European Ceramics


Sotheby’s European Ceramics Department offers important pottery, porcelain and glass from all major British and European factories dating from the 15th to the late 20th centuries.

Our global team of experienced specialists works closely with their colleagues throughout Sotheby’s worldwide locations to secure the rarest and most important European ceramics and to promote these objects to the widest range of potential buyers. Their efforts have led to strong ceramics auction sales totals and record prices.

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