Buying

  • Have a look at the catalogue and make your choice:
  • Bid:
    • In the auction room, with a buyers’ number received upon arrival.
    • By bidform, sent to us by mail or e-mail until 24 hours before the start of the auction.
    • By placing a bid through the catalogue on our website, after registration with log-in, until 24h before the start of the auction.
    • By live-bidding by computer or tablet, after registration with Drouot Digital (= “live” or “on-line bidding in real time”) and subscribing to the auction until 2 hours before the start of the auction. Don’t forget to subscribe for each separate auction day if you want to live bid during both auction days.
    • By telephone for lots with a minimum estimation of € 250.
  • Account
    • Following a successful bid, you will receive an account statement, showing the hammer price per lot, plus the premium (25% of the hammer price), and eventually the resale tax, if applicable, at a hammer price of € 2.000 or more, only for original art and if the author died less than 70 years ago.
  • Payment
    • Cash to a maximum of € 3.000,00 (saldo by bancontact, creditcard or bank transfer)
    • By bancontact
    • By creditcard (plus collection costs)
    • By bank transfer to BE49 0017 8987 0571; BIC GEBABEBB
    • By check with bank guarantee addressed to Arenberg Auctions n.v. (plus collection costs if necessary)
  • Collecting acquisitions
    • During the auction, after payment
    • In the week after the auction, from Tuesday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. And Saturday of the same week, only by appointment.
  • Shipment
    • At the expense and risk of the buyer
    • After full payment of the invoice amount
  • Please read our conditions of sale.