Forthcoming Auctions

Decorative Arts Online – Wednesday 10 July – Monday 15 July

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

Catalogue coming soon.

Entries Invited – Decorative Arts – Tuesday 24 September, 2019

We are seeking quality consignments of antiques, mid-century modern design, Maori and oceanic artefacts, furniture, decorative arts, silver, objects of vertu, mirrors, clocks, rugs, ceramics, porcelain and rare books.

We have seen fantastic results from all areas of the market. Our recent Chattels of the Chateau auction saw 95% of lots sold and 110% sold by value. With Louis XIV & XV Commodes achieving $28,200 and $23,500 respectively. In the modern design field we have achieved auction record prices for an Eames Lounge Chair achieving $7,460 (NZ record) and an Arne Jacobsen Egg Chair at $15,792 (Australasian record).
Closing date for entries 12 August
Get in touch with our Decorative Arts specialist Caolan McAleer for a no obligation appraisal and further information on selling at auction.

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

  • 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