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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 Handelsblad started in 2014 is a great success. Together we have organized more than 17 auctions and sold over 7400 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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our auctions

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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 24.2% 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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Adams Amserdam Auctions office


Adams Celebration Sale
October 2022

Johannes Hendrik Eversen
Still life with bread, 1969
€ 2.000 - 3.000
Price Realised
€ 6.996
Henk Helmantel
Still life with garlic and apothecary jar, 1992
€ 7.000 - 9.000
Price Realised
€ 22.460
Gerard van Spaendonck
Still life with flowers, fruit and a vase on a marble ledge, 1779
€ 40.000 - 60.000
Price Realised
€ 139.920
Floris Arntzenius
Spuistraat, The Hague
€ 60.000 - 80.000
Price Realised
€ 95.400
Herman ten Kate
Musical gathering
€ 2.000 - 3.000
Price Realised
€ 9.315
Jan Korthals
Elegant lady in front of a mirror
€5.000 - 7.000
Price Realised
€ 10.329
Louis Apol
Winter landscape
€ 40.000 - 60.000
€ 68.310

Do you have an item of interest?

Piet Mondriaan
Farm interior with hearth in the Achterhoek, c. 1890-1892
€ 25.000 - 35.000
Price Realised
€ 39.744
Wouterus Verschuur
Countryfolk in a winter landscape
€ 60.000 - 80.000
Price Realised
€ 62.100

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