Signs of a Recovery?

posted 25 Mar 2015, 13:39 by Patrick Robinson   [ updated 23 Apr 2015, 15:14 ]
Mossgreen Auctions recently sold the Gonsalves collection of 19th Century Australian furniture and oddments in Melbourne- 22nd Feb 1915. 
There were some very good prices realised for the better pieces. 

My favourites were:

Carved whalebone boat $5,368 incl premium

Whalebone chair $34,160 incl premium.
Six legged Australian cedar sideboard Hobart Circa1815 $122,000 incl premium.
This sideboard is in Australian Furniture- Pictorial History and Dictionary by Fahy and Simpson plate 343.
Australian Huon pine console table Hobart C1830, $29,280 incl premium.
This table is in Australian Furniture- Pictorial History and Dictionary by Fahy and Simpson plate 453.