Why Consider an Antique Auction for Your Next Purchase?

Antique auction houses in Dania Beach offer buyers a unique opportunity to explore rare and authentic pieces. These sales often have a greater selection of unique goods and for reasonable prices. Although there are many reasons to visit one this article highlights the top reasons why everyone should consider one for their next purchase.


Oftentimes, these facilities have large quantity of goods. This means, buyers will have a large selection of items to pick from. Not only will there be a large variety of items for buyers to select from, but the items that these houses carry have been carefully chosen. This means, that the items within the house are of high quality. Unlike other types of sales, these facilities only carries rare and unique items. This makes it an ideal choice for consumers who seek something that is one of a kind.

Price Transparency

When compared to private sales (where the final price of the item may not be disclosed), the price will always be known. This means, you can feel comfortable with paying for the item at a price you have decide on. As well, you don’t have to worry about overpaying for a good or being pressured into a sale. These locations do not have pushy sales people, or sneaky sales tactics to get clients to buy. Rather, you can place bids on items you enjoy, and at prices that the bidder feels comfortable with spending.


When the prices of items are transparent, buyers don’t have to worry about overpaying for an item. This means, that buyers will be getting value for the purchase. Buyers won’t need to worry that they are not receiving a good deal, as they will be in charge of paying a price that they feel comfortable with.


These facilities guarantee a piece’s authenticity and quality. As well, if there are any defects in the item, it will be fully disclosed in the items description. Unlike other types of shops, visiting one guarantees the item is a quality piece. Most of the items have been appraised prior to being put up, which ensures it is a quality piece.

Expert Knowledge

Rather than trying to navigate crowded stores or searching online, these facilities have expertly trained professionals on hand at all times. Not only have the items placed up for sale already been expertly vetted and approved, but their expertise will be further used to guide bidders through the purchasing process. This means, bidders will be able to ask questions about the item prior to placing a bid.

The Advantages of Buying at An Auction

There are many advantages to buying directly from an auction. Often times, these facilities have a better selection of pieces when compared to galleries and private sales. This article highlights all the advantages to buying, and why purchasers should consider visiting one of the art auction houses for their next find in Dania Beach.

Transparent Prices

One of the major benefits of purchasing masterpieces from this avenue is the transparent prices. Prior to purchasing the item, you will have an idea for how much it will go for. Compared to private sales the buyer may not know the price prior to approaching the seller. This can be disappointing for buyers who like the piece, but may be discouraged by the price of it. This is also true for gallery sales, where the price is kept private, and other buyers never know the final price that the piece went for.

Market Comparable

Unlike gallery sales, these facilities allow public availability in prices once the piece is sold. This allows for the market to dictate the price, rather than the private seller. This can ensure that interested parties are not overpaying for a piece.

Simple Process

The process of purchasing from this avenue is simple. This is especially true when compared to galleries, or private sales where you will need to handle coordinating contracts and negotiating prices. That’s because, the price will be set, and decided on depending with what the buyer feels comfortable with. As well, they can help to guide the buyer through the process. This means, there will be no questions or confusions about the next steps of the purchase. In turn, making it a seamless process that all parties involved can enjoy.

Timeless Pieces

Oftentimes, they have a great selection of pieces to pick from. Because they are the first choice for many sellers, they typically carry a large variety of pieces to pick from. This is ideal for buyers who many not be sure as to what piece they want. As well, they are selective in the pieces they choose. Meaning, you can guarantee you will be receiving a high quality and authentic piece regardless of the item you choose.

Ability to Set Your Price

When visiting, you will be able to set the amount that you feel comfortable spending. Unlike other types of sales such as galleries or private deals you won’t feel pressured into overpaying for an item. Bidders are able to pull out, at their own accord regardless of the piece that they are bidding on


Centuries of Prestigious Collections

Estates are fascinating, each visit reminisces another period in time throughout humanity.

Visiting estates where treasures can be found & stories can be heard is the heart beat to the life of our community.

Joshua Kodner is pleased to feature collections of fine art, jewelry, antiquities & collectibles from estates with centuries of prestigious collections from all over the globe.

We invite you to browse our catalog & bid with us this Saturday September 22nd at 11am EST.

Auction Highlights:

Dale Chihuly Radiant Yellow Persian Art Glass Sculpture Pair, Circa 1985

Dale Chihuly is a brilliant American art glass sculptor who has been crafting exquisite abstract blown glass pieces throughout the late 20th century to present.

Chihuly has created more than a dozen well-known series of works, among them, Cylinders and Baskets in the 1970s; SeaformsMacchiaVenetians, and Persians in the 1980s; Niijima Floats and Chandeliers in the 1990s; and Fiori in the 2000s.

Chihuly’s largest permanent exhibit can be found at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Chihuly maintains two retail stores in partnership with MGM Resorts International. One is located at the Bellagio on the Las Vegas Strip, the other at the MGM Grand Casino in Macau.

Picasso “Jacqueline, Le Femme Aux Des” Original Lithograph

Pablo Picasso is one of the world’s most renown painter and print maker who revolutionized western art throughout the early to mid 20th century.

“Jacqueline”  was best known as the muse and second wife of Pablo Picasso.

Their marriage lasted 11 years until his death, during which time he created over 400 portraits of her, more than any of Picasso’s other loves.

This piece is hand signed & edition 33/100 world wide. Circa: 1958.

Erte “Two Vamps” Deco Bronze Sculpture

Romain de Tirtoff was a Russian born French artist known by the pseudonym Erte who is referred to as the “King of Art Deco Design”.

Erte was a 20th-century artist & designer in an array of fields, including fashion, jewelry, graphic arts, sculptures, costume & set design for film, theatre, opera, & interior decor.

The “Two Vamps” sculpture reunites the intoxicating beauty of ‘La Pretensieuse’ and the ‘Seductress’, first seen in Erte’s 1929 ‘Folies Bergeres of Paris’.

In Erte’s own words: “Pretension often precedes seduction.” Each figure is adorned in sumptuous gold leaf with deco motifs inspired by all the ancient worlds.

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