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Auctionata brings all the services of a classic auction house exclusively to the internet. We use sophisticated, state-of-the-art technology to broadcast live auctions in HD quality to computers, tablets and mobile devices – turning your living room into an auction room. Auctionata is the first enterprise ever to enable classic and authentic auctions on the internet.

With a global network of 250 experts in all kinds of fields, Auctionata can provide anyone with free valuation for art, antiques, collectibles
and luxury vintage items. And with our Auctionata Guarantee, buyers are always in safe hands.

Rather than simply studying a photograph, online buyers can type in live questions for specialists and request that the auctioneer hold the work up and turn it in real time to help them inspect it.
New York Times, November 5, 2014
„Ein Berliner Auktionshaus hat ein Stück Raumfahrtgeschichte im Angebot: Ein Weltraumanzug für Hunde aus den Fünfzigerjahren.“
Spiegel Online, September 2, 2014
„An extraordinary lot of the first cosmonaut will be sold at the Berlin auction house Auctionata. At this online auction in September, a Vostok fragment, with which Yuri Gagarin first flew to space, will be sold.”
Kommersant, August 12, 2014
“[…] results of online auctions often aren’t published, making an already opaque art market even less transparent. […]Visitors to Auctionata.com, a Berlin-based auctioneer of fine-art and collectibles, can view past auction results. […] An Asian art auction on July 17, for example, drew 276 users from 31 countries and sold 57 of 124 lots, according to the website. The top lot, a 19th century Chinese bronze, fetched 7,500 Euros, surpassing the estimate of 1,500 Euros.”
Bloomberg, August 1, 2014
„Lancé en 2012, Auctionata fait une entrée remarquée en cinquième position du palmarès Skate's. La maison, qui transpose le système d'enchères classique sur Internet, a récemment renforcé son capital à 52 millions de dollars.“
La Tribune, July 11, 2014
[…] Stahlrohrstühle in vertrauten bis bizarren Krümmungen, viele kantig-farbige Accessoires von Marianne Brandt sowie Fotografien, Nachschlagewerke und seltene Stücke von Bruno Weil, Christian Dell und Wilhelm Wagenfeld werden ab 18 Uhr versteigert.
AD, 30 May 2014
Netzkultur und Expertenwissen: Bei den Online-Versteigerungen von Auctionata kommt beides zusammen. Das Online-Auktionshaus bietet den vollen Service eines traditionellen Versteigerers. Das komplette Programm – nur eben exklusiv online.
Vogue.de, 27 May 2014
Mit dem neuen Geld will Auctionata technologisch weiter aufrüsten und damit die Digitalisierung des Kunstmarkts vorantreiben.
Deutsche Welle, 13 May 2014
This Berlin auction house aims to replicate online the full experience of a traditional auction, primarily by live-streaming real-time sales. The bidding platform secured €21.5m in Series B funding in April, bringing total investment to about €37m. It made headlines last year by selling an Egon Schiele watercolour for €1.8m , the most paid for a painting via an online auction.
FT.com, 13 May 2014
Für Liebhaber außergewöhnlicher Schmuckstücke könnte ein Traum wahr werden.
Elle.de, 22 April 2014
Eine Geschäftsidee so einfach wie überzeugend: Das Portal Auctionata veranstaltet klassische Versteigerungen im Netz – und startet jetzt durch.
Focus, 7 April 2014
The future of high-end watch auctions.
Vanity Fair, 22 February 2014
Das interaktive, ortsunabhängige Modell von Auctionata spricht eine junge Generation von Onlinenutzern deutlich stärker an als klassische Auktionshäuser.
Huffington Post, 8 February 2014
Noch nie war verkaufen und kaufen so einfach wie mithilfe von Auctionata, dem ersten Auktionshaus seiner Art im Internet.
Westfälische Nachrichten, 3 February 2014
Bei Auctionata finden Kunst- und Antiquitätenliebhaber Stücke, von denen man nicht zu träumen wagt.
ELLE, 11 November 2013
The new online auction site Auctionata, however, has shown that collectors are willing to spend big money online under the right circumstances. Lot 57 in its June 21 auction, a previously unknown watercolor by Egon Schiele titled Reclining Woman, set a world record for a work of art offered exclusively online, selling for 1.827 million Euros (US$2.418 million) with premium.
Art in Print, 21 August 2013
Discoveries such as this recently uncovered original watercolour by Egon Schiele are extremely rare and are guaranteed to cause quite a buzz in the art market.
Gazette Drouot International, 30 May 2013
Das Kunstwerk hat alle Qualitäten, in der deutschen Auktionslandschaft zu den teuersten Losen des Jahres aufzusteigen: Egon Schieles “Liegende Frau” von 1916.
Weltkunst, 22 April 2013
On 21 June, the young German online fine art and auction platform Auctionata auctions off a watercolour by Egon Schiele which was hidden for 60 years. A sensation – because the leading expert Jane Kallir confirms its authenticity.
Handelsblatt, 8 March 2013
For us, Auctionata is one of the most exciting things the international e-commerce market has to offer at the moment.
Exciting Commerce, 5 December 2012
You usually associate auction houses with high prices and a feeling that they are not accessible to all. Auctionata is setting out to change this.
Tagesspiegel, 25 September 2012
The online auction house is the rising star among Austrian expats in Berlin.
Die Presse, 29 December 2012
Until now, the online art and antiques market has been dominated by Ebay-style sites. Even on the biggest auction portals, users are also placing more and more antiques and art, and websites like artprice.com and artnet.de run their own online shops with countdown-style auctions. But none of them carry the weight with which Zacke is now attacking the market.
FAZ, 2 October 2012