The contents of a North Adelaide mansion, together with exquisite Continental furniture, rare maps, paintings, silver and collectables are among the exquisite offerings in Theodore Bruce’s Winter Decorative Arts Auction to be held:

Wednesday 29 July at 6.00 pm, at their Auction complex, 46 First Street, Brompton.
An expat returning to Australia after years of living abroad has filled their new home to overflowing and still has treasures aplenty to sell, including an important 19th Century copy of Titian’s Bacchanal of the Andrians, 158 x 177cm (estimated to sell between $10,000-$12,000).

Other offerings include

A rare Roman fired clay oil amphora, two handle, circa 1st Century BC, 112cm in height
An exquisite pair of 19th Century Oriental blue and white porcelain octagonal vases, each 56cm in height (estimate $800-$1,200)
Continental six bottle liqueur set in mahogany travelling case, with fruitwood inlay (estimate $500-$600)
A vast array of sterling silver, as well as porcelain dinner services, tea ware and collectables
A Victorian mahogany mirror back sideboard of grand proportions, which compliments an exquisite mahogany banquet table, with ten chairs and silver plate candelabra.

Also included is an exceptional carved jarrah sculpture by Silvio Apponyi of a South Australian Hairy Nosed Wombat, 70cm in length (estimate $6,000/8,000).

Other furniture on offer includes a French armoire, walnut biblioteque, Georgian mahogany chests, an 18th Century oak court cabinet, Oriental side table, ladder back chairs, leather upholstered open armchairs, mahogany centre table and much more.

A rare map by Freycinet, Terre Napoleon, 1808, as well as other framed maps complete the offering.

The auction will be available for viewing online at www.theodorebruceauctions.com.au, or at our auction house at 46 First Street, Brompton, Monday – Wednesday 10am – 4pm.

Enquiries: James Bruce 0417 834 455