Forthcoming Auctions

Decorative Arts – Tuesday 24 September 2019, 6pm

Our September Decorative Arts auction features designs and objects for every taste, from early-Georgian furniture to sharp Modern design pieces. Highlights include a stunning Fornasetti screen, two fabulous Lalique crystal pieces, a rare 28 piece set of Shelley Vogue porcelain and colour popping nest of tables from Bauhaus master Josef Albers. Also offered are pieces from the collection of writer Keith St Cartmail (1930-1997), his book ‘The Art of Tonga’ is described as essential reading for anyone with an interest in the cultures of Oceania.

View Catalogue Here

Decorative Arts – Tuesday 12 November 2019, 6pm

We are seeking quality consignments of mid-century modern design, Maori and oceanic artefacts, furniture, decorative arts, silver, objects of vertu, mirrors, clocks, rugs, ceramics, porcelain and rare books.
Contact Caolan McAleer for an auction appraisal

Closing date for entries Thursday 3 October.

Made in New Zealand – Thursday 5 December 2019

Webb’s auction house is seeking items for a special auction event celebrating all things New Zealand. We are looking for pieces which are intrinsically kiwi and tell the story of New Zealand’s history, folklore and pop culture.
Do you have something special nestled in a drawer, cupboard or attic? Get in touch for a no obligation appraisal. Maybe you have an unusual piece of Crown Lynn, an early-map, a rare poster, an important piece of furniture or a great piece of New Zealand art. From Te Rerenga Wairua to Slope Point are two islands filled with treasures. We want to hear their stories.

Let’s tell them together.

Entries Invited.

Preview Times

Combined Preview Evening

Tuesday 17 September 6pm – 8pm

Viewing

Wednesday 18 September 10am – 5pm
Thursday 19 September 10am – 5pm
Friday 20 September 10am – 5pm
Saturday 21 September 10am – 3pm
Sunday 22 September 10am – 12pm
Monday 23 September  10am – 5pm
Tuesday 24 September  10am – 2pm

Live Auction
Tuesday 24 September  6:30pm

Contact Information

Please contact our expert Decorative Arts team with any enquiries

Caolán McAleer

Phone+64 9 529 5603

Mobile +64 27 929 5603

Email caolan@webbs.co.nz

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