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History

History

Founded by Samuel Baker in 1744 and initially dedicated to the sale of books and manuscripts, discover how Sotheby's brought together the greatest international collectors to become 240 years later, one of the most prestigious art societies in the world.

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How to sell with Sotheby's

How to sell with Sotheby's

Whether it is your collection of jewellery, watches or works of art, whether at auction or in private, selling with Sotheby is simple and transparent: either you contact Annecy Sotheby's International Realty who will accompany you in complete confidentiality and direct you to dedicated Sotheby's experts, or see you follow the secure procedure
on the website.

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How to buy at Sotheby's

How to buy at Sotheby's

Are you a collector or curious to discover the cultural richness of an auction? Consult the calendar of sales taking place in New York, London, Hong Kong, Paris or Geneva.

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All Sotheby's services

All Sotheby's services

Whether it is the art service dedicated to companies, storage, inventory, restoration and evaluation of works of art, private sales, wine consulting, scientific research and expertise.... Sotheby's knows how to meet all your needs.

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Sotheby's Institute of Art

Sotheby's Institute of Art

Sotheby's House offers a wide range of courses in Europe, America and Asia in the field of fine and decorative arts through its internationally renowned private educational institution. 

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Sotheby's Home

Sotheby's Home

If you have always believed that auctions were not made to decorate your home, here is the e-shop of all Sotheby's certified items at all prices, without going anywhere.

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