The highest hammer price was $13,000 for artist Imants Tillers Nature Speaks 2000 (lot 81), while a pair of cast bronze cranes in Japanese Meiji period (1868-1912) style (Lot 67 ) brought $11,000.
Five sets of quality linen paisley drapes with trimmed swagged valances (Lot 33 ) were obviously popular among bidders for they sold for $8000 on a $1500-$2500 catalogue estimate.
Three items – a Charles II plank top refectory (Lot 52 ), a set of Charles II style oak back dining chairs (Lot 53 ) and a 19th century Victorian Coalbrookdale painted cast iron bench (Lot 151 ) – each went under the hammer for $5500 – while a striking Pietra Dura top wrought iron centre table (Lot 10 ) brought $4600 against its $2000-$3000 estimate.
Lots 32 and 89 – a 17th century Spanish walnut side table and a set of seven 19th century hoop back Windsor chairs (Lot 89 ) – each sold for $4400, while an 18th century George III oak geometric panel chest surpassed its $2000-$3000 estimate to reach a credible $4200.
A lucky buyer paid $4000 for an impressive Louis XV style 10-branch crystal and bronze chandelier (Lot 11 ) hanging at the head of the staircase.