An Introduction to Buying & Selling with Osian's
Osian's since 2000
Where to find us
Osian's has consistently set benchmark pricing at its auctions and has known to be a market leader since its inception in the year 2000. Osian's is India's first auction house delivering curated auctions that has built new markets year on year and created infrastructure for this body of work. Based in India, Osian's sources and sells globally with a focus on objects of heritage from the Indian sub-continent and world cinema.
Established in dealing with Modern and Contemporary Indian art, Osian's has diversified and created markets for antiquities, film memorabilia, photography, antiquarian books, print and more. Should you wish to learn more please connect with us and one of our specialists will get back to you. See our Departments & Services for a range of objects on offer in our upcoming auction/s.
If you are to consign to us or buy from us, Osian's will provide turnkey custodial services to meet your every art requirement. Logistics, insurance, shipping, packing and freight, estimates and valuation reports, certificate of authenticity, digital & web services and much more. Please connect with us if you wish to know more about our satellite services.
Connect with us electronically or on the phone Monday to Friday 10am to 7pm or visit us in Mumbai & Delhi for physical appointments and sales rooms.
Should you wish to buy in auction a series of simple steps will get you there. Browse our website for artwork/s on sale, register for the auction, visit the preview and exhibition if convenient and our sales team will get in touch with you to take you through the auction process for a hassle free purchase.
Send us a detailed report of the artwork/s you wish to sell and we will get back to you. We require the following information of the object -
1. Image of object (of decent resolution)
2. Artist name
3. Title of artwork if known
4. Year of work
5. Provenance (history of paperwork and acquisition)
6. Medium (ex: oil on canvas),
7. Size of the work in inches
Typically Osian's vets the quality of work being consigned to us, thereafter a client relationship manager ensures a smooth transaction for you. A free and agreeable estimate is decided mutually and Osian's may or may not take physical posession of the object. For more information on commission, holding period, taxation and any other enquiries contact us and we will be happy to help.
Buying at Osian's
Selling with Osian's
Modern & Contemporary Art