Our Services Include:

  • We buy, sell and take on consignment Fine Art, Antiques, Investment Carpets as well as good condition antique furniture, sports memorabilia and collectables.
  • Auctioneering of Fine Art, Persian Carpets, Bronzes, Collectables & Antiques
  • Liquidation Auctions across the board from residential to manufacturers to office parks.
  • Deceased Estates Auctions, Personal and Business.
  • Charity Auctions

Valuations & Assessment of:

  • Water Damage goods for Insurance purpose including General Household Insurance and General Business Insurance.
  • Repairs & Restoration of art, investment carpets etc.
  • Cleaning of Investment Carpets
  • Valuations and Assessment (Physical and on line) of Fine Art, Antiques, Investment Carpets, Property etc.


  • The first step in the process is to arrange a basic valuation done by email.
  • We will establish up front the reasoning for the valuation ie. Insurance, damage or sale.
  • Email us with a full description including all relevant information about the item as well as attach all relevant certificates or documents pertaining to the item.
  • Attach clear digital photographs of the item, preferably from all angles in JPEG or PDF format.
  • Advise us whether you wish to sell the item or just want a valuation.
  • The valuation process should take no longer than 3 working days.
  • We will then inform you via email with the result of the valuation.
  • You will advise us as to whether you want to set a reserve price if you wish to consign the item to us or alternatively we will advise you what we believe the item will sell for if you do consign to us.
  • We will also advise what Sellers commissions will be charged according to format of sale ie. Outright sale from our showroom or auction.

Shortly after the sale you will receive a listing of the final hammer price/sale price for the item you consigned. We will send payment within 30 days of the sale date provided we are in receipt of the cleared payment.


Sandton Auctioneers, founded in 1982, is the principal firm of Fine Art Auctioneers based in Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa specializing in the appraisal and sale of art, antiques, investment carpets and fine and rare objects in all collecting categories including rare bronzes, silver, marble statuettes and investment jewelry.


The firm is family owned and operated by the founder Mehdi Khansefid who is a descendant of a long line of Persian Carpet Dealers in Persia and his son Ali Khansefid who has spent his entire 26 years being trained by his father... Read More

New Collectors

While Sandton Auctioneers has now grown to become a premier regional auction house with both buyers and consignors spanning South Africa and the globe, the primary driving force behind the company’s success remains a commitment to one-on-one relationships with its clients.


Sandton Auctioneers offer their National and International clientele diverse material in a wide range of prices, appealing equally to advanced and new collectors. In South Africa alone we have been instrumental in marketing emerging artists from the previously disadvantaged... Read More