Since 1744, Sotheby’s has been building a reputation for excellence based on the expert knowledge and scholarship of our specialists.  Numbering nearly 300 worldwide, our experts have an unmatched understanding of their fields and the current market. Sotheby’s provides valuations for private collections, museums, fiduciaries, and corporations. Sotheby’s also provides valuations for all works of art, from large collections to single items, which range within our fields of expertise and which we would normally include at auction.

Franka Haiderer, Senior Director, Chairman
Tel: +44 20 7293 6422

Mari-Claudia Jimenez, Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Trusts & Estates and Valuations
Tel: +1 212 894 1115

Each collection requires a unique approach and we are proud of our ability to tailor our service accordingly. We appoint a dedicated valuation manager and specialist team to each and every major valuation we undertake, to match the scale and content of the collection. Our commitment is to provide the highest possible level of service, with the strictest policy of confidentiality.

Our valuations are accepted around the world by government agencies, financial institutions and international insurance brokers, including Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs in the United Kingdom and the Internal Revenue Service in the United States.

Fees for written valuations are quoted on a case by case basis.  To learn more or if we may be of assistance, please contact us or download our brochure.

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