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Adams Celebration Sale: Eye to Eye with 19th Century Masters

9 October 2022

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NRC Auctions #18

28-29 November 2022

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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 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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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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Since its foundation in 2009, Adams has conducted many extraordinary sales, about which have been written interesting articles.
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NRC Auctions #17
June 2022

Ellsworth Kelly
Blue and Yellow and Red-Orange, 1964 - 1965
€ 7.000 - 9.000
Price Realised
€ 10.812
Suze Robertson 
A woman spinning
€ 800 - 1.200
Price Realised
€ 10.176
Jan Beutener
Stilstaand water I, 1990 - 1991
€ 1.500 - 2.000
Price Realised
€ 19.818
Jan Schoonhoven
Fish, 1949
€ 700 - 900
Price Realised
€ 1.526
Willem Witsen
Still life with a tea pot and a vase
€ 1.500 - 2.000
Price Realised
€ 9.225
Bram Bogart
Untitled, 1992
€2.500 - 3.500
Price Realised
€ 5.020
Jimmie Durham
Combiline, 1998
€ 12.000 - 16.000
€ 40.704

Do you have an item of interest?

Kees Verwey
Still life with flowers, 1992
€ 8.000 - 12.000
Price Realised
€ 18.497
Karel Appel
Oiseau de la Mer, 1958
€ 15.000 - 20.000
Price Realised
€ 25.102

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