News-Antique.com - Apr 05,2010 - On April 12th, 2010, Pacific Galleries, located in Seattle, WA, will host its Continental Art & Furnishings Auction live online with Artfact Live!. In this interesting sale, Pacific Galleries will offer more than 120 lots of fine art. A Hendrik-Willem Mesdag Oil Painting is the top estimated lot, requiring a minimum bid of $12,000 and expected to sell between $40,000-$75,000.
If you canít join the live auction action in Seattle, WA, on April 12th, visit Artfact.com to login or register free to bid live online at this exceptional auction. To research similar fine art auctions and view over 57 million auction price results, including previous results from Pacific Galleries, visit http://www.artfact.com and search the industryís leading past prices database.
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 57 million complete auction results totaling more than $204 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.