March 2015

Leonard Joel

Connoissuer collection an auctioneer's dream

Leonard Joel will auction the Dr George Wilcox collection from 1pm Sunday March 8 at the Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay 33 Cross Street, Double Bay in Sydney as part of its Jewels and Objets D’Art sale.

The late doctor was a connoisseur of fine clocks, furniture, silver and decorative arts - particularly of English origin. 

Dr Wilcox shared the collecting bug with his wife Pam – so much so that George always bought the antiques while his wife exclaimed, “George, you can’t afford that!”.

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Swarovski crystal a genuine auction crowd puller

The first pieces of a substantial collection of Austrian Swarovski crystal will be auctioned from 9.30am Friday March 6 at Young’s Auctions 229 Camberwell Road, East Hawthorn – with the remainder being offered in coming weeks.

Headquartered in Wattens Austria, the company was established in 1892 by Czech-born Daniel Swarovski (formerly Swartz) who died in 1956.

His father was a glasscutter who owned a small glass factory where the young Swarovski served an apprenticeship and became skilled in the art.

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