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Antiques and Collectables

Philips Auctions has a range of quality antiques and collectables at our Melbourne auction house. During our regular Fine & Decorative Arts auctions, come down and discover a range of hard to find items.

Some of these antique collectables include:

  • fans
  • swords
  • globes
  • porcelain dolls
  • spelter figures
  • and more.

Selection of items from our recent sales

TWO ANTIQUE FRENCH FANS
Late 19th to early 20th century
A pink ostrich folding fan with pierced ivory sticks, the guard sticks painted and decorated with rose motifs, and a folding paper fan by Lenault, pattern 2147, with a scene of aristocrats and romantic figures, a coloured print motif to the reverse and gold highlights, the sticks in pierced ivory with black or applied silver motifs


A FRENCH SECOND EMPIRE COULAUX ET CIE OFFICER'S SWORD
Mid 19th century, with maker's engraved mark Coulaux et Cie Klingenthal
With a chiselled brass handle, a mother-of-pearl grip and a slender triangular steel blade with inlaid decoration, marker's mark below hilt; Coulaux et Cie owned the Royal forge facility at Klingenthal from the early 19th century to 1962.


A FINE C.S HAMMOND & CO NEW YORK TERRESTRIAL GLOBE ON STAND
Early 20th century. Height: 80CM
The eighteen inch floor globe with paper gores over probably plaster, with a paper clad timber horizontal ring with measures, month and astrological markings, a cast bronze meridian and a cast tripod Art Nouveau styled base


A GERMAN SIMON & HALBIG FASHION DOLL
MAfter 1905, mark with ampersand of period and 4079 Germany to head
With a bisque head, open mouth, blue glass eyes, natural hair wig, and jointed limbs, with a green lace trimmed taffeta dress and hat of later period, knitted hose and stitched leather boots
Length: 57cm


AN ART DECO COLD PAINTED SPELTER FIGURE OF A MAIDEN WITH A DOG
Circa: 1920s
An exotic semi-reclining maiden in draping Eastern inspired attire with deep sleeves, jewelled coin style girdle, pendants and headwear, her left hand upon an urn and accompanied by a seated hound, raised upon a marble base
Height: 33cm Width: 57cm Depth: 19.5cm


A GILDED SPELTER EAGLE BY CHARLES THEODORE PERRON (1862-1934)
19th century
The spread winged eagle upon a globe and a waisted plinth above a green flecked marble base with canted corners; inscribed mark of CH Perron to spelter base
Height: 23cm Width: 32cm

To view our latest catalogue and see all our upcoming antique collectables at our next Melbourne Auction,
click on the Fine & Decorative Arts button on the top right hand side of this page.

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