auction house

noun

: a business that runs auctions
She works as an auctioneer at an auction house.

Examples of auction house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The stamp came on the market in 1975, selling for $42,500, and again in 1977, this time selling for $90,000, according to the auction house. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 13 Mar. 2024 In 2001, Canada’s National Post newspaper broke the news that Morrisseau was accusing the auction house outside Toronto of selling fakes. Jordan Michael Smith, Smithsonian Magazine, 13 Feb. 2024 Parts of the Shropshire Hills were once under a prehistoric ocean, and pieces of coral are often unearthed there, according to the auction house. Emily Blumenthal, CNN, 21 Mar. 2024 British auction house Christie’s announced that the massive pear-cut diamond from American jeweler Harry Winston is up for auction online for from March 11 to March 21. Charlotte Phillipp, Peoplemag, 20 Mar. 2024 There are 16 boxes of cards in the carton, each filled with 48 packs of O-Pee-Chee hockey cards, according to a news release from the auction house. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 26 Feb. 2024 Hunt Auctions, which also organizes a similar event annually at the MLB All-Star Game, often works with personal collections, and the Unitas family approached the auction house about the prospect. Hayes Gardner, Baltimore Sun, 9 Feb. 2024 In honor of its 100th year anniversary, the auction house intends to organize a golf tournament for its real estate clients and have cocktail parties in its auction gallery for its fine art auction clients and customers. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 8 Mar. 2024 The auction house was then invited to sell three more works in Banksy’s Wrong War series a year later. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 6 Mar. 2024

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“Auction house.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auction%20house. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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