Archive | December 2017

How to by at auction

Buying Basics

Sotheby’s experienced staff will guide you through a simple and seamless buying process: from selecting a work, to placing a bid, to (should you be successful) shipping your purchase. Collectors rely on Sotheby’s to understand current market trends and acquire pieces that have lasting value, allowing you to bid with confidence. View glossary of terms to familiarise yourself with the language of auctions. Continue reading

Top 5 Auction Houses Around World

Auctions have long been compared to a theatrical event for their inherent glamour, suspense, and entertainment value. Despite the rise of e-commerce, when looking to purchase luxury goods, exclusive artworks, and one-of-a-kind pieces, the global glitterati still flock to one of the world’s top five luxury auction houses.

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