Musical Instruments

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.

Musical Instruments Auction Highlights

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Musical Instruments Specialists

Chiara Curcio
Appointed Associate Head of Classic Furniture & Objects

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.

Nora Merralls
Collectables Manager

nora.merralls@leonardjoel.com.au

Hamish Clark
Head of Sydney

hamish.clark@leonardjoel.com.au

Moira Rogers
Manager, Objects & Collectables

moira.rogers@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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