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Tiroche Auction House

Tiroche Auction House (תירוש מכירות פומביות) is the largest auction house in Israel, managed and directed by Orna and Dov Hazan.

History

Tiroche was founded in 1992 by Dov Hazan and Micky Tiroche. Today Tiroche is managed and directed by Orna and Dov Hazan. Tiroche is the largest auction house in the country, covering many areas of the Fine and Decorative arts. When Tiroche opened in 1992 it offered up to 200 items per sale and today (2007) it offeres over 1000 items per sale, four times a year.

Tiroche is located in Herzliya Pituach in Israel since it opened and boasts its own offices and a large saleroom, available at all times for holding auctions throughout the year.

Tiroche auction house also holds the sole right to auction items on behalf of Israel's General Custodianship (part of the Ministry of Justice).

Tiroche has achieved world record prices for paintings by artists such as Abel Pann and Reuven Rubin.

Notable auctions

  • Part of the estate of the late Baroness Bethsabée de Rothschild.
  • Charity auctions of sculptures decorated by famous and important Israeli artists, exhibited in the streets of large Israeli cities and then sold at auction. Among the famous sales were The Penguins, The Dolphins, The Lions of Jerusalem, The Benches and Telephones.

External links

Official website

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