Founded as a pawnshop more than 300 years ago, the Palais Dorotheum is rapidly becoming one of the world's leading auction houses. The place is intriguing, with goods ranging from elegant furs to antique jewelry to period paintings and furniture auctioned almost daily. Information on how to bid is available in English. On the second floor, art and antiques are for immediate sale. Browse without hassle here.
Dorotheergasse 17, Vienna, A-1010, Austria