The Journey of Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery

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Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery has been running in business since 2013 by Robert Ahlers and Christy Ogletree Ahlers. Robert Ahlers decided to go through with the idea of operating an auction house considering his association with antique and suction related businesses for 26 years. The Auction Gallery has known success as they are located on Miami Circle in the historic Buckhead district of Atlanta, one of the Southeastern United States’ largest commercial and financial centers. The Ahlers team are also associated with 14th Street Antiques & Interiors, Peachtree Battle Antiques & Interiors, Black Bear Antiques, Buckhead Lamp & Shade, and Peachtree Battle Estate Sales & Liquidations.

They are a full-service auction gallery that has held many auctions each year. Ahlers & Ogletree Auction is one of the leading auction houses among all the auction enthusiasts in terms of offering intriguing collections and wonderful dealing experience.

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Growth of Ahlers & Ogletree Auction

Over the years, Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery has grown to become one of the largest antique auction houses in Atlanta. Due to their various impressive networks, they are now able to offer selections not only at the auction gallery but also their retail locations. The Auction Gallery has an impeccable source of the network that helps them acquire a collection of rare antiques and many more valuable items. The CEO of the company, Robert has directed his efforts towards pushing Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery into a leading auction house in 2016. Their focal ambition was to become the company that represents virtue, and quality customer service and reputation of transparency.

The gallery is located in a showroom of 8,000 sq. ft. with the provision to gain an optimal viewing and luxurious bidding experience. Moreover, the auction is housed in another location on Miami Circle covering about 17,000 square feet. These spaces provide ideal flexibility for property’s pre-auction storage as well as the prime location to preview items for the most enthusiastic buyers in the Southeast.

The auction house promotes an environment of honesty and integrity. They are an innovative brand that offers at multiple locations across all market categories.

Departments in the Auction House

The auction gallery offers about 8 auctions every year. The auction presents you with a distinctive collection of items such as rare objects, fine art, estate jewelry, vintage automobiles, fine silver, collectibles, antique furniture, as well as rare maps and books. Additionally, there are magnificent offerings that include Asian art, decorative arts, crystal, prints and multiples, textiles, jewelry and coins, sculpture, and modern design.

Diversified profiles of working

The gallery introduces ready-to-bid pieces featuring a variety of individual items and collections, prominent consignors, liquidations, leading collectors, estates and other selected sources. Their collections are handpicked from prominent collectors and famous individuals, as well as museum deaccession works.

Each auction and sale is broadcasted on three live bidding platforms namely, Invaluable.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, and Bidsquare.com along with their proprietary bidding platform called Bid.AandOauctions.com as well as their phone app.

Some of the sales that are a highlight of Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery are Andy Warhol’s portrayals of Marilyn Monroe, antique mixed metal water pitcher, Federal Period cherry and yellow pine chest of drawers furniture, and French art glass.

The renowned contributions of Ahlers & Ogletree Auction

The company has offered many contributions to the auction market. The auction called “New Year’s Signature Estates Auction” engrossed around $1.19 million!

John Folinsbee "River at New Hope" | Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery

This gorgeous painting titled River at New Hope by the prominent John Fulton Folinsbee (1892-1972) was sold for $165,200 on an annual New Year’s Signature Estates Auction featured on Jan. 6-7.


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The collection also featured a black and white photograph signed by the renowned photographer Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989), titled Patrice (1977), with a winning bid for $14,880.
William Picknell | Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery

The auction offered another impressive piece of 69 ¼ inches by 59 ½ inches framed collage of acrylic and charcoal on papers by Juliao Sarmento (Portuguese, b. 1948). It was titled Arena (1985), and was sold went for $19,360.
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“Black Shoulder” hand-painted French china designed by Van Day Truex (Am., 1904-1979) was sold in the same auction with all 103 pieces marked by Tiffany on the base. It was sold for $12,400.

They also provide service through an app that won the best auction mobile app award in 2016! It facilitates convenient on-the-go live bidding during an auction, verifying the status of absentee bids immediately after the sale, and ability to pay the invoice.

Live auctions take place in Atlanta but are attended by bidders from all over the world via telephone and internet. Winnings can be confirmed by checking on the mobile app or online bidding platform. Additionally, all successful bidders receive an email notification about their winning bid once the auction closes. Also, the press releases by Ahlers & Ogletree officialwebsite share detailed information about past auction results.

All these years of operation and Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery has never failed to satisfy their audiences!