Over a storied history spanning three centuries, Sotheby’s has cultivated a global community of the world’s most sophisticated, culturally curious and acquisitive people.
Trust: Our reputation for trust and authenticity is backed by our unparalleled global network of specialists spanning 40 countries and 44 departments. Sotheby’s world-class advisory and technical services – from valuations to lending, authentication to research – have a commitment to trust and transparency, from provenance research to scientific analysis.
Provenance: Sotheby’s vast selection of works is a result of our peerless connection with distinguished sources – private collectors, galleries and dealers across the globe. We bring people together to exchange the greatest objects and the most remarkable stories.
Convenience: By combining our trusted expertise with seamless transactions, we offer complete peace of mind to buyers looking to acquire exceptional works. Bid with ease and confidence (in person or remotely) in auctions or browse our ready-to-buy items online and have them delivered to your door.
Discretion: Enjoy total privacy when seeking a specific artwork for your growing collection. For a completely bespoke service, our global Private Sales team is ready to source, sell, advise and research high-value transactions on your behalf.