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Established in 1919, Leonard Joel is Australia’s largest multi-department auction house; a dynamic marketplace for the rare, the beautiful and the extraordinary.

Leonard Joel offers specialist expertise and regular, curated auctions in Fine Art, Decorative Arts, Jewels & Watches, Asian Works of Art, Modern Design, Prints & Photography, Luxury, Sporting Memorabilia and Collectables.

In addition to our regular curated category auctions, Leonard Joel specialises in the auction of Private Collections and in our 100 year history, we are proud to have been entrusted with some of the most important and interesting collections in Australia.

Alongside our Fine and Speciality Auctions, Leonard Joel is renowned for The Thursday Auction. This long-running and popular auction offers over 1,000 lots of Furniture, Jewellery, Art Salon and Books & Objects every week and attracts a broad range of sellers and buyers, from interior designers through to seasoned collectors.

We look forward to welcoming you to our Melbourne or Sydney salerooms soon.

Past Auction Catalogues

1943

Porcelain and Objects of Art from the National Gallery of Victoria Collection

1952

The E. Phillips Fox and E. Carrick Fox Collection of Pictures

1966

The Charles Ruwolt Collection of Australian Paintings

1970

The Hans Heysen Collection

1971

The Dame Mabel Brookes Collection

1974

The Maharajah of Mysore Collection

1990

The Qintex Collection

1998

The Rogowski Collection

1998

Rupert C.W. Bunny’s Une Nuit De Canicule

2010

Classic Radio Auction: A Single Owner Collection

2011

The David Bromley Collection

2011

The Lieutenant Paul McGinness WW1 Medal Group

2011

The David Bromley Collection

2012

The Graham Geddes Collection of Important Antiques & Objects

2012

The Australian Art Investment Trust Auction

2012

The David Bromley Chapel Street Studio Collection

2013

The Mr Joel Barlow Collection

2014

Pro Hart: Works from the Artist's Estate

2015

The Mark Lissauer Collection

2015

The Graham Geddes Antiques Relocation Auction

2016

The Ron Barassi Collection

2017

The Kozminsky Collection

2017

The Decorative Arts Collection of the late James Fairfax AC

2017

The Schlager Collection

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