Previous auctions

Strauss & Co held its first auction in March 2009, focussing on South African paintings, watercolours and sculpture. The company has significantly grown its departments and internationalised its focus since. It has staged a number of landmark auctions, including the 2012 house sale of the contents of Keerweder and South Africa’s first-ever auction devoted to contemporary art in 2018.


Impression/Expression: from Hugo Naudé to Georgina Gratrix

and 574 Years of South African Icon Wines

6:00pm 9:00pm Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art and Wine

8:00am Monday, 16 Aug 2021 8:00pm Monday, 23 Aug 2021

The Professor Leon Strydom Collection and Sixty Years of Collecting Linn Ware, The David Hall Collection

11:00am Tuesday, 10 Aug 2021

JH Pierneef: IN/SIGHT

A single-artist auction dedicated to a modernist master

6:00pm Monday, 26 Jul 2021

Burgundy & Champagne

Wines produced from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, especially in the hallowed Burgundy region, are some of the most desirable in the world. Our Burgundy and Champagne theme offers a trove of the very best wines.

10:00am Sunday, 25 Jul 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

2:00pm Sunday, 11 Jul 2021 8:00pm Monday, 12 Jul 2021

Sweets, Fortifieds & Whisky

10:00am 12:00pm Sunday, 11 Jul 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, and Wine

8:00am Monday, 31 May 2021 8:00pm Monday, 7 Jun 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

2:00pm Monday, 17 May 2021 Tuesday, 18 May 2021

Single-Owner Private Collection of Fine Wines from Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace and Champagne

11:00am 2:00pm Sunday, 16 May 2021

African Lion: John Muafangejo Works from The Orde Levinson Collection

8:00am Friday, 23 Apr 2021 8:00pm Monday, 3 May 2021

19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Wine

11:00am Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 Tuesday, 13 Apr 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine

8:00am Monday, 22 Mar 2021 8:00pm Monday, 29 Mar 2021

Property of a Johannesburg Book Designer

8:00am Monday, 1 Mar 2021 8:00pm Monday, 8 Mar 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Wine

8:00am Monday, 15 Feb 2021 8:00pm Monday, 22 Feb 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine

8:00am Monday, 16 Nov 2020 8:00pm Monday, 23 Nov 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Fine Wine

Including a Private Single-owner Collection of Fine Wines from renowned Domaines from Burgundy and the Rhône Valley; The Tasso Foundation Collection of Important South African Art assembled by the Late Giulio Bertrand of Morgenster; A Focus on South African Ceramics; and works from the Late Desmond Fischer Collection and the Kupper Family Collection.

11:00am Sunday, 8 Nov 2020 10:00pm Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Jewellery and Wine

8:00am Monday, 12 Oct 2020 8:00pm Monday, 19 Oct 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine

8:00am Thursday, 27 Aug 2020 8:00pm Monday, 7 Sep 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art and South African Fine Wine

including Important South African Art from the Property of a Collector

11:00am Sunday, 26 Jul 2020 10:00pm Tuesday, 28 Jul 2020

19th century, Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine

8:00am Monday, 29 Jun 2020 8:00pm Monday, 6 Jul 2020

GolfRSA Helpfund

Fundraising to support South Africa’s caddies and golf’s vulnerable workers

8:00am Monday, 15 Jun 2020 8:00pm Monday, 22 Jun 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine

8:00am Monday, 25 May 2020 8:00pm Monday, 1 Jun 2020

19th century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Wine

11:00am Sunday, 10 May 2020 10:00pm Monday, 11 May 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Asian Arts, Jewellery and Wine

8:00am Monday, 6 Apr 2020 8:00pm Tuesday, 14 Apr 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine

8:00am Wednesday, 4 Mar 2020 8:00pm Monday, 16 Mar 2020

Contemporary Art

including the Property of a Collector

6:00pm Saturday, 15 Feb 2020

Monarch Hotel

Liquidation sale of the luxury Rosebank boutique hotel’s art collection

6:00pm Wednesday, 5 Feb 2020

South African and International Art, including a selection of works from prominent estates, Books, Jewellery, Oriental Works of Art and Wine

8:00pm Monday, 18 Nov 2019 8:30pm Monday, 25 Nov 2019

Harcroft House Sale

9:30am Monday, 18 Nov 2019

Modern, Post War and Contemporary Art

7:00pm Monday, 11 Nov 2019

Saturday Live

11:00am Saturday, 19 Oct 2019

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

including paintings from The Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection, The Property of a Lady and The Andrew Newall Collection of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art

9:30am Monday, 7 Oct 2019

Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art and Decorative Arts

8:00am Monday, 9 Sep 2019 8:00pm Monday, 16 Sep 2019

South African & International Fine Wine

10:00am Saturday, 14 Sep 2019

19th century, Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art and Decorative Arts

8:00am Monday, 8 Jul 2019 8:00pm Monday, 15 Jul 2019

Inaugural Fine Wine

3:00pm Saturday, 8 Jun 2019

Saturday Live

11:00am 2:00pm Saturday, 8 Jun 2019

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

3:00pm Monday, 20 May 2019

Asian Decorative Arts and Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 6 May 2019 8:00pm Monday, 13 May 2019

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

including Estate late Sol Munitz and Estate late Dr JR and Mary Strong Collections

8:00am Monday, 1 Apr 2019 8:00pm Monday, 8 Apr 2019

19th century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

including highly important paintings from The Shill Collection and The Late Sol Munitz Collection, The Dr Johan Bolt Collection of Cape Furniture and The Dr JR and Mary Strong Collection of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art

10:00am Monday, 18 Mar 2019

South African and International Art

8:00am Monday, 25 Feb 2019 8:00pm Monday, 4 Mar 2019

Contemporary Art

6:30pm Saturday, 16 Feb 2019

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

8:00am Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018 8:00pm Monday, 19 Nov 2018

Important South African and International Art

2:00pm Monday, 12 Nov 2018

South African and International Art

8:00am Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018 8:00pm Monday, 22 Oct 2018

Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

including Paintings from the Labia Family Collection and the Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection

10:30am Monday, 15 Oct 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 10 Sep 2018 8:00pm Monday, 17 Sep 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 9 Jul 2018 8:00pm Monday, 16 Jul 2018

South African Abstract Art

8:00am Wednesday, 6 Jun 2018 8:00pm Monday, 11 Jun 2018

Important South African and International Art

3:00pm Monday, 4 Jun 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts

8:00am Monday, 30 Apr 2018 8:00pm Monday, 7 May 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 2 Apr 2018 8:00pm Monday, 9 Apr 2018

Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:30am Monday, 5 Mar 2018

Contemporary Art

6:00pm Saturday, 17 Feb 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 29 Jan 2018 8:00pm Monday, 5 Feb 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts

8:00am Friday, 17 Nov 2017 8:00pm Monday, 27 Nov 2017

Important South African and International Art

2:00pm Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:30am Monday, 16 Oct 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts

8:00am Friday, 8 Sep 2017 8:00pm Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Fabulous Fabric Collection

8:00am Friday, 21 Jul 2017 8:00pm Monday, 31 Jul 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Art

8:00am Friday, 7 Jul 2017 8:00pm Monday, 17 Jul 2017

Important South African and International Art

4:00pm Monday, 5 Jun 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Art and Books

8:00am Friday, 31 Mar 2017 8:00pm Sunday, 9 Apr 2017

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

11:00am Monday, 6 Mar 2017

The Cape Wine Auction 2017

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8:00pm Wednesday, 8 Feb 2017 9:00am Saturday, 11 Feb 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Books

8:00am Friday, 27 Jan 2017 8:00pm Monday, 6 Feb 2017

Property of the Estate Late Mrs Liselotte Hardebeck

Proceeds will be donated to the Umamawothando Trust

8:00am Wednesday, 9 Nov 2016 8:00pm Monday, 14 Nov 2016

Important South African and International Art

4:00pm Monday, 7 Nov 2016

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

11:00am Monday, 10 Oct 2016

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Books

8:00am Friday, 16 Sep 2016 8:00pm Monday, 26 Sep 2016

South African and International Art

8:00am Friday, 8 Jul 2016 8:00pm Monday, 18 Jul 2016

Important South Africa and International Art

4:00pm Monday, 23 May 2016

South African & International Art

8:00am Friday, 8 Apr 2016 8:00pm Monday, 18 Apr 2016

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

11:00am Monday, 14 Mar 2016

South African & International Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Books

8:00am Monday, 15 Feb 2016 8:00pm Monday, 22 Feb 2016

The AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction

6:00pm Saturday, 13 Feb 2016

Artist Proof Studio Education Endowment Auction

8:00pm Thursday, 19 Nov 2015

Important South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 9 Nov 2015

Important South African & International Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

10:30am Monday, 12 Oct 2015

South African & International Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 21 Sep 2015 8:00pm Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015

South African & International Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Books

8:00am Monday, 13 Jul 2015 8:00pm Monday, 27 Jul 2015

Important South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 1 Jun 2015

WAM Endowment Auction

8:00pm Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Books

8:00am Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 8:00pm Monday, 11 May 2015

South African and International Art

8:00am Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 8:00pm Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:00am Monday, 16 Mar 2015

Important South African and International Art

including the Harry Lits Collection of works by the Amadlozi Group

4:00pm Monday, 10 Nov 2014

Important South African & International Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

9:30am Monday, 13 Oct 2014

South African & International Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery & Vintage Couture

8:00am Monday, 15 Sep 2014 8:00pm Monday, 29 Sep 2014

South African and International Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

8:00am Monday, 14 Jul 2014 8:00pm Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 30 Jun 2014

South African and International Fine and Decorative Arts

8:00am Monday, 7 Apr 2014 8:00pm Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014

Wildlands Conservation Trust Art Sale

7:30pm Thursday, 27 Mar 2014

Important South African & International Art, Furniture, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:00am Monday, 17 Mar 2014

Visual Art Auction: In aid of Diane Victor

2:00pm Saturday, 30 Nov 2013

South African and International Fine and Decorative Art

8:00am Monday, 14 Oct 2013 8:00pm Friday, 15 Nov 2013

South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 11 Nov 2013

Important South African Art & Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

Including the Dr Johan Bolt Cape Collection

10:00am Monday, 21 Oct 2013

WWF Art Auction

Supporting WWF-SA for a Living Planet

7:00pm Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013

WAM Endowment Auction

8:00pm Thursday, 30 May 2013

South African and International Art

3:00pm Monday, 20 May 2013

Vintage Couture: The Chris Levin Collection

Strauss & Co, in conjunction with Vintage, with Love. Preview to be held at our Houghton offices.

6:00pm Thursday, 16 May 2013

South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

11:00am Monday, 4 Feb 2013

South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 12 Nov 2012

The Contents of Keerweder

10:00am Monday, 22 Oct 2012 Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012

South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Including The Vivienne Linder Collection

12:00pm Monday, 8 Oct 2012

Important South African and International Art and Books

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

2:00pm Monday, 11 Jun 2012

South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Including The Professor Walter Beck Collection of Chinese Works of Art, Ceramics, Japanese Cloisonné, Glass and Books

2:00pm Monday, 6 Feb 2012

Important South African Art

Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Sculpture

3:00pm Monday, 7 Nov 2011

Important South African Art, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

3:00pm Monday, 26 Sep 2011

Important South African Art

Drawings, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

3:00pm Monday, 16 May 2011

Important South African Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Glass

4:00pm Monday, 7 Mar 2011

Jewellery and Watches

8:00pm Monday, 22 Nov 2010

Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 1 Nov 2010

Important South African Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Sculpture

3:00pm Monday, 11 Oct 2010

Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Monday, 24 May 2010

Important Paintings, Furniture, Silver, Ceramics and Jewellery

Including a Collection of Works by William Timlin and the Edith Dodo Collection

3:00pm Monday, 15 Mar 2010

Important Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Including The Leslie Milner Collection

4:00pm Thursday, 8 Oct 2009

Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

8:00pm Monday, 7 Sep 2009

Important South African Paintings, Watercolours

Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

3:30pm Monday, 7 Sep 2009

Inaugural Auction

Important South African Paintings, Watercolours and Sculpture

8:00pm Monday, 9 Mar 2009