Buying

Buying Asian art or antiques is an excellent way to deepen your knowledge an appreciation for Asian Cultures.  You will find that many modern and contemporary designs and themes have been derived from Asian Art.  The value of exceptional items bought in auction tends to appreciate over the years and is therefore an investment as the wealthier Asian countries will continue to buy back their cultural property with increasing demand . The unique and exciting atmosphere of an auction at 888 Auctions will bring out your love for Asian art and antiques. To search for items:

Browse our online catalog
Drop in to pick up a Free Catalog (Shipping charges apply if mailed)
Attend a pre-auction viewing (typically 5 days before the sale)
 

There are 4 ways to bid

 
IN PERSON
After you’ve registered with your photo ID and have placed a credit card on file, you may pick up your paddle and make your way to the sale room. If the item and price is right, raise the paddle to the auctioneer. Continue until you’re the only bidder remaining. The auctioneer will then bring down the gavel signifying that you have won the auction.
 
ONLINE LIVE WEBCAST
Real-time online auctions bring the excitement of the sale room right to your doorstep where you can bid in the comfort of your home or from anywhere else in the world. To register online, be sure to register at least one business day before a sale.
 
Broadcast LIVE on four (4) platforms.
bid.888auctions.com (20% buyers premium)
Liveauctioneers.com (22% buyers premium)
Invaluable.com/auctionzip.com (22% buyers premium)
eBay Live (22% buyers premium)
 
TELEPHONE
If you prefer to bid by phone, we will call you from the saleroom and bid on your behalf. Register using the Telephone/Absentee Bid Form, alternatively you can contact us at 905.763.7201 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
ABSENTEE
If you are unable to attend the auction, simple place an absentee bid at least 24 hours before the sale online or simply complete the Telephone/Absentee Bid Form. Absentee bid forms can also be found on the final page of your printed catalogs. Please fax the form to 1-905-763-1872.
 

Payment

 
If your bid is successful, you will receive the following in the mail shortly after the sale:
An invoice from 888 Auctions directly or through the platform you bid from
It will contain payment instructions and shipping information
*Payment is due within seven days after the auction.
 
We accept bank draft, certified cheque, and wire transfer. In addition, items may be paid for with a properly authorized Visa or MasterCard for invoices under $2,000.
All sales are subject to our terms & conditions
 
 

Shipping

 
Please contact our shipping agent for shipping quotations and inquiries: 
UPS Store 502
13-280 West Beaver Creek Rd
Richmond Hill, ON, Canada
L4B 3z1
Phone: (905) 763-7201
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