Gowans Auctions



300+ LOTS

*1960 MGA Roadster (Deceased Estate)

*Colonial Furniture *Rare Convict Era Items

*Early Tasmanian & Australian Art

*Large Selection Of Decorative Arts

*7 Cast Iron Victorian Veranda Posts


Man Size Trap, Medicinal Recipe Book Marked Colonial Treasury Hobart Town, Handcuffs, Spiked Dog Collar From Port Arthur Area, Royal Engineers, British Ordnance & Broad Stamped Items, Portrait Watercolour By Convict Artist CHT Costantini, Coachmans Strong Box


AUSTRALIAN INCL COLONIAL:  Good Selection Of CEDAR Entries Incl Early Multi Paned Bookcase With Full Columns, Exceptional Early 8 Drawer Cantilever Top Chest Of Drawers  With ½ Columns, Sofa Table With Acanthus Carved Legs, 4 Poster Farmhouse Bed, 2 Tier Chiffonier With Full Columns, Large Richly Carved Twin Pedestal Sideboard With Egyptian Panels, Unusual Cedar Mule Chest With Drawer, 4 Trafalgar Kitchen Chairs, Small Footstool, Twin Pedestal Partners Desk, Chests Of Drawers x 6, Railway Clocks, Musk Writing Box, Inlaid Compass Pattern Box, 2 x Kitchen Tables, 4 Tier Servery, Fire Surround, Book Press Stand, Brass Bound Trunk, Bankers Counter, Office Cupboard, Early Corner Cupboard, Small Church Pew, Library Chair, Country Style Chiffonier Also BLACKWOOD Ladies Desk, Hall Table, Small Bedside Chest, Library Bench Seat, Veranda Seat, Settle HUON PINE Organ Makers Tool Chest, 8 Drawer Chest Drawers, Pine Spatterwork Table With Hobart Town Label, Pine Squatters Chair.  Also A Selection Of ENGLISH FURNITURE Incl Early English Oak Coffer & Gateleg Tables, 18th Century Elm & Walnut Welsh Dresser, Early Elm Gateleg Table ASSORTED MAHOGANY INCL:  Georgian Corner Cupboard, Sheraton Style Secretaire Bookcase, Victorian Cylinder Front Bookcase, Sheraton Style China Cabinet, Longcase Clocks, Georgian Dropside Table, Regency Twin Pedestal Dining Table, Pedestal Card Tables, Large Extension Dining Table, Double End Sofa, Chests Of Drawers, Banjo Barometer, Music Cabinet, Bureau Desk, Chiffonier.  Other Unusual Pieces Incl Cast Iron Hallstand & Pair Hall Seats, Pair Bound Travel Trunks, Early Gilt & Tapestry Firescreen, Set 6 Dining Chairs, Butter Worker & Butter Churn, Deco China Cab & More


Portrait By C H T Costantini, Watercolours By C Astley, J Eldershaw, Gladstone Eyre, Mabel  Hookey, Carlyle Jackson, Swinton Diston.  Oils By A V Gregory, S J Marchant, Mary Greig, Edith Holmes, J C Waite, Haughton Forrest, A Brewster, 2 Gould Lithographs & More


Campbell Pottery Tasman Jug, Sterling Silver Incl Tea Sets & Flatware, R Lalique Vase, Carriage Clocks, Scrimshaw Teeth, Netsuke, Whale Oil Lamps, Early Tas Horticultural Society Plate, Sargisons Silver, 15ct Gold Pocket Watch, Early Photos, Early Tas Brewery Barrels, Large Bronze Dog, Pair WMF Candlesticks, Military Swords, Gold Sovereigns & Guinea, Early Gold Agricultural Medal, Moorcroft China, Wembley Koala, Claret Jug, 6 Vols Endemic Flora, 8 Vols Goulds Birds Of Australia, Early Brass Bell, French Brass Wall Clock, French Music Box, Rocking Horse, Chinese Bone Astrology Calendar, Parian Figures, Mantle Clocks, Figurine Serviette Rings.  Also To Be Offered An Unusual Collection Of Bidayuh, Sarawak & Dayak Items Incl Costumes, Blowpipe, Swords, Hornbills, Carved Figures, Artifacts, Masks, Spears Etc

Inspection: Thursday 22nd Nov 12.00-5.30pm

Friday 23rd Nov 12.00 – 5.30pm

Day Of Sale From 8.30am


ENQUIRIES: 62781600





Assorted Lots From The Public Trustees,  Businesses, Deceased Estates & Various Vendors

 DISPLAY CASE: Gemstones Incl: Sapphire, Ruby, Emerald, Topaz, Opal & Amethyst, Pocket Watches Incl Omega, Wristwatches, 9ct Pendants & Brooches, 18ct Rings Incl Diamonds, Coca Cola Yoyos, Doulton Character Jug, French Opera Glasses, St Sil Bracelets, 1853 Cessation Of Transportation Medallion, Military Buttons & Badges, Compass, Dress Jewellery, German & Ghurkha Knives, Jewellers Anvil, Cutthroat Razors, Vases Incl Doulton MacIntyre & Moorcroft, Dinky Vehicles, Coins, Marbles, Stamps, Sargisons Incl Boxed Set 6 Teaspoons & Pr Servers COLLECTABLES: Brassware Incl Desk Set & Pr Candelabras, Royal Albert, Portmerion, Display Plates, Nao Boy, Mantle Clocks, Plated Cutlery Sets, Bakelite Reels, Ship In A Bottle, Folding & Box Camera, Boxed Models Incl Holden Monaro, EH, Panel Van & Cortina, Fishing Lures, Records, Oils & Watercolours Incl Gundry, VDL Map, Crystal Chandelier, Vintage Toys, Tonka Indian Bus, Mahog Writing Box, Comics & Books Incl Tas, World Globes, Lge Doulton Lambeth Vase, Wedgwood, Model Galleon, Apple Labels, Sorrentina Coffee Machine, Copper Kettle, Copper & Brass Fire Extinguishers, Fur Coats, Mahog Toilet Mirror, Crystal Decanters, Panogana Bowls, Aynsley, Dolls Incl Boxed, M Boyd Ramekins, Tins Incl Castrol, Moorcroft Coffee Pot, Lge Eastern Vases, Copenhagen Plates, Pine Carpenters Trunk Of Tools FURNITURE: B/Wood Leadlight China Cab, 2 Dr Hall Tables Incl English Oak, Teak Ext Dining Table, Sets 4 & 6 Vic Dining Chairs, Cedar Gents Chair, Carved Eastern Bureau, Dropside Traymobile, Reproduction 9 Pce 2 Leaf Ext Dining Suite & Matching Sideboard, B/Wood Sideboard, Vic Walnut Chaise & Ladies & Gents Chairs, Bookcase Incl Pine & Mahog Glass Top, Pine & Repro Mahog Hallstands, 19thC Cedar Mirror back Sideboard, Lge B/Wood Wall Unit, 3 Pce Outdoor Settings, Outdoor Bench Seat, Wooden Work Bench, Pr Edw Armchairs, Chests Drawers, OTHER: Floor Rugs, Wine, Olympus Microscope, Slabs Incl Macrocarpa & Huon Pine, Log Splitter, Stereos & Speakers, Myrtle & B/Wood Boards, Plants, Jerry Cans, DVDS, Elec & Hand Tools, Lawnmower, Small Tiller, Commercial Juicer, Fishing Rods, Pine Spinning Wheel, Extension Leads, Fridge/Freezer, Washing Machine, Treadle Sewing Machine, Male Mannequin, Pizza Oven, Fibreglass Dinghy, VEHICLES: 2006 Peugeot 307 Wagon, 2008 Holden Captiva, 2000 Mercedes 7 Seater, 15ft Zodiac Inflatable Dinghy With Yamaha 50hp Outboard

Catalogue & Some Photos On Web


Inspections: Thursday 9-5.30pm (Display Case From Noon) Day Of Sale From 8.30am



Inspection Thursday 12-5.30pm

Friday 12-5.30pm

Day Of Sale From 8.30am

Enquiries: 62781600

37 Main Rd, Moonah