How Much Is Your Watch Worth?

How Much Is Your Watch Worth?

Ever wondered how much your watch is worth? Or how much is normal for that exquisite watch you have your eyes on? Whether it is an heirloom piece or a new second hand, to make an estimate of a watch’s value, the model, general condition of the watch and specific criteria […]

How to Invest in Wine: Tips and Examples

How to Invest in Wine: Tips and Examples

Interest in wine investment has gradually increased along with the number of new wine connoisseurs and collectors –including the young and rich millennials. Moreover, the activity in wine investment has globalized, extending its focus to new emerging markets, most notably China. The fine wine auction market is now quite established […]

Wine Valuation Guide

Wine Valuation Guide

Gradually establishing itself as a popular auction category, wine is enjoying an increasing global demand in the last few decades. It is considered not only an enjoyment but also an investment, thus it is important to know how wine is valued, in order to buy and sell at the right […]

How Design is Valued: A Hybrid Analysis

How Design is Valued: A Hybrid Analysis

The perception of modern and contemporary design objects as mere functional interior objects have changed as the collector demand skyrocketed. Since early 1990s, mainly with the rise of the mid-century design trend, the secondary art market started to recognize design as a valuable category. Meanwhile, two main design focused auction houses were […]

Andy Warhol, 20 Pink Mao's. Synthetic polymer and silkscreen ink on canvas, 99.7 x 96.8 cm, 1979. Price est.: £4,000,000 - 6,000,000 Sold for: £4,741,000 at Phillips.

How to Value Art: A Simple Explanation

Art market is an economical model with more variants than just supply and demand. In this hybrid prediction market, numerous different cultural parameters, people and institutions determine an artwork’s price. Like money, art has a very small intrinsic value. Human stipulation and declaration create and sustain its commercial value. Understanding how […]