Rare Hebrew Bible in an auction selling Judaica

Selling Judaica with Sotheby's

Discover the Value of Your Judaica

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
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    Vienna | Judaica
    29 March 2019
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Get Started with a Judaica Estimate

Get Started with a Judaica Estimate
Register or log in to your Sothebys.com account to request an estimate of your Judaica, including Hebrew Bibles or books, silver Torah finials and shields, Torahs, Talmuds, Kiddush cups, and Hanukah lamps. Complimentary estimates are provided for each art or 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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A German silver Torah shield in an auction selling antique Jewish silver

Judaica Consigned with Sotheby's

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does it cost to have Judaica appraised by Sotheby's?
    Our auction estimate valuations are complimentary. At no charge, our specialists review submissions and provide valuations for any rare or fine Judaica we believe we can sell at a live auction. If your Jewish art, manuscript, bible, silver or religious object is not an appropriate fit for a Sotheby's auction, we will do our best to recommend an alternate resource to sell your Judaica.
  • Why should I sell Judaica with Sotheby's?
    Sotheby’s auctions are followed by an international audience that includes top galleries, museums, dealers and private collectors. When you sell Judaica, including silver, manuscripts, or paintings, in a Sotheby’s auction, you gain exposure to a large and competitive group of global buyers who compete to purchase objects and art for the highest price.

    Our specialists have decades of experience and are connected to the top buyers in the market. If your object is a good fit for one of our auctions, your dedicated specialist will help you through the consignment and shipping process to make it a seamless and enjoyable selling experience.
  • How do I ship Judaica to Sotheby's for sale?
    Once our specialists have provided you with an auction estimate, they will help you with the shipping process. We work with the best fine art and object shippers around the globe to provide you with a seamless, insured and safe shipping experience.
  • What types of Jewish objects does Sotheby's sell at auction?
    Our Important Judaica sales includes a wide variety of objects. From silver Torah finials to hand-decorated ketubbahs, our sales feature religious and cultural objects produced around the world. Objects typically found in our Judaica auctions include Torah finials, Torah pointers, Torah shields, Torah crowns, candlesticks, Kiddush cups, silver spice towers and boxes, Hanukah lamps, Seder plates, Mezuzahs, Ketubbahs, Talmuds, Esther scrolls, and Haggadahs.

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