Leonard Joel

Musical Instruments

With boutique auctions throughout the year, violins, guitar and all manner of concert and more more exotic musical instruments are offered for sale at Leonard Joel auctions.

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

It began with the sale of an important concert Steinway grand piano for a mere $64,000, since then our Musical Instruments department has been offering both buyers and sellers an eclectic range of musical instruments of both classical and more contemporary origin.

So whether your taste is for prizes sterling silver flute, a scarce violin bow or a fender guitar, Leonard Joel are here to assist the musicians of Australia with their buying and selling needs.

Our expertise


Appointed Associate Head of Classic Furniture & Objects

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


Collectables Manager

Nora Merralls

t 03 8825 5625
e nora.merralls@leonardjoel.com.au