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NRC Anniversary Sale
NRC Art, Jewellery, Bags and Wine

The 20th edition of NRC auctions, December 2023.

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Consignment deadline: 6 October 2023

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Team Adams Amsterdam Auctions

adams Amsterdam Auctions

The Next Generation
Auction House

Combining love for art, expertise and personal approach with innovative collaborations and single owner sales.


Our cooperation with the leading Dutch newspaper NRC started in 2014 is a great success. Together we have organized more than 19 auctions and sold over 8000 lots!

We are always open for new collaborations.

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Single owner sales

Are you interested in selling an entire collection? We specialise in single owner auctions. In the past we have successfully sold, amongst others, the collections of fashion designer Frans Molenaar and iconic writer and painter Jan Cremer.

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Buying and selling at auction is an exciting and accessible way to the secondary art market for first-time buyers as well as to seasoned collectors. It offers a transparent sale process with the prospect to acquire quality pieces at fair market value. Seller's commission is between 10 - 25%, while buyer's premium is set at a fixed rate of 26,62% including VAT. Auctions guarantee anonymity to all buyers and consignors.

We sell paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, applied art, prints and multiples, from Old Masters to Contemporary Art. We are especially interested in works of high, collectible quality.

Why Adams?

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High realised prices and high sell-through rates
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Promotion on the largest auction platforms in the world
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Viewing days in Amsterdam
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Live and online auctions
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Experienced team of specialists
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No sale, no charges

About us

Adams is the next generation auction house. We combine love for art, expertise and personal approach with innovative collaborations and single owner sales.
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Meet our team and get in touch with us!
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Since its foundation in 2009, Adams has conducted many extraordinary sales, about which have been written interesting articles.
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June 2023

Karel Appel
Untitled, 1958
€ 120.000 - 160.000
Price Realised
€ 253.240
Leo Gestel
Langs de Amstel, ca 1908
€ 18.000 - 22.000
Price Realised
€ 33.701
Rainer Fetting
N.Y. Cab, 1992
€ 25.000 - 35.000
Price Realised
€ 49.256
Lynn Chadwick
Two dancing figures, 1956
€ 200.000 - 300.000
Price Realised
€ 455.832
Hendrik Willem Mesdag
Bomschuiten near Scheveningen
€ 4.000 - 6.000
Price Realised
€ 12.314
Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman
Snippers op de rivier 2, 1944
€ 10.000 - 15.000
Price Realised
€ 21.525
Karel Appel
A postcard to Simon Vinkenoog, 1965
€ 1.200 - 1.600
€ 20.739

Do you have an item of interest?

Pierre Alechinsky
Le Rose Habité, 1960
€ 150.000 - 200.000
Price Realised
€ 246.278
Jannes de Vries
Johanna Hoeve bij Westeremden, 1974
€ 12.000 - 16.000
Price Realised
€ 38.886

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