Record Price Achieved for a Maori Artefact
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.
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Recently Consigned for the Upcoming NZ & International Fine Art Auction in April- 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
25 Pieces of Len Castle Ceramics Auctioned in the November Studio Ceramics & Applied Arts Auction- 15 Nov 2021
We were 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- 11 Nov 2021
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- 8 Nov 2021
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- 26 Oct 2021
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.
Anthony Gallagher will be visiting Christchurch 10th - 13th May. To make an appointment for an obligation free auction appraisal:
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