Yet, a lot of auction houses
set themselves up for failure by leasing out their inventory to online publication platforms that take over their corporate identity.
Finally, the availability of information on the auction houses
, the time and location of the auctions, and the identity of the artwork on sale enables us to adopt an identification strategy that associates the role of experience with auction output.
How: Auction House
South Wales, Wednesday, December 12, 7pm at Village Hotel, Coryton, Cardiff
Legal documents for each lot should be available to download from the auction house
Outside London, auction houses
are more likely to specialise in local properties.
If you're worried about this, get someone to bid for you or authorise the auction house
to bid on your behalf up to a specified limit.
Of course, auction houses
have always conducted private sales; in 1779, James Christie negotiated the famous sale of the vast Walpole collection to Catherine the Great.
Bidsquare, a partnership among Brunk Auctions, Cowan's Auctions, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Pook & Pook Inc., and Rago and Skinner, features items from more than 80 vetted auction houses
28 September 2015 - German online auction house
Auctionata has acquired UK-based valuation company ValueMyStuff, the company said.
This case is only the third in modern times which involved a consignor suing an auction house
over an attribution, (8) but there have been a number of other cases in the last 60 years or so which concerned buyers of fine art suing auction houses
where it was later alleged that the picture or object in question had been attributed incorrectly to a particular artist or was in fact a forgery, although some of these were contractual claims only.
Last week, the auction house
announced that it plans to raise the buyer's premium - the rate it charges a successful bidder.
Established in 1826, Lyon & Turnbull is one of the largest and most progressive auction houses
in the UK.
Old collectors are trusting and now unloading at auction houses
. My company is responding with responsibility," vows Ponce de Leon.
Blizzard Entertainment, the developer and publisher of RPG video game, Diablo 3 has confirmed that it will be closing down auction houses
by next year.