You can start your auction inquiry by sending your photos and descriptions via email. Dimensions, marks, signatures, material, and physical condition should all be included. If you are considering selling multiple items, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us to schedule a home visit with one of our specialists.
The estimates we provide are based on prices paid for comparable items sold in the previous two years and reflect fair market value. We use a variety of national and international databases to provide sales results. These sales results, when combined with expert opinion, determine auction estimates. Finally, the actual selling price will always be determined by market forces as well as the number of interested bidders present in the room and online on any given day. any given day.
Matsuda’s will gladly discuss with you the most efficient method of transporting your art to its facility. Packing materials and transportation fees are determined on an individual basis. For your peace of mind, before your art is moved, both parties sign an Auction Agreement outlining the entire process. Once at our headquarters, your valuables are physically tagged with your name and stored until the appropriate auction process is initiated.
When your valuables arrive at our facility, they will be professionally photographed to help ensure the best possible sale outcome when the auction and online catalogue are launched. online catalogue are launched. Matsuda’s has a large contact list of qualified national and international buyers to promote and achieve the best possible price for your assets. We also use modern and dynamic selling platforms to gain the most exposure possible in the global marketplace. On a regular basis, we sell and ship auction purchases all over the world.
Matsuda’s retains a commission or a percentage of the selling price as a service fee based on a value-scale of the hammer price. The agreed-upon final commission may be affected by the value of your property, the number of items, and their rarity. Matsuda’s maintains superior service, representation, and marketing while maintaining competitive rates. Notably, we have a perfect track record of paying consignors on time.