Old Johannesburg Warehouse Auctioneers are to host another memorable auction this weekend.
The auction kicks off at 1pm today with a wine and spirit session that would make Bacchus blush.
Fine French wines, noble late harvest wines (Kanonkop, Paul Sauer, Meerlust Rubicon and Klein Constantia) and a fantastic selection of champagne (rare Veuve Clicquot la Grande Dame, Ruinart, Dom Perignon, Moet et Chandon and more) will get connoisseurs’ mouths watering.
Fine whiskeys, brandy and spirits are also on offer amongst the 300 lots.
Tomorrow the auction starts at 9am.
Good furniture (retro, industrial, beautiful Africana, oriental, French and Victorian), a great selection of silver, exquisite ceramics, clocks, carpets, collectable books and more are on the catalogue.
Of special mention, split between tomorrow and Sunday, is one of the finest taxidermy collections to come on auction. Expertly crafted specimens include giraffe, lion, leopard, buffalo, eland, lynx, zebra, warthog and kudu.
An eclectic selection of traditional and contemporary art (120 lots) is mixed into this session – works by the likes of Johan Oldert, Frans Claerhout, Gregoire Boonzaier, Richard Scott, William Kentridge, Laurence Chait, Ephraim Ngatane, Simon Stone, Pieter van der Westhuizen.
Some 100 cars, bikes, vintage enamel signs and automobilia will be auctioned tomorrow, including a Jaguar XKR, Harley Davidson, Yamaha Passola, three VW Beetles, a VW split-window Kombi, Mercedes 450SC and MGB.
Treasure hunt Sunday kicks off at 9am with a trove of items that will keep collectors enthralled.
The stand-alone jewellery and watch session begins at 1pm with a magnitude of glittering lots.
Many beautiful Victorian, art nouveau, art deco, antique and modern pieces are in the lineup, including a magnificent 1.01ct modified internally flawless cushion-cut diamond.
Watches include Patek Philippe, Rolex, Breitling, Raymond Weil, Michele Herbelin and Tag Heuer while vintage designer handbags and sunglasses by the likes of Fendi, Burberry and Marc Jacobs are up for grabs.
When and where
- Viewing for this auction is open to the public on Thursday August 22 and Friday August 23 from 8.30am to 4pm.
- On the weekend 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 www.oldjwauctioneers.com.
- If you cannot make it to the auction, there is a convenient online commission bidding tool on the website.
- For more information contact them at 011-836-1650 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.