Selling

The newly found wealth amonst the Asian countries particularily China are resulting in a demand for high quality Asian art and antiques.  Record prices are being realized as they buy back their cultural property.  Use this guide to assist in selling your items through 888 Auctions.  888 Auctions holds monthly Live Asian art auctions year round and periodic Timed Online auctions also.  Some of the types of items we accept are Asian Calligraphy and Paintings, Snuff Bottles, Precious Stones like Shoushan and Tianhuang, Jade and Jadeite, Jewelry, Porcelain and Ceramics, Metalware and Bronzes, Coins and Stamps, Natural History (ivory, horn, coral, amber etc) , Wood Carvings, Textiles and Furniture.

SELLER COMMISSION
Our standard sellers commission rate is 15%.
Unlike other auction houses, there are no additional charges in the event that your item goes unsold.

EVALUATION
Our evaluations are free of charge with no obligation to consign.
Images can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for initial evaluation and estimates.
Image Criteria
Images should be clear and taken in good lighting
4-5 images (less than 2MB) featuring the profile, top, bottom and any visible markings on the item
Consignment Agreement
Before you sell your items at 888 Auctions, you must sign a consigment agreement. This is the contract we have with our sellers in which we agree to sell their property in our salerooms. It lists our terms and fees for services such as insurance, loss/damage liability, and shipping.
 
 
SHIPPING
If the item(s) are accepted for auction, shipping arrangements can be made and sent directly to 888 Auctions.
888 Auctions
15-280 West Beaver Creek Rd.
Richmond Hill, ON
L4B 3Z1
CANADA
905-763-7201
Please note all expenses incurred by the auction house, such as duties and brokerage fees, for the shipment of the item(s) will be added to the auction house sales commission when the item is sold or picked up.
 
INSURANCE
All items may be charged an insurance coverage premium equal to $10 per each lot.
 
CONSIGNOR PAYOUTS
Approximately 40-45 days after each auction,  888 Auctions issues payment to consignors along with a settlement statement itemizing the commission and any other charges.
In the event that your items do not sell, you may reconsign the items for a future auction or have the items returned to you.
 
To consign and item send images to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with images and details about your item
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