Leonard Joel


The Luxury department brings together vintage and as-new designer leather ware, jewellery, accessories and home decoration from the world’s most revered fashion houses.

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


At Leonard Joel we offer our clients two distinct selling avenues; seasonal Luxury Auctions and weekly Jewellery & Luxury Auctions. Period Louis Vuitton luggage and rare Hermes handbags regularly appear in these specialised auctions.

These collections of near new and collectable items from the finest fashion houses are standard events in Europe and America and we are delighted to have added this significant and emerging category to our suite of services.

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, whether in Melbourne or Sydney.

Interested in buying at Leonard Joel? If you are interested in buying items like those described on this page please click here.

Our expertise


Jewellery & Luxury Manager

Bethany McGougan

Bethany brings to Leonard Joel a wealth of experience acquired from years working across multiple disciplines at Sotheby’s New Bond Street, London.

With a strong focus on customer service, Bethany’s enthusiasm for the Luxury category will build on the success of the quarterly Luxury auction.

t 03 8825 5645
e bethany.mcgougan@leonardjoel.com.au


National Head of Single-Owner Collections and Head of Sydney Office

Robert Williams

Robert’s love of Objet D’Art began whilst working for Kenneth Harvey Antiques and Rosebery’s Fine Art in London. During this time Robert has forged many contacts globally. In Australia, Robert’s vast auction experience has seen him consult for a few local auction houses then full time at Bonhams & Goodman and most recently Theodore Bruce, where he was senior valuer. With over 15 years combined auction and antique industry experience Roberts knowledge covers a broad and wide range of subjects, affording him the ability to look at single owner estates in their entirety.

Robert prides himself on nurturing real relationships with his clients and his belief that the client must be included throughout the auction process.

His most notable single owner endeavours include;
The Collection of Dr George Wilcox - The Siegfried & Diane Hearst Estate - The John Gale Collection at Huntly - The Estate of Vera Selgado – The Estate of John Van der Meulen - The Collection of Ross Fyfe Smith – The John Dowson Collection of Doulton & Worcester – Belgiorno Nettis, The Contents of 1 Amiens Road – The Michael Galloway Collection

The Sydney office at 39 Queen Street Woollahra focuses on Fine Jewellery and Single-Owner Collections and are able to assist with our other specialist categories.

t 02 9362 9045 m 0403 142 106
e robert.williams@leonardjoel.com.au