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Christie's Live™ is currently unavailable. We are working to resolve the problem. Please try to access the sale again later. As an alternative, you may submit an absentee bid by fax or by telephoning our bid department. As with online bidding, absentee bidding services are offered as a convenience to our clients, but Christie’s will not be responsible for errors or failures to execute bids.

Faxed Absentee Bid Instructions
  1. 1. Click the link below to open the bid form document.
  2. 2. Print the form and fill it out. Please include your client number on the form. This can be found by logging into your Christies.com account and clicking on the link for "Contact Information".
  3. 3. Sign the form.
  4. 4. Fax the form to (Check list below).

Note: In the event that Christie's Live™ becomes available during the sale, it is very important that you not bid online for items for which you have submitted an absentee bid because you could end up bidding against yourself.

Telephone Absentee Bid Instructions

Call the Christie's bid department at (Check list below) to make arrangements.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by the unavailability of Christie's Live™.

PDF Absentee Bid Form

Bid department fax numbers:
Geneva +44 207 752 3300
Hong Kong +852 2973 0136
King Street +44 207 752 3300
New York + 1 212 636 4939
South Ken +44 207 752 3300

Bid department telephone numbers:
Amsterdam +31 20 57 55 212
Geneva +44 22 319 1740
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
King Street +44 207 752 3225
New York + 1 212 636 2437
Paris +33 (0)1 40 76 83 79
South Ken +44 207 839 2658

Click here for a complete list of Bid Office Phone numbers.


Execution of online internet bids is a free service undertaken subject to other commitments at the time of the sale and Christie's does not accept liability for failing to execute an online internet bid or for errors or omissions in connection with this activity, including, without limitation, errors or failures caused by (i) a loss of connection on Christie's or your end; (ii) a breakdown or problems with the online bidding software and/or (iii) a breakdown or problems with a client's internet connection, computer or system.