Auctionata and Ruby Lane Host Live Online Auctions for Antiques and Vintage Collectibles, Today
Online fine art and auction house, Auctionata, and well regarded antiques, vintage, and jewelry e-marketplace Ruby Lane are collaborating to expand their arts and antiques buying and selling opportunities to online auctions for audiences worldwide. On December 6th, and in time for holiday buying, the two companies will host their first auction "Antiques & Vintage Pieces" in a planned series of regular online auctions. For sellers, Auctionata and Ruby Lane bring a new sales and distribution channel. For buyers, the two companies bring the thrill of the live auction into the home or office and offer a wide selection of significant objects.
Auctionata is the inventor of and first patented producer of live, online auctions and covers the entire spectrum of an art and auction house: from expert curation of fine art, antiques and collectibles, to its unique, HDTV-production quality live online auctions. While Ruby Lane, having just celebrated its 15th year anniversary, brings a community of 2,500 trusted sellers representing over 510,000 antique, vintage, and jewelry items, and 1.5 million unique visitors each month.
On December 6, 2013 Auctionata and Ruby Lane will collaborate to host a large online auction selling antique and vintage objects to an international audience. The auction will be the first in a regular series of auctions where both sellers and buyers can come together in an online, live-streaming setting. Along with auctioneer Fabian Markus will be renowned and endeared art historian and appraiser Victor Wiener who served as the executive director of the Appraisers Association of America for 21 years, and is an avid collector of antiques and collectibles himself. Three notable, Americana objects that will be sold at auction include Tiffany & Co. Silver and EnaMel Circus Figurines, an Exquisite Mandolin-watch as a Pendant and Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass and Bronze Table Lamp.
"We're creating a whole new entertainment and distribution channel with Ruby Lane. With our pioneering online auctions and Ruby Lane's thriving online marketplace we will now offer bidders anywhere in the world quick, easy and secure access to the objects they desire," said Alexander Zacke, CEO of Auctionata.
"We're excited to collaborate with Auctionata to offer our sellers and buyers another avenue into the online antique, vintage, and jewelry marketplace," says Tom Johnson, Founder and CEO of Rubylane.com.