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Maud Sherwood 'Camping at Dee Why' Est. $5,000 - 8,000

Maud Sherwood 'Camping at Dee Why' Est. $5,000 - 8,000

Robert Ellis 'Motorway Journey' 1970 Est. $8,000 - 12,000

Robert Ellis 'Motorway Journey' 1970 Est. $8,000 - 12,000

Philip Clairmont 'Country Carnivore Carnival'

Philip Clairmont 'Country Carnivore Carnival'


19th & 20th Century New Zealand Paintings and Contemporary Art

6:30pm Wednesday 29 October 2014


  • Viewing

  • Thursday 23 October 9 - 5:30pm

  • Friday 24 October 9 - 5:30pm

  • Saturday 25 October 11 - 4pm

  • Sunday 26 October 11 - 4pm

  • Closed Monday (Labour Day)

  • Tuesday 28 October 9 - 5:30pm

  • Wednesday 29 October 9 - 1pm

Highlights include:

  • A major Charles F Goldie Masterpeice of Wharekauri Tahunga, 'Thoughts of a Tohunga', the finest Goldie on the market in a while together with two superb portraits by the artist including the iconic 'No Koora te Cigaretti,'

  • Three Rita Angus watercolours

  • Major works by Peter McIntyre

  • Three works by Tony Fomison

  • Philip Clairmont ( Large work on jute )

  • Three watercolours by Rev. John Kinder

  • Raymond McIntyre

  • Several Ralph Hotere and a large Toss Woollaston oil

  • Robert Ellis, Karl Maughan, Peter Stichbury, Michael Hight & Paul Dibble

  • Two excellent works by Maud Sherwood

  • A large scale Stanley Palmer masterpiece

  • Peter Siddell & others.

Visiting Auckland during Labour Weekend? As well as our normal viewing hours International Art Centre will be viewing works for this auction Saturday & Sunday 25 & 26 October.

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Radio New Zealand discuss one of the Goldie's in our upcoming auction

Contemporary & Modern Art Art - 26 November 2014

Consign Today

Our final auction for 2014.

Due to several larger consignments entries for this sale have filled fast and the catalogue will close earlier than anticipated. This catalogue is our final one for 2014. Only selected works are being accepted at this stage. We are also accepting works for a Collectable Art Auction (mostly unreserved) in February 2015.

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Selected works from the Fletcher Trust Collection

Held Wednesday 10 September

Record $103,180 for Ramond McIntyre Self Portrait

We are pleased to announce a 94% selling rate for this auction (incl. post auction negotiation). 73 of the 77 works have found new homes. Good strong bidding across the board- The highest percentage of sales in recent times. Buyers, the Fletcher Trust and International Art Centre are delighted! Thanks to all those involved. Three new auction records achieved for Rhona Haszard, John Holmwood & Raymond McIntyre

Some highlights include: (incl. premium)

  • Lot 14 Holmwood - $20,500

  • Lot 17 Raymond McIntyre - $103,000

  • Lot 16 Rhona Haszard - $32,800

  • Lot 20 Pat Hanly - $52,700

  • Lot 26 Michael Smiither - $86,700

  • Lot 32 Woollaston - $29,300

  • Lot 33 Philp Clairmont - $41,000

  • Lot 35 Melvin Day - $10,500

  • Lot 45 Sharpe - $31,000

  • Lot 47 Hoyte - $32,200

  • Lot 57 Robert Ellis - $9,900


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Held Wednesday 6 August

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A world record price achieved for Eilleen Mayo $55,400 incl. premium ) with strong bidding across the board. Sea Holly was bought by the Ilene and Laurence Dakin Bequest as a gift to the Auckland Art Gallery. Total sales close to $1 million including post sale negotiation - A more than satisfactory result.

NBR: Auckland Art Gallery buys the Eilleen Mayo

STUFF: Mayo fetches record


Consign Today

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Eileen Mayo fetched a record  $55,600 August 2014

Eileen Mayo fetched a record $55,600 August 2014

Our experienced and dedicated team are available to discuss inclusion of artworks in forthcoming auctions. We understand the importance of pre-sale marketing and personal customer service. Our catalogues are produced to the highest standard. Because we sell art and only art, vendors are assured of excellent service with full commitment to their requirements.

Seeking works by:
19th & 20th Century & Contemporary NZ artists: Rita Angus, Douglas Badcock, W G Baker, Frank Barnes, Leo Bensemann, Charles Blomfield, Don Binney, Helen Brown, Nigel Brown, Philip Clairmont, Nicholas Chevalier, Raymond Ching, Shane Cotton, Vera Cummings, Arthur Dagley, A A Deans, Tom Esplin, Patricia France, Edward Fristrom, Dick Frizzell, Tony Fomison, John Gibb, William Menzies Gibb, Charles F Goldie, John Haley, Pat Hanly, Jeffrey Harris, Rhona Haszard, J C Hoyte, Louise Henderson, Frances Hodgkins, Ralph Hotere, Frederick Hundertwasser, Felix Kelly, Doris Lusk, Eilleen Mayo, Douglas MacDiarmid, Peter McIntyre, Raymond McIntyre, Charles McPhee, Colin McCahon, Trevor Moffitt, Harry V Miller, Buck Nin, Michael Smither, Bill Hammond, Michael Illingworth, Evelyn Page, Alan Pearson, Milan Mrkusich, James McLaughlan Nairn, Cedric Savage, Peter Siddell, Olivia Spencer Bower, Margaret Stoddart, Grahame Sydney, Garth Tapper, E Mervyn Taylor, Sydney Thompson, Charles and John Tole, Petrus van der Velden, Gordon Walters, John Weeks, Colin Wheeler, Robin White, C N Worsley, Adele Younghusband, 19th Century British & European paintings. Maori and NZ Folk art, early documents relating to New Zealand's Heritage, rare maps. New Zealand Art @ Auction.

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