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The place to go if you have valuable art

Had an appointment here to have them look at some old paintings. They treated us like royalty... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
681margaretf
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Westchester County, New York
well worth a visit !

Christie's is basically a free museum with unique items that change often. right at the... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
SylviaGardner
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an appointment here to have them look at some old paintings. They treated us like royalty. They really know how to do first class.

1  Thank 681margaretf
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Christie's is basically a free museum with unique items that change often. right at the Rockefeller Center area. It is free and open to the public. You will find extensive exhibitions of jewelry, paintings, furniture and more. The exhibitions change regularly. It is also very...More

1  Thank SylviaGardner
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Our Rockefeller Center tour guide pointed out Christie’s and urged us to stop in. He noted that admission was free, and the newest art to be auctioned could be viewed up close. What a treasure! We especially enjoyed two Norman Rockwell paintings, a Georgia O’Keefe,...More

2  Thank HeidiH-L
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Visiting Christies is like a visit to an art museum. We came for the Asia week auctions that feature amazing Chinese paintings, porcelain, calligraphy, and statues, The space is super modern and inviting. You can get up close and personal with many of the items...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

I never thought I would find myself at Christie's auction house in New York, but there I was on a Saturday afternoon in late October. I had read that Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi" would be on display before being auctioned on November 15 and,...More

1  Thank Linda_in_Quincy
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is basically a free museum with unique items that change often. We will definitely go next time we are in the city, just for fun viewing and culture!

1  Thank mandjfoy
Reviewed 25 June 2017

One morning last week my wife and I attended an auction of valuable Rolex watches at Christie's. The winning bids ranged from as "low" as $22,000 to a high of $500,000. The drama of some of the auctions was quite compelling, and we could feel...More

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Christie's is right in Rockefeller Center area. It is free and open to the public. There is art, jewelry, furniture or other pieces on display - today there were handbags, lamps, and modern art chairs plus more. Exhibits change regularly. We only had 30-45 minutes...More

Thank ams44
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Christie's is open to the public. There is no charge to walk through the rooms and view the art, jewelry, furniture or other pieces on display. Talk about eye candy! Christie's personnel were welcoming and encouraged inquiries. My group of four poked our heads into...More

Thank TravelinAltHSTeacher
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We returned this morning to Christies in time to attend an auction of household decorative items, artwork and furniture. Bidding was spirited and it was interesting to see how the process operates. We also viewed all the items up for auction today, plus a lot...More

1  Thank LWL3333
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nccountrygirl1947
29 September 2017|
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Response from LWL3333 | Reviewed this property |
I would not bring coins to Christie's. I would use Google online to find the approximate value from coin dealer websites and decide whether to sell based on what you determine the value to be. This is what I did when I... More
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Sullivan66
28 November 2015|
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No you can't walk in with items. What Chrities will do though is evaluate up to six items for free online. Just download the APP on an iPhone or iPad. It will take 6 - 8 weeks to receive. OR go online and you will see that... More
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