Expect historic and contemporary fine art by the likes of William Kentridge, Walter Battiss, Norman Catherine and Esther Mahlangu, among other household names on this much anticipated Grande December Auction.
Alongside the fine art pieces, Russell Kaplan's auctions are also highly regarded for their remarkable period furniture, including iconic pieces by 20th Century designers, as well as unusual antiques and decorative items, and a gorgeous selection of vintage jewellery.
Pre-auction viewingArt and furniture catalogues from the Grande December Sale go on show to the public at the Russell Kaplan showroom in Randburg on Wed, Dec 4 – Fri, Dec 6 ahead of the live auction on Sat Dec 7. Visit the pre-auction display at the Russell Kaplan showroom. It's a bit like what we imagine it would feel like to enter Aladdin's Cave – with paintings, sculptures, furniture and decorative items artfully arranged to make use of every possible available square inch of space.
Those who like hunting for treasures or collecting unusual bric-a-brac should also make sure to check out Russell Kaplan's décor and homeware auction Thu, Dec 5 at 11:00 featuring an array of furniture, ceramics, glassware, light fittings and other home décor items.
The pre-auction preview opens Wed, Dec 4 from 09:30–19:30, with a drinks reception from 16:00. Also open Thu, Dec 5 09:30–16:30 and Fri, Dec 6 09:30–16:30. The live auction takes place on Sat Dec 7 (small items and jewellery from 09:30, fine art from 13:00, furniture, carpets and lights from 15:15).
View the full catalogue of arts, antiques and collectables included in the sale online here.