Old Johannesburg Warehouse Auctioneers will be enticing with yet another 1 300 lot auction on the weekend of April 21 and 22 at their Selby Warehouse.
On Saturday April 21 the auction kicks off at 9am sharp as usual. Over 400 lots of antique furniture (including a large collection of Africana stinkwood and yellowwood furniture), fantastic ceramics and porcelain (Royal Doulton and Moorcroft), books, carpets, antique stuffed animals, beautiful silver and plated pieces, including a centre piece that belonged to Lord Somerset, Governor of the Cape.
This will keep collectors enticed before the excitement of the art session begins at 2pm – 100 lots of traditional and contemporary art by the likes of Adriaan Boshoff, William Kentridge, Titta Fasciotti, Frans Claerhout, Piet van Heerden, Pieter van der Westhuizen, Carl Buchner, Clement Seneque, Amos Langdown, just to name a few, goes under the hammer. On April 22,
“Treasure Hunt Sunday” kicks off at 9am with a trove of items with over 500 lots to choose from!
Of special mention in this section – one of the largest collections of taxidermy is under the hammer. These items come from the estate of the late Swazi Werner from Zebra Inn fame; including Zebra, Giraffe, Lion, Porcupine, Badger, various antelope and more.
The stand-alone jewellery and watch session begins at 2pm with just over 250 glittering lots. Magnificent stones (tanzanites, sapphires, citrines and more) and diamonds (including a 4.82 carat fancy yellow) steal the show. It is nicely rounded off by a large collection of wristwatches – Bulova, Panerai, Rolex, Omega, Chopard, Raymond Weill, Tag Heuer, etc.
When and where
- Viewing for this auction is open to the public on Thursday and Friday April 19 and 20 from 8.30am to 4pm.
- On auction days it is open from 8am until the auction starts at 9am.
- Safe, guarded parking is available across the road from the warehouse.
- Registration for the auction is free.
- All catalogues can be viewed online on our website oldjwauctioneers.com.
- If you cannot make it to the auction, there is a convenient online commission bidding tool on the website.
- For more information call 011 836 1650 or email info@ oldjwauctioneers.com.