Entities

Southeby's

Southeby's
BID
Corporation
United States

Sotheby's is one of the world's largest auction houses and brokers of fine and decorative art, jewelry, real estate, and collectibles.

More About Southeby's

Southeby's Business Lines
  • Sales and Auctions
    • Has pioneered and online art auction business
  • Financial Services (loans against art collateral)
  • Advisory/Licensing

Southeby's Facts
  • British founded
  • American multinational corporation headquartered in New York City
  • One of the world's largest brokers of fine and decorative art, jewelry, real estate, and collectibles
  • Divided into three segments: auction, finance, and dealer
  • The oldest listed company on the New York Stock Exchange (BID ticker)
  • Considered to be part of a duopoly with Christie's (Another Auction/Broker Company)
  • Founded in 1744 to sell famous books
  • Sold it's first piece of fine art in 1913