Latest

The John T. Hinkley Collection

Category: Leonard Joel Auctions

We are delighted to be offering the stock in trade of renowned Sydney Jeweller John T. Hinkley as our next single-owner sale from our Sydney sale rooms. In Sydney few jewellers are more renown in taste, quality and pedigree than Hinkleys, who for just shy of 100 years have occupied the prestigious northern corner of […]

Read more

A Belle Époque Diamond Bracelet

Category: Fine Jewels

This exquisite Edwardian diamond bracelet, recently consigned for auction in our Sydney premises, is a magnificent family heirloom handed down over several generations. Centrally set with an old European cut diamond weighing approximately 3.25cts, the bracelet features 284 diamonds in total and is set within an ornate scalloped heart and wave patterned platinum mount, typical […]

Read more

Charm Not Without Challenge

Category: Auctions

One of the great pleasures of being part of a full-service auction house, one that doesn’t cherry pick but one that commits to managing the entire gamut of an estate or collection, is that you handle both the interesting and the beautiful, across the entire price spectrum. In short, the auction experience for us is […]

Read more

My Leonard Joel Part II With Marie-Laure Claisse

Category: Private Collections

We’re delighted to share Part II of our Centenary Series: My Leonard Joel. This time, we had the pleasure of stepping into the super stylish home of and chatting to Marie-Laure Claisse, a self-confessed addict of The Thursday Auction! Can you remember your first visit to Leonard Joel? The first time I visited Leonard Joel, […]

Read more

Starting An Art Collection

Category: Auctions

Starting an art collection can be a daunting venture for many. Isn’t art collecting expensive? How do you know which art is good? Where do you start? These are questions I am asked regularly by art enthusiasts at every level. But the reality is, that above all, it should be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. […]

Read more

The Goldfields Brooch

Category: Auctions

Examples of Australian colonial jewellery are scarce and it is particularly unusual to find pieces that can be traced back to previous owners. So, we are particularly excited to present a fabulous example in our forthcoming Jewels Auction, which takes place in Sydney on 6 June. The rare gold Goldfields brooch has all the attributes […]

Read more

The Golden Years of Royal Worcester & The Stinton Dynasty

Category: Decorative Arts

Imagine that your vocation was a painter of fine decorative arts, and your primary occupation was painting scene after scene of highland cattle, sheep, game birds and British pastoral landscapes onto porcelain vases, urns, cups and saucers. Furthermore, imagine devoting 67 years of your life to this art form, spending much of it in the […]

Read more

Artemide: Luxury Lighting

Category: Auctions

One of the world’s top manufacturers of high quality lighting since 1959, Artemide is renowned for creating striking, statement pieces that perfectly balance form, function, innovation and efficiency. A selection of bold and understated pieces will be presented as part of our forthcoming Modern Design Auction in July; representing the very best of lighting design, […]

Read more

Selected Danish II

Category: Auctions

Hygge: ‘A quality of cosiness, and comfortable conviviality, that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being; regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture.’ Scandinavian design, an aesthetic marked by minimalism and functionality, has been hugely influential since its inception in the early 20th century, but ideas from the Nordic region still infiltrate mainstream design […]

Read more

Specialist Rugs

Category: Auctions

On 13 June we will host what has become a firm favourite in our auction calendar – The Specialist Rugs Auction, which will see the Leonard Room transformed into a woven sea of colours, symbols and crested medallions with an array of fine traditional and contemporary rugs. — TRADITIONAL Being from the epicentre of an […]

Read more
Leonard Joel Newsletter Signup
My interests