LiveAuctioneers announces partnership with Bonhams


Bonhams New Bond Street. Image courtesy of Bonhams

NEW YORK – LiveAuctioneers announces a new partnership with Bonhams, one of the world’s largest and most respected auction houses. With flagship salerooms in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, Bonhams conducts more than 400 specialist sales per year in 60 different categories.

LiveAuctioneers will now list and webcast Bonhams’ sales in categories to include African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art, Post-War & Contemporary Art, Jewellery, Modern Decorative Art + Design, Chinese Works of Art, Books & Manuscripts, and more. The first Bonhams sale to be featured on LiveAuctioneers’ platform will be an African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian sale to be held on May 11 in New York.

Phil Michaelson, LiveAuctioneers’ CEO, said: “We are delighted to partner with Bonhams, a company distinguished by its heritage, expertise and bespoke service, to help expand their global buyer base. LiveAuctioneers is a leading online auction bidding portal for high-value North American collectors. We look forward to supporting Bonhams’ growth by connecting discerning North American buyers to their esteemed sales through LiveAuctioneers’ seamless auction experience, which new and seasoned bidders have come to trust and love.”

Marc Sands, Bonhams’ Chief Marketing Officer, said: “LiveAuctioneers has a strong reputation, and we are excited by their renowned track record to reach their North American bidders. Partnering with LiveAuctioneers will further enhance our digital strategy and will make us even more accessible to new clients.”

Founded in 2002, LiveAuctioneers is a leading source in North America for fine and decorative art, antiques and vintage collectibles from more than 7,000 quality auction houses and galleries. The preferred online destination for millions who seek one-of-a-kind treasures, its state-of-the-art platform provides a seamless search, bidding and purchasing experience across the web and via its 5-star-rated iOS/Android mobile-bidding apps. Always seeking to create enduring value for buyers and auction houses alike, LiveAuctioneers continues to be a leading innovator with its live-streaming video capabilities, online payments with anti-fraud guarantees, free consignment-sourcing solutions for auctioneers, and a free art and collectibles price-results database that contains 50 million entries. To learn more, visit

Bonhams, founded in 1793, is one of the world’s largest and most renowned auctioneers, offering fine art and antiques, motor cars and jewelry. The main salerooms are in London, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong, with auctions also held in Knightsbridge, Edinburgh, Paris, San Francisco and Sydney. With a worldwide network of offices and regional representatives in 22 countries, Bonhams offers advice and valuation services in 60 specialist areas. For a full list of forthcoming auctions, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments, please visit

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