Sotheby's Auction House
More than two centuries bringing expert collectors together with refined buyers
Since its founding in 1744, the prestigious auction house Sotheby's® has earned world renown through the years, to become what it is today: the unrivalled benchmark for auctions of the world's finest works of art, jewellery and great international treasures.
The vast success of this famous firm includes the sale of the jewels of the Duchess of Windsor, works of art such as Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' and the estate of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Sotheby's® moreover has a unique tradition of customer service, offering specialised consultation services in the world of art and in the appraisal of fine gems and jewellery, designer pieces and other precious items, to guide both buyers and sellers.
Today, Sotheby's® has 90 different locations in 40 countries around the world and conducts on average some 250 auctions a year. In addition to its four main auction halls, the company also holds auctions in another six halls around the world, hence internationalising the world markets for the sale of fine art, jewellery and other assets. Moreover, through the BID NOW | WATCH LIVE platform, clients can follow the auctions of the prestigious firm live and bid online.
The secret to the success of this firm resides in its perfect combination of exquisite customer services and the sophisticated items, masterpiece works of art, fine jewellery, designer pieces and antiques that year after year make their way to the company's offices around the world.
Indeed, all the Sotheby's International Realty® affiliate companies are delighted to receive this legacy and pass it on to each and every one of our clients.