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Kew resident Henry Tang is selling his 1930s two-storey Tudor-style home at 75 Studley Park Road and has asked Kim’s Auctions to handle the sale of the contents. 

As a result, the onsite auction will be held from 11am Sunday July 22 and features a comprehensive range of antiques and collectables.

One of the more impressive features is a 20thcentury Italian gilt blackamoor lamp with matching glass coffee table. 

A large early 19thcentury French gilt mantel mirror is another drawcard along with a five-piece drawing room suite of French upholstery chairs comprising one two-seater and four singles. 

For clock lovers, a 19thcentury French salon clock is compulsory viewing while the study is an interesting mix of a Roman Egyptian papier mache mummy mask with polychrome pigment decoration, 19thcentury French lamps, a 19thcentury leather inlaid mahogany desk and 20thcentury world globe on a stand. 

The papier mache mask formerly was part of the Adelaide-based Robin Marshal Carter collection and Melbourne’s Johnson collection. 

There are several interesting sterling silver pieces including a Victorian English fruit bowl made by London’s John Newton Mappin in 1890, complete with its original glass liner, an English four-piece tea set containing coffee pot, teapot, milk jug and sugar basin, made by Barnard Brothers of London in 1837, a 1790 George III tea tray by London’s Elizabeth Jones, and a William IV candelabrum centrepiece dated 1831 by famed silversmith Robert Hennell. 

Chinese antiquities are another strong auction feature including a 16th-17thcentury Ming Dynasty rhinoceros horn libation cup, and a Qing Dynasty circa 1900 Chinese ivory lidded vase with a four-season carved panel display and floral and bird scene on the lid. 

There also are two ivory panels from the same period, and a 16thcentury Han Dynasty terra cotta horse with lady rider. 

Other terra cotta pieces include a 16th-17thcentury fat lady figurine and pair of glazed 16thcentury Tang Dynasty horses. 


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Forthcoming Auction

Sunday 22nd July
11am Start
Viewing Times
Thursday  19th  July  10am-5pm
Friday      20th  July  10am-5pm
Saturday  21st  July  10am-5pm
Sunday    22nd  July  9am-11am start

75 Studley Park Road Kew VIC 3101



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