Exceptional and Rare Famille-Rose "Landscape" Panel, By Tang Ying, Qing Dynasty

How to Sell Your Chinese Antiques with Sotheby's

Selling Chinese Antiques with Sotheby's is Simple

To receive an auction estimate from a Sotheby's specialist, we offer two convenient and confidential options:
1. Request an estimate online
2. Meet with a specialist in person in your nearest city

Get Started with an Estimate

Get Started with an Estimate
Register or log in to your Sothebys.com account to request an estimate of your Chinese antique. Complimentary estimates are provided for each object that meets our minimum consignment value ($5,000 in New York, £3,000 in London and HK$40,000 in Hong Kong).

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Chinese cloisonne enamel vase in an auction selling chinese antiques

Chinese Antiques Consigned with Sotheby's

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the best time to sell my Chinese antique?
    Throughout the year, fine Chinese art and antiquities are continually in demand by collectors and connoisseurs. With sales happening year-round, Sotheby's is always available to help you sell your Chinese antique. Submit your object for a complimentary auction estimate valuation of your vase, bronze, lacquer or other object.
  • How much is my Chinese antique worth?
    Sotheby's has sold some of the rarest Chinese antiques for record-breaking prices and our international team of specialists has decades of experience in valuing and selling the finest vases, bronzes, statues and other Chinese objects. Our specialists take many variables into account when determining the auction estimate for your Chinese antique, including provenance, condition, rarity and quality.
  • Does Sotheby's sell Chinese paintings as well as Chinese antiques?
    Yes. Sotheby's sells classical and modern Chinese paintings as well.

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