Lest We Forget
"Lest we forget"
The Maori Battalion established a formidable reputation as one of New Zealand's finest fighting forces and at the end of the Second World War became one of the most celebrated and decoratd units of the New Zealand Forces.
Forever immortalised by New Zealand War artist, Peter McIntyre.
NZ & International Fine Art Auction Wednesday 4th May 6:00pm. Full detail available online.
Exceptionally Rare & Early Wellington Citizen's Flag to be Auctioned in the Upcoming Antique Sale- 10 Aug 2022
The Wellington Citizens flag embodies immense cultural value and tells a fascinating story. The 21st of October, 1899 can be regarded as a significant day in New Zealand's journey towards independent nationhood. It was referred to as "the greatest celebration and greatest assemblage ever held in Wellington-unparalleled in the history of the colony".
Original Manuscript of The Bone People to be auctioned in our upcoming Rare Books auction in August- 11 Jul 2022
Dunbar Sloane Ltd is honoured to have been asked to offer for auction the original manuscript for Keri Hulme's 1985 Booker Prize winning novel 'The Bone People'.
The proceeds from the auction will go to help new and emerging Maori writers in New Zealand.
Richard Killeen to be Auctioned in the Upcoming Fine Art Auction- 4 Jul 2022
It was 2005 and the majority of New Zealanders now had access to the world wide web in their homes. Cyberspace was growing larger and more complex every year, from a simple means of communication and access to information into a world of its own, distinct from the physical, tangible, “real” world which created it.
Recently Sold in the May NZ & International Fine Art Auction- 8 Feb 2022
New Zealand painter Michael Hight (born 1961), is a self-taught artist and has been painting prolifically from the age of fourteen. His earlier work could be termed as abstract, involving chance elements and uncertainty of outcome.
Outstanding Prices Achieved in the Maori, Oceanic & African Arts Auction- 8 Dec 2021
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 Auctioned in the December Antiquarian Book & Maps Auction- 25 Nov 2021
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. This book will be available for auction in our December Antiquarian Books & Maps sale.
Robert Ellis (b 1929) 'Motorway/City' Auctioned in the November NZ & International Fine Art Auction- 23 Nov 2021
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