Over our almost 100 year history, Leonard Joel has been entrusted with some of the most interesting and important collections in Australia.
On 28 February Leonard Joel will present The Sonia Heitlinger Collection of Aboriginal Art. Sonia ran her own gallery and formed strong friendships with many of the artists she worked with, promoted and exhibited. This auction features 89 works of art from her collection, many of which she witnessed being created.
On 18 March, The Stock in Trade of Capocchi will be presented in situ at Capocchi in Armadale. We are delighted to offer over 750 items from this renowned and much-loved store, as well as a selection of pieces from the private collection of the Capocchi family. Many of the items will be offered without reserve.
We are also delighted to be offering The De Stoop Collection at auction on Tuesday 8 May, the contents of a private Melbourne residence, which features exceptional Australian works of art, decorative arts and furniture.
Some of the many Collections successfully sold at auction by Leonard Joel include The Grace Antique Galleries Collection (2010), The David Bromley Collection (2011 & 2012), The Graham Geddes Collection (2012 & 2015), The Ron Barassi Collection (2016),The Collections of Richard & Joan Crebbin, Michael Galloway and Belgiorno-Nettis, Sydney, The Kozminsky Collection (2017), The Thomas Vroom Collection (2017) and Opera Australia Costumes & Memorabilia (2017).
Most recently, Leonard Joel sold The Decorative Arts Collection of the late James Fairfax AC for $1.74 million (twice it’s pre-auction estimate), The Schlager Collection of Antique Jewellery and the 1909 Ashes Urn as part of The Monty Noble Collection of Cricketing Memorabilia.
Please contact us for advice or a confidential discussion on how we manage and market collections and estates at auction.