Just in time for the festive shopping season, the online auction, which is open for bids from Wed Mar 04 at 08:00 until Mon Mar 16 25 at 20:00, presents the opportunity to buy unique wines that you won't be able to find anywhere else as well as paintings, works on paper, decorative arts, sculpture and fine art prints.
Browse and bid online at straussart.co.za/straussonline.
The online auction features more than 580 lots arranged into six sessions including prints, multiples, works on paper, paintings, sculpture, art books, decorative arts and fine wine.
The fine wine section of the online auction includes 80 lots from dozens of leading wine producers, including exclusive vintages from iconic South African winemakers such as Meerlust, Paul Cluver, Iona and De Westhof as well as some exceptional wines from overseas including vintage bottles of French Champagne by Laurent-Perrier, Taittinger and Dom Perignon, making this an exciting opportunity for dedicated oenophiles and novice wine drinkers alike to purchase some special occasion, investment-worthy bottles. Each lot comes with a detailed description of the wine and the specifics of its vintage written by leading sommeliers providing even more compelling reasons to bid.
Major names whose artworks feature in the fine art auction include South African contemporary artists the likes of Conrad Botes, Robert Slingsby, Sipho Ndlovu, Judith Mason, William Kentridge, Nandipha Mnthambo and Pat Mautloa. There are also very eye-catching works by saught after mid-century masters such as Walter Battiss, Alexis Preller, Christo Coetzee and Peter Clarke to bid for, as well as etchings and prints by the iconic South African painter JH Pierneef, always a local favourite.
The online auction is open for bids from Wed Mar 04 at 08:00 until Mon Mar 16 at 20:00. Browse and bid online at straussart.co.za/straussonline.
How to bid online at Strauss & Co's Fine Wine and Art Online AuctionYou can register to join the bidding directly online as soon as the auction opens. Once registered, sign in and click on your chosen lots to submit your bid. You'll receive an email or sms every time you have been outbid on a lot. You can also submit a 'commission bid' at the start of the auction which is a maximum that you would like the online system to continue bidding up to on a lot on your behalf. Once the auction closes you'll receive an email detailing your winning bids, payment options and details on how to collect the item(s) or arrange for it to be delivered.
For more details on how to register to bid at Strauss & Co's online and live auctions visit straussart.co.za, email email@example.com or call +27 11 728 8246.