West Coast's Largest Full-Service Auction House

Company Overview

Antique & Art Auction House

Michaan's Auctions is a leading, full service auction house on the West Coast specializing in the appraisal and sale of antiques and fine art. Some of Michaan's specialty departments include Asian Works of Art, Furniture and Decorative Arts, Modern & Contemporary European and American Paintings/Prints and Jewelry.

Established in 2002, Michaan's Auctions holds up to thirty sales each year that attract a broad base of buyers and consignors the world over. With one of the largest facilities in Northern California, Michaan's offers buyers the ability to preview and bid on many unique and desirable pieces. Some have garnered world record prices, including an A.D.M Cooper painting, The Three Graces, 1915, sold at auction for $21,060 in 2005, as well as an Eduard Gaertner, German City Street Scene, 1831, sold at auction for $266,000. Also quite noteworthy is a carving of Tang Ying that realized $2,235,000, recognized as Michaan’s highest single selling lot to date. In as recent as June of 2015, Henri Labasque’s Madame Lebasque and her Daughters achieved $271,400 and Wojcieck Fangor’s M1 set a U.S. auction record for the artist at $169,400.

Michaan's Antique Consignment

Michaan's reputation is built on the ability to accept single items, groups or entire estates with a "no risk consignment policy," setting it apart from other auction houses. In addition, there are no photography fees and if an item does not sell the consignor does not pay the insurance or "buy-in" fee. Michaan's team of specialists are dedicated to staying current on the latest issues and developments in the market. We also pride ourselves on providing personalized and professional attention throughout the entire auction process.

Chinese Celadon Glazed Garlic Head Vase, Qing Dynasty
Chinese Celadon Glazed Garlic Head Vase, Qing Dynasty, Sold for $70,200