 Framed 1981 ‘Time Site Series – ed. 59/60’ – TIM STORRIER (1948 – ) mixed media ‘Site Flag’ stitched fabric with hand stained cross – 55cm x 59cm $683
168 Framed 1981 ‘Time Site Series – ed. 59/60’ – TIM STORRIER (1948 – ) Lithograph – hand coloured ‘Evening Approach’ $273
169 Framed 1981 ‘Time Site Series – ed. 59/60’ – TIM STORRIER (1948 – ) Lithograph – silk screen, ‘Time And Again’ 64cm x 67cm $273
170 Framed 1981 ‘Time Site Series – ed. 59/60’ – TIM STORRIER (1948 – ) Cibachrome ‘Towards An Innuendo Of Impermanence’ – 50cm x 59.5cm $1180
171 Framed 1981 ‘Time Site Series – ed. 59/60’ – TIM STORRIER (1948 – ) mixed media ‘Enngonia Site’, silk screen, collaged, canvas and string, Cibachrome – 66cm x 63cm $596
172 Framed OSCAR NAMATJIRA (1922 – 1991) Watercolour – MacDonnell Ranges – Signed lower centre – 36x52cm $422
173 Framed DAWN Francis SIME (1932-2001) Oil on paper – Abstract figure – signed lower centre, painted c.1958, 61cm x 41cm $161
174 Framed KEVIN CHARLES (PRO) HART (1928 – 2006) Colour Screen-print – The MODNAY Morning MINER – Signed lower right, numbered 45/80, lower left – 61×45.5cm $497
176 Gilt Framed CHARLES GREVILLE MORRIS (English 1861 – 1922) Oil on Canvas – THE WATERMILL – Signed lower left – 45x34cm $137
179 Framed HARALD HANSEN VIKE (1906 – 1987) Oil Painting on Board – SUMMER, WARRANDYTE – Signed lower right, titled verso – 44.5x59cm $348
182 Large Framed DORA CECIL CHAPMAN (1911 – 1995) Oil Painting – WHITE TREES – Signed & Titled Verso – Painted c.1970/80’s – 59.5×49.5cm $174
184 Framed John Taylor (1963 -) mixed media Studio arrangement details verso and signed lower left 70cm by 49 $273
186 Framed SALI HERMAN (1898 – 1993) Oil Painting on Board – BOATS & BOAT HOUSES – Signed lower left – 44x51cm $3726
188 5 x Pretty English China Trio Incl; Shelly and Royal Albert Winsome, and Woodland Welcome etc $137
193 The Australian / Herald Sun electric light up advertising sign $112
209 Unframed DORA CECIL CHAPMAN (1911-1995) oil on board ‘Our Gum’ 40.5cm x 35.5cm, signed and titled verso $199
216 Framed FREDERICK GEORGE REYNOLDS (1880-1932) Australian watercolour – Landscape with grazing sheep – Signed lower right – Approx 55x38cm $137
247 2 x c1900 Cast iron Town of Essendon utility covers $112
270 Unframed 19th Century Oil Painting on Panel – A FRUIT SELLER – Signed KURT, lower right – 31.5×18.5cm $118
277 Framed WILLIAM NICHOLAS ROWELL (1898 – 1946) Oil on Canvas – A BUSH HUT – Signed lower right – 25x35cm $137
295 Group of Fountain pens 1920/1970s incl; Mentmore, Conway Stewart, Parker and Onoto the pen $174
301 Australian Eileen Gordon Studio Glass deep orange cylinder vase with applied freeform ribbon banding – approx 29cm H $112
303 Set of 3, 1920s Japanese woodblock prints ‘The Leaf Harvest’ $528
305 Large retro red and brown Scheurich West Germany vase 45cm tall $124
307 Framed FREDERICK WOODHOUSE Senior (1820 – 1909) Oil painting on Board – RED Rag to a BRUMBY – Signed & Dated 1901, lower left – 35.5x287cm $1677
323 Retro Mid Century Modern BARSONY Australian Pottery LAMP – on original Wooden base w/ square opaque glass shade to back, h/painted details $497
324 Post War Australian Pottery – Reg Preston lidded ginger jar – approx. 16.5cm, signed to base $149
325 Set of 3 x 1950s Diana Australian pottery blue and tan Kingfisher wall plaques, largest marked S14 – 23cmsD $186
329 Vintage Schuco (Germany) Yes/No Bellhop Monkey Toy – Mohair Felt & Tin Germany 31cm tall $900
330 Australian Laurel Kohut Studio Glass vase – Blue black flared form, folded rim with ball – approx 24cm H. $124
333 EPNS Walker and Hall Spirit Kettle with Inscription for the 1906 Dunlop Reliability trial 3rd Place to W P Grimwade (of Grimwade and Felton Melbourne) for his 16Hp Tarrant $373
335 Robert Langley – Australian Terracotta Pottery charger with incised decoration of a ‘Neptune with his Mermaid’ 35cm diameter signed but illegible in image $397
336 Retro Mid Century Modern BARSONY Australian Pottery Lamp – Girl w/ High Pointed Collar – H/Painted detail, w/ Original Ribbon shade $373
338 1930s Australian Bosley Art Pottery – twin handled vase, maker’s marks to base $124
339 Gilbrook Pottery, Brunswick Colonial Australian pottery majolica jardinière – 18cm H (af) $932
340 Australian Colonial majolica Bendigo pottery Teapot with sea shell decoration – spout A/F $3353