- Total value of objects sold : £5.1 billion
- Over 450 sales per year in more than 80 different categories
Christie’s is the leading auction house in the world.
Founded in London by James Christie in 1766, the auction house holds over 450 sales per year in over 80 different categories reaching from fine & decorative arts, clock-making, design,
manuscripts, to wine and jewellery.
With 54 offices and 12 auction rooms, Christie’s has built up a strong international presence with the opening in 2014 of a second office in India (New Delhi) and the Ampire Building in Shanghai.
Recognised for its expertise and quality customer relations, Christie’s enjoys a reputation of absolute integrity. Backed by years of experience and in-depth knowledge of the Art market, Christie’s experts are considered the leading specialists in the industry.In addition to auctions and to respond to customer demand, Christie’s has developed new sales channels such as private sales and Internet auctions.Christie’s also offers a full range of auction-related services including authentification, valuation or restoration of works of art. And Christie’s Education meets growing interest in Art by offering courses and qualifications in the history of Art.