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WOJCIECH FANGOR (1922-2015) B13 | 1964 | Oil on canvas | 130x130cm | 372nd Sale "Contemporary Art" at 2nd June 2016 | Estimate: € 60.000-80.000

THANGKA OF BUDDHA AMITAYUS AND 108 BUDDHAS Tibet | 17th/18th c. |Colors and gold on fabric, framed with Chinese silks | 78 x 57cm | 375th Sale "Asian Art" at 9 June 2016 | Estimate: € 25.000-35.000



GERHARD RICHTER (1932) 17.4.89 | 1989 | Oil on cardboard | 29,5 x 42cm | 372nd Sale "Contemporary Art" at 2 June 2016 | Estimate: € 150.000-200.000

VAISHRAVANA ON THE LION Sino-Tibetan | 18th century | Bronze with gilding | 375th Sale "Asian Art" at 9 June 2016 | Estimate: € 5.000-6.000



ANTOINE PESNE Self Portrait of the Artist in front of the Easel | Oil on canvas | 99 x 80cm | 370th Sale "Fine Art" at 13 May 2016 | Result: € 33.000



EMERALD-DIAMOND-COLLIER Germany | About 1960 | 369th Sale "Jewellery & Watches" at 12 May 2016 | Result: € 10.500

ANTOINE PESNE Portrait of Princess Sophie | About 1731 | Oil on canvas | 154 x 120cm | 370th Sale "Fine Art" at 13 May 2016 | Result: € 40.500



SPLENDID SILVER TEA TABLE DECORATED WITH RAMS STYLE LOUIS XVI Hanau | About 1900 | J.D. Schleissner & Söhne | Silver | 371st Sale "European Applied Arts" at 14 May 2016 | Result: € 76.500

ALEXANDRE LOUIS ROBERT MILLIN DU PERREUX The thermal spa Cauterets in the Pyrenees | Oil on canvas | 95 x 130,5cm | 370th Sale "Fine Art" at 13 May 2016 | Result: € 44.500



RUBY-DIAMOND-NECKLACE Germany | ca. 1960 | 369th Sale "Jewellery & Watches" at 12 May 2016 | Estimate: € 10.000-12.000

FRANCOIS ANTOINE BOSSUET View of Sevilla | 1843 | Oil on wood | 70 x 93cm | 370th Sale "Fine Art" at 13 May 2016 | Result: € 10.500 

Please note our changed opening hours during May:


At May 26th 2016 our business will be closed.

Modern Art
2 June 2016

Asian Art
9 June 2016

After Sale
Jewellery and Watches
12 May 2016

After Sale
Fine Art
13 May 2016

After Sale
European Applied Arts
14 May 2016

After Sale
Collection Gaston Choron
14 May 2016


Art Magazine

With the Autumn Auctions 2015 VAN HAM closes the most successful year in the history of the house. Read about the sales, records and news of the fall season.

"It was a golden autumn in Cologne. VAN HAM broke records in the Modern and Contemporary"
Die Welt, November 28 2015


We welcome consignments of collections, estates or single objects until up to two month before to the auction. We would be glad to provide you with information about current market conditions and offer complimentary estimates of your works of art.


Van Ham Auctions

This traditional auction house in Cologne was founded in 1959. Since then Van Ham has been a successful family run business in the dealing of art. The successful Modern Art and Contemporary Art auctions are counted among Van Ham's pillars of success. Among 19th Century Painting auctions, Van Ham is one of the highest grossing auction houses in Germany and provides first rate bids for its customers.

The Cologne auction house VAN HAM is constructing a modern building in the south of the Cologne. The new premises are set to open during the summer of 2014. The building's spacious design provides ample room for art of all areas, ranging from the Old Masters to Contemporary Art.

Successful Auctions

Van Ham carries out 12 international auctions annually, which consist of various fields such as: European Applied Arts, Jewelry, Photography, as well as Rugs and Carpets. Illustrated catalogues- which are also available online- and showroom previews at the Cologne based auction house can aid in preparation for the respective auctions of interest. All pieces included in the auctions will be listed on our website under as well as on the relevant art dealing platforms.

Artwork to Sell

Our art experts can provide you with accurate market value estimates on your art piece, free of charge. For this please provide us with a completed object evaluation form and include further information such as images of the object(s). Our art experts are located in various cities and are at your disposal to evaluate your collection/ piece and advise you of your chances of selling on the art market.