Outstanding Prices Achieved in the Maori, Oceanic & African Arts Auction- 1 month 1 week ago
Unprecedented results were achieved across the board last night in the Maori, Oceanic & African Arts Auction. Particularly impressive prices where achieved for the Chiefs Mere Pounamu (Short bladed Greenstone Weapon) (Lot 86)
Estimated at $35,000 - $70,000, This Mere Pounamu Achieved $150,000 Plus Buyer's Premium.
John Lennon Book "In His Own Write" Authentically Signed by The Beatles to be Auctioned in the Upcoming Antiquarian Book & Maps Auction- 1 month 3 weeks ago
In light of the world premier of Peter Jackson's highly anticipated original docuseries 'The Beatles: Get Back', we are delighted to present this John Lennon Book, "In His Own Write", which is authentically signed by The Beatles.
Robert Ellis (b 1929) 'Motorway/City' Auctioned in the November NZ & International Fine Art Auction- 1 month 3 weeks ago
Robert Ellis (b 1929)
oil on board
signed and dated ‘Robert Ellis 1970’ (lower
left); inscribed ‘Robert Ellis 1970/ ‘Motorway/
City’ Well. Ex. No. 8 to reverse
90 x 90cm
$40,000 - $60,000
25 Pieces of Len Castle Ceramics Auctioned in the November Studio Ceramics & Applied Arts Auction- 2 months 3 days ago
We are delighted to have featured over 25 pieces of Len Castle’s ceramics in our Studio Ceramics & Applied Arts Auction in November
Len was one of New Zealand’s ‘most accomplished and sophisticated potters with an unparalleled contribution to the studio pottery movement.
Outstanding Results from the Fine & Estate Jewellery Auction- 2 months 1 week ago
Unprecedented results were achieved across the board last night in our Fine & Estate Jewellery Auction. Victorian & New Zealand Historical prices were particularly impressive.
Entries are now being invited for our next Fine & Estate Jewellery Sale to be held early in the new year.
Collection of Adele Younghusband's Presented to the Market in the November NZ & International Fine Art Auction- 2 months 1 week ago
Adele Younghusband (1878-1969)
oil on board
signed and dated ‘Adele Younghusband/ 1954’ (lower right)
53 x 35cm
$8,000 - $14,000
Collection of the Artist's Granddaughter Private collection, Wellington
New Live Streaming Broadcast Available for Forthcoming Live Auctions- 2 months 3 weeks ago
Dunbar Sloane is delighted to announce the implementation of a live streaming broadcast for our forthcoming auctions that are held live at our Wellington premises. This enables buyers at home bidding live online to hear and view the auctioneer in real time.
A Fine Early 19th Century Papahou- 4 months 3 weeks ago
A fine early 19th century Papahou, extensively carved to the top and sides with wheku, manaia and marakihau featured in our December Māori, Oceanic, African, and Asian art auction.
Estimate : $30,000-$40,000
Achieved $40,000 Plus Buyer's Premium
Exceptional NZ & International Fine Art Results Achieved- 4 months 3 weeks ago
Our August NZ & International Fine Art Auction exceeded expectations totalling well over $2 million hammer. The auction room was packed for all three sessions with an additional 400 plus online bidders participating in the sale nationwide.
Outstanding Price Achieved for the Rare NZ ‘Misstresspiece’ Rita Angus - Mount Stewart- 5 months 1 week ago
Dunbar Sloane is proud to present this outstanding work by New Zealand icon & artistic treasure Rita Angus’ Mt Stewart, Waiau, North Canterbury for auction for the first time since 1985.
Rare Elsie Reeve Demi Parure Suite of Jewellery Auctioned in the November Fine Jewellery Sale- 5 months 2 weeks ago
Rare New Zealand made Elsie Reeve demi parure suite comprising of a necklace, bracelet and a ring to be was auctioned in our November Fine and Estate Jewellery Sale.
Realised $12,000 plus buyer's premium
Highlights from the Recent Fine and Estate Jewellery Auction- 5 months 3 weeks ago
Unpresedented results were achieved across the board earlier this week in our Fine & Estate Jewellery Auction. Victorian & New Zealand Historical prices were particularly impressive.
Entries are now being invited for our next Fine & Estate Jewellery Sale to be held in October.
Highlights from the Recent Antique & Decorative Arts Auction- 5 months 3 weeks ago
Our mid-year Antique and Decorative Arts Auction achieved outstanding results with several items breaking record prices to be seen at an auction.
If you are interested in consigning a peice for our next Antique and Decorative Arts Auction, please contact:
Consigning Now for the Upcoming Modern Design Auction in December- 6 months 2 weeks ago
This sale will include a fine selection of mid century ceramics and furniture including a rare Hans Wegner Papa Bear chair and ottomon.
Further entries are invited
Please contact James Parkinson our Valuation Consultant on
The Robert Williamson Estate Collection of Sam Cairncross Works- 7 months 1 week ago
We are delighted to feature The Robert Williamson Estate Collection of Sam Cairncross Works in our next Fine Art Auction on 11th & 12th August. The collection includes over 40 works by the Wellington artist including iconic street scenes, self portraiture, still life's & Wellington landscapes.
"The Diplomatist. Kamaka- A Chieftain of the Ngatimaniopoto Tribe" (1918) C.F. Goldie (1870-1947) to be Auctioned in the Upcoming NZ & International Fine Art Sale- 7 months 2 weeks ago
"The Diplomatist. Kamaka- A Chieftain of the Ngatimaniopoto Tribe" (1918) C.F. Goldie (1870-1947) has been recently consigned for our upcoming New Zealand and International Fine Art Auction comencing in August.
We are currently inviting entries for the NZ & International Fine Art Auction being held 11th August.
Latest Consignment for the NZ Historical Auction- 8 months 5 days ago
Unseen before at Dunbar Sloane's Auction House are Relief Moulded Cuckoo Clock Wall Pocket and a Pair of Black Glazed Crown Lynn Polar Bears. These have been recently consigned for the upcoming NZ Historical Auction commencing in July.
Record Price Achieved for a Maori Artefact- 8 months 4 weeks ago
A superb carved Kumete achieved $156,900 at auction on April 22nd. It reflects the market for outstanding objects combined with Dunbar Sloane's unsurpassed experience, and knowledge in the market.
Entries are invited for our August Tribal Art Auction.
Consigning for the Upcoming NZ Historical Auction- 9 months 1 week ago
This superb Sterling Silver and Greenstone Trowel has recently been consigned for the upcoming NZ Historical Auction in July.
This Presentation Trowel was made on the occasion of the opening of the Maniototo Hospital in 1929, and was crafted by Williamson and Co, Dunedin
Consigning for Upcoming NZ Historical Auction- 9 months 1 week ago
This Rare NZ 9ct Gold Presentation Key made by George Lumsden, Invercargill, has recently been consigned for our upcoming NZ Historical Auction in July.
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'Sad Memories' Ngaheke (1916) First C F Goldie (1870-1947) auctioned in New Zealand 2021- 9 months 2 weeks ago
We are delighted to present the first major C F Goldie to be publicly offered at auction in New
Zealand this year. Sad Memories Ngaheke (An Arawa Cheiftainess) which was auctioned 21st April, Dunbar Sloane Ltd, Wellington.
Realised $370,000 plus premium
New Zealand Jewellery by Edith Morris- 9 months 3 weeks ago
Coming up in our Jewellery Auction are these unique greenstone and carnelian brooches by New Zealand Jewellery Designer and Silversmith Edith Morris.
We are achieving record prices for NZ Jewellery. In our March Fine Jewellery auction another Edith Morris silver and tourmaline brooch achieved over $10,000.
Historical New Zealand Jewellery- 11 months 2 weeks ago
Amazing prices being achieved for New Zealand Colonial and modern design jewellery in our March Fine Jewellery Auction.
James King (NZ) Late C19th Silver Gilt Brooch, Realised: $55,000
Entries invited for our upcoming Fine & Estate Jewellery Auction to be held in June.
Five McCahon's in One Night- 2 years 7 months ago
One of the country's last "significant" unseen private collections of contemporary New Zealand art will go under the hammer this week in Wellington.
The collection of Noel and Margaret Dick features 94 works by the likes of Colin McCahon, Rita Angus, Ralph Hotere and Toss Woollaston.
War murals by eminent Canterbury artists to go under hammer for $300,000Stuff - 2 years 9 months ago
Murals by some of Canterbury's most distinguished artists of New Zealand and British forces at war could fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars for the Christchurch RSA when they go under the hammer.
Ron Sang designed house and NZ contemporary art collection for saleStuff - 2 years 10 months ago
A house with what might be the biggest front door in Wellington is for sale - and its home to a huge art collection too.The 5.8 metre red wooden door is just one of a number of features that make the Ron Sang house in Lower Hutt stand out.
Recognised as one of New Zealand's most talented architects, there are believed to be just two other Sang houses in the region.
13th-century Bible tops $100k at auction in WellingtonThe Dominion Post - 3 years 11 months ago
A rare 13th-century Bible has sold for more than $100,000 at a Wellington's Dunbar Sloane auction house.
Handwritten in Latin, the Bible's 298 pages are worn and delicate, but still feature bright and elaborate red and blue detailing.
Transpower could make hundreds of thousands from its art collectionStuff - 4 years 1 month ago
A stellar collection of artwork is being put up for sale in Wellington by its corporate owner Transpower, which has moved premises.
Fifty-one pieces including works by New Zealand art legends Gordon Walters, Don Binney and Colin McCahon are due to be auctioned by Dunbar Sloane on Wednesday and Thursday.
A quick guide to buying art for dummies (or uncultured millennials)Stuff - 4 years 7 months ago
I don't get art. It's a world full of big names, exotic themes and hefty price tags – enough to turn a seemingly uncultured sod like myself back around into The Warehouse where I can buy my own $20 canvas and paint what the hell I like.
That said, my amateur koru swirls of blues and purples would barely earn me 50c from my mother, let alone a $75,000 return.
Gottfried Lindauer painting sets record at art auction in WellingtonNZ Herald - 4 years 9 months ago
An unrecorded painting by famous New Zealand artist Gottfried Lindauer has sold at a record price in an auction on Wednesday.
The portrait of Chief Renata Kawepo sold for $227,000 on Wednesday night at Dunbar Sloane.
The previous highest price a Lindauer portrait sold for was $198,000 in 2000.
Early Goldie portrait of mystery Maori man expected to fetch $400,000 at auctionNZ Herald - 4 years 9 months ago
One of Kiwi artist Charles Frederick Goldie's first Maori portraits is expected to fetch $400,000 when it is auctioned in Wellington next week.
The large oil painting, Tamehana, is to be auctioned at Dunbar Sloane on Wednesday.