Leonard Joel

Decorative Arts

Leonard Joel’s Decorative Arts Auctions feature fine Australian and international antiques, furniture and objets d’art.

Now consigning for auction. Click here to submit items for online valuation or contact us to book an appointment in Sydney or Melbourne.

With an emphasis on craftmanship, timeless design and appeal, these auctions encompass European and Australian furniture, porcelain, silver, clocks, Australian and international decorative arts and design, portrait miniatures and Asian works of art.

This department offers its clients the benefit of three distinct selling avenues; twice yearly Decorative Arts Auctions, Private Collections Auctions and Thursdays at Leonard Joel Auctions.

Thinking of selling with Leonard Joel? If you have a single item or collection that you would like valued or are considering selling, please click here for information on types of valuations, how to make an appointment and how to sell at Leonard Joel.

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Head of Decorative Arts, Melbourne

Chiara Curcio

After joining Leonard Joel as valuer in 2011, Chiara took on the management of the Objects and Antiquarian Books auction in 2013 and has been responsible for developing specialist and thematic auctions within the company. Most notably the highly successful auction of the Estate of Laszlo Erdos in April 2014, which achieved an extraordinary 150% sale rate by value.

In 2015, Chiara extended her thematic auction expertise with the management of the largest tribal art & artefacts auction in Australian history; The Mark Lissauer Collection of almost 1000 objects. Recently in 2016, Chiara extended her portfolio by managing the Graham Geddes collection in Armadale.

Chiara’s passion for interior decoration & quality products has helped her develop the single owner department with a focus on luxury contents auctions, she has recently managed the Contents of a Malvern residence and The Contents of an International Luxury apartment.

Chiara brings a broad knowledge of the decorative arts, fine furniture, Asian arts, antiquarian books and associated disciplines, and an affinity with vintage fashion and collectables.

t 03 8825 5635 m 0412 653 315
e chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au

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Head of Sydney

Hamish Clark

Hamish brings many year's experience with him in the Antiques and auction business. Having worked in a New Zealand auction house in the early 80s, he then moved to London where he worked in retail selling Jewels on Bond Street and in Harrods. Upon deciding to move back to Australia, Hamish worked in the Pearl industry before opening up his own Antiques Shop in Woollahra. For the past three years Hamish has worked at various Australian auction houses in Sydney and joined Leonard Joel in June 2018 as Head of Sydney.

t 02 9362 9045 m 0403 142 106
e hamish.clark@leonardjoel.com.au