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since 2009
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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 many auctions and sold over 10.000 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.

Let's discuss the possibilities.
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our auctions

Buy & Sell with

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 Classical Art to Contemporary Art. In addition, we offer jewellery and bags. 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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NRC Veilingen
June 2024

Hendrik Kerstens
Bag, 2007/2022
€ 5.000 - 7.000
Price Realised
€ 8.425
Else Berg
Igor and his toys, c. 1927-1928
€ 7.000 -9.000
Price Realised
Bart van der Leck
Untitled, c. 1940
€ 2.000 - 3.000
Price Realised
€ 20.259
Han Jansen
Summer, 1971
€ 500 - 700
Price Realised
€ 9.721
Theo van Doesburg
Composition VIII, 1918 - 1919
€ 12.000 - 16.000
Price Realised
€ 20.739
Jan Sluijters
Reclining nude
€ 4.000 - 6.000
Price Realised
€ 8.863
Key Hiraga
Untitled, 1967
€ 7.000 - 9.000
€ 16.460

Do you have an item of interest?

Karel Appel
Portrait of a Farmer, 1944
€ 7.000 - 9.000
Price Realised
€ 31.108
Jannes de Vries
A rapeseed field with a farm, 1975
€ 10.000 - 15.000
Price Realised
€ 17.726

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