Forthcoming Auctions

Decorative Arts Live Auction – 10 April 2019, 6pm

Our forthcoming decorative arts sale has an eclectic mix of collections. Headlining the catalogue is a European Collection from a Lady of Distinction, featuring an array of sumptuous European antiques rarely seen on the New Zealand market including an important Louis XIV commode attributed to master cabinet maker Thomas Hache (1664-1747). Also offered is a collection of pieces from the Estate of Catherine Hannah, former president of the New Zealand Antiques Dealers Association and store owner Rotorua.

Also offered is fantastic selection of mid-century and modern furniture including an immaculate Eames chair and ottoman, a cityscape coffee table from Brutalist master Paul Evans and a stunning pair of Falcon Chairs by Sigurd Ressell.

Contact Information

Please contact our expert Decorative Arts team with any enquiries

Caolán McAleer

Phone+64 9 529 5603

Mobile +64 27 929 5603


The Webb’s Decorative Arts Department offers excellence in expertise, scholarship and service.

These auctions comprise of decorative arts covering a wide array of periods and styles from early-European antiques to pieces of mid-20th century modernist design, including furniture and furnishings, such as mirrors, clocks, rugs, ceramics, porcelain, silver and oriental porcelain.

If you have something that you believe may be of interest or are just intrigued for further information please contact Caolán McAleer for an auction valuation and more information about buying and selling at auction.

Recent Auction Highlights

  • 1. A Fabergé Cigarette Case in Karelian Birch Mounted in Silver-Gilt with a Cabochon Ruby Thumb piece.
    Achieved $9,400
  • 2. Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair
    Achieved $4,700
  • 3. Jan Sideboard By Alf Aarseth For Gustav Bahus C. 1960s
    Achieved $3,525
  • 4. A Victorian Sterling Silver Ewer Wine Jug
    Achieved $2,820
  • 5. A 19th Century Boulle Table
    Achieved $2,115