High prices for Australian cedar collection.

posted 24 May 2010, 05:07 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 24 May 2010, 05:32 ]
The contents of Denham Court, home of collector Dr Keith Okey, were auctioned recently by Sotheby's. In  the auction were many peices of early Australian cedar, including sofas, tables, sideboards,presses and bookcases. The  auction achieved a total of over $AUS 2.2 million, with the highest price just over $200,000 (incl buyers premium) for an early 1800's cedar and casuarina 6 legged sideboard (picture right).