An Important auction of International quality.

To be held ONSITE 159 Kooyong Rd, Toorak, Victoria. 12.00 Midday Sunday the 26th of June 2016


It is with great pleasure that Christian McCann Auctions invite you to view the entire contents of one of Melbourne’s most prestigious mansions.

Originally built by Sargent Major Tivey after his return from the Boer war, Nauroy was then turned into a boarding house, before being lovingly restored to the wonderful mansion we see today.

This is an auction that rivals any collections to be seen worldwide including New York, London, Monaco and Paris.

It is of great privilege to be afforded the opportunity to be associated with an auction such as this as a collection of this quality will not be seen again in Australia for many years.

Comprising the finest Antique furnishings, Important Australian art, superb sculpture and without doubt, the finest collection of 18th and 19th century European porcelain. This is an auction of a quality that is rarely seen outside museums and stately homes.


Finest French 19th century furniture including ormolu mounted boulle salon furniture, triple fronted Veni-Martin Vitrine, French occasional furniture, soft furnishings, Bureau-plats, carved gilt furniture.

Superb marquetry inlaid furniture, French provincial furniture etc.

A Rare and important 18th century tapestry.

Important French Antique porcelain: The finest collection of 18th and 19th century ormolu mounted Sevres porcelain seen in recent memory, superb 18th and 19th century Meissen and Dresden porcelain.

A superb collection of French 19th century clocks and timepieces. Important exhibition boulle salon clocks, ormolu and bronze clocks and clock sets.

Important original Australian art by Artists such as Arthur Boyd, Hugh Sawrey, Pro Hart, Albert Namitjira, Nolan, Ray Crooke, David Boyd, the list goes on.

A wonderful collection of antique signed sculpture including marble and bronze figures and figure groups, a collection of bronze and ivory figures.

Fine Chinese porcelain and jade, a superb pair of Antique Chinese ivory polychrome ivory figures and carved ivory groups.

Fine Hand Woven Persian Carpets

Outdoor Garden Statuary



Friday 24th June 10.00am-6.00pm

Saturday 25th June 10.00am-6.00pm

Sunday 26th June 9.30am-12.00 Midday

Auction 26th June 12.00 Midday.




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