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.



William Kentridge: In Print

Closed 9:00pm Mon, 25 Jul 2022

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

Including a selection of works focusing on the 1970s

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 25 Jul 2022

Champagne & Burgundy

Closed 7:00pm Mon, 25 Jul 2022

JH Pierneef: En Route

Five decades of travel

6:00pm 10:00pm Tue, 12 Jul 2022

Dream Invisible Connections: Mary Sibande & Dorothy Kay
Dream Invisible Connections: Mary Sibande & Dorothy Kay

8:00am Mon, 11 Jul 2022 Fri, 12 Aug 2022

The Tabernacle

the famous underground cellar in Stellenbosch that houses some of South Africa’s rarest and most spectacular vinous treasures, is releasing a handful of historic wines for sale.

11:00am 2:00pm Sun, 10 Jul 2022

19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

with a dedicated session titled 'In/Tangible: South African Abstract Art'

10:00am 8:30pm Tue, 28 Jun 2022

Design, Objects from The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation and English, Continental and South African Interiors

10:00am 4:00pm Mon, 27 Jun 2022

Bordeaux Theme

A carefully curated selection of highly sought-after collectables of Bordeaux and Bordeaux-style SA wines.

11:00am 2:00pm Sun, 26 Jun 2022

Hilton College 150th Anniversary Charity Auction

Closed 6:00pm Mon, 20 Jun 2022

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 13 Jun 2022

Organic/Biodynamic Wines

Organic and biodynamic growers aim to produce wines that are true to the earth, and to take care of the land we all share.

Closed 7:00pm Mon, 13 Jun 2022

Inspiration and Protégé

Ceramics from the Combined Collections of Professors Ditchburn & Armstrong and Oriental Works of Art from the Hylton Nel Collection including Ceramics by Nico Masemola

10:00am Mon, 13 Jun 2022

Irma Stern: Time|Line

Works from the Irma Stern Trust Collection and other properties

6:00pm Wed, 8 Jun 2022

The Fabric of Society

Auction of Important Southern African Textiles and Fibre Art

Closed 7:00pm Wed, 1 Jun 2022

Johannesburg Auction Week

A Century of Change

2:00pm Mon, 16 May 2022 Tue, 17 May 2022

Peter Veldsman & Dirkie Christowitz Private Collection

A collection of fine South African table and Port-styled wines from the private cellars of legendary food personality Peter Veldsman and veteran Monis winemaker Dirkie Christowitz.

11:00am 2:00pm Sun, 15 May 2022

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

including a themed session celebrating South African art at the Venice Biennale

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 25 Apr 2022

Strauss & Co Icon South African Wine NFT Auction

This unique collection of FIVE iconic wine estates are South Africa’s first fine wine Non-Fungible Tokens. Capturing past, present and future vintages, these unique digital contracts encompass vertical collections of Klein Constantia Vin de Constance, Kanonkop Paul Sauer, Meerlust Rubicon, Mullineux Olerasay and Vilafonté Series C. Each NFT holds between 20 and 50 vintages, with collections from 66 to 288 bottles.

Closed 7:00pm Mon, 25 Apr 2022

Asian Art

Closed 6:00pm Mon, 25 Apr 2022

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

6:00pm Tue, 5 Apr 2022 Wed, 6 Apr 2022

Decorative Arts, Furniture and Jewellery

10:00am Mon, 4 Apr 2022 4:00pm Tue, 5 Apr 2022

Crystallum Wines, Newton Johnson Vineyards and Storm Wines

The Hemel-en-Aarde Valley is South Africa’s best example of regional focus in wine. Specialising in the production of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, this picturesque valley in Walker bay is now firmly established as a top address to shop for fine wine outside of Burgundy.

10:00am Sun, 3 Apr 2022

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

including a themed session on Portraits

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 14 Mar 2022

2012 Vintage theme

Closed 7:00pm Mon, 14 Mar 2022

English and Cape Country Furniture

Closed 6:00pm Mon, 14 Mar 2022

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 21 Feb 2022

Rhône theme

The first sale of the 2022 Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction calendar is an exciting Rhône valley and Rhône-style offering.

Closed 7:00pm Mon, 21 Feb 2022

Emerging Painting Invitational

Closed 6:00pm Mon, 21 Feb 2022

2021 Norval Foundation Benefit Auction

7:00pm Thu, 9 Dec 2021

Dan really likes wine Christmas Auction

6:30pm Thu, 2 Dec 2021

November Online Part III

Strauss & Co Staff Picks, Paintings, Decorative Arts including Furniture, Silver & Porcelain, Birds, Butterflies & Botanicals

Closed 8:00pm Tue, 30 Nov 2021

November Online Part II

Guest Curator: Sam Nhlengethwa, The Fabulous Picture Show, For Generations to Come: Andile Dyalvane, The Rose Korber Collection, Landscape Paintings, Wine: Italy & Spain

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 29 Nov 2021

November Online Part I

Works on Paper, Prints and Multiples, Books, Portfolios & Sculpture

Closed 8:00pm Sun, 28 Nov 2021

The Juanita Bird Collection of Linn Ware and 20th Century Ceramics

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 15 Nov 2021

From the Professor Jan K Coetzee Collection

Johannesburg Auction Week

7:00pm Tue, 9 Nov 2021

Perfectly Imperfect: Ceramic Sculpture by Hylton Nel and Nico Masemola

Johannesburg Auction Week

3:00pm 5:00pm Tue, 9 Nov 2021

Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art

Johannesburg Auction Week

3:00pm Sun, 7 Nov 2021 Mon, 8 Nov 2021

Left Bank Bordeaux

including fine and rare wines from South Africa and Bordeaux

10:00am 2:00pm Sun, 7 Nov 2021

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 25 Oct 2021

The Andrew Newall Collection of Weapons and The Vyvyan Myerson Collection of Cut-Steel and Cutlery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 18 Oct 2021

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

10:00am Mon, 11 Oct 2021 Tue, 12 Oct 2021

Alheit Vineyards | Sadie Family Wines | Vilafonté

A trio of prestigious South African Producers

10:00am 2:00pm Sun, 10 Oct 2021

Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art, Jewellery, Oriental Works of Art and Wine

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Art for the Arch Auction for the Tutu Legacy Fund

in partnership with the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation, Strauss & Co, the French Embassy in South Africa and Absa

3:00pm 9:00pm Wed, 22 Sep 2021

Impression/Expression: from Hugo Naudé to Georgina Gratrix

and 574 Years of South African Icon Wines

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

Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art and Wine

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 23 Aug 2021

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

11:00am Tue, 10 Aug 2021

JH Pierneef: IN/SIGHT

A single-artist auction dedicated to a modernist master

6:00pm Mon, 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 Sun, 25 Jul 2021

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

2:00pm Sun, 11 Jul 2021 8:00pm Mon, 12 Jul 2021

Sweets, Fortifieds & Whisky

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

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 7 Jun 2021

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

2:00pm Mon, 17 May 2021 Tue, 18 May 2021

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

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

African Lion: John Muafangejo Works from The Orde Levinson Collection

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 3 May 2021

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

11:00am Sun, 11 Apr 2021 Tue, 13 Apr 2021

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 29 Mar 2021

Property of a Johannesburg Book Designer

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 8 Mar 2021

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 22 Feb 2021

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 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 Sun, 8 Nov 2020 10:00pm Wed, 11 Nov 2020

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 19 Oct 2020

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 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 Sun, 26 Jul 2020 10:00pm Tue, 28 Jul 2020

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 6 Jul 2020

GolfRSA Helpfund

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 22 Jun 2020

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 1 Jun 2020

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

11:00am Sun, 10 May 2020 10:00pm Mon, 11 May 2020

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

Closed 8:00pm Tue, 14 Apr 2020

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 16 Mar 2020

Contemporary Art

including the Property of a Collector

6:00pm Sat, 15 Feb 2020

Monarch Hotel

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

6:00pm Wed, 5 Feb 2020

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

Closed 8:30pm Mon, 25 Nov 2019

Harcroft House Sale

9:30am Mon, 18 Nov 2019

Modern, Post War and Contemporary Art

7:00pm Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Saturday Live

11:00am Sat, 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 Mon, 7 Oct 2019

Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art and Decorative Arts

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 16 Sep 2019

South African & International Fine Wine

10:00am Sat, 14 Sep 2019

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 15 Jul 2019

Inaugural Fine Wine

3:00pm Sat, 8 Jun 2019

Saturday Live

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

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

3:00pm Mon, 20 May 2019

Asian Decorative Arts and Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 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 Mon, 18 Mar 2019

South African and International Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 4 Mar 2019

Contemporary Art

6:30pm Sat, 16 Feb 2019

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 19 Nov 2018

Important South African and International Art

2:00pm Mon, 12 Nov 2018

South African and International Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 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 Mon, 15 Oct 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 17 Sep 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 16 Jul 2018

South African Abstract Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 11 Jun 2018

Important South African and International Art

3:00pm Mon, 4 Jun 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 7 May 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 9 Apr 2018

Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:30am Mon, 5 Mar 2018

Contemporary Art

6:00pm Sat, 17 Feb 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 5 Feb 2018

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 27 Nov 2017

Important South African and International Art

2:00pm Mon, 13 Nov 2017

Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:30am Mon, 16 Oct 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 18 Sep 2017

Fabulous Fabric Collection

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 31 Jul 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 17 Jul 2017

Important South African and International Art

4:00pm Mon, 5 Jun 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Art and Books

Closed 8:00pm Sun, 9 Apr 2017

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

11:00am Mon, 6 Mar 2017

The Cape Wine Auction 2017

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8:00pm Wed, 8 Feb 2017 9:00am Sat, 11 Feb 2017

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Books

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 6 Feb 2017

Property of the Estate Late Mrs Liselotte Hardebeck

Proceeds will be donated to the Umamawothando Trust

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 14 Nov 2016

Important South African and International Art

4:00pm Mon, 7 Nov 2016

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

11:00am Mon, 10 Oct 2016

South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Books

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 26 Sep 2016

South African and International Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 18 Jul 2016

Important South Africa and International Art

4:00pm Mon, 23 May 2016

South African & International Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 18 Apr 2016

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

11:00am Mon, 14 Mar 2016

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 22 Feb 2016

The AfrAsia Bank Cape Wine Auction

6:00pm Sat, 13 Feb 2016

Artist Proof Studio Education Endowment Auction

8:00pm Thu, 19 Nov 2015

Important South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 9 Nov 2015

Important South African & International Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

10:30am Mon, 12 Oct 2015

South African & International Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

Closed 8:00pm Tue, 29 Sep 2015

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 27 Jul 2015

Important South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 1 Jun 2015

WAM Endowment Auction

8:00pm Wed, 27 May 2015

Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Books

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 11 May 2015

South African and International Art

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 20 Apr 2015

Important South African & International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery

10:00am Mon, 16 Mar 2015

Important South African and International Art

including the Harry Lits Collection of works by the Amadlozi Group

4:00pm Mon, 10 Nov 2014

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

9:30am Mon, 13 Oct 2014

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

Closed 8:00pm Mon, 29 Sep 2014

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

Closed 8:00pm Wed, 30 Jul 2014

South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 30 Jun 2014

South African and International Fine and Decorative Arts

Closed 8:00pm Wed, 23 Apr 2014

Wildlands Conservation Trust Art Sale

7:30pm Thu, 27 Mar 2014

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

10:00am Mon, 17 Mar 2014

Visual Art Auction: In aid of Diane Victor

2:00pm Sat, 30 Nov 2013

South African and International Fine and Decorative Art

Closed 8:00pm Fri, 15 Nov 2013

South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 11 Nov 2013

Important South African Art & Furniture, Decorative Arts and Jewellery

Including the Dr Johan Bolt Cape Collection

10:00am Mon, 21 Oct 2013

WWF Art Auction

Supporting WWF-SA for a Living Planet

7:00pm Tue, 17 Sep 2013

WAM Endowment Auction

8:00pm Thu, 30 May 2013

South African and International Art

3:00pm Mon, 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 Thu, 16 May 2013

South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

11:00am Mon, 4 Feb 2013

South African and International Art

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 12 Nov 2012

The Contents of Keerweder

10:00am Mon, 22 Oct 2012 Tue, 23 Oct 2012

South African Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Including The Vivienne Linder Collection

12:00pm Mon, 8 Oct 2012

Important South African and International Art and Books

Drawings, Watercolours, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

2:00pm Mon, 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 Mon, 6 Feb 2012

Important South African Art

Paintings, Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Sculpture

3:00pm Mon, 7 Nov 2011

Important South African Art, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

3:00pm Mon, 26 Sep 2011

Important South African Art

Drawings, Paintings, Prints and Sculpture

3:00pm Mon, 16 May 2011

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

4:00pm Mon, 7 Mar 2011

Jewellery and Watches

8:00pm Mon, 22 Nov 2010

Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 1 Nov 2010

Important South African Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Drawings, Watercolours, Prints and Sculpture

3:00pm Mon, 11 Oct 2010

Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

4:00pm Mon, 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 Mon, 15 Mar 2010

Important Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Including The Leslie Milner Collection

4:00pm Thu, 8 Oct 2009

Important British, Continental and South African Paintings

Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

8:00pm Mon, 7 Sep 2009

Important South African Paintings, Watercolours

Drawings, Prints and Sculpture

3:30pm Mon, 7 Sep 2009

Inaugural Auction

Important South African Paintings, Watercolours and Sculpture

8:00pm Mon, 9 Mar 2009