Artfact Welcomes Two New Partner Houses to Artfact Live! In February, Aguttes and Von Zezschwitz Kunt und Design auction houses joined Artfact as partners to host their online sales exclusively with Artfact Live!
News-Antique.com - Mar 04,2010 - (Boston MA) Artfact is pleased to announce that in the month of February, Aguttes and Von Zezschwitz Kunst und Design auction houses have partnered with Artfact to present their auctions online exclusively through Artfact Live! Aguttes with three locations in France and Von Zezschwitz Kunst und Design based in Munich, Germany, join 55 other European houses as exclusive Artfact Partners. Visit Artfact.com, or its sister site in the UK, Invaluable.com, to view catalogs for upcoming sales and login or register free to bid live online with these and other Artfact Live! partners. If youíre not ready to bid, simply watch the activity live from the auction floor using the Artfact Live! console.
Aguttes- Neuilly sur Seine, Paris & Lyons, France
Headed by auctioneer Claude Aguttes, Aguttes has specialists in a wide variety of different fields. Aguttes excels in the sale of paintings, antique books, jewelry, decorative arts, musical instruments, Asian art, textiles, autographs, comics, guns, and wine. Aguttes has two sales upcoming on Artfact and both will feature decorative art from the twentieth century, the first sale with online bidding on Artfact Live!/ Invaluable Live! will be Wednesday, March 10th and the second on the 18th.
Von Zezschwitz Kunst und Design- Munich, Germany
Von Zezschwitz Kunst und Design (Art and Design) focuses primarily on design of the twentieth century. Von Zezschwitz has some exciting auctions lined up for the spring including an Art Nouveau - Art Deco sale on the 22nd of April, a Modern Art sale on the 20th of May, and a Designed by Architects Sale on June 17th.
To view upcoming catalogues from these houses and other Artfact partners, visit http://www.artfact.com, the industryís leading auction database. The Artfact database offers over 100,000 items upcoming at auction, more than 55 million auction price results and over 500,000 artist pages.
Founded in 1989, Artfact is the largest global marketplace of fine and decorative arts, antiques, collectibles, and estate auctions. On January 1, 2009, Artfact launched Artfact Live! and Invaluable Live!, its proprietary live auction bidding platforms, enabling users to bid in real-time on auctions being held around the world by its prestigious auction house partners. Currently, over 1,000 fine auctioneers actively list their catalogues with Artfact.com and its U.K. sister site Invaluable.com, reaching the Artfact community of more than 10 million knowledgeable collectors and dealers worldwide. Artfact's industry leading database includes more than 55 million complete auction results totaling more than $200 billion in value, including information on more than 500,000 international artists. In 2006, Artfact acquired RFC Systems, the leading provider of enterprise software developed specifically for the fine art and antique auction house industry. RFC helps prestigious auction houses around the world manage their businesses by automating their day-to-day operations.
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