Russell Kaplan Grande and Gorgeous Year End Wunderkammer Online Auction

Tuesday Nov 23 - Tuesday Nov 30       Bram Fischer Centre (lower level), cnr Bram Fischer Dr and George St, Ferndale, Randburg
The final art and antiques auction of the year from Russell Kaplan Auctioneers is happening live online from Thu Nov 25 to Tue Nov 30, and is one of the biggest online auctions ever featuring more than 4,700 items!

As always there's a fantastic offering of collectable treasures, period furniture and beautiful artworks included in the sale that are guaranteed to add character and vibrance to any home. Reserve prices start from under R1,000 stretching up into the tens of thousands and there is something for everyone. We especially love the incredible variety of unusual and quirky items on offer at this "Grande and Gorgeous Wunderkammer" online auction. There's everything from vintage designer luggage to old-fashioned cameras, gorgeous glassware and contemporary artworks on sale, making it the perfect place to look for special gifts.

View the whole auction and see what's on offer, register and bid live via the user-friendly interactive online bidding space

Visit the pre-auction exhibition at the Russell Kaplan showroom

You can view the items that are going under the hammer at the auction house showroom in the Bram Fischer Centre in Ferndale, Randburg. We highly recommend paying a visit to get a sense for the size and scale of the items included in the sale, or just to see what beautiful artworks are going on sale. Visiting the showroom is always a fun experience, with all manner of curious antiques, period furniture and striking artworks filling every possible available space.

Showroom pre-auction exhibition opening times
Open Tue and Wed 09:30 until 19:00 with bubbly served in the evening.
Also open Thu, Fri and Sat 09:30 until 16:30.
The Russell Kaplan showroom is located at Bram Fischer Centre (lower level), corner Bram Fischer Drive and George Street, Ferndale, Randburg.

How to bid in an online Russell Kaplan auction

Pre-bids can be placed online in advance of the sale and then the bidding is hosted live online over several days. Registration to bid in the auction is open online at where you can browse all the items going on sale.

Online pre-bids and live online bids are treated equally, so rest assured if nobody bids over your pre-bid during the live session the lot is yours. After submitting a successful bid you'll then receive your auction invoice by email so you can arrange payments and collection.

You can request further images of any items you might be interested in and consult directly with the Russell Kaplan team by emailing or send a whatsapp to +27 83 675 8468.

When is the auction happening live?

There are twelve different live auction sessions with usually 60 lots going under the hammer per hour. This is a colossal sale and the bidding times are spread out across the day and evening. Here's a look at when each session opens for live bidding.

Thu Nov 25 
From 09:00–21:00 Session One (lots 1–
173) Objects of Vertu, silver, glassware, costume jewellery, porcelain and collectables

Fri Nov 26 
From 09:00–
14:00 Session Two (lots 739–999) Objects of Vertu, silver, glassware, costume jewellery, porcelain and collectables
From 14:00–21:00 Session three (lots 1000–1350) Watches, Pens, Fine Gold and Antique Jewellery

Sat Nov 27
From 09:00–
12:00 Session four (lots 1351–1500) Fine Gold, Silver and Costume Jewellery
From 12:00–23:00 Session five (lots 1501–1999) Antique Furniture, Mid Century design, Mirrors, Light Fittings & Collectables

Sun Nov 28
From 09:00–12:00 Session six (lots 2000–2199) Classical Painting, Drawing, and Prints from Around the Industrialised World
From 12:00–14:15 Session seven (lots 2201–2304) Classical and Vintage African, Indian, and Oceanic Art and Artefacts, Ceramics and Sculptures
From 14:15–22:00 Session eight (lots 2500–2917) Modern and Postmodern Painting, Drawing, Print and Sculpture

Mon Nov 29
From 09:00–​​​​​​​19:00 Session nine (lots 3000–​​​​​​​3743
) Curiosities, Decor and Homeware

Tue Nov 30
From 09:00–
11:00 Session ten (4000–4154) Vintage and Designer Shoes, Bags and Accessories
From 11:00–13:00 Session eleven (4250–4338) Carpets, tapestries and textile
From 15:00–21:00 Session twelve (4350–4737) Painting, Drawing, Books, Posters, and Print

View the whole auction, register and bid live online



Nov 23 2021 - Nov 30 2021
Russell Kaplan Auctioneers
Bram Fischer Centre (lower level), cnr Bram Fischer Dr and George St, Ferndale, Randburg
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