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Eric Lee Johnson ( John Perry Collection) Fetched $8500 incl. B

Eric Lee Johnson ( John Perry Collection) Fetched $8500 incl. B

Star Gossage fetched $2,690 incl. BP

Star Gossage fetched $2,690 incl. BP

William James Reed fetched $1750

William James Reed fetched $1750



An Exceptional Offering

Wednesday 25 March 2015

Final Call for Entries


International Art Centre's Important, Early & Rare auctions have become the premier sale category of the New Zealand Art Market. Attracting a global audience, achieving 50% of the top ten auction prices for 2014 and for two consecutive years retaining the highest price at auction, proof indeed that experience equals results.

International Art Centre is currently accepting entries for this, our first Important, Early & Rare catalogue for 2015. This is a significant sale given the entries to date. Some exciting highlights include:

  • Horace Moore-Jones 'Simpson & His Donkey' 1915 A highly important, iconic & nationally significant Gallipoli watercolour on the market in 2015, one hundred years since it was painted. This will be offered with other important pieces by World War I artists.

  • Charles F Goldie - two delightful Maori portrait

  • Two rare Raymond McIntyre

  • Colin McCahon (3)

  • Three Edward Bullmore from the recent exhibition - held in a private collection since their purchase at The Rotorua Bathhouse Museum exhibition, 1989

  • Buck Nin - the artist's finest masterpiece in private hands & other works

  • Two works by Bill Hammond

  • Rita Angus watercolour

  • Peter Stichbury, Ralph Hotere & Gretchen Albrecht

  • Peter Siddell (2)

  • Major work by Michael Smither - an classic 1967 piece on the market for the first time.

  • Brent Wong (2)

  • Felix Kelly (2)

  • Two Frances Hodgkins

  • Rare works by Dorothy Kate & James Crowe Richmond

  • Collection of historical works by Hoyte, Chevalier, Blomfield Gully & others

  • A private collection of works by Garth Tapper 1927 - 1999

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Held Wednesday 25 February 2015

A great sale rate and a good crowd resulted in much of the 216 offering sold with good prices across the board.



May 2015

Consign Today

This sale includes Contemporary works but also a specially curated section of Modern New Zealand Art from the 1960s through to the 1990s

Phone +64 9 379 4010 or email


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

Held Wednesday 29 October 2014


New Zealand Herald Goldie Paintings fetch $900,000

'A Frisson of Excitement' Paul Henry on the Paul Henry Paul Henry Show TV3

'I like Goldies, they were lovely those ones' - Prime Minster Mr John Key as quoted on the Paul Henry show Goldie fetches season high

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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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