With over 30 years of experience, operating from the same address, we can provide valuations for insurance purposes on all New Zealand, Australian & European paintings. As auctioneers and dealers we are close to the market and therefore able to offer accurate advice.
International Art Centre specialise in the preparation of inventories and valuations. We can incorporate photographs if required giving an accurate record to show your Insurance company. A fee is charged for written valuations - we do not base our fee on a % basis - Please make an appointment first if a written valuation is required. Verbal valuations, appraisals, authentications and art auction estimates are available free of charge however we recommend making an appointment prior to your visit. In the Auckland area house calls can be arranged and Richard Thomson makes regular nationwide visits, Christchurch and Wellington being the most frequent. Confidentiality assured Contact - email@example.com
Private Treaty Sales
The complete discrete disposal of painting(s). A service we offer for confidential sales - For various reasons you may prefer to have your work sold privately. If requested painting(s) do not get displayed or reproduced in auction catalogue/brochure/website. For certain paintings this service can provide some outstanding results for vendors.
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We represent a limited number of New Zealand and international artists - some exclusively. Occasionally we accept new or established artists to exhibit with us. If you would like to make an appointment for us to view your work
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International Art Centre arrange and undertake specialist restoration and cleaning of oil paintings, watercolours & drawings and gladly advise on any framing requirements.
Looking for a particular item?
International Art Centre maintains an extensive database of New Zealand art works and has a worldwide network to assist in locating your requirements.
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GST deductions for overseas purchases
GST of 15% can be deducted on goods purchased through our retail gallery. Some conditions apply and proof of export is required. GST can not be deducted on works purchased through our auction system.
All levels of packaging can be arranged for paintings purchased from ourselves. Custom made cardboard or wooden crates can be made to order within 72 hours. Professional packers are used for international, difficult or high value consignments and suitable in-house packaging can be arranged. Global and Nationwide door to door delivery arranged in most cases. Overnight and 1 hour local delivery couriers arranged on request.
We also offer a FREE gift wrapping service - this also applies to works purchased at auction. (to be arranged prior to sale and available next day) Bubblewrap and cardboard is available FREE for any artwork purchased - either in our gallery or auction.
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Important, Early & Rare Fine Art Auctions
Three times a year International Art Centre hold this premium art auction category. The sales consist of the finest 19th & 20th Century New Zealand paintings, along with Contemporary masterpieces and works by artists who rarely appear at auction. Only works that are important, early or rare are included in these special sales. These auctions are now highly anticipated by major collectors of New Zealand Art. International Art Centre has been holding art auctions in Auckland since 1971. They remain New Zealand's only licenced auctioneers specialising soley in fine art. Click here to visit our auction homepage.
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Contemporary, Foreign & Collectable Art
International Art Centre acknowledges and welcomes the markets increasing interest, enjoyment and acquisition of art. For all collectors and first time buyers our Contemporary, Foreign & Collectable Art Auctions provide affordable and exciting opportunities to enter the market at minimum risk with confidence. For established collectors the Contemporary, Foreign & Collectable Art provide an opportunity to acquire paintings to complement or complete existing collections. Our foreign section normally includes locally sourced Foreign pictures of international interest. The Contemporary, Foreign & Collectable Art catalogues are derived from the Collectable Art Auction held at International Art Centre 2003 - 2007 but expansion has allowed for a more exciting and valuable offering than before. Most works in this sale category are under $10,000, many of which are offered unreserved. A wealth of variety is assured with quality offerings of original oils and watercolours along with contemporary & historic New Zealand photography, sculpture, etchings, lithographs and prints. firstname.lastname@example.org