How do you get a valuation from Sotheby’s?
If you wish to sell with Sotheby’s please access our free and easy-to-use online valuation service.
You only need to provide some information and upload images from your phone or laptop.
Our specialists will review your submission and issue preliminary estimates for items that can be included in our sales..
How much does it cost to have art appraised?
Hourly fee: Most appraisers charge by the hour. The hourly rate varies widely from $80 up to $300 or more, depending upon the appraiser, his or her skills, and location.
How can I get a free appraisal?
The other ways to get a free appraisal is by attending the valuation days sponsored by your local auction houses. You may also watch appraisal TV shows and submit your items to them, although this can be a long shot.
What percentage does Sotheby’s take?
As of February 25, 2019, Sotheby’s Buyer’s Premium for all categories excluding Wine and select Online-Only sales will be: 25% of the hammer price up to and including $400,000/£300,000; 20% of amounts in excess of $400,000//£300,000 up to and including $4,000,000/£3,000,000, and 13.9% of any amounts in excess of …
What is Sotheby’s selling threshold?
We conduct private sales in a range of categories including fine art, jewelry, watches, books, wine, automobiles and more, usually for objects with a value of $100,000 or greater.
How do I get my artwork appraised?
Consider finding an appraiser to determine the value of your artwork. Appraisers are trained specialists who work for a fee. They evaluate your piece and give you a written statement of its value. Although the following organizations do not provide appraisals themselves, they each publish a directory of their members.