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The World Oldest Leading Auction House

The World Oldest Leading Auction House

Charm, Elegance and Refinement,
Founded in 1744 by Samuel Baker in London, Sotheby’s is the world’s oldest leading auction house for the sale of Art.

Nowadays, Sotheby’s organizes more than 350 auction sales each year, in some 80 categories in salerooms worldwide, from New York to London, not to mention Hong Kong, Geneva, Milan, Singapore, Zurich, Melbourne and, of course, Paris.

The world’s most famous auction sales have been conducted by Sotheby’s, such as the sale of the collection of Gianni Versace, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and David Bowie in November 2016.

In 1976, Sotheby’s creates Sotheby’s International Realty to meet its costumer’s requirements in real estate, and assist them in the research of luxury estate, or their selling plans. The successful firm grows and became the world largest network for luxury real estate worldwide.


Dear customer,

We are pleased to announce the reopening of our agency, where we will be very happy to welcome you again, by appointment.

In the current health context and following government directives, we have implemented new measures to welcome you in optimal security conditions and ensure the protection of everyone:

- We limit the number of meetings and people present in the agency;
- We disinfect the desks before and after each appointment and our agency is completely cleaned twice a day;
- We provide you with hydro alcoholic gel, masks and gloves at the entrance of the agency and we invite you to bring a mask during your appointment.
- During the visits, our employees will wear masks and gloves, and will strictly respect the safety distances; all materials will be sent electronically.

We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you again, take care of yourself and your loved ones!

Your Biarritz Sotheby’s International Realty team.