Gowans Auctions

TASMANIANA AUCTION

INCLUDING 3 DECEASED ESTATES

SATURDAY 24TH JUNE-10AM

*INCLUDING ITEMS FROM A COLONIAL FARM

RECENTLY SOLD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 194 YEARS

*INCLUDING ENTRIES WITH ALLPORT FAMILY PROVENANCE

 

SOME IMPORTANT ENTRIES

*Early Colonial Cedar Chest Of Drawers From The Workshop Of Or In The Style Of Early NSW Cabinet Maker Lawrence Butler

*Early Colonial Cedar 6 Legged Sideboard With Whalebone (Baleen) Stringing

*Various Colonial Furniture Items In The Style Of Or Made By Early VDL Cabinet Maker William Hamilton

*Assorted Early Sterling Silver Items Including Spoons By Early VDL Silversmith David Barclay And A Birth Spoon Of Olof Hedberg (Early Hobart Whaler) & Early Trophy Engraved Allport 1853. (All With Allport Family Provenance)

*Rare Collection Of Early Derwent Regiment Badges & Buttons

*5 Oil Paintings By Early Tasmanian Artist Haughton Forrest. (One Iron Pot-One Bought In 1945)

*A Selection Of Convict & Whaling Related Entries Some With Broad Arrow & Royal Engineers Stamps Including Cell Door Bolts, Hinges, Handcuffs, 6 Man Gang Chain, Whale Flensing Tools, Articulated Harpoon, Whalebone Walking Sticks X 3

 

MORE COLONIAL & EARLY TASMANIAN ENTRIES

FURNITURE: Large Selection Of Furniture (1820-1900) In Cedar, Huon Pine, Blackwood & Casuarina Including Twin Pedestal Sideboards x 3, Partners Desk x 3, Wardrobes, Gentleman’s/Library Chairs, Early Pembroke/Dropside Tables, Sofa Table, Double End Sofa, Chaise Longue & Library Chair (Maker James Saddler), Chests Of Drawers In Assorted Timbers x 6, 4 Poster Farmhouse Bed, Miniature Settle, Extension Table (Seats 10), Round Tilt Top Dining Table, 2 Door Meatsafe, Secretaire Bookcase, Simulated Bamboo Firescreen, Assorted Picture Frames, Country Style Cupboard, Early Carver Chair In Style Of Thomas Hope, Campaign Chest, 6 Trafalgar Dining Chairs OTHER TASMANIAN ENTRIES: Campbell Pottery Including Abel Tasman Jug, Other Pottery Including Myllie Peppin & Maude Poynter, Early Tas Cordials Demijohn, Early Geoff Dyer Painting, Watercolour Of Derwent Hunter, Pair Colonial Portraites By F.F. Hutton Of The Routs (The Tower Newtown), Oils By Dorothy Stoner & HB Rollings, Florence Rodway, WB Gould Oil On Canvas, 1833 VDL Land Grant, Unique Collection Of Tas Docs Including Prom Notes, 1941 Fire Survey Plans Including IXL Building

ENGLISH FURNITURE

Some Of The Nicest Examples We Have Handled For Some Time Including A Walnut Davenport With Pop Up Stationery Compartment, A Walnut Stretcher Base Ladies Desk With Leather Top, Round Rosewood Dining Table With Shaped Base & Top, Early Campaign/Secretaire Chest On Chest, Assorted Chests Of Drawers, Superior Regency Mahogany Bow Front Sideboard On 6 Legs, Early Teak 3 Drawer Cabinet With Dropsides, Unusual Cast Iron Garden Seat, Large Gilt Framed Console Mirror

PAINTINGS

A Selection Of 19th & 20th Century Paintings Including Lionel Lindsay, Haughton Forrest, John Loxton, Lloyd Rees, Ernest Unwin, Henry Burn, Kenneth Jack, S.T Gill, Leon Hansson, JR Ashton, Robert Russell, R.H Shaw, Charles Bush, Robert Hoddle, Hans Heysen, Harold Herbert, Arthur Murch, Albert Namatjira Woomera, 4 Russell Drysdale Silver Plates

STERLING SILVER

Assorted Allport Family Silver With Letter A Crest, Nathaniel Mills (1838) Card Case With Allport Card Inside, Vinaigrettes, Grapevine Pattern Trophy, Purses, Mustard Pot & Castor (London 1800), Salver (1797), Basting Spoon, Fob Watches, Pill Boxes, Snuff Box, Sugar Tongs (1787), Scent Bottle, Wallet, Gravy Boat, Large Water Jug, Ladles, David Barclay Spoons, Toddy Ladle, Irish 2 Handled Cup (1750), 4 Piece Teaset (Lon 1824), American Silver Teaset & Basket, 84 Piece George Adams Cutlery Set (Lon 1859), Salt Spoons, Fish Server (Chawner 1828) Salts (Lon 1795), Austrian Silver Rose Bowl, Heavy Coin Decorated Tankard

MISCELLANEOUS & DECORATIVE ARTS

Large Diamond Ring (2.07ct), Rolex 9ct Gold Gents Watch, 9ct Gold Cyma Watch, Gold Sovereigns, Gold S.A One Pond, Collectors Hat Pins (Owl-Moonface), Sapphire & Diamond Ring, Kangaroo Teapot, Claw Pipe In Case, Bass Dogs Head Guinness Match Striker, Early Tas Stone Bottles, McCredie Pottery Platypus, Pocket Telescope, 2 Early Flintlock Pistols, WW2 Japanese Sword, 1854 British Grenadier Sword, Papier Mache Cruet Set, Eveready Enamel Sign, Lifebuoy Soap Print, Marcella Cigars Bar Mirror, Tea Caddies, Pair Japanese Urns, Candlestick Telephones, Arnotts Biscuit Jar, 1910 Eiffel Tower Skeletal Telephone, Wall Telephone, Large Bronze Pelican (180cm), Mantle Clocks, Small Sandstone Trough, Empire State Mantle Radio, Fret & Foot Mantle Radio, Paste Jars, Early Rocking Horse, Doulton Mephistopheles Jug, Sewing Kit In Ivory Case, Brass NSW Fire Brigade Helmet, Early Leather Fire Bucket

*TOO MANY ITEMS TO LIST

*CATALOGUE & ALL PHOTOS ON WEB

*CATALOGUES AVAILABLE AT AUCTION ROOMS

INSPECTION: THURS 22ND JUNE 12-5.30PM

FRI 23RD JUNE 12-6PM

DAY OF SALE FROM 8.30AM

ENQUIRIES: 62781600

37 MAIN RD, MOONAH

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