Buying at Joshua Kodner
Joshua Kodner features a curated collection of fine art & decorative arts, jewelry, diamonds and colored stones. We host regular gallery auctions, which are easily accessible through several platforms. We offer three options to partake in our gallery auctions, offering you incredible convenience. You can participate in our gallery auctions from anywhere in the world with absentee bidding, online bidding or phone bidding.
In the event of a winning bid, Joshua Kodner applies a 25% buyer’s premium to any item purchased at auction in our gallery in addition to the hammer price and appropriate sales tax. When you purchase an item from one of our online auctions, expect an additional fee varying between 3% to 5% depending on the specific online bidding platform you use.
Joshua Kodner makes buying fine art, jewelry, diamonds and colored stones simple. Just contact the gallery to register and you can start bidding however you like. Remember that when you purchase an item from one of our auctions through phone bidding or absentee bidding, the same buyer’s premium and sales tax is applied to your purchase.
Effective Digital Marketing
Join our dedicated list of digital subscribers to receive regular, targeted email updates on our up-coming gallery auctions. Joshua Kodner provides detailed email marketing campaigns to provide you with a preview of all the items featured in our up-coming gallery auctions. Become part of our list of email subscribers, which includes more than 500,000 recipients, to stay informed about the latest additions to our collection and all future gallery auctions.
Although you may not be able to participate in an auction, you can still have your bid placed on any item in our gallery that has caught your eye. Leave your bid with the gallery and we will ensure the auctioneer will execute it for you. Simply register with Joshua Kodner, choose the item you’re interested and set your fixed amount bid. With absentee bidding, your bid should be the maximum amount that you are interested in bidding. During the auction, the auctioneer will execute your fixed amount bid as long as bidding on the floor does not surpass yours.
Many people choose to participate in our gallery auctions through over the phone. We connect you to the gallery auction live on the phone as it occurs, so you can participate from virtually any location of your choice. Phone bidding allows you to experience all the action as it takes place while one of our gallery representatives acts as your intermediary.
The gallery will contact you by phone prior to the auction of your requested lot, inform you of all competing bids and request the amount you intend to bid. Our representatives act on your behalf, ensuring that your bid is executed promptly. Be aware that auctions can be chaotic and difficult to keep track of the competing bids. Decide what your maximum bid will be before entering the auction and remain engaged to know when to bid.
Phone bidding provides an auction experience that offers unequaled engagement and convenience. Simply register with Joshua Kodner by calling the gallery prior to the auction and informing us of the lot you’re interested. Be sure to verify the lot you have chosen while speaking to one of our representatives. Review the item description, condition and price estimate before committing to a bid.
You can conveniently place your bid from anywhere in the world with Joshua Kodner. Online bidding lets you participate in gallery auctions without leaving your computer screen. We hold auctions using four separate online bidding platforms, which include Bidsquare, LiveAuctioneers, Invaluable and The Saleroom. Follow the specific registration and bidding instructions for each website to create an account and participate in our online auctions. Be sure to go over the Terms and Conditions of each platform you use before placing a bid.
Online auction participants can leave an absentee bid at any time prior to the auction or place a live bid when begins. Remember that you are a part of an auction with other participants whom can bid from a variety of sources from absentee bidders, phone bidders and others online. Expect competition from others bidding on the lot you are interested in.
In addition to our standard 25% buyer’s premium and appropriate sales tax, the winning bidder will be assessed an additional fee. Online bidding fees vary, ranging from 3% to 5% according to the bidding platform used. As with any kind of bidding, please the verify the details of the item you are interested in. Browse the pictures in our online gallery and review the item description, condition report and price estimate before committing to a bid.