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The Collector’s Auction

Category: Sydney

This, the second of our Collector’s Auctions presents an eclectic selection of fine and decorative arts that span time and place, offering inspired buying opportunities. The George III Cuban Mahogany Full Front Bookcase c.1740 ($3,000-$5,000) is presented displaying a range of highlights from The Collector’s Auction. The extensive collection of English blue and white transfer […]

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New Year, New Wardrobe

Category: Luxury

As we enter a new year and decade, there has never been a better time to declutter, reorganize, reset. Throughout 2019, Japanese author and professional organizer Marie Kondo spread a mission to ‘spark joy in the world through tidying’.  Her approach is simple – declutter material objects from your life, and reap the benefits of […]

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British Pop Art Movement

Category: Prints & Multiples

We are delighted to start the year with a bang, by featuring two works by Patrick Caulfield, one of the pioneers of the British Pop Art movement during the 1960s and ’70s in our upcoming auction. At the beginning of Caulfield’s career, he adapted the traditional technique of sign painting to create his artworks, adding […]

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Collector/Collected

Category: Valuations

Why do we collect? What compels us to gather together collections of things – sometimes valuable, sometimes not – that subsequent generations may treasure as reminders of someone near, or re-categorise into their own collection, or possibly just throw away? What for some is a treasure-trove of opportunity is for others the stuff of nightmares, and […]

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Valuations at Shepparton Art Museum

Category: Valuations

Leonard Joel’s first valuation day of 2020 will take place at Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) on Sunday 23 February, 12pm-4pm. — SAM’s Collector’s Roadshow runs alongside the Collector/Collected exhibition currently on show at SAM, which showcases two major collections of Australian studio pottery from the 1960s and 70s: The Studio Pottery from the John Nixon Collection […]

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OVATION Arts Centre Melbourne

Category: Events

Over the past two years, The Ovation Dinner has raised funds to enable Arts Centre Melbourne through their program, ACCESS, to bring the performing arts to disadvantaged children around Victoria, regardless of gender, age, ability or cultural or socioeconomic background. Leonard Joel is proud to support Ovation 2020. The event takes place on 19 February […]

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Announcing The Bushfire Relief Auction

We are delighted to announce that we have joined forces with prominent figures from Melbourne’s art world and beyond to present The Bushfire Relief Auction. The auction includes extraordinary donations from artists, collectors, gallerists and jewellers and will take place in Melbourne on Sunday 16 February. The auction will be available to view online on Friday 7 February. You can bid online, […]

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Celebrating 100 Years of Auction History

Category: Centenary

100 Years of Auction History, our centenary publication, celebrates and documents the evolution of taste, culture and collecting through the eyes of Leonard Joel. The limited edition, fully illustrated publication is available to purchase onsite at Leonard Joel Melbourne and Sydney and 100% of proceeds will be donated to the two causes we, as an […]

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The Thursday Auction

Category: The Thursday Auction

The Thursday Auction attracts an eclectic range of Furniture, Jewellery, Art and Objects every week and an equally eclectic range of people – from avid collectors through to interior designers – making it this country’s most dynamic marketplace. It was almost impossible to select our favourite pieces, so here are just a few! AN ENGLISH […]

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Luxury

Category: Luxury

This increasingly popular collecting category reflects our commitment to celebrating the new and the old, the traditional and the contemporary, alongside our clients… A LIMITED EDITION ICONA 10 HANDBAG BY BVLGARI Sold for $12,400 | April 2019 Created to celebrate Bvlgari’s 130th anniversary, this design pays tribute to the Bvlgari flagship store at via Condotti […]

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