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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

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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 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 Anniversary Sale
December 2023

Hendrik Kerstens
Napkin, 2009
€ 3.000 - 5.000
Price Realised
€ 4.407
Jan Toorop
View on Veere, 1910
€ 40.000 - 60.000
Price Realised
Johan van Hell
Window cleaner at work, 1927
€ 30.000 - 50.000
Price Realised
€ 88.634
Rainer Fetting
Manhattan South View, 1989
€ 20.000 - 30.000
Price Realised
€ 43.050
Henri Le Sidaner
View of a bridge in Chartres, c. 1903
€ 12.000 - 16.000
Price Realised
€ 19.443
A.R. Penck
Mann - roter Löwe
€ 20.000 - 30.000
Price Realised
€ 20.259
Bram Bogart
Fête rouge, 1957
€ 8.000 - 12.000
€ 30.388

Do you have an item of interest?

Thijs Rinsema
Football players, c. 1925
€ 5.000 - 7.000
Price Realised
€ 20.739
Jannes de Vries
Wild Ditch, c. 1975
€ 7.000 - 9.000
Price Realised
€ 20.739

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