SH139 - 20.21C Art and Design | Including a Collection of Hylton Nel Ceramics

Auction Details

Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 6:00pmShapiro Gallery, 162 Queen Street, Woollahra, SydneyWoollahra Hotel Function Room, 116 Queen Street, Woollahra, Sydney

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Saturday 09 - Tuesday 19 September 2017 11:00am to 5:00pm
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  • GF pink chair 121
    LOT 121

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    Pair of A310H Space Chairs, designed 1953

    pink velvet upholstery, raised on four tapered timber legs (2)

    EST.$1,800 - $2,200Sold for$2,160 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 76 cm
    • Labels: This chair is illustrated in Geoff Isaac, Featherston, Thames & Hudson, 2017, p. 73
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  • 122_1
    LOT 122

    Oswald Noel Coulson (Australian, 1905-1989)


    Table Lamp, c. 1956

    limed oak and brass with a cream drum shape shade

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 75 cm
    • Provenance: Designed for the interior of a private residence, Toorak, VIC, 1956. Shapiro, SH054, lot 209, 01 November 2009. Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 123_1
    LOT 123

    Oswald Noel Coulson (Australian, 1905-1989)


    Occasional Table, c. 1956

    limed oak, with inset taupe leather top, on brass sabots

    EST.$1,500 - $2,500
    • Measurements: height 55 cm width 62 cm depth 56 cm
    • Provenance: Designed for the interior of a private residence, Toorak, VIC, 1956. Shapiro, SH054, lot 207, 01 November 2009. Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 124_1
    LOT 124

    Oswald Noel Coulson (Australian, 1905-1989)


    Single Pedestal Desk, designed c. 1956

    limed oak, with inset taupe leather top, having one single door embellished with taupe leather and a turned knob, together with an oak chair covered in taupe leather (2)

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
    • Measurements: height 70 cm width 135 cm depth 75 cm ; height 90 cm (chair)
    • Provenance: Designed for the interior of a private residence, Toorak, VIC, 1956. Shapiro, SH054, lot 206, 01 November 2009. Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 125_1
    LOT 125

    Oswald Noel Coulson (Australian, 1905-1989)


    Coffee Table, c. 1956

    limed oak, with variegated marble top, magazine shelf, on brass sabots

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 46 cm width 140 cm depth 60 cm
    • Provenance: Designed for the interior of a private residence, Toorak, VIC, 1956. Shapiro, SH054, lot 208, 01 November 2009. Private Collection, Sydney
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  • 126_1
    LOT 126

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    R160 Chair, designed c. 1951

    grey wool upholstery, on wooden tapered legs

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$4,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 93 cm width 71 cm depth 60 cm
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Terence Lane, Featherston Chairs, National Gallery of Victoria, 30 March - 7 August 1988, p. 25
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  • 127_1
    LOT 127

    Fred Ward (Australian, 1900-1990)


    Centre Table, c. 1950

    blackwood, the circular top above a cruciform base with low shelf

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000
    • Measurements: height 66 cm diameter 90 cm
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  • 128_1
    LOT 128

    Michael Hirst (Australian, 1917 -2002)


    Pair of Safari Chairs, designed c. 1960

    self-assembled oak frames, with black leather backs and seats, brown strap leather armrests (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,200 Including Buyer's Premium
  • gf chair 128a
    LOT 128A

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    R160 Chair, designed c. 1951

    Navy blue leatherette upholstery, on wooden tapered legs, retains label

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000Sold for$3,600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 95.5 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection Perth, WA
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  • 129_1
    LOT 129

    Attributed to Fred Ward (Australian, 1899-1990)


    Coat Stand, c. 1950

    blackwood, single shaft raised on a circular base

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$1,020 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 130_1
    LOT 130

    Attributed to Fred Ward (Australian, 1899-1990)


    Bedside Table, c. 1950

    blackwood, having one single drawer with carved wood pull

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: height 74 cm width 61 cm depth 30.5 cm
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  • gf chair 130a
    LOT 130A

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    R160 Chair, designed c. 1951

    red leatherette upholstery, on wooden tapered legs, retains label

    EST.$3,000 - $5,000
    • Measurements: height 94 cm
    • Provenance: Private Collection Perth, WA
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  • 131_1
    LOT 131

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    Pair of A310H Space Chairs, designed 1953

    green velvet upholstery, raised on four tapered timber legs (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 132_1
    LOT 132

    Fred Ward (Australian, 1900-1990)


    Chest of Drawers, c. 1950

    Queensland maple, having three long drawers

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 76 cm width 84 cm depth 54 cm
    • Provenance: Probably the Heritage Collection, Myer's Department Store, Melbourne, c. 1950
    • Labels: Cf. for comparison Derek F. Wrigley, Fred Ward Australian pioneer designer 1900-1990, Canberra, 2013, p. 76
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  • 133_1
    LOT 133

    Fred Ward (Australian, 1900-1990)


    Vanity Table, c. 1950

    Queensland maple, having one long drawer

    EST.$600 - $900Sold for$624 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 76 cm width 61 cm depth 53 cm
    • Provenance: Probably the Heritage Collection, Myer's Department Store, Melbourne, c. 1950
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  • 134_1
    LOT 134

    Douglas Snelling (Australian, 1916-1985)


    Rocking Chair, designed c. 1948

    painted timber frame, with green webbed seat

    EST.$600 - $900Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 135_1
    LOT 135

    Douglas Snelling (Australian, 1916-1985)


    Dining Table, c. 1950

    Queensland maple, rectangular top above four tapered legs

    EST.$700 - $900
    • Measurements: height 75 cm width 138.5 cm depth 83.5 cm
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  • 136_1
    LOT 136

    Caroline Casey (Australian, b. 1964)


    Pair of Cabinets, c. 1990

    ash, each with a pair of zinc doors and shaped ash pulls (2)

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 200 cm width 55 cm depth 45 cm
    • Provenance: Purchased from Caroline Casey's studio, c. 1990
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  • 137_1
    LOT 137

    Michael Hirst (Australian, 1917 -2002)


    Safari Chair, designed c. 1960

    self-assembled oak frame, with cream linen back and seat, brown strap leather armrests, together with matching footstool (2)

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$768 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 84 cm
    • Provenance: From the Collection of George Kral, Melboune based Industrial Designer
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  • 138_1
    LOT 138

    Paul Kafka (Australian, 1907-1972)


    Dining Suite, c. 1950

    burr wood, comprising an extendable dining table, having a circular top on pedestal base, four dining chairs and two carvers, with cane backs and upholstered seats (7)

    EST.$2,000 - $3,000Sold for$2,640 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 87 cm (table) ; 79 cm (chair)
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  • 139_1
    LOT 139

    Paul Kafka (Australian, 1907-1972)


    Tea Trolley, c. 1950

    burr wood, with inset glass top and lower shelf

    EST.$800 - $1,200Sold for$1,140 Including Buyer's Premium
  • gf varna chair 140
    LOT 140

    Grant Featherston (Australian, 1922-1995)


    Varna Chair, designed 1966

    manufactured by Aristoc Industries Pty. Ltd., green vinyl upholstery, cast aluminium pedestal base

    EST.$150 - $250Sold for$240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 85 cm
    • Labels: This chair is illustrated in Geoff Isaac, Featherston, Thames & Hudson, 2017, p. 188
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  • 141_1
    LOT 141

    Douglas Snelling (Australian, 1916-1985)


    Side Chair, designed 1948

    with green webbed seat, together with a black webbed footstool (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$144 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 77 cm (chair) ; height 43.5 cm (footstool)
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  • 142_1
    LOT 142

    Attributed to Clement Meadmore (Australian, 1929-2005)


    Side Chair, c. 1955

    seat and back upholstered in red and black fabric, black painted steel frame, together with a stool, back of the chair needs to be reattached (A/F) (2)

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: height 72 cm (chair); 48 cm (stool)
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