Alter Aargauerstalden 30, 3006 Bern, Switzerland/ 4103.1350.8000/ www.galeriestuker.ch
With over 75 years of company history, Stuker is one of the oldest and certainly most traditional, internationally active auction houses on the European mainland and one of the leading houses in Switzerland. With a unique infrastructure and the best geographic location between French and German Switzerland, Stuker invites twice a year an international audience to its big May and November auctions.
Beurret & Bailly Auktionen AG
Schwarzwaldallee 171, 4058 Basel,Switzerland/ 4106.1312.3200/ www.beurret-bailly.com
At the beginning of 2011, Nicolas Beurret and Emmanuel Bailly founded the auction house Beurret & Bailly Auktionen in Basel. Thus the city on the Rhine, famous for its distinguished museums and its internationally renowned galleries, launched its first auction house that specialises in fine art. Every year, important international events such as Art Basel attract numerous art lovers and collectors and that makes the city the perfect place for a young and dynamic company. Beurret & Bailly Auktionen specialises in the sale of paintings, works on paper and sculpture by various artists and from different periods. In addition to Swiss art, it also provides a platform for international art.
Steinwiesplatz, 8032 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4104.4268.1010/ www.christies.com
Christie's Zürich, located next to the famous Kunsthaus, was opened in 1978. In 1991 the first Christie’s Swiss Art auction took place in the Kunsthaus, as Zurich is the buying and auction platform for collectors interested in Swiss Art from the 18th to the 21st century. Christie's Zurich hosts regularly single owner sales, the most recent one being the estate of Bruno Giacometti in 2013.
8, place de la Taconnerie, Geneva 1204, Switzerland/ 4102.2282.544/ www.christies.com
Christie’s Geneva lies at the heart of the city’s historic center, in a listed 16th century building once used as a dormitory for monks from the nearby Cathedral. In June 1968, the firm's first ever auction in Switzerland included a collection of porcelain bearing a Royal provenance. Over the years, more than 250 auctions have been organized in various categories of art.
Dobiaschofsky Auktionen AG
Monbijoustraße 30/32,, 3001 Bern, Switzerland/ 4103.1560.1060/ www.dobiaschofsky.com
August Dobiaschofsky arrived in Bern together with his family before the First World War. In 1923, he opened an art store that included a gilding and frames workshop, later transformed into a gallery. When his son Hans Dobiaschofsky took over the successful family business in the late 50’s, he implemented his idea of an auction house and on April 10 and 11, 1959, he carried out the first art and antiques auction. After approximately 70 auction sales over the following 3 decades, in 1989, the Dobiaschofsky Gallery found in Marius J. Heer the new owner.
Chemin de Montelly 2,, 1007 Lausanne, Switzerland/ 4107.9607.4107/ www.dognyauction.ch
Dogny Enchères is active since 1976 and provides expertises and advices to Swiss and international clients, and each year, thousands of items are offered in regular sales, specialty, and fine art auctions. Since 2002, Dognyauction passed on to Marc Dogny, who strongly developed the company, creating its first website in 2003. After several years of growth, change and many exciting auctions such as the Calcutta Palace sale in 2004, the Sossidi’s sale in 2006, the Royal Savoy’s in 2010, Dognyauction moved on to its new space called “Espace Montelly” in the middle of Lausanne, an exciting city with strong arts and design identity.
Galerie Fischer Auktionen AG
Haldenstraße 19, 6006 Lucerne, Switzerland/ 4104.1418.1010/ www.fischerauktionen.ch
Galerie Fischer in Lucerne is the oldest Swiss Fine Art Auction House and one of Europe’s leading auction houses, and in many aspects its history reflects the way in which the art market and art auctions in Europe have evolved. Through its commitment Galerie Fischer has been an important agent not only in shaping the development of the art market in Switzerland but also in setting up and enriching many private and public art collections in both Switzerland and abroad. Galerie Fischer was founded in 1907. Today Galerie Fischer owes its eminent position as an auction house to the quality of its offer, especially paintings by old masters, modern and contemporary art, furniture, silver, jewellery, and antique arms, armour and militaria.
Grand-Chêne 8, 1002 Lausanne, Switzerland/ 4102.1312.9818/ galartis.ch
Auction house in Lausanne, founded in September 2010. Born of the merger of two art professionals in Switzerland, Catherine Niederhauser and Pierre Alain Crettenand, GALARTIS SA aims to ensure, in French-speaking Switzerland and beyond, of course, the best service in terms of art. GALARTIS SA works with everyone to find the best strategies, depending on personal needs. A program of exhibitions is also renewed, both in Sion and in Lausanne, in an interest of enhancement of Swiss Art, particularly of Valais and Lake Geneva painting. Opening hours: monday/friday 9:00-17:00h.
Germann Auktionshaus AG
Stockerstraße 38, 8002 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4104.4251.8358/ www.germannauctions.com
Germann Auctions, founded in 1972 has achieved an international, highly appreciated reputation among collectors and connoisseurs from all over the world. At least two auctions are conducted annually in our premises at Germann Auctions. The composition of art works is always very impressive and each auction unique. Before the auctions all objects are exhibited at Germann Auctions for five days. These exhibitions are free and open to the public. Opening hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. -12.30 p.m.; 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Galerie Gloggner Luzern
Hochbühlstraße 1, 6003 Lucerne, Switzerland/ 4104.1240.2223/ www.gloggnerauktionen.ch
Galerie Gloggner has secured itself a permanent place in the Swiss auction industry. Thanks to an extensive network of personal relationships, auctions are also popular among international visitors. In most cases, buyers abroad can be switched live to the auctions by telephone. The European art market coverage, the presence on the Internet and the connections with important online information providers for the auction industry contribute to the reputation and the auction successes of Galerie Gloggner. Since 1995 Galerie Gloggner organizes paintings every year and always achieves top prices for Swiss And Innschweizer art, art of classical modernism and old masters.
Hammer Auktionen AG
Baslerstrasse 71, 8048 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4144.400.0220/ www.hammerauktionen.ch
Hammer Auktionen AG is dedicate to auctioning and offers the perfect combination of the highest professionalism and relaxed atmosphere, a convivial experience with entertainment. Opening hours: Monday - Friday 10-12 a.m. ; 14-18 p.m.
Hôtel des Ventes de Genève
51 rue Prévost-Martin 51, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland/ 4102.2320.1177/ www.hoteldesventes.ch
Hôtel des Ventes is a private auction house established in Geneva in 1978. Since its takeover in 2006 by Bernard Piguet, a specialist in the art market for over 20 years, the auction house has become a fixture on the Swiss market as well as international markets. Piguet transformed the traditional auction house into a decidedly modern business using the latest management methods and introducing a high level of professionalism with services offered to buyers and sellers.
Koller Auktionen Genf
Palais de l'Athénée, 2, rue de l'Athénée, 1205 Geneva, Switzerland/ 4102.2311.0385/ www.kollerauktionen.ch
Since 1980, the Geneva branch of Koller Auctions has been the focal point for Koller Auctions' large clientele in western Switzerland. Koller Auctions has been an integral part of the Swiss art market half a century. Twice a year, namely in June and December, auctions for wine and art of Africa & Oceania are held within the elegant 19th-century boiseries of the Palais de l'Athénée, and for over twenty years, clients have relied upon Koller Geneva's efficient and personalized service.
Koller Auktionen AG
Hardturmstraße 102, 8031 Zurich, Switzerland/ 4144.4456.363/ www.kollerauktionen.ch
Switzerland offers many advantages for buyers and sellers: its unique situation in the center of Europe - but outside the European Union - allows for a low VAT rate, uncomplicated import/export regulations, and no droit de suite tax on works by modern artists. Switzerland's reputation as a financial center is respected worldwide.The results at Koller Auctions demonstrate time and again that quality works of art and antiques realize prices in Zurich and Geneva equal to those on other international marketplaces like London or New York. Through an intensive Internet and international press marketing strategy, Koller reaches buyers worldwide, as evidenced by the sales statistics: the large majority of buyers of important works in our auctions come from outside of Switzerland.
Galerie Kornfeld Bern
Laupenstraße 41, 3008 Bern, Switzerland/ 4103.1381.4673/ www.kornfeld.ch
Gallery Kornfeld is one of the leading auction houses in Switzerland in the fields of Modern Art (paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures) as well as Old Master prints and drawings. Kornfeld's activities of the past years has been very successful, both economically and in the field of research of art history.