Strauss & Co's online fine wine and art auction

19 Nov 2020
Just in time for the festive, gift-giving season, there could hardly be a better time to get bidding in Strauss & Co's latest online-only auction, open for bids until 20:00 on Mon Nov 23.

Whether you're looking for something special for a loved one, or want to treat yourself after making it through this longest of years, there's an enticing selection of artworks, furniture and decorative arts, books and vintage wines to bid on.  

The auction is open at, where you can browse all the lots in the auction and register to place your bids. 

Among the many many highlights of this auction are a fine collection of Georgian and Edwardian furniture and silverware, a beautiful collection of Chinese antiques including dainty glassware, Qing dynasty porcelain and traditional hand-embroidered silk robes, eye-catching contemporary ceramic art by artists such as Hylton Nel, Deborah Bell, Robert Hodgins and Esias Bosch and rich collection of contemporary printworks and photography by major South African contemporary artists. 

If you are a wine collector there is plenty to get excited about in the online auction's wine sale which focuses on Bordeaux-style South African and international fine wines, including some highly rated and very rare vintages from the Kanonkop wine estate near Stellenbosch.

A treasure trove of covetable things, reserve prices start from as low as R1,000 stretching up into the tens of thousands. There truly is something for everyone and take some time to look through and you'll quickly drum up a long wishlist of items with everything from fine wines to contemporary ceramics, grand early 20th Century oil paintings and unusual African sculpture on sale.

View the online catalogue and put in your bids at until 20:00 on Mon Nov 23. 

How to bid online at Strauss & Co's Fine Wine and Art Online Auction

You can register to join the bidding directly online as soon as the auction opensOnce 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, email or call +27 11 728 8246.

John Muafangejo - South West Africa in 1976. Estimate from R8K
Rhino Teapot by Ardmore Ceramic Studio. Estimate from R7K
Willie Bester - Khayalethu Cash Store. Estimate from R20K


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