Luxury Residences

We offer a professional and personal service and our expertise in this category dates back to 1919. These auctions can be conducted either within our salerooms or in situ.

Luxury Residences Specialists

Chiara Curcio
HEAD OF DECORATIVE ARTS

chiara.curcio@leonardjoel.com.au

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.

Hamish Clark
HEAD OF SYDNEY

hamish.clark@leonardjoel.com.au

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.

Sophie Ullin
National Head of Art

sophie.ullin@leonardjoel.com.au

John D'Agata
National Head of Jewellery

john.dagata@leonardjoel.com.au

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

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