Why sell at 1stbid?

Thank you for considering 1stbid as your partner in selling exceptional pieces of art, sculpture, furniture, and rugs. Our commitment and passion for art, combined with our decades of experience, make us the perfect partner for anyone looking to sell.

Why Sell with Us?
We take pride in the relationships we build with our clients and our commitment to providing exceptional service. When you sell with us, you can expect:

Expert Assessment: Our team of experts has decades of experience in the art, sculpture, furniture, and rug industries. We will provide you with a thorough and accurate assessment of the value of your pieces.

Flexible Consignment Options: We offer customized consignment agreements that fit your unique needs. Whether you are an estate, dealer, or private owner, we will work with you to create an agreement that works for you.

Global Exposure: Our gallery locations in Manhattan and Georgetown, Washington DC offer local buyers the opportunity to view our collection in person. We also host monthly online auctions on our website and other platforms, providing buyers from around the world with the opportunity to bid on your pieces.

Personalized Service: We believe that building strong relationships with our clients is the key to our success. When you sell with us, you will receive personalized service every step of the way. From the initial assessment to the final sale, we are here to answer your questions and provide guidance.

Our Commitment and Passion: We are passionate about the art, sculpture, furniture, and rug industries, and we bring that enthusiasm to all that we do for our consignors. We take pride in the generation-spanning partnerships we build with our clients.

A Personal Experience: Selling items of value can be an emotional and challenging decision, but we are here for you every step of the way. We are your partner and advocate as we steward your objects to their new lives.

Auction Maximizes Value: Selling through auction allows you to benefit from a competitive market, maximizing the value potential of your objects. The access to bidders and buyers around the globe assures unparalleled exposure to millions of collectors, regardless of their location.

How to Consign with Us: If you are interested in consigning your art, sculpture, furniture, or rugs with us, here's what you need to do:

Contact Us: Get in touch with us by phone, email, or in person to discuss your consignment options. We will ask you to provide information and photos of your pieces to help us determine their value.

Assessment: Our expert team will assess your pieces to determine their value and provide you with an estimated sale price range.

Consignment Agreement: We will work with you to create a consignment agreement that meets your needs. This agreement will outline our commission fees, the length of the consignment period, and any other details related to the sale of your pieces.

Marketing: We will market your pieces through our website, social media channels, and other advertising channels to reach a global audience of potential buyers.

Sale: Once your pieces are sold, we will handle all aspects of the transaction, including payment processing, shipping, and handling.

At 1stbid, we are committed to providing exceptional service to our clients. If you have any questions or would like to discuss consigning your art, sculpture, furniture, or rugs with us, please don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you. For selling or requesting an estimate or appraisal, please fill out form below.

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