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Theodore Bruce
Timed Online Auction | The Vera Rudner Collection | Apartment Contents | Bondi - 205 lots

This auction sale has already been held, and the items are no longer available. The lot details are displayed for information only.

Lot #4022
A Silver Plate Lorgnette

Price Realised: *****

Lot #4073
A Hexagonal Satsuma Bowl

Estimate: A$ 60 - 120

Timed Online Auction | The Vera Rudner Collection | Apartment Contents | Bondi

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  • Description:

    Vera Rudner was born in 1922 in Berlin, Germany. Fleeing Berlin to Holland right before Germany put ‘J’ for Jew on citizens passports making it a timely escape.

    Before arriving in Australia in 1938, Vera was featured in numerous silent movies that were later destroyed by the Nazi’s. Vera has always been very artistic and was passionately involved within the arts scene in Sydney. Having organised events for the Elizabethien Theatre Trust and Musica viva. She expressed her creative side from cartooning to surrealism oil paintings with two of them currently featured in the National Gallery in Canberra. Later in life she enjoyed travelling the world, going on cruises with her daughter and always seeking adventure.


    This is a timed online format auction, meaning that bidders can participate in the auction via computer only. Bidding for the first lot closing at 6pm, with a 1 minute delay between subsequent lots.

    Please be aware that it is possible to bid on Theodore Bruce's sales through two websites, which attract different fees. If you bid through Theodore Bruce's site, there is no additional fee to bid online, however, if you bid through Invaluable's website, there is an additional 3% fee (on top of the buyer's premium) which is charged by Invaluable.

    To bid online, through Theodore Bruce's website, go to:

    Please remember to allow time to register, so don't leave your bidding to the last minute ! In fact, we recommend that you register to bid a minimum of 24 hours prior to the auction.

    The viewing for this auction is at Vera Rudner's apartment in Bondi. It is strictly by appointment, and is open to people who have been double vaccinated, with mask wearing and QR code check-in required (this is in line with NSW Government guidelines). In order to arrange an appointment, please contact Casi Prischl by:
    phone: + 61 2 8212 4100 or
    email: c.prischl@theodorebruce.com.au

    If you are unable to view the items in which you are interested, we strongly encourage you to request a condition report. To do this, use the "Ask a Question" button on left hand side of the page of the lot in which you are interested (this enquiry will go directly to the auction house), or contact Casi Prischl (contact details above) for condition reports, extra pictures or to ask any other question.

    Finally, collection is from the Bondi apartment on Wednesday, 9th February, 9.30am - 4pm. Please contact Casi Prischl (details above) to arrange an appointment time to collect your successful purchases.
  • Sale(s):
    06 Feb 2022 ~ 11am (AEDT)
    To bid online, go to:
    Stanmore, NSW 2048 Australia
  • Viewing:
    05 Feb 2022 ~ 12noon onwards
    Address to be advised when you book your appointment time
    Bondi, NSW 2026

Prices realised in this sale include buyers premium of 25.000%.

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