Forthcoming Auctions

Decorative Arts Early 2020

After a highly successful conclusion to the 2019 auction calendar, with the ‘Made in New Zealand’ sale achieving 104% sell through by value, Webb’s Decorative Arts Department now looks to 2020.

Consignments are now invited for the first live auction of the new year. Early inclusions continue the momentum with which 2019 was finished, with offerings from internationally renowned names Deniere, Pierre Jeanneret and Lorenzl. This catalogue will offer a selection of superb pieces across modernist design, antique, tribal and oceanic, ceramics and silver.

We are also now accepting entries for our first Online auction of 2020. This category offers a curated selection of entry-level pieces across antiques, mid-century furniture, porcelain and design glass.

Entries Invited

Online Auctions

Decorative Arts Online 7 – 11 February 2020

Our latest online Decorative Arts Auction offers a host of treasures for the entry level collector, featuring mid-century furniture, antiques, ceramics, silver, rugs, art glass, Chinese and oriental porcelain, prints and original artworks.

Catalogue Coming Soon

Contact Information

Please contact our expert Decorative Arts team with any enquiries

Caolán McAleer

Phone +64 9 529 5603

Mobile +64 27 929 5603


Ben Erren

Phone +64 9 529 5603

Mobile +64 21 191 9660


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

  • A Very Fine Swiss Music Box by Reuge – Achieved $19,000
  • An Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair and Stool – Achieved  $16,450
  • A Māori Panel Carved by Iotua Charlie Tuarau – Achieved $13,512.50
  • A Swamp Kauri Desk – Achieved $8,225
  • An Archibald Knox Designed for Liberty’s Tudric Pewter Enamel and Copper Mantel Clock – Achieved $4,230